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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?

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 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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Can lump on temple cause dizziness?

Can lump on temple cause dizziness?

Temple mass: Any lump in that region is quite unlikely to be giving you dizziness. Go see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair!
Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) fr a referral to a plastic surgeon (if scar would be visible) or a General surgeon...for evaluation and removal

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a very tender lump on the side of my head near my right temple, it's painful to touch and seems to be causing headaches. What could this be?

Sebaceous cyst: At your age, a sebaceous cyst seems very likely. However, with issues regarding the skin, we always need to see and feel the area. Best to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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Small lump on my head above my temple not painful, loss of vishion for 4-5 secs and head aches and dizziness?

Small lump on my head above my temple not painful, loss of vishion for 4-5 secs and head aches and dizziness?

Loss of vision, etc: I would see a neurologist or go to your nearest er for an evaluation. There are numerous possibilities - some serious. Get help right away. ...Read more

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Have a hard lump on my right temple. Hurts when I open/close my mouth or touch it and it causes migraines and nausea. Had for 3 months but now worse?

Have a hard lump on my right temple. Hurts when I open/close my mouth or touch it and it causes migraines and nausea. Had for 3 months but now worse?

See your PCP: For evaluation, tests to rule out Temporal Arteritis and proper diagnosis and treatment. See your doctor ASAP to avoid serious complications. ...Read more

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What could cause lump in the head?

What could cause lump in the head?

Scalp?: If it is on the scalp it can be a cyst, or other growth such as calcifying lesion. It can also represent rare lesions which would require examination and possible biopsy to make the distinction. ...Read more

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What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

Need exam: Your question needs to be answer by your physician after having proper physical exam. See your physician. ...Read more

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What causes a lump on my head the day after drinking? The lump disappears the very next day and does not hurt.

What causes a lump on my head the day after drinking? The lump disappears the very next day and does not hurt.

? falling: Maybe you are falling and hittting your head, other than that I do not know what it would be. When you get the lump, get into a dr. And show it, so it can be properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my head on the right top side suddenly not sure what is wrong painful and feels like swelling too?

I have a lump on my head on the right top side suddenly not sure what is wrong painful and feels like swelling too?

Have it seen: It needs to be seen to be diagnosed and managed. I painful lump makes me think of trauma or infection. All the best. ...Read more