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Your Painless Scalp Bump May Also be Known as:
Painless bump in head
Painless bump in scalp
Painless lump in head
Painless lump in scalp
Painless mass in head
Painless mass in scalp

Top 2 Painless Scalp Bump Causes

  1. 1.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious.

    You can try several over-the-counter treatments, including salicylic acid and cryotherapy (freezing). Most warts go away on their own, but less so in adults.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    scalp bump, painless scalp bump, small scalp lump, skin-colored scalp bump, scaly scalp bump
    Symptoms that always occur with wart:
    scalp bump
    Symptoms that never occur with wart:
    headache
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two major groups: Non-melanoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

    You should visit your primary care physician, who will check your skin and look at the size, shape, color, and texture of any suspicious areas. From there, treatment will be determined, such as surgical excision, photodynamic therapy, or imiquimod cream.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored scalp bump, painless scalp bump, small scalp lump, growing scalp bump, marble sized scalp lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painless Scalp Bump

  • Q.Is your scalp bump constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?

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Painless Scalp Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced painless scalp bump have also experienced:

    • 50% Scalp Itchiness
    • 25% Headache
    • 25% Scalp Bump
  • People who have experienced painless scalp bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 44% Over a Month
    • 25% Less Than a Week
    • 11% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced painless scalp bump were most often matched with:

    • 33% Wart
    • 8% Basal Cell Carcinoma

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