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hard lump on back of head left side

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Feels like bone: Your doctor's comment does not make sense. Did she/he make any attempt to get an x-ray of draw lab tests? If not, find another doctor.
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? mastoid process: From your description and location, this sounds like the mastoid process, which would also be present on the other side.This is a projection of the sk ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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See primary care MD: It may be an occipital lymph node draining the scalp. These will enlarge with infections of the scalp usually. It is best to see your primary care phy ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: This could be an inflamed lymph node, cyst or ingrown hair. Apply warm soaks. Check to see whether you have a skin eruption in that area which can cau ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Sebaceous cyst?: It could be a sebaceous cyst--these are common and not harmful. Have it looked at the next time you go to the drs--just keep an eye on it. If grows or ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Sebaceous Cyst: It may seem like you have an infected sebaceous cyst. I would have this evaluated. If needed removed.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node swelling: This could be a swollen lymph node, which could be infected or swollen because of inflammation or infection on your scalp or ear. It could also be an ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margaret Nusca
53 years experience General Practice
Glands: The lumps which grow and shrink are probably glands. The one in the middle sounds like a cyst or blocked pore !!
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A female asked:
Dr. Waseem Barham
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Lightheadedness: I am concerned about your symptoms. I do not see your age listed, but regardless, I would recommend see your PCP ASAP or even go to an urgent care if ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Coincidental lump?: Your headache has some features of migraine including being unilateral (one sided) and throbbing. However, there are multiple types of headaches which ... Read More
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