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I have two lumps on my scalp. One (the light one) has been

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I have two lumps on my scalp. One (the light one) has been there some time. The dark one has appeared recently ( < 2 months) What might they be?

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.

Is it painful or itchy?

Do you have a dry skin generally?


Customer: replied 10 days ago.
the light is sometimes a little painful but it goes away. Yes, I have dry skin

Thanks for the details

The one on the front seems like a patch of dry scaly skin or dermatitis

You can apply some 1% hydrocortisone over it and an emollient like Vaseline

The one on the back although seems secondary to dry skin but it also seems infected as well

You should apply Neosporin cream over that

Hopefully that will settle the issue

Please do let me know if you have any other question


Customer: replied 10 days ago.

You are welcome

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