What causes red bumps on the scalp?


Bumps on the scalp can be caused by a variety of factors. One of them is folliculitis which is an infection of the hair follicle that causes the head to be tender and painful. Head lice, the parasitic insects that live on the surface of the head and feed on blood can also lead to bumps on the scalp. Improper or irregular hair grooming can also cause bumps to develop on the scalp.
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If your scalp is chronically dry and itchy, it might be because of the hair products you use. You could have an allergy or just sensitive skin. Experiment with different brands and
I'm no dermatologist or anything: but I do think it is mostly caused froma build up of oil on your scalp. Or it could be from a hair product that you use and you may be allergic to.
8rn2nIt might be a sty which is an inflamed or infected pore around your eye. It can happen randomly but most often happens if you wear eye makeup.
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What Causes Painful Bumps on the Scalp?
There are many different types of conditions or problems associated with the scalp. While an itchy scalp and dandruff can be embarrassing, other scalp problems characterized by painful bumps may cause some discomfort and concern. However, in some cases,... More »
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Bumps on one's scalp may cause redness, itching, and irritation of the skin. There are many causes for these bumps, including: lupus, head lice, and plaque psoriasis. If there is any concern, please seek a doctor's consultation. 
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