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Hard lump on head is fixed not mobile. Two doctors have said cyst to ignore it but it's hard and under skin doesn't feel like a cyst Should I see 3rd?

Hard lump on head is fixed not mobile. Two doctors have said cyst to ignore it but it's hard and under skin doesn't feel like a cyst Should I see 3rd?

Lump: The question is do you know what a cyst feels like? If two doctors have examined you and said it is a cyst, what happens when you go to the third and he says it is a cyst? Do you then go to the fourth? You either need at some point to believe them or not. If you don't believe them then do you keep going to doctors until you find one that tells you what you want? Get it removed! ...Read more

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Small hard lump on head in scalp...Feels hard as bone doesn't hurt and is not red what could this be?

Small hard lump on head in scalp...Feels hard as bone doesn't hurt and is not red what could this be?

Some ideas: This may be an osteoma, a little hematoma / bruise bump that healed with a lot of calcification, or something else. If it's not growing, not painful, and not ulcerating, leave it alone; show your physician next visit. ...Read more

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I have a pee size hard lump on my head?

I have a pee size hard lump on my head?

Usually a wen: If there is no other abnormality--no discoloration or skin changes--an isolated pea sized bump on the scalp is usually due to a cyst. These can enlarge and are often irritating. They can easily be removed by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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Hard lump on my head, been there for a month, skin moves freely over it, about the size of a v.Small grape. No pain, not tender, unmovable.

Hard lump on my head, been there for a month, skin moves freely over it, about the size of a v.Small grape. No pain, not tender, unmovable.

Likely a lymph node: There are a number of lymph nodes scattered around the back of the head and neck where they are easily found. At rest they may be the size of a pea and when stimulated they are often bean sized or larger.Size often changes over weeks ; often reflects bug bits, skin rashes or throat irritation, it is not likely related to headaches, nausea or dizziness. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my head that I have had for a while now with seizures periodically now getting terrible headaches what could this be?

I have a hard lump on my head that I have had for a while now with seizures periodically now getting terrible headaches what could this be?

Lumps in the dumps: What's on the outside of the head (lump) has nothing to do with what goes on inside. Seizures cause headaches. Seizures and headaches may be the result of the same underlying condition (e.g., brain tumor) or can be completely unrelated. You need some diagnostic clarity--see your neurologist. ...Read more

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I have had a hard lump on my head above my left ear. It's a little bigger than a quarter. It doesn't hurt and does not move. It's been there over a year. What could it be?

I have had a hard lump on my head above my left ear. It's a little bigger than a quarter. It doesn't hurt and does not move. It's been there over a year. What could it be?

Mass: It can be many things but since you have provided no information about yourself, especially your age, medical or surgical history, its not possible to provide you with an informative response. ...Read more

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Does the hard lump on my head mean that I have some kinda skull tumor (bone cancer)?! I'm worried! Is it normal?

Does the hard lump on my head mean that I have some kinda skull tumor (bone cancer)?! I'm worried! Is it normal?

May be just a cyst: I see a lot of these. The vast majority are just benign cysts. If it grows or bothers you, that's enough reason to get it removed. ...Read more

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Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Depends: It can be but doesn't have to be. Please see your doctor for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Small hard lump under skin on head/skull, what is this?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more