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i have two lumps on the back of my head

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience in Pain Management
Don't know: Painful lumps in the head is suggestive of toxin or pathogen. Any history of trauma? Get checked
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: A physician would have to examine the lumps to see what they could be.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
I would get them che: Painless lumps at the base of the neck could represent a variety of different things including cancer. Generally red swollen and painful lymph nodes m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
These may be lymph: nodes that are swollen or boils or bug bites. If they do not resolve in 24-48 hours you should be seen by a health care professional for a thorough ev ... 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 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 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 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 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 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
A member asked:
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 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
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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 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience in Dentistry
Normal: The bumps are called circumvellate papillae. Usually they are in a v shape at the base of the tongue. A normal number of these papillae are 8 to 12. T ... Read More
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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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possible lipomas: If those lumps in the lower back are movable, does not heart you, are not getting bigger fast ? Most likely they are lipoma, which a fatty begin in ty ... 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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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Consider infection: These could be infectious, but other causes are a possibility. Your physician can look at these, culture these, and if necessary have them surgically ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Unlikely: ca usually does not cause pain. But better check with your doc to be safe.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Your symptoms are likely unrelated.The red bumps on your tongue are likely normal papillae. Abdominal discomfort can be due to numerous causes. Withou ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
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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