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what can cause a small pea sixed lump on at the base of the back of my two month old babies head

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive lymphnode: There are around 3 or less occipital lymph nodes found at the back of the head.They take in lymph fluid to purify it of harmful cells or particles. Th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See your MD: Any drainage from a scalp irritation or lump requires visit to doctor. This may be an infection in an insect bite or an irritated lymph node, Good lu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated to find the cause so be treated.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unknown: Could be a cyst or a reaction to a foreign body. The best thing is to let your doctor see it and help with the diagnosis. All the best.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: This may be an ingrown hair, inclusion cyst or a burnt out old lymph node. It would have to be examined by a physician to be sure. It may need no trea ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: This is most likely a normal lymph node. There are dozens located at different sites around the head & neck & noticed because they are not buried deep ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible cyst: Some individuals have a prominent point at the base of the skull bone in the midline in the back, and could feel like a nodule .Other likely diagnosis ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A little more info: If it is movable and just under the skin, it can b a small inclusion cysts not originating from the knee. Ur scratching has caused the changes u descr ... Read More
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