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Hard, fixed lump under chin near trachea, painless, i'm 19, under skin, can be felt anyway i tilt my head, and by others, is this a cause for concern

Hard, fixed lump under chin near trachea, painless, i'm 19, under skin, can be felt anyway i tilt my head, and by others, is this a cause for concern

?thyroid nodule: Get an ultrasound to resolve the cause then it will tell you whether it is a cyst or a nodule. You are still young tho. Either way, depends on the finding, a fine needle biopsy may be needed. ...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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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household people with Nix permethrin, if approved by doctor
15 Min, Weekly for 2 Weeks
Each person who had lice should be checked for nits (eggs) each day
5 Min, Daily for 3 Weeks
Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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My girlfriend(no medical history) has a small lump on side of head(skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?

My girlfriend(no medical history) has a small lump on side of head(skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?

Lump on head: it is likely a sebaceous cyst. To be sure she needs to be evaluated by her doctor. If it is a cyst then can be removed quite easily if desired. ...Read more

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I have a pea/marble sized lump on the back of my skull above my neck. It's painless and I've already had it checked but feel like it's gotten bigger?

I have a pea/marble sized lump on the back of my skull above my neck. It's painless and I've already had it checked but feel like it's gotten bigger?

Lymph node: You might be describing occipital lymph nodes which drain the scalp. They could get enlarged if you have any sores or infection of your scalp. Usually not a cause of worry unless it persists without evidence of infection/irritation. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Use OTC treatments exactly as directed to be effective
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Remove nits as directed. It's tedious, but effective!
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Re-treat only as directed by your physician
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I have had a small lump/bone now in the back of my head where the skull dips in, it is painless to touch and it hasnt grown at all, healthy 19 male?

I have had a small lump/bone now in the back of my head where the skull dips in, it is painless to touch and it hasnt grown at all, healthy 19 male?

Occipital skull: This is a normal part of the skull anatomy. Sometimes there is a protuberance of the skull where the muscles from the neck inset. This can lead to a lump of bone. No need to worry. ...Read more

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Iv had a lump at the bottom of my head on the skull for a while now should I go see my doctor. What is it and what causes it?

Iv had a lump at the bottom of my head on the skull for a while now should I go see my doctor. What is it and what causes it?

May be normal bone: If it's at the very back of your head, directly in the midline, it's probably a normal bony lump called the external occipital protuberance. Sometimes it takes people many years to discover they have this. If it's clearly to the right or left it may be a lymph node, and if getting bigger, should be checked out. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Shampoo with lice shampoo (e.g. Nix)
Once
Wash all used clothes
Once
Wash all used bedding
Once
Use a comb to clear nits in hair
Once
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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?

Need to have: This examined by your primary care doctor. Hard to tell what this is without phsyically seeing it. ...Read more

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