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Causes Of Skull Bumps
I have a hard bump in the back of my skull in the base of the occipital lobe region. It is does not cause any sort of pain but I am concerned. ?
Have it checked out: Most likely it is a bony prominence and benign but should have your doctor check it out when you see him/her ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Pearly pink papules: Many men will notice small pink or flesh colored tiny bumps just under the head or glans of the penis. These are normal and are called pearly pink papule. If you ever have bumps that are painful or itchy or blisters or discharge from your penis please see a health care provider ...Read more
If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life. ?
It depends: on how hard you hit it, and how big the bump is, but it is possible for a hard hit to any bone (including your skull) to cause some permanent swelling or thickening to the area that was injured. It matters how big it is, the location of the bump, and does it bother you or not. This is one of those items where one look is worth a thousand words, have a doctor examine it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause bumps on the "rim" of the head of my penis like a clear/white/fleshly colored. They do not hurt, have had them 2 years.
What causes temporal pain on one side head. It doesn't hurt bad unless I touch it.should I be concerned? I am 60. No bumps or redness on area.
PainInTheTemple, Oy!: At your age it could be an inflamed temporal artery, which is a marker for inflammation to deeper arteries, some of which could affect your eye and eyesight. So best to go see your doctor right away. A blood test could give a fairly good answer. If it's not that (called "temporal arteritis) then your doctor could try and figure out something else with a sigh of relief that it wasn't arteritis. ...Read more