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Sore Lumps On Head Scalp
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 lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?
My Son is experiencing lump on top of his head under the scalp. It is skin color, pencil eraser in size, tender if touched harder than a pimple?
Not to worry: This lump is too small to worry unless it grows in size over the next several months. More than likely it is a benign knot due to either acne(pimple) or a lipoma which can get tender if you keep mashing it frequently. I would advise you to check it but not more than once monthly and note down the size. Unless it grows in size, there is nothing further to be done ...Read more
Had psoriasis for years &very mild on back of scalp. 3 weeks ago I noticed small hard lump one side back of head/neck lymph node. Related? Not tender
Cutaneous allodynia: It is due to sensitization. Nerves become increasingly responsive to any stimuli. ...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
Lesion: Lots of things. Take a photo of it and add image to healthtap. In meantime, could be pimple, abrasion from brush, bite, infected cut, allergic reaction or immune skin disease. I've seen ticks in the scalp also. Could also be mole or sun damage skin lesion. Take that picture and send it in. ...Read more
Lumps on scalp please can you tell me what these lumps on my head can be they are hard and very itchy have about 5 of them some are small?
Wens: They are sebaceous cysts. Consult a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
I just noticed lumps on my neck. One is on scalp and other on neck. The one on scalp of my head is paining a lil while other is not.What is this.!!
Not normal: Lumps should be assessed. See ENT doc. ...Read more
Hi i cut the back of my head open friday its minor and just on the scalp at first it didn't hurt intill sunday now I have a stiff/sore neck ?
Can I use salsyn blue even though my head is sore from all the scratching. Hair is braided with extentions n smells with chunky brown crust from scalp?
Remove: Remove the extensions. Delaunay blue or any other good shampoo and let scalp rest should clear the problem. ...Read more
Top of head feels sore. It feels like my muscle underneath my scalp flares up every evening. Best I can explain. Please advise possible causes?
Anxiety?: A very common reason for scalp tenderness without any associated skin changes would be anxiety-induced scalp muscle tightness. This could involve any part of the scalp but often involved the temples, the back of the head, & the neck area. OTC acetaminophen, or OTC NSAID meds like ibuprofen or naproxen, or applying cool compresses can be helpful. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with an extremely tender scalp. My skin is also very tender and sore all over and I am light headed. What is going on with me?
I'm having this headache that lasts 1 second on the side of my head. The pain is on a patch on my scalp. Frequency: 1-2 times/min. Also sore to touch.
My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but i've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be ?
I have a sore scalp on whole top of head feals bruised and sore if I touch my hair what could this be?
Sunburn or allodynia: First, is your scalp sunburned? if so there is your answer and I would recommend wearing a hat. If there is no sunburn and you have pain when your pain is moved or when you touch your scalp that is known as allodynia. allodynia can be a prodrome up to 24 hours before the onset of migraine and there are other causes as well. you could have occipital neuralgia. this should e discussed with your doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer