Dermatology Expert Forum
Bumps on head
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care. All questions will be answered by a medical professional.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

Bumps on head

Recently I have noticed that I have what seems like three big bumps on the top of my head.  They feel like the kind of bumps you get after hitting your head really hard.  However, I have not hit my head anytime recently.  I am just wondering if you can tell me what these may be, and if they are serious or not.  At this point, they are just annoying, but they also hurt when I comb my hair.  I have also noticed that I have been losing hair in these specific areas.  Is it possible that these bumps are causing hair loss as well?  Thanks.
Related Discussions
242489_tn?1210500813
Mike:

The most common bumps on the head (besides from bumping) are pilar cysts.  They are benign, though annoying, and pretty easy to remove.  But they don't cause hair loss.  I can't think of any bumps that do, off the top of my head.  (Sorry.)

Doesn't sound serious, but maybe you should have a doc look at them next visit.

Best.

Dr. Rockoff
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
This Forum's Experts
563773_tn?1374250139
Bhupinder Kaur, MDBlank
Private practice
,
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank