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what type of surgeon is needed for a lump on the head

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Make an appointment: But, it's best to start with your regular doctor. If a referral to a specialist is needed your doctor will help with that.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: It is impossible to answer without being able to see the lesion.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Plastic surg, ortho: make certain that it really is an osteoma. xray would prob confirm. when certain, then consult ortho or plastic surgeon.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and no: Depending on what type of lesion or growth lesions can grow very fast or slower.The speed of growth does not usually produce more or less of a benign ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lump: Either go with the first opinion or get a second opinion if in doubt.
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Quite common: I assume at 76 years of age, you have excess skin under your eyelids. Restylane, (dermal fillers) or other fillers injected under the eyes cannot imp ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See an OFP: Lump under the jaw can have various causes. The most common would be a lymph node, If this lump persists for more than two weeks, a clinical examinati ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Oppenheimer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary cyst: It is most likely a benign salivary cyst. They can get bigger when they fill with fluid. If it bothers your you should have it evaluated by an ENT do ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armine Nazarian
28 years experience Dentistry
Oral cancer: Has the bump been checked and evaluated to see if it is caused by an abcessed tooth or not? If you have a bump and it doesn't go away in 7 to 10 days ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Common: Pretty common with a surgical wisdom tooth and at this time you are going though normal issues with hard lumps etc but I am concerned about the lockja ... Read More

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