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A female asked:

Noticed rock hard knot/lump on the back side of my head, left side close to occipital bone. knot is about pea size very painful & sensitive 2 touch. ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Lump: This could be an inflamed lymph node, cyst or ingrown hair. Apply warm soaks. Check to see whether you have a skin eruption in that area which can cause lymph node reactivity. See your physician as needed.
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