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I have a pink bump on scalp for years .Its thesamebcolor of thescalp except that its a little pinkish brown in color .it has a few pores and moles

I have a pink bump on scalp for years .Its thesamebcolor of thescalp except that its a little pinkish brown in color .it has a few pores and moles

Remove It!: It sounds like it's irritative. These should be removed. If your physician does not do this then you should be referred. Make sure it is sent for pathologic analysis. Wish you well! ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

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


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Itchy smooth pink bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it in dime size area. What is it? Will hair grow back? I do hav body acne, could be related?

Itchy smooth pink bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it in dime size area. What is it? Will hair grow back? I do hav body acne, could be related?

Alopecia. Areata?: It sounds like alopecia areata. This is common usually related to stress and it always comes back. Have a dermatologist see it. ...Read more

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I have a small pink bump on my scalp(2mm). It appears there is hair growing out of it.Can this be a clogged pore?

I have a small pink bump on my scalp(2mm). It appears there is hair growing out of it.Can this be a clogged pore?

Yes,: it could be a pimple, or clogged oil gland. Especially if it is a little tender. If it doesn't go away in a week or 2, it may be a mole and you should have a doctor take a look at it to make sure it looks like just a normal mole. ...Read more

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Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head

Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head

Hair loss: You may have a fungus of the scalp but you could have idiopathic alopecia. You have to be seen by your doctor to determine your problem. We can only speculate what you might have because we cant see the actual problem ...Read more

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Small Pink and Brown trasparent Bump UNDER the scalp for years . No Inch No Paín. Hair grows on it. Cancer?

Small Pink and Brown trasparent Bump  UNDER the scalp for years . No Inch No Paín.  Hair grows on it. Cancer?

Likely benign: What you describe is most likely a benign dermal mole or other benign process, but the only way to get the most comprehensive diagnosis, is for a doctor to biopsy the lesion, a dermatologist, surgeon or primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have skin colored to pink bumps that come and go randomly on my neck, chest, and scalp. They're itchy and have now spread to my gf. Not herpes.

I have skin colored to pink bumps that come and go randomly on my neck, chest, and scalp.  They're itchy and have now spread to my gf. Not herpes.

Scabies?: is a possibility as well as other possible causes such as bug bites so see a doctor to get it diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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1 very small, waxy pink tan spot on scalp w tiny pimple like bump.Doesn't itch or hurt- bleeds when picked off .mom has psoriasis. What could this be

1 very small, waxy pink tan spot on scalp w tiny pimple like bump.Doesn't itch or hurt- bleeds when picked off .mom has psoriasis. What could this be

Good question: It's difficult to answer skin problems without seeing them. The answers could be one of very many things. It does not sound from your description to be psoriasis. Please make an appointment with your family physician who can best guide you to resolution of your skin problem. ...Read more

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What are small hard bumps under my scalp?

What are small hard bumps under my scalp?

Have it evaluated: If that is the case, have the area evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Weird bump on the side of my scalp hurts bad?

Could be a cyst: Sometimes common cysts can get inflamed and painful. However, there are other things that can cause your symptoms. You should have this examined. ...Read more