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Painless Lump On Scalp
What are these hard lumps under my scalp? There are 3 of them, about the size of a pea, hard, no pain from them, just annoying.
See below: They're probably blocked sebaceous cysts and are harmless. If they grow, consult your family doctor. ...Read more
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
I have two marble sized lumps in my scalp, been there for yrs causes no pain or discomfort, are they sebacious cysts?
Pilar cysts: Pilar cysts are common, occurring in 5-10% of the population. greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where pilar cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst. Pilar cysts are the second most frequent type of cyst on the head and neck.[2, 3] pilar cysts are almost always benign, malignant transformation being extremely rare. Pilar cysts may be sporadic or may be autosomal dominantly inherited. ...Read more
Hard pink lump on scalp. Does not hurt. Been there for close to a year. Maybe a bit bigger. Some hair grows through it.?
See DR: Probably a benign trichilemmal cyst. Only an exam, and possibly a microscopic study can define this accurately. ...Read more
I have 2 sm painless lumps on my scalp. 1st is size of a dime, 2nd is size of a pencil eraser. What r they & what type of doctor removes them?
Lipoma: A family doctor or dermatologist can remove lipomas. ...Read more
I have back ear hard lump or lymph node swelling. I also have itchy scalp with pimples on scalp. I am worried about swelling. It is painless hard lump?
Many possibilities.: All scalps have a few lumps and dips, which are normal - but the lumps could be pilar cysts (which are not dangerous), or they could be one of several other things. Let a dermatologist have a look at them. ...Read more
Could be pilar cyst: A firm, round lump on the scalp that does not go away could be a pilar cyst. Pilar cysts are not dangerous, tend to be multiple, and tend to occur in multiple family members. See your dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and removal, if necessary. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Have a: Doctor take a look. Etiology could vary from infection to benign tumors or malignant lesions ...Read more
I have fatty on my head when I rub my head it feels like lumps it feels like stuffs under my scalp what could it be?
Wen: A benign lump that can be removed easily. ...Read more
I have had a mass growing under ny scalp for years lately it aeens to have gotten a lot bigger should I worry about it?
Maybe a cyst?: Without an exam I could only suspect you have a cyst, which would be a common thing to have. However, if it is growing it should be examined. Scalp cysts are easy to treat if that is required. ...Read more
Get itchy lumps on scalp, appear suddenly, small, itchy in day and grow large, itchy by evening and fade on their own over the night?
Itchy scalp bumps: Can have many causes. Seborrheic dermatitis first comes to mind: fungus can grow in oil secreted from the scalp skin. Medicated shampoos containing ketoconazle or ciclopirox may help. Hives also come to mind, possibly triggered by hot water from a shower? You might try an OTC antihistamine (diphenhydramine) before the shower. If persist, see a Dermatologist. Hope this helps...Best wishes:) ...Read more
I have several hard pea sized lumps on my scalp. Its been there from past 7 years. They don't itch or pain. Does it indicate a severe health condition?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have thickening under my scalp it feels like lumps with stuff in there what could it be it's like fatty stuff?
Thirty yo female has two large lumps on scalp, been there yrs, one of them hurts terribly today and feels bigger, never hurt before, what could it be?
I have a hard lump on my scalp. It doesn't hurt just really annoying. I think it's a cyst. Can it be removed?
Yes.: Scalp cysts can be removed, typically in a fairly straightforward fashion. ...Read more
I have a few itchy and sometimes painful soft lumps on scalp, there was only one lump last month, could they be dangerous?
I'm making a lot of abnormal mistakes when speaking. Also concerning over weird lumps on scalp. Could it be something else than anxiety?
Speech issues: Making word mistakes may reflect your level of fatigue. How much sleep are you getting? If you are not getting 7 hours of sleep or are not eating properly and have low blood sugar, you may be tired, and your thoughts can be disordered or speech can be altered. Regarding the lumps on your head, perhaps sebaceous cysts, or other skin conditions. The two issues are not related in my opinion. ...Read more
Why do I get lumps on my scalp once my headache has subsided. The lumps can be itchy. And usually disappear after a few hrs or by next morning?
Why do lumps keep appearing on my scalp? Some are crusty (eczema like), some are plain lumps. Some go away, some remain. New ones appear often.
What is this lump under my scalp. You can move it a little and its been there as far back as I can remember but seems its got bigger. Doesn't hurt?
Likely a cyst: A cyst is a pore, or hair follicle unit that has become filled with sebum, thick skin oil. These are common and can run in certain families. Sometimes they are squeezed and a bad smelling cheesy like material comes out. Some people have more than one, and they can be found anywhere on the body. They can be removed by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a small spotlike lump on my scalp. It feels like a spot but has been there a few weeks. It hurts like a spot and is pink. Should I be worried?
Have it looked at: The most common thing it could be is a pilar cyst, a benign growth that can be removed if you wanted but is not harmful. However without seeing it, I could not say for sure. Have it looked at by a dermatologist. Piece of mind goes a long way. Good luck! ...Read more
HARD LUMP IN SCALP:
CANNOT TELL WITHOUT SEEING THIS LUMP.
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE?
PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more