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Back of head hurts and there is a small red bump

Well yesterday I started getting a headache one the back of my head. I started feeling my head and noticed that there was a small red bump, kind of like the ones you get on the face if you have acne. When I lay down on my bed it tends to hurt more. Today it hurts less but still does a bit. I was wondering is this red bump bad? The bump seems like it has a head so when I touch it , it hurts.
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1725062 tn?1309810124
Oh yeah I forgot!! Can you even get pimples on the back of your head??
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1725062 tn?1309810124
Oh yeah and also. It's like an inch apart from my hairline.
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Hi,
As mentioned from the other post, this could be inflammation of  hair follicles or folliculitis which often present with rash, pimples or pustules near a hair follicle in the neck and other parts of the body. The pimples may crust over and eventually go away. Topical antibacterial medications and warm compresses may help. However, if it persists, it is best that you have this checked by your doctor for proper evaluation. Direct clinical examination is important., Take care and regards.
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