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A 21-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old female:

I've got a hard, bony, immovable bump on the back of my head. it only hurts to the touch, but when touched it's painful.

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Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Bony protuberance: Hi how long have you had it, if its hard and been there for long , its probably bony protuberance. if its painful, it can be shaved surgically. I would suggest seeing a doctor so they can examine and confirm
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