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Hard Lump Below Outer Side Of Eye
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
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
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
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
Need exam: You will need an exam to determine what the hard lump is and if anything needs to be done. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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.
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
I have a swollen, painful lump in the back of my head on the lower left side, what could it be? This lump is very painful to the touch, it is a hard lump that feels like bone, its as round as a 50 cent piece. The right side is also starting to swell and I
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. You may have inflammed lymph nodes or infected cysts. Either way, at this point you would do best to seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more
Cant' tell: Can't tell by description. See a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Hard lump on head: Yo need ot see your doctor or dermatologist. Cannot assess lumps without exam. ...Read more
Not normal: Not normal. See ENT doc for evaluation/recommendations. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on right side of the back of my head it's more prominent when I have neck and head pain otherwise it doesn't hurt. What is it?
Lipoma: Most likely lipoma but needs picture to comment. So I do not have enough information to diagnose at this time. ...Read more
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?
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
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
Step son has a hard lump on the side of his head that grows and shrinks It effects his learning capability, pees his pants and behavior when it grows.
Head lump: He needs to be examined and more information. Take him to his doctor ...Read more
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
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
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
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
There are 2 hard immovable lumps that grow and shrink on back of head on each side by ears. They grow and shrink. I noticed a small lump forming in the middle of my head now. Help. I need good info!
Lymph nodes or cysts: These could be lymph nodes or cysts. See a doctor to tell which it is. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the side of my head about the size of a golf ball maybe wondering what it is?
Exam: You must be examined and have this area biopsied or surgically removed. ...Read more
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