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I have a lump on my head.The area around the area feels dented in. When i press on it. I get a painful migraine, dizzy & ringing ears. What causes thi?

I have a lump on my head.The area around the area feels dented in. When i press on it. I get a painful migraine, dizzy & ringing ears. What causes thi?

See a doctor: It is difficult to say what is causing your symptoms from this description. You should see a local doctor to investigate further and rule out any serious causes. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on the right side of my head they come and go and no dr can figure out what they are or what causes them. I had one biopsied and?

I have a painful lump on the right side of my head they come and go and no dr can figure out what they are or what causes them. I had one biopsied and?

What did biopsy show: If you could let us know what the biopsy showed, we may be able to give you a better answer. Possibilities include infection (boil, for example), wart, etc. Do you get 1 at a time or do you get several at once? Showing a picture of 1 along with the biopsy results would be helpful. Have you seen a dermatologist yet? You could request a consult on HealthTap once you can provide more info. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello sir. A lump appears on my frehead near about every month.It is highly painful dat my cmplete head is paining badly. N also caused me fever.reas?

See a doctor: This requires a full history and physical exam and perhaps some imaging studies and labs to fully assess and arrive at a diagnosis. Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause a swelling at the back of my head at the base of my skull, and painful lump under my jaw?

What could cause a swelling at the back of my head at the base of my skull, and painful lump under my jaw?

Most lumps, benign: Don't start worrying. The majority of small bumps on your head would be benign (not cancer). Lumps that can be tender are cysts, lymph nodes and less likely lipomas. Still, hard to evaluate it over the net. See your primary md who can take a good history and examen you. Given your presentation it sounds more like lymph nodes. You want to make sure its nothing scary ...Read more

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I've had for some years in the back of my head right side a painful hard lump that once in a while becomes swollen & causes head-ache. What can it be?

I've had for some years  in the back of my head right side a painful hard lump that once in a while becomes swollen & causes head-ache. What can it be?

This may be: The muscle overlying the greater occipital nerve just below the skull base. If it is tender to push on you might try using a heating pad. If it continues see either a neurologist or an old laryngologist. I used a steroid injection which often relieves the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a soft swelling on the right side between the collarbone and neck. There is no lump and not painful. But sometimes caused light headed when tou?

I have a soft swelling on the right side between the collarbone and neck. There is no lump and not painful. But sometimes caused light headed when tou?

Doubt they are relat: I am very doubtful that the swelling that you were describing has anything to do with the light-headedness. The swelling is a benign phenomena, just some slight edema. ...Read more

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Lumps in pelvic area, not painful. My dr thinks it's due to shaving, but would this still be the cause if its underneath the skin? Not ON my skin?

Lumps in pelvic area,  not painful.  My dr thinks it's due to shaving,  but would this still be the cause if its underneath the skin? Not ON my skin?

LumpyBumpyGrumpy: If it is due to shaving, then what happens is that those little hairs, after being shaven-down, lose their sense of direction (they don't have GPS yet) and get stuck just beneath the skin. Then they get pissed off and try harder but can't break back through or, actually grow in really screwy directions. That causes irritation and bumps. Some people are just prone to it: armpits, pubies, face (men) ...Read more

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What could be the possible cause of painful lumps under the skin on both shins? There is no redness.

What could be the possible cause of painful lumps under the skin on both shins? There is no redness.

Erythema nodosum?: A condition called erythema nodosum typically causes painful bumps over the shins. Usually there would also be redness, but not always. Erythema nodosum often is a sign of other systemic inflammatory diseases. For example, it often shows up in people with inflammatory bowel disease, i.e. Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. See a doctor if the problem continues. Good luck! ...Read more

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Got a pea shaped lump on inside of my right cheek, not painful but starting to scare me as to what it is and what caused it :(?

Got a pea shaped lump on inside of my right cheek, not painful but starting to scare me as to what it is and what caused it :(?

Lump: For your peace of mind see a dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination. He may want to take a biopsy of the lump fora definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

Lymph Node: A lot of poss answers to this & a lot depends on the characteristics it. There are a lot of areas of lymph nodes in the body (see pic) including in the "submandibular" space below the chin. This could be from your body fighting a viral or bacterial infection-which may need tx. If viral it will likely go away by itself. Could also be an abscess or other prob. If stays, red, warm, fever get checked ...Read more

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Does smoking cause any painful lump kind of thing underneath left jaw? Its very painful to touch

Does smoking cause any painful lump kind of thing underneath left jaw? Its very painful to touch

Smoking: Smoking is bad for you and the toxins can cause many issues. A lump can be anything from Cancer, to a Lymph node to an abscess or an infection. If you are concerned then have someone check it our. ...Read more

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What can cause a very very painful lump inside of my nose on the left side what is this very painful lump inside the left side of my nose

Most : Most painful lumps that arise acutely (quickly) in the nose are infected hair follicles or skin infections. If it has been there for a while, it may be time to have it evaluated as you may require antibiotics. Sometimes, these lumps may develop into abscesses requiring drainage. Although extremely unlikely, tumors (benign and malignant) may arise in the nose and may cause pain. Most treatment depends on the location, duration, appearance, and severity of symptoms. If it is close to the opening of the nose (vestibule) and it has been quick to arise (and present for only a short time) - warm compresses and pain medication (advil (ibuprofen) and tylenol) may help, however, if the pain is severe, or it has continued to worsen, i would advise an exam immediately to be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What can cause a painful lump to push the ear from jaw?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause painful lumps under my skin under the breast and on ribs?

What can cause painful lumps under my skin under the breast and on ribs?

This one can't be: Diagnosed on line - please seek medical assessment. ...Read more