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Hi I was wondering if I've a headache for 3 days well starting today it'll be 3. I also have a bump on my temple on the right side near my hairline. W?

Hi I was wondering if I've a headache for 3 days well starting today it'll be 3. I also have a bump on my temple on the right side near my hairline. W?

Possible Shingles: See a doctor to see if you are getting shingles and need an antiviral medication and perhaps a work up for underlying cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a bump above my temple into my brow bone after falling. After two weeks the bump is still there. When will it go away?

I have a bump above my temple into my brow bone after falling. After two weeks the bump is still there. When will it go away?

Possible Hematoma: It may not. Please follow up with your doctor to see if imaging is indicated and a thorough neurologic examination. ...Read more

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, why do I have a bump in my head temple?

, why do I have a bump in my head temple?

Don't know: A "bump" can have many causes. Have a doc look at it and give his/her opinion. ...Read more

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I bump my left temple against the corner of computer box. It was not a very hard bump. I feel fine but my left temple is pain full. Do I need to see a dr?

I bump my left temple against the corner of computer box. It was not a very hard bump. I feel fine but my left temple is pain full. Do I need to see a dr?

No: Just watch to be sure you don't start vomiting and you maintain your balance and you don't slur your words. Then you would need medical attention. ...Read more

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Hi 2 days ago on Sunday night I found a small bump above my left temple the next morning it was almost gone but had a headache all day should I worry?

Hi 2 days ago on Sunday night I found a small bump above my left temple the next morning it was almost gone but had a headache all day should I worry?

Bump and headache: May have been a lymph node, if the headache resolved, and no numbness tingling, weakness, eye pain would not worry. May have been fleeting infection/irritation. If still have headache see doctor urgent care. Consider strep, lyme, herpes I, ear infection, tooth infection, TMJ f/u with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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All of the suden I srarted getting a lot of pimple like bumps on my forehead temples and in edge of my hair. What could it be from.

All of the suden I srarted getting a lot of pimple like bumps on my forehead temples and in edge of my hair. What could it be from.

Acne Along Hairline: Acne along the hairline is caused by sebum and fatty acids produced by sebaceous glands. It can also be caused by not getting all the shampoo out of the hair and the oil from bangs hanging on the forehead. ...Read more

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I bumped my temple a few days ago. It only hurts if I touch it, but afterwards I have a slight throbbing headache. What should I do?

I bumped my temple a few days ago. It only hurts if I touch it, but afterwards I have a slight throbbing headache. What should I do?

Don't touch it: Rest.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Avoid vigorous exercise.
Try to avoid touching your temple.
Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if needed for pain.
It may be tender for a while be should heal completely in time.
If your symptoms worsen or do not resolve after a week, you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the left side of my head above my temple that comes and goes. Within the last 4 months it has came back around 4xs, no pain, hard, sm?

I have a bump on the left side of my head above my temple that comes and goes. Within the last 4 months it has came back around 4xs, no pain, hard, sm?

Recurrent lesion: Any lesion that recurs in the same spot needs to be examined and possibly biopsied despite not having any symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a squishy bump on my head, just behind my temple that appeared today. I haven't bumped my head. Any ideas of what this could be? Thanks!

As above: Without examination it is hard to pin point out what was the causes, if it is bothersome u can see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Little bump and pain behind lower left molar now my temple hurts and I feel sick what could it be?

Little bump and pain behind lower left molar now my temple hurts and I feel sick what could it be?

Please see a dentist: It could be an infection, an abscess, a wisdom tooth erupting, a wisdom tooth root fragment which was not removed upon removal of the wisdom tooth, among other things. It is wisest to see a dentst to determine which it can be. ...Read more

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My scalp near my temple is oily and has flesh toned bumps and black heads. They itch a bit. Hair started thinning since bumps appeared. What's wrong?

My scalp near my temple is oily and has flesh toned bumps and black heads. They itch a bit. Hair started thinning since bumps appeared. What's wrong?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe and hard to visualize in words. Such a rash may be acne, but acne usually happens in a particular age group, beginning with puberty. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hard symmetrical bone like bumps in a few different spots the skull? Some in the back of my skull and on the top above my temple

Is it normal to have hard symmetrical bone like bumps in a few different spots the skull? Some in the back of my skull and on the top above my temple

Symmetrical: Bony bumps without symptoms may be normal anatomical landmarks palpated by an untrained hands. Suggest examination by your primary care provider ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I fell and got a black eye and hit above my temple into my brow bone. When will the bumps go way?

Two weeks ago I fell and got a black eye and hit above my temple into my brow bone. When will the bumps go way?

Depends on severity: Of injury, but it can sometimes take many months, up to one year. But more important thing is to figure out why you fell in the first place, so you can prevent future falls that can cause even more severe injury. Speak with your doctor, so that you can take steps to prevent future falls. ...Read more

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I have a bumb in my temple area. There is one in my other temple also. But you can only feel it. What would that be. My doctor said it was nothing?

I have a bumb in my temple area. There is one in my other temple also. But you can only feel it. What would that be. My doctor said it was nothing?

TEMPLE BUMPS: They may be small cysts, actually plugged up oil glands. Without seeing them, it's impossible to tell. See your doctor to make sure they aren't serious. ...Read more

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My wife got hit in temple. Not too hard. Had weird bumps on head like someone hit her, any answers please?

My wife got hit in temple. Not too hard. Had weird bumps on head like someone hit her, any answers please?

Temple trauma: The temple is a sensitive area go to ER to be evaluated. Could be falls, hitting objects, . Go to ER as soon as possible ...Read more

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Bump on temple, should I use a warm compress?

Bump on temple, should I use a warm compress?

Could: But response will depend on the etiology of the bump. If a cyst or lipoma it will not help. If a carbuncle it may help. ...Read more

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Slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago, now there is a minor bump and pain when yawning or chewing. Should I ice it or seek medical attention?

Slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago, now there is a minor bump and pain when yawning or chewing. Should I ice it or seek medical attention?

Ice and analgesics: You could have bruised bone of even muscles that are associated with yawning and chewing and ice and analgesics should help. However, if there was a loss of consciousness or the symptoms are worsening rather then improving, a medical evaluation might be needed. I would give it a couple more days. Good luck ...Read more

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Bump and pain behind lower left molar now temple hurts and feeling sick?

Bump and pain behind lower left molar now temple hurts and feeling sick?

Wisdom tooth?: It could be wisdom tooth. Try advil or tylenol (acetaminophen). Place an ice pack on cheek or try moist heat. Some people get relief chewing sugarless gum since it massages the gums. You can also use sore throat spray. If no relief in a few days, contact a dentist to make sure it is a wisdom tooth and it has room to erupt. In additon, you could have an infection of an erupted tooth that may need treatment. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with sever migraines, hit my head on table 2days ago got bump above temple got a bad migraine last night carried on to today?

Trauma: Trauma can precipitate vascular headaches. Treat it. If it is getting worse or you experience any changes in sensorium or neurological functioning get to a doctor asap and make sure you are not developing a subdural bleed. ...Read more

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I have a good size bump above my right eye close to the temple, it's hard and it doesn't hurt. What do I do?

I have a good size bump above my right eye close to the temple, it's hard and it doesn't hurt. What do I do?

Lump: The good thing is that it does not hurt. What is more important how does it look. If its quite bad an obvious then you should see someone about having it removed if it bother you. ...Read more

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I have a hard, non-motile, tender, but not red circular bump, 0.25" - 0.5" wide, under my skin, 2 -2.5" above my left temple. I'm 35 and F. Thoughts?

I have a hard, non-motile, tender, but not red circular bump, 0.25" - 0.5" wide, under my skin, 2 -2.5" above my left temple. I'm 35 and F. Thoughts?

A few things: There are various things that can look like this on the skin. The two most common lesions are a lipoma or a cyst (typically a pilar cyst). While these are normally mobile, they can also be non-mobile. There are rarer lesions, such as other soft tissue and bony tumors or cysts. If it is bothersome or growing, I'd recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist and getting it removed. ...Read more