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I have a bump on my head and it hurts when I touch it

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Bump : Hard to answer without more information but sounds like a swollen gland. It should improve over a few days if not get examined

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not related: Many times a headache and fever can lead to a tender scalp. I usually have people tell me that their hair hurts is that what u mean? If so it should g ... Read More
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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Lump head: Due to limits in space u provide limited information this lump is probably on the scalp like a cyst or infected hair follicle which is not causal for ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shannon Kilgore
Specializes in Neurology
Head Bump: A bump that you can move back and forth that has been there for years may be just a collection of fat cells called a lipoma. They can sometimes get i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
35 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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: Tendinitis. Have rheumatologist check it
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A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Pediatrician: Have child examined by pediatrician.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable cyst: This may be an inclusion cyst, wen or abcess(boil) and would need to be examined by a physician for diagnosis,advice and treatment which could include ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
26 years experience Urgent Care
Abcess: Infected abscess. You can try applying warm moist compresses. If it does not improve, see a doctor for treatment.
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