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I have 2 bumps on back of head. What could they be and how can I get rid of them?

I have 2 bumps on back of head. What could they be and how can I get rid of them?

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

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Best way to get rid of a large bump on the top back of my head?

Best way to get rid of a large bump on the top back of my head?

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

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household people with Nix permethrin, if approved by doctor
15 Min, Weekly for 2 Weeks
Each person who had lice should be checked for nits (eggs) each day
5 Min, Daily for 3 Weeks
Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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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!

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!

Depends: Many things can cause lumps on the back of your head, from benign cysts and lipomas, to scary things such as cancer! you need to get them checked out as the way to remove them depends on what kind of "bumps" they are. ...Read more

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What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

Several things: There are several conditions that i treat regularly which can present this way. Sometimes these are simple acne. More frequently these are caused by ingrown hairs that become inflammed. This is a condition known as folliculitis. It can be treated several ways including medications, laser hair removal and even surgery. Please see an experienced skin expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Use OTC treatments exactly as directed to be effective
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Remove nits as directed. It's tedious, but effective!
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Re-treat only as directed by your physician
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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

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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?

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

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Shampoo with lice shampoo (e.g. Nix)
Once
Wash all used clothes
Once
Wash all used bedding
Once
Use a comb to clear nits in hair
Once
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I have bumps on the top of my head that are painful and hard. How do I get rid of this?

It needs to be chec: Bumps on top of your head may be due to bacterial infection of the scalp like folliculitis or it may be due to bug bites especially on bald or partially bald head, or seborrheic dermatitis it needs to be checked and than treated appropriately. ...Read more

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