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small bump on head that hurts

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Wu
Dr. Andrew Wu answered
16 years experience General Surgery
Evaluate it: Without seeing it, hard to know what it is. Could be an infection, cyst that is on the verge of rupturing, or traumatic cut or wound. If there is puru ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. It sounds like the bump is on the outside of your skull - so don't worry about brain cancer. You may have a cyst. If you are an older person (espe ... Read More
Dr. Richard Arden
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Is : Is this newly developed or been there for a long time? Is it part of your scalp ( skin moves with the bump) or is it deep to the scalp (skin moves ov ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Improving: Signs of a serious head injury are worsening headache, blurred or double vision and repeated vomiting or lethargy.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not related: Many times a headache and fever can lead to a tender scalp. I usually have people tell me that their hair hurts is that what u mean? If so it should g ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anhkiet Tran
15 years experience Urgent Care
Head bump: How long has it been there? Is it pulsating (popping) ? Do you have any cold symptoms? Sometimes you can have swollen lymph nodes behind your ears wit ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Headache: You could have sinus but if headache continues consider migraines. The bump on your eyelid could be a chalazion, a benign cyst resulting from a plugge ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
CT of head: You should see neurology and have ct of head for diagnosis.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shannon Kilgore
Specializes in Neurology
Head Bump: A bump that you can move back and forth that has been there for years may be just a collection of fat cells called a lipoma. They can sometimes get i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Carin
25 years experience Family Medicine
You should see a MD: There are so many causes of headaches it is impossible to diagnose you via the internet, go see your regular md and get checked out.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bump: You may have a sebaceous cyst on your head which may have calcified. See a dermatologist for help.
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