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How To Get Rid Of Bumps On Back Of Head
See doctor: It is depends on the size and the consistency of the bumps whether or not it is musculosleletal or cyst or lump or lymph nodes. You need to see doctor for better evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
How do I get rid of these bumps in the back of my head? I have been trying for over four years now. Please help!
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
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
What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?
Im getting pimples/bumps at the back of my head after every haircut. What can I do to get rid of it real quick?
Infection vs ingrown: Some people get folliculitis an infection along the hair follicle. Perhaps the barber's equipment is not clean? ! Topical antibiotic ointment can help or in bad cases, oral antibiotics from your doctor. Sometimes people can get a fungal infection (Tinea Capitis - google it). Another possibility in ingrown hair if the haircut was very short. In that case you need to keep the hair longer. ...Read more
I have these bumps on my face from shaving years back. They are hard but painless. How can I get rid of them?
Pseudofolliculitis: Sounds like pseudofolliculitis barbae which is caused by ingrown hairs from shaving. This condition can be helped with laser hair removal. ...Read more
That depends: On the diagnosis. Have a dr. look at it and maybe it can be removed by a sterile procedure. Best wishes. ...Read more
Raised bump on face; skin colored; feels like something hard underneath; squeezed it out once, but it came back. What is it and how to get rid of it?
I have a lot of ingrown hair bumps on the back of my leg, what causes them and how can I get rid of them? P.s. I don't shave that area of my leg.
Try to exfoliate and moisturize the skin with 1/2 cup of sugar in 1/2 cup olive oil. while in the shower. Shower, apply let stand 1-2 minutes rinse off. Build up of dead skin is a factor as is dry . skin with thick hairs. f/u with dermatologist
see http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/ingrown-hair-causes-symptoms-treatment?page=2 ...Read more
I have many small, skin coloured, almost flat bumps all over the back of my hands. What are they and how can I get rid of them?
There is a red bump on the side of my tongue, in the back of my mouth. What could this be? What could I do to help get rid of it ? Any possible info
Painful or not?:
Is it painful? Have you ever had them before? Are there any other bumps elsewhere on your body or in your mouth?
If it's painful, it could be a canker sore. If not, it could be an inflamed taste bud or a benign fibroma, possibly from past trauma to the tongue.
I would recommend that you go to your doctor and have it looked at. ...Read more
I have had dry sticky discharge from nose and fluid filled white bumps on the left side at the top of the back of throat. How to get rid of this?
Possible infection: Please go to your medical doctor to have them look at your throat. This may be an infection that requires treatment. Have a nice day... ...Read more
I have two clear pimple like bump in the back of my mouth between the tonsils. It feel like it's a tonsil stone but it's not. How can I get rid of it?
Mouth lesions: Hard to say. They most likely will go away on there own ...Read more
Can i put dry ice on blood blisters forming on my scrotum to get rid of them? I'm getting blood blisters & have been popping them, but they keep coming back. Some dried out & formed skin bumps. Itchy.
Here are some ...: Please stop popping them, which may just some senile harmless hemangioma and tend to occur in some men as they age. To verify what they are and how to handle them, seek pro-evaluation and counseling once for all so to ease and benefit life down the road. On the way to see doc, bring the detailed Hx of the concerned symptoms and signs for analysis + exams ... ...Read more
The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this ?
See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have fallen off of my bicycle twice when i was 8 and i have two huge bumps on my head still and i am 16 what should i do to get rid of them?
Bumps: These are likely osteomas. I do not know if you can have them "shaved down". However, you might seek out the opinion of a neurosurgeon, othropedist or plastic surgeon for advice. ...Read more
Consult with your dr: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
I bump my head on the concrete 3 and 1/2 years ago, on the side of my head I have a bump, and there's no hair on it, how do I get rid of it?
Hair: You probably damaged here follicles in that area and hair will not grow. The only alternative is to have a hair transplant into that area ...Read more
Use drying agents: White bumps may be filled with either thick skin oil, and less likely they are filled with pus. Pus is made of dead white blood cells and are a sign of infection. Skin oil, sebum, is thick oil that has clogged the pores. In either case, keep the skin clean and dry, avoid moisturizers and lotions, and purchase acne medications, like benzoyl peroxide or retinoids. ...Read more
I have these white bumps under the head of my penis. I first notice them when i was 11. How would i get rid of them?
I am try to get rid of these bumps on my penis head i don't know what is the best way to do it with out feeling any pain?
Penile lesions: The best way to go with this problem is getting checked as soon as possible. If you try to remove them on your own you may get injured and cause more complications to the problem you are presenting. This could be caused my multiple problems and the treatment varies depending on what it is. Make an appointment with your pcp as soon as you can. ...Read more
I have a bump inside the inner lips of my varina it's not painful & has a white head? What can it be & how can I get rid of it?
Bartholinitis: You may have an infected bathotholin gland seek help from your doctor. It may have to be drained once it comes to a head. ...Read more
I have bad posture. I have a bump behind my neck probably due to my head always being down. Is there a way I can get rid of it?
Likely C7...normal.: The bump at the back of your neck is likely the C7 spinous process. This is normal, and everyone normally has it. It is more prominent in some. (Not having it is abnormal.) You can try to minimize it by correct posture, but do not worry about it. ...Read more
I had this bump on my forehead but it never came to a head it went down but then it turned black and it's been that way since how can I get rid of it?
Surgical removal: The bump you had initially seems to be an infected sebaceous cyst (oil gland). The infection is gone without coming to head. When this happens it often leaves behind a firm cyst. The skin on it also often looks dark. Over a period of time it usually gets smaller and may go away. The best way to get rid of it is surgical removal, more for the cosmetic reasons, often not covered by insurances ...Read more
Is it really acne?: Over the counter acne products, like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, may help with mild "black heads". Make sure to use with a gentle cleanser and moisturizer. Adult acne-like lesions can also be associated with the aging process, rosacea, and other medical conditions or medications. See a derm if you are not improving. ...Read more
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