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I have a pea size lump on my head 4 months does not hurt

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I have a pea size lump on my head for about 4 months does not hurt sometimes it itches I am getting nervous about it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer,
What is the consistency of the lump?
There are many possibilities but most commonly this could be an epidermoid cyst. This type of cystic swellings is noncancerous and occurs as a small bump beneath the skin. It is slow growing and often painless, and rarely causes problems or needs treatment. However if it is painful, ruptured or infected they can be removed by your doctor. Your doctor can usually make a diagnosis of the lump just by looking at the cyst.
Take care.