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Is bump on end of skull normal?

Is bump on end of skull normal?

Back, bottom skull?: Google image of external occipital protuberance. If this is what you are referring to then yes it is normal. ...Read more

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We discovered a beige-y, painless, irregularly-shaped bump on my husband's skull. He's had this for a few months and hasn't necessarily gotten bigger?

We discovered a beige-y, painless, irregularly-shaped bump on my husband's skull. He's had this for a few months and hasn't necessarily gotten bigger?

Many possibilities.: It could be a benign epidermal cyst, or any number of other benign skin tumors. A dermatologist will probably be able to tell you what it is, just by looking at it. ...Read more

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Ive always had this bump just below the base of my skull that doesnt necessarily hurt but now I have a new bump on my skull that hurts to touch. Help?

Ive always had this bump just below the base of my skull that doesnt necessarily hurt but now I have a new bump on my skull that hurts to touch. Help?

Painful bump: The painless bump is likely a lymph node, or less likely maybe a cyst. The new painful bump is likely a "reactive" lymph node (recent viral infection or even an infection you were unaware of?). A new painful bump could also be from an infected hair shaft or abscess in which case look for redness. Have your physician check them out to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a small hard bump on the top of my head it hasn't got any bigger it doesn't hurt when i touch it's very hard as if it's apart of my skull what

Head: You are likely describing what is called an osteoma, an extra growth of bone that can be firm and raised - lack of pain is key as those that are painful or those that are rapidly growing need to be examined further. ...Read more

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I have a small hard bump in the middle of my head it feels like is part of my skull but I never felt that before and it doesnt hurt what could it be?

I have a small hard bump in the middle of my head it feels like is part of my skull but I never felt that before and it doesnt hurt what could it be?

Skin condition: Very hard to say and you did not mention where it is located. If at the back of the head - base of the head at the neck - it may be a lymph node. If it gets larger or more painful, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have a small bump at the bottom right of my head just underneath the skull and hurts to touch but bearable, its been there for a few days , im male 1?

I have a small bump at the bottom right of my head just underneath the skull and hurts to touch but bearable, its been there for a few days , im male 1?

See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more

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Hi, is it normal for my adult skull to get more bumps and indentations? I also notice when I apply pressure to an area of my skull I feel a dull pain.

Hi, is it normal for my adult skull to get more bumps and indentations? I also notice when I apply pressure to an area of my skull I feel a dull pain.

See your physician: While the skull surface isn't perfectly smooth, it doesn't usually change in adults. See your physician. He can examine you and order an Xray to ascertain if a problem is present ...Read more

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Itching at base of skull, along hairline... Can feel some small bumps.

Itching at base of skull, along hairline... Can feel some small bumps.

Scalp itching: You may have some boils in the hairline or some other skin lesions that cause you itchy skin. However, without looking at your scalp, it's impossible to tell what's going and how it is to be treated. ...Read more

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At what age does my baby's skull completely close? She is 6mo and staring to move around an bump her head on more things, so I am concerned.

At what age does my baby's skull completely close? She is 6mo and staring to move around an bump her head on more things, so I am concerned.

?? Close ??: The soft spots are quite variable & may grow larger before becoming smaller & are seldom distinct after 9-12 mo.The skull itself is composed by about 17 separate growth centers that seemingly push away from each other until the kid reaches 9-10 yrs when the adult skull size is reached.Kids seldom do any damage to the skull by their simple movements. A trauma that knocks them out is worth an eval. ...Read more

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Have a small round bump underneath my skin at the base of my skull, its not on the otherside.Have headaches on that side of my head to.Any idea?

Have a small round bump underneath my skin at the base of my skull, its not on the otherside.Have headaches on that side of my head to.Any idea?

Cyst: Small round bumps under the skin of the scalp are often cysts (trichilemmal or sebaceous) or could possibly be just a bony knob. These could be related to your headaches if they are situated near nerve. ...Read more

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Noticed a hard very slightly movable bump and base of skull, kinda sore when pushed on. Should I worry?

Noticed a hard very slightly movable bump and base of skull, kinda sore when pushed on. Should I worry?

Dermoid cyst: Most likely a benign dermoid cyst.However, they can get infected or inflamed. If persistent or more tender you should see a physician. ...Read more

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I have an achy bump on the back of my head, right under the base of my skull; fells kinda like an ingrown hair. What do you think?

I have an achy bump on the back of my head, right under the base of my skull; fells kinda like an ingrown hair. What do you think?

Possible: It is possibly an ingrown hair or other small pimple, but it could also be eczema, or even psoriasis. There are many possibilities. If it persists for longer than a few weeks, you might want to have it looked at. ...Read more

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