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i have a bump on my face that hurts

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: If a bump on the face is some sort of larger-than-usual pimple, or deeper than typical, then a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatological : Eval should help to make this diagnosis.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Probably Acne "Cyst": Arleen, This is probably an acne cyst, which is a ruptured, painful bump where an oil gland ruptured below the skin. The body walls this off and mak ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Abscesses: Can have the described behavior and the bacterial infection can spread through other members of the family . Please have your physician culture the in ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to know: It could be any number of things. If it hurts it is worth getting checked out. It may require medical treatment. Make an appt w your pcp and try som ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Injury?: This could be many things. Have your medical doctor or dermatologist evaluate and treat you. Good luck.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See the Dr: It might need to be drained and need antibiotics. It could be a polonidal cyst and sometimes they require surgical removal.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: See a doctor because it may be a small abscess. Any break in the skin (from insect bite or scratch) can allow germs to get in and cause a staph infect ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: This bump is likely a hematoma and can be observed safely. The neck sound like muslce spasm. Heat, stretching and physical therapy can ehlp your neck ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
It's hard to say: Without actually seeing what that means inflammation and swelling which can be caused by infection chronic inflammation metabolic issues such as get o ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Bump on scalp: There are a lot of potential causes for a bump on your scalp that itches and hurts when you touch it. You should see your doctor to have it evaluated. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get seen: You probably drove an infection deeper, may need antibiotic, get it checked out.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
You have PIH: It sounds like you have post-inflammatory hyper -pigmentation. Try to minimize any inflammation such as pimples. Gentle cleansing, use of benzoyl pe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Nodule: You did not mention your age, but assuming that you are young and have acne, i would say that you have an inflamed nodular acne that will require oral ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Zit: Best not to squeeze. Warm compresses with a wash cloth may help . A dermatologist may inject the area with a corticosteroid to reduce painful pimples ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need diagnosis: Could be an infected cyst, mucocele, or a tumor. Need to see your otolaryngologist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
After effects. : I'm very sorry to hear that you have gone through this. The knot in your neck could be a muscle spasm, and the movable lump on your cheek would either ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
See Dermatologist: You should see doctor > Ideally a dermatologist. Let him/her examine you and advise
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be infection : While it may very possible that the two areas of bumps are unrelated, not a major problem and may resolve without treatment, it is possible that they ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Likely nothing: If the bump appeared at the time of your injury it is likely a simple hematoma, mild bleeding under the skin. The majority of the time this resolves ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Galitz
40 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Cysts: Cysts or similar lesions can represent many different things. If tender there is usually some associated inflammation. Have these checked by your derm ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor: If in discomfort. I recommend a medical visit for diagnosis and treatment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple: There are multiple possibilities: Lymphatic tissue, fibroma, papilloma, benign salivary tumor, malignancy. An Otolaryngology evaluation is appropriat ... Read More

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