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i have a bump on my forehead that hurts

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on the bump: This depends on the type of pump you have. In general these are usually benign and not a problem but you should check with your physician to get a def ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?from trauma: If this lump formed after trauma to the forehead it sounds like a hematoma(blood collection) which is treated with cold applications for 48 hours and ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Welch
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See primary: Visit your primary to see what this is , It could be a lipoma a simple fat tumor that is no cancerous or impacted cyst , both can easily be removed.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Probable Acne cyst: Acne cysts pop up quickly and can cause pain or tenderness.
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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 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well I need a little more information. Did you have trauma? Bite? Growth? Etc
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A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: A bump on your head can be from contusion. But other bumps are from various causes. Cyst, lipoma, abscess are few thoughts.
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 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 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
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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Need: Evaluation. Painful lumps are the scalp could be a carbuncle (infection ) or benign tumor or malignant mass. See a doctor or consider a paid service ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Without examination it is hard to pin point out what was the causes , if it is bothersome u can see your PCP for evaluation.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
12 years experience Family Medicine
Stye or chalazion?: These are kind of like folliculitis for the eye-lashes usually caused by bacteria. Start with warm compresses. Don't squeeze it. You can pick up some ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Number of causes: See your doctor to have the lump examined to diagnose it'.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Have your doctor take a look at it.
A female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Secondary infection : You have introduced an infection by popping your pimple. Please seek medical attention to be sure it is properly treated.

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