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bump on the back of my head that hurts

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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: The best person to evaluate and treat the constellation of symptoms you describe is an ENT doc.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. It sounds like the bump is on the outside of your skull - so don't worry about brain cancer. You may have a cyst. If you are an older person (espe ... Read More
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Is : Is this newly developed or been there for a long time? Is it part of your scalp ( skin moves with the bump) or is it deep to the scalp (skin moves ov ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: you may have an inflamed posterior occipital lymph node, usually from a scalp inflammation or infection. Please get examined asap.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Try ice or heat: There are several things that can cause swelling and pain in the back of the head. IT can be an skin cyst, which may be infected. It could also be an ... Read More
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Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not normal: Need more info to give you more help. The symptoms you describe show that you need to make an appointment with your family physician now.
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Dr. Ty Chen
Dr. Ty Chen answered
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It : It might be a sebaceous cyst which is benign. They can be removed under local anesthesia by most general surgeons or possibly your primary care physic ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asher Turney
18 years experience Occupational Medicine
This is very serious: This could be something serious like a subdural or epidural hematoma. It could be a skull fracture or a concussion. Since this type of injury can get ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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LumpsOfGettingBumps: It's very common with head bumps, even seemingly minor ones in some people, to have some headaches and muscle soreness for a while, up to a month or s ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Could be infected: cyst or enlarged lymph node. If it persists, see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like a virus,: lots of rest and fluids, if not better or fever starts see doctor
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