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I have a bump on my head that hurts

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Probably a cyst: Such as a sebaceous cyst or wen but it could also be a lipoma or other tumor. Excision is about the only way to diagnose and treat the problem.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Could be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You could have fungus on your scalp. Tinea corporis is term for fungus ... Read More
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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Bump : Hard to answer without more information but sounds like a swollen gland. It should improve over a few days if not get examined
A female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Carin
Family Medicine 25 years experience
You should see a MD: There are so many causes of headaches it is impossible to diagnose you via the internet, go see your regular md and get checked out.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bump: You may have a sebaceous cyst on your head which may have calcified. See a dermatologist for help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
Breast Surgery 24 years experience
Need more informatio: This could be many things--what does it look like? If it goes away then likely it's something inflammatory and probably nothing to worry about. If it ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Natural skull: Common complaint. I have had many patients that for some reason like a head ache or hair problem start to palpate their scalp and skull. Some patient... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hi. : Hi. It sounds like the bump is on the outside of your skull - so don't worry about brain cancer. You may have a cyst. If you are an older person (espe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Lymph node: The most likely answer is a swollen lymph node. Acne at the hair line or an upper respiratory infection can cause the lymph nodes at the base of the s... Read More

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