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I've developed an approximate 1cm hard lump on my forehead that's tender to touch and also a 2-3cm lump just outside my left labia?

I've developed an approximate 1cm hard lump on my forehead that's tender to touch and also a 2-3cm lump just outside my left labia?

Boil/pimple: sounds like a pimple and boil which is a local hair follical or local skin infection that gets red inflamed and if pus often is mrsa [methicillin resistant staph aureas], warm wet compresses like wash cloth often can bring it to a head and if burst open will drain and resolve , if not see a dr. or clinic for lancing it if gets red /hot swollen ...Read more

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I have forehead pain above my eyebrow area and in the middle of my forehead. Also tenderness in the cheekbones and eye area. Plz Doctor Jay C tell me ?

Could be sinus: As as sinus related. Again without either more information or really seeing you I can't be certain. But it's possible that something is irritating your sinuses(the frontal sinuses are in the forehead region, maxillary by the cheeks, and ethmoid behind the nose). This could vary from different types of infections to just plain allergies. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When i cough or bend over the left side of my head hurts and pressure. And when i press my forehead it is tender.?

When i cough or bend over the left side of my head hurts and pressure. And when i press my forehead it is tender.?

Sinus: An infection in the frontal sinus could cause headache and local tenderness, along with some dizziness and nausea. There may not be any other sinus drainage or congestion symptoms but there usually are. Treatments to try would be to breathe hot steam vapor and irrigate the sinuses with saline and could try some decongestants from the store. Get a check up if symptoms continue or worsen. ...Read more

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Pain in head on right side radiating from tip of forehead to scalp. Tender to touch and head throbs. Pain gets severe when lying down. Please help!

Headache: Need more info about your age and the headaches . But generally possibilities are sinus headache , migraine . If you are younger in age and like to think of temporal arthritis if somewhat older . But increase water intake and see your PCP so a proper evaluation can be done. ...Read more

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Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?

Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple.  What is this ?

Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. Rest easy. ...Read more

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3 weeks ago I fell and hit my forehead, I had a goose egg immediately with a small cut. I still have a quarter size tender lump, should I be concerned?

3 weeks ago I fell and hit my forehead, I had a goose egg immediately with a small cut. I still have a quarter size tender lump, should I be concerned?

Closed head injury: Most serious closed head injuries are associated with loss of consciousness, vomiting, confusion or other neurological signs occurring immediately or shortly after the injury. Rarely, head injuries result in a subdural hematomas, which can produce serious symptoms up to two weeks later. Residual lumps to the skull, lasting for weeks are not uncommon and generally not cause for concern. ...Read more

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I hit my forehead very hard against a piece of wood on the wall. I got a welt immediately and it's super tender to touch. Should I get it checked out?

I hit my forehead very hard against a piece of  wood on the wall. I got a welt immediately and it's super tender to touch. Should I get it checked out?

APPLY ICE!!!!!: Generally when YOU provide the FORCE it is generally not as "harmful" as being HIT on the head by an outside force..and I assume you did not loose consciousness...... If you develop blurred or double vision..persistent headache etc get it checked out!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I had an acne spot the corner of my forehead it is know spread and there is like 5 in that area its tender to touch and really red some have yellowhed?

I had an acne spot the corner of my forehead it is know spread and there is like 5 in that area its tender to touch and really red some have yellowhed?

Skin infection?: If you start having bumps that are red, tender to touch, some with yellow vesicles (may be pus filled), you may have a skin infection that need to be treated. You should go see your doctor who will examine you and recommend a treatment. Don't wait since it may get worse. ...Read more

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Slammed hatch of van on my head hit 4" of hairline & ½ forehead. About took me down nonstop headache X4 days. No blood, very tender-pain switches eyes?

Slammed hatch of van on my head hit 4" of hairline & ½ forehead. About took me down nonstop headache X4 days. No blood, very tender-pain switches eyes?

Concussion: The symptoms sound like you may have sustained a concussion. I would see your doctor and have the symptoms evaluated to determine if any imaging of the head is needed. ...Read more

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Thick yellow nasal discharge mixed with blood, painful tender spot middle of forehead just above eyebrows?

Thick yellow nasal discharge mixed with blood, painful tender spot middle of forehead just above eyebrows?

Sinusitis: If your symptoms have been going on for a short period of time, less than a week, then i would favor that this is an upper respiratory infection or viral cold. However, if your symptoms have been going on for longer than 7 to 10 days, then i would suspect that this may be a sinus infection. In that case, antibiotics may be needed to help alleviate your symptoms. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump on right side forehead bout an inch below hairline and not visible to the eye it does not move and its tender if touched and you can feel your heartbeat coming through it also skin moves freely over and no recent trauma?

Forehead Lump: Tough to say what that may be "over the computer" without examining it. The fact that you can feel your heart beat would point towards it being vascular in nature, but as stated, you would be best served by seeing a Doctor to get an official evaluation, so a definitive diagnosis can be made and any treatment would follow. Good Luck to you. ...Read more

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I have an area on my forehead and another on my eye socket that have swollen over the last two days. I now have tenderness under the jaw. Any ideas?

I have an area on my forehead and another on my eye socket that have swollen over the last two days. I now have tenderness under the jaw.  Any ideas?

Multiple possibility: Several possibilities: inflammatory processes like infection or autoimmunity, if dark may be blood disorder, could be allergic. Difficult to pin down with your description. ...Read more

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I have a possible m.s. Diagnosis and when I touch my forehead it feels really sore like it's bruised but there's nothing there?

I have a possible m.s. Diagnosis and when I touch my forehead it feels really sore like it's bruised but there's nothing there?

See doc: I think it is unlikely related to the MS but more likely to muscle tension, trauma , or less likely sinusitis . See doctor if this problem persists. ...Read more

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From my eyebrows up my forehead is sore, why?

Headache: The area you are describing corresponds to the sinus in your forehead. You might have a sinus infection. I would see your doctor to have this evaluated. Feel better. ...Read more

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How do I deal with spot on forehead with no heads to pop really sore ?

Antibiotics: If it's an infected zit, you may need to have antibiotics either applied topically or taken orally. The best way to handle it, tho, would be to keep your hands away from it to prevent superinfection. Chances are it may erupt on its own or just regress. If getting worse or you are concerned, see your doc. ...Read more

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What does a sore lump in the middle of my forehead mean?

What does a sore lump in the middle of my forehead mean?

Forehead lump: Most commonly, a sore lump on the forehead could represent a small infection, like a small or large infection. Because the skin of the forehead is pretty thick compared to the cheeks, sometimes, the infection can remain a little more hidden and doesn't look red or have a head visible. Could also be a cyst from skin glands or even a boney abnormality from the skull. Best to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Have a sore on my forehead that will not heal, red and ichy?

Have a sore on my forehead that will not heal, red and ichy?

Chronic wound: it's difficult to make a diagnosis without examining the wound or seeing a picture but since it's non-healing chronic sore, you need to see your primary care or preferably a dermatologist to get a biopsy done. Also make sure to always apply sunscreen. ...Read more