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Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. could it be a deep zit?

Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. could it be a deep zit?

This could be an: acne pimple or could be a cyst, which may be infected. I would recommend applying warm compresses a few times/day; ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain if needed. If it is not improving or if worsening please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

Details matter: How long since you "popped" this? If it is acne it just needs time to heal. Rinsing with tap water will be good for it. If you have significant acne a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Why is the back (crown )of my head sore?

Why is the back (crown )of my head sore?

Headache or Trauma: It's not possible to know without having more details about the soreness; however, I can say that a very common cause of head pain is a headache. Tension headaches are often felt in the back area of the head. Soreness could also be due to trauma to the area; this might be the case if you bumped your head. There are other possible causes, as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

What does it mean if the back of your head is sore?

Pain : I cannot give you a definitive diagnosis but if it is intermittent and sharp it is probably muscular. However if it is dull and persistent you should see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and i am gettimg worried ?

Hi. I have sore and tender parts ontop of my head for a wèek now and i am gettimg worried ?

Head sores: There are many possibilities. Best is to have your scalp and head examined to see if there are sores or bites or some time of infestation. Seeing your health provider is a good idea. ...Read more

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My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should i take her docters?

My 6year old fell from bars 2 weeks ago, landed on her head & back Her back is still sore Should i take her docters?

Yes: A little unusual that back still hurts after 2 weeks, although it might still be a back strain, it is a good idea that you get her checked out. ...Read more

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Causes of pain one top of head on one side? Dull pain, daily intermittent When I press the area it is sore. Could this be something serious?

Causes of pain one top of head on one side?  Dull pain, daily intermittent  When I press the area it is sore.  Could this be something serious?

Muslce: This is likely a muscle tension headache. We have muscles that cross all over our skull and for a lot of people, these can become tense and sore, causing pain that is palpable and even headaches for some. I might suggest trying some ibuprofen 600-800mg every 6hours as needed or naproxen 500mg every 12 hours as needed which may help with any inflammation and pain. A heating pad may also help. ...Read more

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I smashed and i mean smashed my head going into my car, i put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when i touch it. D you think that's ok? .

I smashed and i mean smashed my head going into my car, i put ice on it right away. Now it's just sore when i touch it. D you think that's ok?
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No nausea: If you have no nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, or visual changes, the chances of having a brain injury is small. It will be sore for a few days, but if the bump subsides, then it should be ok. Sometimes you can get blood between the skull bone and the skin, called a hematoma, so if a bump persists for more than a few days, you should see a doctor. How is your neck? ...Read more

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What does it mean if you touch part of the top of your head and it feels sore, i didnt hit it or anything, and its been like that for yrs, just wonder?

Superficial irritati: A long standing sensitive area on the scalp with no visible area of inflammation or infection may simply represent an area of superficial tenderness secondary to nerve irritation or local irritation for example the hair being pulled to tight, etc. ...Read more

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I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when i get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

I have had a sore head for 4 days its starts in the morning when i get up with a pain at the side then works around my head as the days go on just wondering what could it be?

Head discomfort: This may be a muscle contraction type headache which is almost always stress related. This is usually more of a steady dull ache rather than a throbbing migraine type which often has accompanying nausea. If you don't get relief with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil type medication, a neurologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat your headache. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Can sinusitis cause the head to be sore?

Here are some...: Headache and facial pain are the common symptoms of sinusitis, which may be acute or chronic, and usually is related with viral infection. Despite being a common illness, seek evaluation and counseling timely if symptoms are worsening or intolerable, especially with fever; don't wait. ...Read more

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