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I have had a lump On my scalp for over 2 months now, I don’t

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I have had a lump
On my scalp for over 2 months now, I don’t think it is getting bigger but I have noticed more red dots appearing around it. The biggest red mark is a little raised with a lump underneath which moves and is not firm. There is also a dip around the lump in my scalp. What could this be ?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Does it feel like a BB under the skin?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Like a small ball that moves side to side under my finger
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It does feel a little flatter than a ball
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Yes, this is a trichilemmal cyst

nothing to worry about

it is a cyst of a hair follicle

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

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