Over the past couple weeks, I've noticed several hard, immovable lumps on the bottom back of my head. The don't hurt at all except when messed with a lot. They're all round and a little bigger than peas. I am 16 years old, female, and have no other symptoms. Please help me and tell me what this could possibly be, I'm very worried.
Without a visual examination, it cannot be confirmed about the exact cause of the lumps.
Multiple small lumps in the scalp can be due to conditions like
1. Sebaceous cysts,
2. Infections of hair follicles (impetigo, Carbuncle, multiple abscesses),
3. Infiltrative skin deposits of fat tissues (lipoma),
4. tumors like neurofibroma.
5. Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema can also present as multiple lumps on the skin.
6. Fungal infections like Tinea Capitis
Hence for a proper diagnosis and proper treatment, you might consult with a dermatologist or your doctor for a proper advice and help.
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