Dermatology Expert Forum
Red bump on back of 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

Red bump on back of head

I have a red bump that appeared out of nowhere on the back of my head. By head I mean my real head on top of my shoulders. It started out like a pimple, but now it is big like a wart. I have had it for a few months and it is freaking me out. About 2 years ago I got melanoma from a mole on my chest. I had 2 surgeries and have been ok since. Could this be related? I am really worried because I don't have any health insurance right now.
Related Discussions
242489_tn?1210500813
First of all, it sounds like you have a cyst, not a melanoma.  Second, if you are worried that you might have a life-threatening condition, would you really want to not find out because you'd have to pay for an office visit?

For peace of mind, if not more, please have yourself checked out.

Best.

Dr. Rockoff
1 Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
A related discussion, Red bump on top on head. was started.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
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