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sore on scalp won't heal (at least a year)
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sore on scalp won't heal (at least a year)

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Every year on Memorial Day, I shave my head.  It's a little tradition.  Last year, I noticed I had some kind of sore on my scalp.  I didn't think much of it, and eventually my hair grew back and I forgot all about it.  This year, though, I noticed that it was not only still there, but was now twice or three times as large.  I took a photo of it:    Does anyone have any idea what this might be?

Thanks!
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Hello,
Since the sore has persisted for so long and has grown in size, hence any benign or malignant changes need to be ruled out. I suggest you to get a biopsy skin done after consulting a dermatologist. 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 and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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