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lump under skin on head

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nodes: Could be some adenopathy. Other possibilities are abscess or fungl infection of scalp.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professio ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Probably.: See a plastic surgeon for a consultation.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst.: Trichilemmal os sebaceaous cyst. Usually bumps on the head are cysts of one sort or another. Sometimes they can be infected. At that point they ar ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Cant' tell: Can't tell by description. See a doctor and get checked.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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By making an appt.: with a doctor who will get a history from you and do a physical exam. Dr. Anne
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bronwyn catherine Pitman
Specializes in General Practice
No: The most common soft tissue swellings are lipomas and sebaceous cysts which are both benign. Also a swollen lymph node may be mistaken for a "lump". ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective.
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