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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Skull Bumps

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What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

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

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Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Folliculitis: Red bumps on the scalp can occur when the hair shaft is pulled from its follicle, creating irritation and inflammation. Occassionally, fungus or bacteria enter the follicle, creating an infection which requires treatment. ...Read more

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What cause a ring of small bumps under your penis's head. And what is it?

What cause a ring of small bumps under your penis's head. And what is it?

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

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If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life. ?

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 more

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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.

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

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I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

See an ENT: It is doubtful that the "bump" on the back of the head is related to vertigo. A 20 year old with true vertigo needs a thorough detailed evaluation. Either see a primary care physician first, or an ENT directly. ...Read more

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How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

Ice pack: Ice pack. Treating the swelling may have cosmetic benefits (short term) but doesn't affect long term results. Ice can also reduce pain. Apply it for no more than 20 minutes at a time. ...Read more