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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Painful Lump On Temple

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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?

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 the lump on my temple that comes and goes be?

What could the lump on my temple that comes and goes be?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more