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Tiny White Bumps On 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
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
I have a small bump on my scalp that wont go away.. had it for two weeks now.. i tried to pop it but it jsut bleeds.. shud i be worried??
Needs a checkup: It should be seen. Very hard to diagnose with so little information. There are many possibilities in diagnosis. ...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 a small smooth but hard bump on my scalp that wont go away.. never had b4. when i try to pop it just bleeds. no pus at all..shud i be scared?
C/w scar tissue or: possibly a persistent sebaceous cyst with significant scar tissue around it which your efforts are not emptying, just adding to trauma & more scar tissue. Best leave alone in hopes scar tissue will decrease some over time or have excised by someone with good plastic surgery seamstress skills to reclose with minimal new scar tissue induction. ...Read more
... Shingles ...: 39 y/o female says I have small bumps on the whole right side of my scalp and it itches and is swelling and painful? If one has had Chicken Pox in younger years, Shingles will be the first to consider. Because the Eye on the same side could be affected, even if it was a different infection, best to see the PCP to be sure & to get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have small crusty bumps on my scalp. i can pick them off by scrapping with finger or comb. What could it be?
You can: Usually seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can get 3% salicylic acid (T-Sal, others) shampoo. Apply a few drops of water to the crusts, then a drop of shampoo. Get in shower a few hours later and wash out. Tar shampoo is favored by many but smells of tar. ...Read more
I have small red painful bumps on my scalp along with dry scalp. Would it be bad if I picked it open? How do I home treat?
Foolish?: I am not sure what your red bumps are but if you pick these they could be come infected and could develop a cellulitis. I would see your doc and have him /her review what is ongoing. If the doc can treat it fine otherwise see a derm doc and have them tell you what it is and how treated appropriately. foolish if you home treat ...Read more