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What is this small ball like bump on back of head

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably normal: If you are referring to the knotin the midline at the back of the head, it is a part of the skull where muscles attach from the neck. If it is some... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Get to Dr.: Hopefully is just that you were not familiar with the anatomy of your skull which probably has several lumps and feeling of a mass. Other possibility ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Lump: My top two likely causes for this lump are either sebaceous cyst or lipoma. I would have your doctor see them. Both conditions are benign and can us... Read More
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Lipona: Lipoma / neurofibroma / sebaceous cyst arethe possibilities.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See Dr.: To be properly diagnosed, your new lesion that just "popped up" needs to be examined. Best wishes.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 37 years experience
More information : How did you find it, is it painful, is it getting bigger? probably need to be seen.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Granulation Tissue: Granulation tissue is collagen-rich tissue which forms at the site of an injury. As the body heals, this tissue fills in the injury, and may eventuall... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Lymph gland?: Enlarged inguinal lymph node could be the issue. Enlargement can occur from infection further down the leg.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Likely lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head & behind ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Your high : Eat some cookies and take a nap. Also, marijuana does not seem to agree with you. You might want to stay away from it.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Browning
Pediatric Dermatology 20 years experience
Cyst Treatment: If they have been there for several months then they will probably need to be surgically excised. If new (less than a month), they could be acne or f... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 39 years experience
No: Vertigo is usually the symptom of middle ear dysfunction and more rarely a manifestation of inadequate blood flow to the brainstem. Small bumps on the... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bumps : The bumps on the back of the childs head may be the ocviput bone you are feeling.

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