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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?

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 had a lump on my head, left side. Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye. Could it be a brain tumor?

I had a lump on my head, left side. Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye. Could it be a brain tumor?

New onset headaches?: The likelihood is that you are having migraine headaches BUT if you are having these symptoms and they are brand new or significantly different from previously then, an appointment with your physician should occur right away. However, not because of the lump you feel. The most common reason for lumps on the head people find are lumps on the head that are supposed to be there. Let us know wassup. ...Read more

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Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle. I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. On off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. Related?

Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle. I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. On off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. Related?

Trigenminal Nerve: Although the anatomic points are separated by 4-5 cm. This sounds like and old blow to the head. It must have injured a branch if the Trigeminal nerve causing a neuroma- a benign nerve tumor. It is not to worry. Be grateful that you did not have a more significant Trigeminal nerve problem-a real severe pain called a tic doloreaux.. ...Read more

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Lumps in neck hard for over a year now and moving soft ones one left side of neck and pressure behind left ear white flashes and blurred vision in eye?

Lumps in neck hard for over a year now and moving soft ones one left side of neck and pressure behind left ear white flashes and blurred vision in eye?

See your doctor: Lymph nodes that are moveable are normal, but hard lumps in neck needs to be checked out by physical exam by your doctor, especially if it causes you to see white flashes, and have blurred vision. There may be something going on that you're unaware of, that the doctor needs to work up further with lab tests, or possibly referring you to an ophthalmologist to find out the cause of your blurred eyes. ...Read more

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A hard lump on the right side of my neck that is very sore whenever I touch it or turn my head its about the size of a dime?

A hard lump on the right side of my neck that is very sore whenever I touch it or turn my head its about the size of a dime?

Lymph node: This could be a lymph node that is swollen. A node can get infected or it can swell in reaction to an infection in the head/neck area. You should have it checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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My girlfriend (no medical history) has a small lump on side of head (skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?

My girlfriend (no medical history) has a small lump on side of head (skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?

Lump on head: It is likely a sebaceous cyst. To be sure she needs to be evaluated by her doctor. If it is a cyst then can be removed quite easily if desired. ...Read more

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I have a hard non moveable lump on left side back of head its been there a year and changes size sometimes its tender to touch should I worry?

I have a hard non moveable lump on left side back of head its been there a year and changes size sometimes its tender to touch should I worry?

See primary care MD: It may be an occipital lymph node draining the scalp. These will enlarge with infections of the scalp usually. It is best to see your primary care physician to determine its significance.
Some lymph node swelling can be serious. ...Read more

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About a month ago, I noticed a hard lump about the size of my palm on my head. It's right above my hairline on the right side. I'm very concerned.

About a month ago, I noticed a hard lump about the size of my palm on my head. It's right above my hairline on the right side. I'm very concerned.

Sebaceous cyst?: Obviously, something like this needs to be seen/examined, but this could be a sebaceous cyst. Other possibilities are normal skull anatomy or a benign bone growth.

Your doctor may want to do a simple xray of your skull. ...Read more

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My 4+ yrs old son got a hard lump on his left back side of da head. Its immobile, painless nd feels like bone. I want to know details about what it cud b?

My 4+ yrs old son got a hard lump on his left back side of da head. Its immobile, painless nd feels like bone. I want to know details about what it cud b?

Usually is: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body & generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection & grow to golf ball size & need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more

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Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected
very binign. ...Read more

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I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair!
Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) fr a referral to a plastic surgeon (if scar would be visible) or a General surgeon...for evaluation and removal

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I've had a swollen hard immovable lump at the right side bottom of my head (top of neck) for a good few years. No change in size. Is this concerning?

I've had a swollen hard immovable lump at the right side bottom of my head (top of neck) for a good few years. No change in size. Is this concerning?

If you are certain: That this is not part of your skull then I would recommend your doctor evaluate this. Painless, hard, immobile subcutaneous masses should be examined and possibly biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump on the back of my head on the left side. No pain on touch. There for many months. But realized it gets sore when I get a cold?

Few thoughts: Could be a lymph node or perhaps a skin module or mass. Since you have had this a while and since it seems to bother you it is time to see your doctor for examination ...Read more

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My Daughter has 2 pea size lump at the back of her head. Ear line and below. One lump on each side. Its hard and non moveable. Doesn't bother her?

My Daughter has 2 pea size lump at the back of her head. Ear line and below. One lump on each side. Its hard and non moveable. Doesn't bother her?

? mastoid process?: The muscles of the jaw and base of neck attach to a bony outgrowth situated outward & beneath the ear on either side. It should feel like a thick rock/outgrowth which is what it is. The other possibility would be a lymph node but they are marble like and move. ...Read more

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Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?

Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?

Sebaceous cyst: I suspect you have an inflamed cyst. This may need to be opened and drained. Please see your trusted doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Noticed rock hard knot/lump on the back side of my head, left side close to occipital bone. Knot is about pea size very painful & sensitive 2 touch.?

Noticed rock hard knot/lump on the back side of my head, left side close to occipital bone. Knot is about pea size very painful & sensitive 2 touch.?

Lump: This could be an inflamed lymph node, cyst or ingrown hair. Apply warm soaks. Check to see whether you have a skin eruption in that area which can cause lymph node reactivity. See your physician as needed. ...Read more

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I have a marble sized bone hard lump on the back of my head on the right side. It wasn't there before. What could it be?

Cyst or exostosis: If slightly movable a sebaceous cyst is a good bet, if not movable @ all an exostosis is possible. They are usually not a problem 2 worry about, but I would recommend that u b cn by ur pcp 4 an evaluation 4 peace of mind. ...Read more

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I woke up a few days ago to find a small hard unmovable lump on my lower, back head and a movable small lump on the back left lower side of my neck?

I woke up a few days ago to find a small hard unmovable lump on my lower, back head and a movable small lump on the back left lower side of my neck?

? nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndrome, we would simply recheck these in a week to see if they're receding or enlarging or whether new nodes have appeared. In case of the latter, your MD would order appropriate tests which could include a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a really hard lump on the top of my head right above my forehead its flat on each sides of it but sticks up pretty high what could this be? And

I have a really hard lump on the top of my head right above my forehead its flat on each sides of it but sticks up pretty high what could this be? And

For how long?: If all your life, it is probably a bony birth defect, not important.
If recent, and if tender, probably a cyst or possibly a pimple or abscess.
Try applying hot compress 3-4 times daily and see if it goes away. ...Read more