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Red stuff on the scalp

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: September 15, 2021 9:18 AM

Anonymous 32 days

A few weeks ago, I had a acne-like thing on my head. It was very itchy. When I took a bath, I pierced and the blood flow continued. It took about 20 minutes to stop bleeding.Now this thing is getting bigger and bigger, what is it? It doesn’t hurt, but it itches occasionally.

Dr Ramzdhan 31 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for contacting us regarding your problem.

We understand that you are experiencing an itchy acne-like growth on your scalp which bled and increased in size. We will try to help you.

We are unable to give you an accurate diagnosis for your condition as we need a complete medical history and physical examination. Therefore we will be answering this question generally. Your problem could be due to :

  • Skin infections
  • Trauma to the head causing scalp hematoma
  • Cystic swelling

We encourage you to consult a doctor to find out the cause of your problem and to get the right treatment. You can get an online consultation with one of our doctors for further assistance regarding this problem.

We hope that our answer has been helpful.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Wed Sep 15 2021 09:18:54 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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