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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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