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Growing Lump On Head
I have a firm, large lump on the bottom right corner of the back of my head. It is painless and seemed to be growing for months. What could it be?
Variable diagnosis: Often these are calcium deposits that have originated as a bony overgrowth to what may have been minor trauma. They are common in prominent areas like the eyebrow ridge. I would have it evaluated during regular office hours by his regular doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Single soft painless lump on the right side of the neck near clavicular head. Slow-growing, smaller than an inch and oval shaped. What could it be?
Cyst: It sounds like you have a cyst. A cyst is a pimple that grows in the deeper skin. It fills up kind of like a water balloon. These don't turn bad but may get infected. If it hurts, you should see a dermatologist to have it treated. ...Read more
I have had a large lump on the top of my head since mon. I didn't hit it on anything. It feels like i'm growing a horn. It hurts to smile or move brow?
Bump on head: It sounds like an infected cyst. Use a warm compress and see your physician for further treatment. ...Read more
My 6 yr old son developed about 2 cm round lump on back of his head. It started 3 weeks ago and is growing. Feels hard under the normal skin. No pain?
Head lump??: See if he has a symmetrical lump on the other side which you just never noticed before. If not it is most likely that you are feeling a lymph node. Bring it to the attention of his doc and go from there. ...Read more
The knot I thought was a lump turns out is a cyst in the back of my head. Will it keep growing? What causes them? Dr sd it was close to the bone? We/me chose to leave it alone for now. Was that smart to do?
Depends on Cyst Type: There are many different types off cysts with a sebaceous cyst being the most common. On the scalp theses are also called a wen. They do not go away on their own. They may stabilize in size or they may contine to grow or they may get infected which makes removal more complicated. They are not usually a serious heath concern, however. Other types of cyst also exist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a marble/pea sized lump on the back of my head above my neck. It's rock hard and painless and may be growing. My doctor says it should be fine ?
I have a rock hard lump in my lower abdomen that is growing slowly I have no pain and feel light headed a lot should I be concerned?
See a doctor: it really depend if the lump is in your skin from an oil gland cyst or a lipoma. then nothing to worry about. but the fact that it is growing, and the possibility that the lump might be a deeper than the skin, see your doctor for a proper evaluation, and a good peace of mind. ...Read more
My 4 y/o has hard bony lump on top of head, growing, irregular shape.Intermittent fevers, night sweats, complains of "brain hurts" normal cbc.What next?
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