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Hard Lump Under Skin On Scalp
Hard lump under the scalp back of the head. Is this because of hard pillows?. Its not painful. Maybe growing. Has been there for months
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
Lumps on scalp please can you tell me what these lumps on my head can be they are hard and very itchy have about 5 of them some are small?
Wens: They are sebaceous cysts. Consult a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on scalp. It started a few years ago and its larger now. Another is on top now and smaller ones in back of head. What can they be?
These may be: SEBACEOUS CYSTS ("WEN"S) See your primary care Physician for DIAGNOSIS and a referral for removal. These can cbecome infected therefore removal is usually suggested Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Small hard lump on head in scalp...Feels hard as bone doesn't hurt and is not red what could this be?
Some ideas: This may be an osteoma, a little hematoma / bruise bump that healed with a lot of calcification, or something else. If it's not growing, not painful, and not ulcerating, leave it alone; show your physician next visit. ...Read more
I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head / neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin / scalp help?
See MD to b safe : Probably should have it checked out by a doc to be on safe side. If it is not growing larger that's a good sign, but if it's hard and not moveable that "could be" a more serious growth. Hard to say without an actual exam. ...Read more
I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head/neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin/scalp do i worry?
Cyst: Its probably a cyst. At some point, if it grows, causes problems, or you just don't like it, surgical removal ca be done. Usually an outpatient procedure with local anesthesia. You should have it looked at by your primary care provider on be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found a hard pea sized lump behind my 2 year olds left ear on the scalp. It is skin colored but seems to bother him a little when I touch, thoughts?
My Son is experiencing lump on top of his head under the scalp. It is skin color, pencil eraser in size, tender if touched harder than a pimple?
Not to worry: This lump is too small to worry unless it grows in size over the next several months. More than likely it is a benign knot due to either acne(pimple) or a lipoma which can get tender if you keep mashing it frequently. I would advise you to check it but not more than once monthly and note down the size. Unless it grows in size, there is nothing further to be done ...Read more
2 year old with chicken pox has hard, moveable lumps under the skin at the back of the scalp. Hard, pea-marble sized and moveable.
Had psoriasis for years &very mild on back of scalp. 3 weeks ago I noticed small hard lump one side back of head/neck lymph node. Related? Not tender
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