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What does a bump on your head mean?

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Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Could mean: many things... Did you hit your head? This could mean swelling or bruising under the skin. Is is a rubbery bump that can move? That could be a lipoma, or fat accumulation. It could also be a lymph node. Please see a doctor for a full history and exam. Best of luck!

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A 50-year-old member asked:

What do bumps on the head mean?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

I have a bump on my head?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: Well I need a little more information. Did you have trauma? Bite? Growth? Etc
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Everyone has NORMAL bumps in the skull bones . 'Phrenology" was a school of thought which felt that the bumps reflected hidden aspects of the "owners" health..
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