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i have two bumps on the back of my head

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience in Family Medicine
?Cyst: Sebaceous cyst classically stay dormant for a while then might get inflamed on and off. Another differential is inflamed follicles especially in men ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katie Nguyen
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Bumps on head: Could be a number of things and difficult to diagnose without an exam. I suggest you see your doctor to determine the diagnosis. Lumps and bumps on th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
18 years experience in Pediatrics
Few things possible: They could be acne, ingrown hairs or even abscesses depending on their size. The best thing is a physical examination and evaluation by you doctor or ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Need to identify: what the bump is what is the type of rash on the calves -to recommend treatment. Dermatological evaluation would help with that.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nor enough info: not enough info for an answer. 2 small bumpms on the back of your head? where exactly-where hair is? are they red, itch, pimple like, hard, soft? do t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Bumps: Most likely large taste buds that everyone has on the back of their tongue. If the bumps are a different color than your tongue (deep red/blue) or you ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mass back of head: The most common lesions back of head are sebaceous cysts, lipoma, enlarged nodes. See an ENT doctor for evaluation.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
What's your question: If you have a sore throat, we call it pharyngitis. If it's not sore, it'll probably go away. If it doesn't go away, go see your family doctor. Even if ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Needs to be examined: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions, taking a history, performing physical examination and perhaps some l ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience in 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Exam needed: This bump would have to be examined by a physician to determine its nature. It could be a boney, cystic or lymphoid structure.It's best to check it ou ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Probably lymph nodes: The lymph nodes on the side of the neck can get swollen and tender if you have any type of throat inflammation or infection. The lymph nodes behind t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lump: I would show it to PMD or dermatologist in person, or we can comment if you can post a pic here.
A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
URI: You have a viral/ bacterial upper respiratory infection. Sinus infection causing headache.
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could be from : Inflamed/infected hair follicle or cyst. Go see your dr if they get bigger or worse
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
31 years experience in Periodontics
Taste Buds: Provided that these bumps are not a symptom of underlying disease, i.e. There is no pain, swelling, bleeding, burning sensation, or discomfort of any ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Smacked head: I would go to ER.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Without seeing these it could be a mole, it probably be best to have this evaluated by your doctor or dermatologist.
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymph nodes: When you have an infection in your scalp, face, sinus, or even a cold this can happen. If they don't resolve see your primary md.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Ice, motrin: if your spine is tender I would go and get X-rays. How hard did you hit? If you just stumbled and bumped it it's likely just a contusion. If you fe ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
This is not unusual: Just like shaving anywhere, the hair follicles can become irritated and inflamed afterwards and the red bumps are likely associated with hair growing ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
Yeah: Sounds like you may a concussion. See your doctor.
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