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My son is 16 and for the last 6 weeks has had a large lump…

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Hi my son is 16 and for the last 6 weeks has had a large lump growing day

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?

Y with a large amount of hair loss The lump is soft and the doctor said it was a sybasiosoue syst he is being refured to a specialist in about3 months I’m worried that he will loose a lot more hair by then

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Cosmetic surgeon replied 7 months ago
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Dermatologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Cosmetic surgeon replied 7 months ago

Please post a picture of the lump?

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Dermatologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Cosmetic surgeon replied 7 months ago

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Dermatologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Cosmetic surgeon replied 7 months ago

It is likely to be sebaceous cyst. Once it is removed, the hair would grow back.

Though an early surgery would be good.

Usually the hair loss is not progressive so it would not increase further.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you for your reply I will take my son to a private hospital in that way the surgery will be done quicker
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