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I have a picture of a bump on the skin on my head and was

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I have a picture of a bump on the skin on my head and was wanting to see if it could get looked at.
JA: The Dermatologist can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. When did the bump first appear? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: first noticed it four days ago and no medication
JA: Have you seen a dermatologist about the bump?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: not that I can think of

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

do you see the link to upload a photo?

please upload a clear photo in focus

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
no, I just have this text box, can I put it in here?
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I don't want to call

you don't have to accept additional phone consult services.

in the text box, do you see an up arrow? that is where you can upload a photo

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Ok, thanks

is it painful or sore

that looks like an ingrown hair follicle possibly or a skin cyst or a blocked skin pore.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
If I touch it the spot is a bit tender, but I scratched at it--couldn't help it, I know I shouldn't have and haven't touched really since. Here's a picture of how I first found it.

that looks like an ingrown hair follicle possibly or a skin cyst or a blocked skin pore.

you can try a warm towel or a warm compresses on the area.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Ok, Just wet the towel with warm water and place it on?

yes, you can do that and see if that helps

it can help cause it to come to a head over time

you may need to use a warm towel several times

and could help a cyst drain