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Hi Sir/Mam,

I found that 2-3 painless lumps have developed on my head under hair small in sizes(not round).I believe these were the result of minor friction..but they are not dissolving on their own.
I have a history of tuberculosis ,and at that time a lump was developed by my neck side..
are these connected to each other or what..
please suggest what to do?

Regards,

Rupam
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replied September 12th, 2011
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. These bumps on the scalp sound like pilar cysts or small cysts. Pilar cysts manifest as smooth, mobile, asymptomatic swellings, often in the scalp. Overlying hair loss may be noted. It does not look like tubercular cysts.


My sincere advice would be to consult a dermatologist and get it evaluated. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.




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