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hi i have 3 hard lumps on my head the biggest one is on the left and when i touch it it hurts ive had them for years could it be serious

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience in General Practice
Possible cysts: They may be sebaceous or follicular cysts which are not life threatening. However, you should have them examined to get a diagnosis.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, i can not diagnose the lump on your back. It might be a lipoma which is a soft fatty tumor under the skin. It could be a cyst or an abcess. B ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafiq Harneker
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Observe it: If it doesnt grow or pain, leave it alone if you are concerned see a surgeon or GP to remove it
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience in Internal Medicine
Head lesions: spontaneous lesions on a child that are causing pain is a concern. please take your child to a pediatrician to get this evaluated. to help you the mos ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, an abscess, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Mastoid process?: The normal skull has a hard spike like projection located behind & at the level of the middle of the ear called the mastoid process. Multiple musc ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Get it checked: This is something you don't want to mess around with. Even though you are only 20, you need to be sure it isn't cancer. Perhaps you were injured - d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cyst: It is most probably a cyst like dermoid or sebaceous cyst or from the hair follicle. As it is getting bigger and painful it could be removed by traine ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Irritated or: inflamed sebaceous cyst. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this link https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan
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Please seek help: It is difficult to comment without having look at this swelling. If you haven't injured yourself, this swelling could mean an abscess or a cyst. Pleas ... Read More

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