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a lump on the top of the head that has been there for 5 months

A female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Headaches: The most likely cause of the lump is a sebaceous cyst or a benign skull tumor such as an osteoma or dermoid. Have a neurosurgeon evaluate the mass to ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
Examination: You need to make an appointment with your family doctor or a dermatologist to have this area of your head examined.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Concussion: is one possibility. Please see your doctor for diagnosis. Peace and good health.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually benign: Are self limited. Keep good dental hygiene. It will be helpful to have a picture. If getting smaller don't worry but it's advisable to consult a denti ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamal Singh
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Picture ?: Skin lesions are so varied that unless seen it's hard to tell. A lump present for months without change, so a slow growing process. One cannot tell ex ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: If the lump or lip becomes painful,tender or reddened it may be an abcess and should be examined by your physician. A localized allergic reaction is a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Enlarged lymph node: This sounds like it might be an enlarged lymph node. If is just started, don't worry right off. A lymph node will enlarge in reaction to irritation or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Interesting: I might expect a bruise on his ear if he keeps hitting it. It will bruise like almost any body surface. If he hits it a lot it may signal fluid pressu ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Thigh lump sore abd: If red tender could be infection and should be drained or given antibiotics if small if just hard and not red could be lympn node representing infec ... Read More

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