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Lump over scalp, slight pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   do i have to pay

Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am
User :   i am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Please proceed with your question
User :   i have a lump on my head outside of my skull
User :   and im sceared
Doctor :   Where is it and the size of it
User :   its really small you got to touch it so you know its there
User :   it on on top right
Doctor :   Does it pain?
User :   if i touch alot yea and some headache
Doctor :   Is it movable ?
Doctor :   Can you feel the complete size and the shape of the lump?
User :   yea a litte
User :   its round it like a mosqito bit size
Doctor :   I do not see a reason for its worry based on your description

User :   i afraid it can be a tumor
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   27
Doctor :   I do not think it is a tumor
Doctor :   You just have to stop worrying about it
Doctor :   or thoughts about it
User :   what could it be
Doctor :   The possibility could be skin lesion
User :   and pain whare it come from
Doctor :   Is it on the scalp?
Doctor :   where the hair is present?
User :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   It can be skin lesion

User :   i shave lot
Doctor :   Do you shave over that area also?
User :   yes
Doctor :   You said it is on the scalp of the head
Doctor :   why do you shave over it
User :   yes
Doctor :   Shaving regions can have such problems
User :   i shave my head
Doctor :   because of non septic precautions
User :   oh
Doctor :   It seems to be hair follicle infection
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   Infection can cause pain
Doctor :   Do not shave it for sometime
Doctor :   Say 15 days
Doctor :   it heals by itself
User :   i cut that spot
User :   aolt
User :   a lot
Doctor :   Do not shave it
User :   ok
Doctor :   The frequent cut can lead to scar and infection of that and the neighhouring
User :   infection can be hard?
Doctor :   If it repeatedly gets infected

Doctor :   then it can result in hardness with slight pain and swelling
User :   thats how it is
Doctor :   yes as I said, your repeated shaving it over an unseen area
Doctor :   repeated cuts over the same area
User :   ok no mor shaving ill let it have some time and if dont go a way ill get it check out
User :   whats good for pain
Doctor :   For such pain, Motrin
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   thanks
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