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Bump On My Temple
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
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 small painless bump above my left temple, I feel that it is causing daily migraines, Could this be something serious?
Probably not: However if you are concerned about it, it's worth getting checked. ...Read more
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
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
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.
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:
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
I bumped my temple 72 hours ago. No headache, pupils fine, and not dizzy. Should I still worry about subdural hematoma:acute, subacute and chronic?
What could cause a small bump under skin near my right temple? It is hard, not able to be popped, and is not painful. Has grown maybe 1mm in months.
Probably: You probably have a milium which is a tiny cyst. See dermatologist for removal. ...Read more
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
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
I hit my temple at work earlier today and it seemed fine but now I have a small bump like a mosquito bite and it hurts can yu give me some advice?
Give it time: Does not sound serious. Sounds like some soft tissue swelling. Apply ice. It will go away. ...Read more
I have an inflamed bump on the scalp of my head in the temple area & my hair is very thin there, what can be the cause & how can it be treated?
Little bump and pain behind lower left molar now my temple hurts and I feel sick what could it be?
Hit my temple pretty hard and I have a huge bump now. Should I go to the er? Felt sick afterwards also hard to swollow and bite down
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
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
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
I just noticed a small bump on my head that is beneath the skin, just above my ear and behind my temple. It is painless but tender. What could it be?
My eyelids, lymph nodes in front and below the ears are inflamed, my conjunctiva is red, my temple is painful and my scalp has painful bumps?
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
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
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
My child has swollen right n left temples but no pain and a bump on his forehead. What is the cause?
Infection?: Could the bump be a spider bite? The swellings could be lymph nodes. Please take him to a physician. ...Read more
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
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
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
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