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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Painful Lump On Skull

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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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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 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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Painful lump near the base of my skull on the left side. About half an inch in diameter. Very sensitive to the touch. Very worried.

Painful lump near the base of my skull on the left side. About half an inch in diameter. Very sensitive to the touch. Very worried.

Be calm: No reason to lose your cool or get terribly worried. Most of these types of things turn out to be nuisances and that's all. You will need a doctor to look at the lump and squeeze it a bit. Depending on how big it is he may want to take a small bit of tissue and send it to the lab for analysis. If you'd like to talk about it more: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code for appointment: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I have a semi large hard lump on the back of my skull, it's painful but it has no head and no sign of opening up. What would you think it is?

I have a semi large hard lump on the back of my skull, it's painful but it has no head and no sign of opening up. What would you think it is?

How long do u have: There are few things of the consistancy you are saying can happen. Few of the common ones are sebacious cyst - usually has a punctum, dermoid cyst which is possible in your case which is a firm to hard lump usually , fibromas, lipomas which are usually soft but if they have some fibrous tissuethey can be firm , neurofibromas arising from nerves , hamartomas-of mixed issue content, teratomas. ...Read more