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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

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I have a small lump in my forehead, it's hard and feels like it's on a nerve because when I press on it and try to move it sometimes, I get a shooting pain through my head. Headaches occur sometimes too?

I have a small lump in my forehead, it's hard and feels like it's on a nerve because when I press on it and try to move it sometimes, I get a shooting pain through my head. Headaches occur sometimes too?

Have it checked out!: There are plenty of nerves on the face compared to the rest of the body. So anytime there's a lump, bump, acne, scrape, or lesion, it's painful! So, best to have it checked out by your doctor to physically examine it, and see if it needs further investigation or imaging. The forehead has a lot of nerves there, so the bump is just intensifying it more. It may go away on it's own too. See your DR! ...Read more

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I have developed an ovoid hard lump suddenly on my head above forehead and mid line. No head injury. But been experiencing violent headache.

I have developed an ovoid hard lump suddenly on my head above forehead and mid line. No head injury. But been experiencing violent headache.

You need a workup: Your going to need to see a Neurologist so the proper testing can be ordered. Without seeing it, it's hard to comment on what it possibly is.

It could just be a dermatological problem like a benign cyst, but given that your associating "Violgent" headaches, you will need a full head to toe Neuro assessment and perhaps imaging not for just this growth, but the brain too. ...Read more

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My dogs hard head hit my forehead pretty hard. No lump. An hour after my eyes starting stinging and watering. Then my whole head started hurting.

My dogs hard head hit my forehead pretty hard. No lump. An hour after my eyes starting stinging and watering. Then my whole head started hurting.

Dog dander: It is possible you may have gotten your dogs dander into your eyes. It may have affected your nose and sinuses as well, causing a headache. ...Read more

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I had a boil on my forehead between my eyebrows a month ago, pus drained but left a a hard lump and a scar where the head was. Derm gave me another roun?

I had a boil on my forehead between my eyebrows a month ago, pus drained but left a a hard lump and a scar where the head was. Derm gave me another roun?

Boil: The firm lump may be residual fibrosis after the infection drained. If this is so, gradual retraction of the tissue occurs for weeks and eventual shrinkage of the lump should occur. If residual infection is present, the area will be reddened and tender and warm compresses should continue. ...Read more

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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?

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 have itchy hard uncomfortable lumps on my head what could it be?

I have itchy hard uncomfortable lumps on my head what could it be?

Hard lumps on head: It could be a few different things but folliculitis comes to mind, which is like acne involving the hair follicle. But with examination or a picture it's hard to say. Please get it checked out. ...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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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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I keep getting hard pus looking lumps on back of head.

I keep getting hard pus looking lumps on back of head.

Seek evaluation: Chronic infections conditions in this area may warrant a multifaceted approach, which may include a wound culture to determine the appropriate antibiotic. Sometimes a longer antibiotic course is necessary, but this brings with it other risks. ...Read more

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What are these small hard white lumps on my penis head?

What are these small hard white lumps on my penis head?

Not sure what are...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what they may be, but clinically, pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis are likely. If so, there is no need to treat them since being inborn, harmless, & not contagious. How to sort all related things out correctly for right care? Follow instructions in articles on http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish.... ...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

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I hit my head very hard and now I have a lump and a lot of pain. Should I be worried?

I hit my head very hard and now I have a lump and a lot of pain. Should I be worried?

Although I'm not a: Physician, if one of my clients came in for psychotherapy with what you are reporting, I would recommend that they get it checked out either by your primary care physician or at an emergency room. Concussions can do some serious harm and often the symptoms don't appear right away. Check it out to be safe. ...Read more

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I have a hard bony lump on back of my head, what causes it? Is it benign or malignant?

I have a hard bony lump on back of my head, what causes it? Is it benign or malignant?

Probably benign: Probably benign osteoma. However, see ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...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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A few days ago I noticed a large, hard lump. It's very painful and has no head. Sometimes a small amount yellow fluid will come out?

A few days ago I noticed a large, hard lump. It's very painful and has no head. Sometimes a small amount yellow fluid will come out?

Need to examine: Where is the lump? How big is it, measured in cm? Do you have fever? It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more