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big bump on my forehead

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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I need more info: I need a better description such as the size, are they tender to the touch, and have you squeezed them. Let me know.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Acne bump: See a derm for an injection or I&D of the cyst.
Dr. Neal Schwartz
20 years experience Family Medicine
Grieving Time: Hello, Once you get a big one, my recommendation is to first GRIEVE as this lump is likely not going away in the next 48 hours. This grieving proc ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is likely a acne pustule or even a cyst. Try using warm compresses over the area twice a day. If there is no improvement in about a week or it be ... Read More
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin cyst: Sounds like a cystic lesion of the skin. Should arrange to see a dermatologist to assess this.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?from trauma: If this lump formed after trauma to the forehead it sounds like a hematoma(blood collection) which is treated with cold applications for 48 hours and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: The soft lump is most likely a blood clot from bleeding under the skin at the time of the injury. Warm applications help dissolve the clot but if it h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not for a bump: A head trauma that does not result in loss of consciousness, memory defect, repeated vomiting or personality change is considered minimal. Chances of ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Skin infection: You must be examined, cultured and treated with broad spectrum skin antibiotics: although this "sounds" likke a bacterial infection called impetigo ( ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
This is c/w hematoma: a collection of water & blood which have leaked out of capillary blood vessels in the soft tissue between the skin surface & the bones of you ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Dent: The dent may be due to the underlying fatty tissue which was damaged as a result of the trauma.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hairline rash: Did you color your hair recently? It may be a contact allergy, see a dermatologist about it.
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