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Cyst On Head Under Skin
Ive had a small fatty bump under my skin on the back of my head for years now. It hasnt grown and is painless, ive heard it could be a harmless cyst?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I've had a small fatty lump under my skin on the back of my head for several years. It hasnt gotten bigger, many say its a harmless cyst. Should worry?
Re: scalp lump: Statistically, the vast majority of such lesions are either a type of epidermal cyst-commonly known as wens-or fatty growths called lipomas. The former lesion may rupture, causing it to enlarge and turn red. Both of these are benign, but if clinical changes occur-enlargement, development of symptoms-then it should be checked. Treatment for both lesions is simple excision in the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard lump on head is fixed not mobile. Two doctors have said cyst to ignore it but it's hard and under skin doesn't feel like a cyst Should I see 3rd?
Lump: The question is do you know what a cyst feels like? If two doctors have examined you and said it is a cyst, what happens when you go to the third and he says it is a cyst? Do you then go to the fourth? You either need at some point to believe them or not. If you don't believe them then do you keep going to doctors until you find one that tells you what you want? Get it removed! ...Read more
My son got small cyst under skin of his head above his left eye , do I need to do scan to find out what it is , I have concerns about it , ?
26 years old.For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis.Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now.Cancer or cyst?
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
Is it normal to have skin discoloration and cysts growing on your scrotum when you have multiple epidiymal head cysts?
Not related: Cysts on the scrotum are usually sebaceous meaning trapped sebum which is benign. If they get big, red or painful, you should get them lanced or excised. ...Read more
Ihad a cyst on the back of my head cut open to drain by doc. Today i notice a lump of skin sticking out that looks like blood but its skin. What is it?
Hamangioma: This could be a hamangioma, which is a benign collection of small blood vessels that can arise in areas of trauma occasionally. However, it is difficult to diagnose this without seeing it and the safest thing to do is have your surgeon take a look. I hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have a tiny bump on edge of labia majora. It's skin coloured and no bigger than a pin head, it's painless and definitely not a cyst. What could it be?
Well : Can be pimple cyst or infection. Consult Healthtap with photographs for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
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