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Hard Bump On Chin Under Skin
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
See PCP.: It could be an infected sebaceous gland. Have your pcp take a look and if needed get a biopsy. It doesn't sound like anything serious, but it would make you feel better to have it checked. ...Read more
My husband has a squishy bump that is somewhat firm in the center on the back left side of his head. What could it be?
Get it seen: I'm betting on a lipoma or an epidermoid includion ("sebaceous") cyst. You'll probably want to go in together and get it seen; if the clinical diagnosis is benign, and you are asked to decide whether to have it excised, it's a decision to make as a couple. ...Read more
I have a marble size, hard bump on the back of my head. Its been there for years now, and doesn't cause any pain. Should I be concerned?
Nope.: Sounds like a trichilemmal cyst. Benign. Can be removed easily if necessary. ...Read more
I have this very hard but not painful bump on my head that I found last year and it has grown since. It feels like a marble under my skin?
I have a hard bump on the lower right side of my head and it hurts pretty bad to touch. It's been there for a couple of months. What could it be?
I have a sudden painful bump on the right side of my head. Its a few inches above the base of my head. Its hard and painful to touch. What could it be?
My wife got hit in temple. Not too hard. Had weird bumps on head like someone hit her, any answers please?
Temple trauma: The temple is a sensitive area go to ER to be evaluated. Could be falls, hitting objects, . Go to ER as soon as possible ...Read more
I have had a small pea size hard bump on the back of my head for years now all of a sudden it hurts to touch?
Sebaceous cyst?: As per the previous answers both sebaceous cysts and lipomas are common and can become inflamed/painful but impossible to give a definite answer without examination. Your doctor if not sure after examination may need to refer you for scans to clarify. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've got a hard, bony, immovable bump on the back of my head. It only hurts to the touch, but when touched it's painful.
I have a large bump on the right side of my head but it only gives me migraines and makes it hard to look at light. What is it?
Migraines: The light sensitivity is a typical symptom of migraines. The bump on the head from an injury = you could have a concussion. The bump/lump from a growth or injury could be putting pressure on the occipital nerve causing a one sided headache. If a growth, see your doctor. If a mild concussion, it will take time to heal. ...Read more
I have a tiny hard bump on my head it hurts its been there for a few years I get headaches often. The bump sorta moves back and forth?
A bump that you can move back and forth that has been there for years may be just a collection of fat cells called a lipoma. They can sometimes get irritated and cause discomfort if hit repeatedly due to sticking out, but usually do not cause pain.
Headaches are likely muscle tension and unrelated to the lipoma, but if new or severe, it is important to see your Dr. ...Read more
I have a small hard bump on my head that is really painful, I didn't hit my head it has been there for a while but now it hurts a lot.?
Hi my son is 11 years old and he pointed out that he has a small soft bump on his head. Its hard to describe without showing a pic of it?
Go to your Dr: It would be difficult to give you any advice or info in this case without a "hands on"assessment. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger
I hit my head a month ago, have bump on head which cause alot of tension. Will this resolve? Can I make anything for hard bump to go away? Also earpressure after hitting head
Many possibilities: See the doctor for exam and treatment plan got you ...Read more
Neck Bumps: Without seeing your skin it is almost impossible too make a diagnosis but if you are african anerican you could have acne kelodalis nuchae. Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a condition characterized by follicular-based papules and pustules that form hypertrophic or keloid-like scars. Akn typically occurs on the occipital scalp and posterior neck and develops almost exclusively in young, african-amer. ...Read more