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Bumps Back Scalp
3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head(right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Bump on back of scalp.not painful to touch it's hard&non movable. Havn't felt sick or taken any meds or hurt the area. Grown slightly larger?
Bumps and lumps on the skin can be anything from benign cysts to malignant tumors. This is something that should be looked at and diagnosed by your doctor and a biopsy/excision should be performed if necessary.
don't worry, this is most probably a cyst but be responsible about your health and get this taken care of. ...Read more
Seek medical attenti:
You should describe this lump/bump in detail. When did it first appear and has it been growing in size? What is the present size?
It can be infection, a blocked sebaceous gland being one common entity which can get inflamed and painful.If it is over 1 cm in size, you should seek medical attention from your doctor. You may need antibiotics if it is an infection. But it could also be something else ...Read more
Red, sore bumps on ll back of scalp, lymph nodes swollen on l neck & on head. Dr. Said it is psoraisis/gave me ointment. I feel head sick w/ fever.?
I have a bump im my scalp that's been there for over 6 years. I had it remove a few years ago and its back now what should I do?
You should: You should have it removed again especially if it's bothering you. ...Read more
Tiny pea size bump on scalp. No pain, I can press on it and it flattens and goes away but comes back minutes later. What could it be?
Could be sebascious: Cyst! Stop pressing on it. If it gets larger see pcp g; get it removed. ...Read more
I have several white crusty hard bumps on my scalp I can pick them off and it just looks like skin they will hurt and grow back by the next day or so.
Seborrheic Dermatiti: Seborrhea dermatitis is often associated with redness, scaling, and crusting. Seborrhea also can affect other parts of the body, including the face, chest and upper back. Treatment options include application of selenium sulfide, pyrithione zinc or ketoconazole-containing shampoos, topical ketoconazole cream or terbinafine solution, topical sodium sulfacetamide and topical corticosteroids. ...Read more
I have random bumps that appear on my scalp and the back of my neck. They all will either randomly grow or shrink to a small size and then grow again?
Time to see doc: See the doctor and get examined. Then you can get a diagnose and treatment. So for this one it is best to be seen by the doctor ...Read more
I have small red painful bumps on the lower part of my scalp at the bottom of hair line. They go away and come back.
?folliculitis: This could be caused by inflammation or infection of some hair follicles of that part of your scalp. A dermatologist could diagnose the problem if you were examined when the problem is active. In the meantime try a good detergent shampoo which is good for removing excess oils. ...Read more
The back of my scalp has been itchy for a couple of days. Now there is a small bump on the scalp where it's itching. Stings to the touch.
I have a lump under my skin on my scalp on the back part of my head it started off with a small bump that had clear fluid in it what shld I do?
I have painful bumps on my scalp. Most are in clusters at the back of my head. If I puncture them they bleed. What is it and how do I get rid of them?
Can't diagnose: The treatment will depend on accurate diagnosis. Recommend dermatological assessment (in-person). ...Read more
I have had an itch on the back of my scalp for a while now(not bad). But today I started getting little red bumps and a red area where my arm fold is.
Could be allergies: Any chance you had a bug bite? Changed shampoo, or soap, have a new necklace? ...Read more
I have bumps and scabs on both of my face and scalp. On my face I have tried to bust, but it keeps coming back. On my scalp there are bumps with scpla?
BUMPS AND SCABS:
IF THIS CONDITION HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR A LONG TIME YOU MUST SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
I HOPE YOU ARE NOT PICKING AT THEM!
BEST LUCK AND LET US KNOW HOW ITS COMING ALONG. . .
WHAT IS -- ARE -- SCPLA. . . ...Read more
Whenever I go into the sun my back, nape and scalp itch uncontrollably. I wear a shirt so the skin isn't directly exposed to the sun. No rash or bumps?
Try sunscreen: Before you put on that shirt spray your back, neck and scalp with sunscreen. Clothing is not always blocking out all sun UV rays. See how that does. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a scalp cyst? I have a small bump on the middle of the back of my head. I've recently just asked a question about it on avvo. I got my answer and the person said it might be a cyst. I've searched up 'how to get rid of a cyst' on goog
Cysts : Cysts are simply sacs of tissue filled with a substance that makes them expand. There are many types of cysts in the body, but the most common in the area you are talking about is a sebaceous cyst. Most are benign problems but some can cause damage to surrounding structure and some, even more rare, can be neoplasms. Cysts typically cannot be treated at home. Definitive treatment of a cyst requires complete removal of the tissue and, in cases where the growth is more aggressive, some surrounding normal tissue is removed to prevent a recurrence. For these reasons you seek care from a surgeon for evaluation, removal and biopsy. ...Read more
I noticed my scalp sometimes smells sour/sweaty. Also, at the back of my scalp there are three bumps which feel very sore. What should I do?
Feeling awful. Swelling in back of head, bottom of skull area. Painful small bumps in scalp. Hardness 1 inch below skull, left side. What is this?
You must: You must see a doctor physically to find out what is going on. ...Read more
I've been having these pimple like bumps on my scalp, i have been having migraines, tension in the back of the head and mild confusion, what can this b?
Small lump/bump in my daughters head or scalp, at the back of the ear & at the back of the head what to do? Please help.
Lymph node: Lymph nodes are very common. Depending on age, size and location, it determines what needs to be done. You may want to consult with your doctor. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a fluid like bump the size of a golf ball on the back of his scalp behind skin, has had head injuries now eyes roll involuntary. Why?
Should I see a doctor? I have what I believe to be a cyst on the back lower right side of my scalp that I noticed on friday that is very painful. It started as a small hard lump and grew into a raised into a larger bump. On sunday I noticed another one
I have had a very itchy bump on one side of my scalp! I now have it on my back and the front of one leg! It itches welts and then scabs.?
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Got this pimple bump like thing on the back of my neck and 4 weeks ago got bad sunburn blisters on neck sholders and scalp. Is it cancer bump?
Get a medical examin: If this bump is growing in size, then you need to get it checked soon. Your doctor can guide you as to its nature(? Benign or malignant) and also remove it if it does not go away on its own which many of the benign conditions do in a matter of 1-2 months. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi there, Just a question I've come out in red bumps all over my skin. My back / Arms / Scalp / Chest they are a little itchy and painful.
Need exam: There are trees outside my window. Can you name them? ...Read more