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Tiny White Bumps On Scalp
Skin growth: Could be a benign lesion called a seborrheic keratosis but it the lesions grows, bleeds gets painful or changes you should have it checked. As you should with any skin lesion. ...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
Tiny pea size bump on scalp. No pain, i can press on it and it flattens and goes away but comes back minutes later. What could it be?
Could be sebascious: Cyst! stop pressing on it. If it gets larger see pcp g; get it removed. ...Read more
I have tiny red bumps on scalp. They hurt wen i brush my hair n seem to cause headaches when i continue touch them. What is this & how can I rid them?
I have a small lump on left backside of neck. Near the ear feels like a bruise but didn't hit head, and top of scalp very tiny bumps. And a stiff neck?
See your doctor: If you truly have a stiff neck--cannot touch your chin to your chest or move head from side to side, you must be seen urgently by your doctor or emergency room--if you have fever this becomes more urgent. If you have any scalp problems this may cause tiny bumps or if you pull your hair tight as some do for braids, this may be related. See your physician. ...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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have small red painful bumps on the lower part of my scalp at the bottom of hair line. They go away and come back.
?folliculitis: This could be caused by inflammation or infection of some of the hair follicles of that part of your scalp. A dermatologist could diagnose the problem if you were examined when the problem is active. In the meantime try a good detergent shampoo which is good for removing excess oils. ...Read more
My 8 yr old has been itching her scalp for a week and i check her scalp and felt it and counted 18 small hard bumps some of them very dry?
I have a small pimple sized bump on my scalp under my hair, it has been there for a few weeks and won't go away. There is only one. What is it?
See Your Doctor: There are several possible causes for the "bump" described such as blocked hair follicle, dermoid cyst, mole, & more. Diagnosis of skin findings can be challenging without visual inspection. Additionally your medical history is important to know. See your doctor for prompt diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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