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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
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Is it normal for toddler to have small size hard bump under skin on forehead months after a fall? Doesn't bother him.

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
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Is it normal for toddler to have small size hard bump under skin on forehead months after a fall? Doesn't bother him.

Toddler fall: If medically cleared after the fall & has not complained of any symptoms. No worry. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
10 years in practice
21M people helped
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I've had a hard bump on my forehead for the past 2 years. It's under the skin above my right eye, no changing in size, and skin move freely. ?

Dr. Stephen Southard
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
10 years in practice
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I've had a hard bump on my forehead for the past 2 years. It's under the skin above my right eye, no changing in size, and skin move freely. ?

Could be a: Cyst or any number of other nodular skin lesions. While I'm sure the healthtap docs would be happy to help out, but the ideal way to receive any guidance would be to consider a formal consult and provide an image of the lesion. Otherwise, you should just seek an evaluation in-person with your primary care and/or a dermatologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
45 years in practice
9M people helped
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Small, hard, pea sized bump on forehead since 2 weeks. Not painful, itchy or bleeding. Under surface of skin and has purple hue. Cancer?!

Dr. Sewa Legha
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
45 years in practice
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Watch for size chang: It can one of several different things. Most such things are pimples and will settle down in 2-3 weeks but watch its size and look for color changes. If it grows in size over the next 2-3 weeks, it should be shown to a doctor(PCP or dermatologist). You need to make sure it is not melanoma which case it will like increase in size in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Frank Armstrong
Board Certified, Dermatology
19 years in practice
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I have constant breaking out on my forehead, little bumps that are small and have no whitehead, just are under the skin and don't pop if i try to.

Dr. Frank Armstrong
Board Certified, Dermatology
19 years in practice
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I have constant breaking out on my forehead, little bumps that are small and have no whitehead, just are under the skin and don't pop if i try to.

Milia: Not sure how old you are and what they look like. It sounds like little white bumps that are under the skin called milia. These are little cysts just under the skin. You need to see an aesthetician or dermatologist to remove them. They can come back. Retin- a usually helps prevent them. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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32 years in practice
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Dr. Michael Menachof
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
31 years in practice
131K people helped
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Hard bump under my skin on forehead. It is red and very sore. Doesn't feel big enough to be a cyst. What is it? How can I get rid of it from home?

Dr. Michael Menachof
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
31 years in practice
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Hard bump under my skin on forehead. It is red and very sore. Doesn't feel big enough to be a cyst. What is it? How can I get rid of it from home?

Warm Compresses: Hard to say what it is from your description, but if it is red and sore i would start with some warm compresses. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
1M people helped
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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Allergies: This is a form of allergy called allergic dermatitis. You can use cold compresses and a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin or allegra. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Williams
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Small bumps covering forehead, no head to pop. Not whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Appear to be under the skin. I have oily skin. Treatment?

Dr. Cindy Williams
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
737K people helped

Skin: Could it be allergic, infectious? If it's not pimples, I don't have enough to go on to help. Rashes are difficult, without seeing them. For oily skin, a mild sensitive skin soap, washing several times a day, should help. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
10M people helped
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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
40 years in practice
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I have an enlarged bump on my forehead it looks like my skin has come out to form a ball and it's bloody any idea on what it is?

Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
40 years in practice
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I have an enlarged bump on my forehead it looks like my skin has come out to form a ball and it's bloody any idea on what it is?

A cyst perhaps: If this bump just appeared and is enlarging in size, pl get it checked to see if it needs to be excised or treated with antibiotics for any infection. ...Read more

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