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A 27-year-old female asked:

I had a painful bump appear then disappear within 2 days on the lower left side of the back of my head. 4 days later and i have a dull pain coming from that area?

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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
Reactive lymph node?: Do you have problems with your scalp? It looks like it is lymph node in response to some infection in your head and neck area. It is a sign of response of your immune system fighting the infection and the pain is because of the inflammation. It is likely to pass away by itself as the lymph node would disband after successfully fighting the infection.
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Last updated Oct 2, 2020


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