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Have spot on head, hurting, feel poking into head, lightened. What is it?

Good Morning, My daughter has been complaining of a spot on her head for about 3 weeks now. When she first brought it to my attention I parted her hair and noticed a light brown squishy spot the size of a half a pinky nail on her head. i told her we would keep an eye on it. She brought it to my attention again last night saying it was hurting and felt like something poking the inside of her head. This spot has lightened in color and is not round like most moles. It has a very odd shape to it. It has not grown just changed color.

What could this be?
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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welcome to health care magic..
regarding your query,
common swellings in the scalp are sebaceous cyst,,it is round mobile painless unless it gets infected..

you told that it is irregular light brown color that too changed recently
mam don be panic,,it looks like an melanoma which may be malignant...
immediately with out getting delay consult dermatologist or general surgeon to rule out malignant melanoma..he will tell you the exact diagnosis and the mode of treatment..
hope you understand my suggestion
have a speed recovery..
thank you
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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