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big red bump on forehead

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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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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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bump: A skilled dermatologist can lazer it off.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Assuming the bump is painful, it is likely a cyst which is a fluid filled bump below the skin. It could also be an early abcess, which is an infected ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Warm compresses: Probably a soft tissue infection. Young guys get these because bacteria are able to invade beard hairs. Put warm compresses on it. If it seems to be ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear bump: Could be inflamed sebaceous cyst. Hot packs may help. May need excision when calmed down to prevent recurrence.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Forehead bump X 1 mo: The bump on your forehead could be many things. Please have your primary provider take a look at it to determine how best to resolve it.
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Should not touch: You should not be picking and squeezing the skin. Let it be. See doctor for proper treatment
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: Bump near hair line: folliculitis, fungal infection, sebaceous cyst all possible.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Neosporin: Try over the counter Neosporin. If does not work-- see ur MD
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