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i have a small bump on my head

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't answer that w: Available info. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.

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A male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: Sometimes trichilemmal cysts won't pop.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on DX: Depending on the diagnosis, the bump may be benign or need investigating (biopsy/removal). Relatively impossible to tell you over the computer. Best ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: If it was just a blunt trauma from the blow and no other symptoms were present like change in vision, passing out, major headache, etc, I'd only obser ... Read More
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 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
From injury?: Scars generally heal on their own, based on hte type of injury which caused these. If there is redness or any discharge, pl get it checked for an acti ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. to get it evaluated and treated. Good luck.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
?possible stye?: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fishman
33 years experience Urology
Needs an exam: This "red bump" needs to be seen by a qualified physician to make a decision about diagnosis and treatment. Redness suggests an inflammatory type of p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
How tall are you?: A bump on your head is usually from bumping into something. If uncertain and you have a headache with it or dizziness or disequilibrium. If severe go ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience Wound care
Fibroma: A small pimple like lesion that appears on the foot may be a fibroma. Fibroma are small fibrous tissues that appear either superficial to the skin or ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: This may be a simple cyst, but it would be best to have a physician examine you to be sure if it doesnt recede.
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 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
External hemorrhoid: A swollen bump on the rectum is usually an external hemorrhoid. If it's painful use warm sitz baths and see your physician if it continues to bother y ... Read More
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Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
12 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
How long has it been: there? New or all your life? This can determine a better answer. If it's been there all your life, it could be an amelanotic nevus (mole, no pigment o ... Read More
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 male asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst vs lipoma: A soft squishy bump on your scalp is most likely a lipoma, fatty tumor, or a cyst. Lipomas are non cancerous and don't need to be removed unless painf ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: You may have fractured the bone. See a doctor for an exam.

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