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painful lump on right side of head

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Dizziness and painful lump right side bottom of your head needs to be examined by your doctor.We can not tell you what is causing it without examining ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This is a question: that unfortunately cannot be answered on the internet. It would require seeing and touching the lumps. Since you had one biopsied there should be an a ... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
What did biopsy show: If you could let us know what the biopsy showed, we may be able to give you a better answer. Possibilities include infection (boil, for example), wart ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Lipoma: It could be a benign fat tumor called a lipoma. The may get quite large and can be surgically removed. You should go to your primary care doctor to ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Hmm: Could be a cyst , lipoma or lymph node. If not extremely painful I would wait and see your primary doctor for a full check up. Good luck.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
11 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Cyst, abscess, etc.... It will need to be examined to know for sure.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Need to know more: Who removed it? similar incident in the past? was biopsy done? family member with similar case?
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair! Ask your PCP (Primary Car ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Reassurance: Its probably a cyst/lymphnode if it is on the bone probably the mastoid bone. If it is non painful you can observe it and see your doctor if there is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Either lymph node: or a posterior occipital bony prominence- please have it checked by your physician.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherer
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: This could be an infection or benign or more rare, a cancerous lesion. See a head and neck doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: I suggest a medical examination to determine the severity of the injury and for a physical assessment.

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