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i have a hard bump on my head

A 25-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 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Sands
48 years experience Family Medicine
Cystic lesion: Most likely an infected cystic lesion like a sebaceous cyst or could be an ingrown hair follicle - unlikely to be a malignant lesion but it would be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wen: Usually a sebaceous cyst that may engage and need removal. Can also be an osteophyte. X-ray will show the difference.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked by your doctor as it may be a hematoma, a benign bony tumor as it is not painful.So make an appointment with your primary care ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several: Sebaceous cyst-like a big zit that does not empty. Have someone look art it.Usually has a small puncta- orifice that may drain. If no puncta may be ... Read More
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Bump: you should see a doctor for a review. could be a walled abscess
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
See below: It is possible that you have a cyst, acne scarring, abscess, or another type of skin problem. If the bump grows, does not show signs of resolving, bl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible Hematoma: Better be checked.After 4 weeks it should have gotten smaller.I think it's a good idea to be seen by a doctor and or get a ct scan.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Cyst : Is the bump red or painful? Could be cyst or lipoma. Please send photo to see if it needs to be excised.

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