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Red Bump On Scalp
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but i often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...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
My 3 year old daughter has had a small red bump in her scalp for months now. It doesn't seem to be going away. The bump looks smooth. Suggestions?
Have her: doctor evaluate it. That is my suggestion. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my scalp. Theyre itchy and when I scratch my scalp burns. What are they? What can I do to get rid of them?
2nd dose of chemo thursday.I have red bumps on my scalp hair falling out and hair cut short.The bumps itch & painful.What can I put on scalp?
I have a tender red bump on my scalp with a small yellow scab-like thing in middle. Is this normal? Not recall hitting head. Clear skin check in Jan
Infected cyst?: Infected cyst or hair follicle iikely. If large see a doc. If very small try a spot of bacitracin after cleaning it with mild soap and water. Hot compresses for 30 minutes can help. If it is larger than a pea in size, get seen. Don't pop it, you can cause the infection to spread. If it hurts more, or you have fever, or it rapidly increases in size, go to ER. ...Read more
Its been 4 months i have itchy , red bumps on my scalp which bleed when i scratch them ...was having doxycycline for 1.5months well, and now its back?
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