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i have a bump on the side of my nose

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Dr. Binu Nair
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18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Can get a biopsy: The only way to confirm is the get a biopsy, .

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Sounds like your pimple has or is turning into a boil. This is a plugged skin follicle that can become infected. If not treated early enough a doctor ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT surgeon: could be several things, perhaps treatable with antibiotics but also may need biopsy.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: It would be extremely hard to say what this growth is without visualizing it in person and you may even need a biopsy of it which is very easy to to i ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lump on side head : Not certain what a lump means in UK. Exactly where is it on the side of your head? Assume you are not talking about after a head bang? Size of a pea, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be anything: Best to see your otolaryngologist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Head bump: The bump probably caused a bit of bleeding deep next to the skull. It can calcify/scar the area. OR, you might have a small foreign body, tiny piece o ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your octor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to te ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well : Need some more information. Any head trauma? How long has this lump been there? Any bleeding...you need to give a history. See doctor for evaluation ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Folliculitis: it is possible that you have a ingrown hair or a folliculitis, which can simply go away on its own or with the application of hot compresses, but if i ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Could be many things: When evaluating bumps on the eye, it is important to know the exact location, color, pain level, age of patient etc. As there are many diagnoses that ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Wart?: I wonder if you are describing a wart. You should see a doctor for evaluation so you can be treated right away if it is a wart. Warts can spread and ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hard to tell: Without actually seeing it, it would be hard to diagnose what this would be. Differential at your age includes a zit, basal cell carcinoma, squamous c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't want to: Start guessing. There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Normal: Probably a normal papillae on the tongue. Best to have a dentist or an oral surgeon look at it to be sure it is nothing to worry about.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Surgeon: See the surgeon for evaluation.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds viral: Try your symptomatic treatment first like hot fluids Tylenol and rest if symptoms persist time to see your doctor
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Abdominal lump: Since we don't have much detail here, I would need to recommend that you take it to your primary care doctor to see what he or she thinks. Alternative ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2 problems.: Abscessed upper teeth would not normally cause lump in neck. See dentist for tooth, you may have to see MD or ENT for neck lump if not related to toot ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Get eval: Could be a number of things. Consider if it associated with pain and getting better or worse. If you have no pain or symptoms you can consider seeing ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Get these examined to be sure it is nothing serious. Cannot diagnose these without an exam and full history. Good luck.
A member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Lumps can be cysts, lymph nodes or other sorts of masses. The only way to determine if it is serious is to have a doctor examine it and give you a dia ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist : You may have bitten your cheek which causes a 'fibroma' or thickening of the cheek that can look like a pimple. If it lasts longer than a week, have ... Read More

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