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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yea well i while ago i was rubing my head when i noticed a strange bumb
Doctor :   Ok
User :   bump sorry
Doctor :   Do remember hitting yourself there?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any pain there?
User :   i remember it being itchy tho i dont know if it was in that area tho
User :   only when i apply pressure to it
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How big is it?
Doctor :   Can you tell me roughly?
User :   like a querter or around that
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is your scalp usually itchy?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is it moving underneath the skin or is it fixed?
User :   like hard or soft
User :   ?
Doctor :   Like is it moving when you move it or is it fixed?
User :   i think it moves
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is probably an old bruise or cyst.
Doctor :   As there is no pain
User :   ok couse im really worried
Doctor :   I suggest that you leave it alone. If it starts to pain or increase in size
Doctor :   then you can get iot removed by a surgeon.
Doctor :   it
User :   wow that sounds bad
Doctor :   No, only if it increases in size
Doctor :   Removing it is actually a simple procedure
User :   couse me being a 13 year old having sugery is kndov scary
Doctor :   There is nothing to worry,
Doctor :   it needs to be done only if necessary like I told you
User :   so only if the bumb gets bigger i call my doctor or if it starts to hurt or both?
Doctor :   And the excision is also a simple procedure, just would take 15 min at the most
Doctor :   either of those
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i just want to know if its ok to sleep on the side with the bumb or is that bad
Doctor :   Yes you can, i
Doctor :   if it is not hurting you
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   You are welcome
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