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i have a small hard lump on the back of my head on the left side. no pain on touch. there for many months.but realized it gets sore when i get a cold?

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Few thoughts: Could be a lymph node or perhaps a skin module or mass. Since you have had this a while and since it seems to bother you it is time to see your doctor for examination
Answered on Jul 22, 2016
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