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I have a very painful lump on my forehead, same area size as a 50 p coin but stands out very large. It is hard and very painful.?

I have a very painful lump on my forehead, same area size as a 50 p coin but stands out very large. It is hard and very painful.?

Forehead lump: Could be infection or growth in skin or bone or tissue in between, depending on how the areas look and feel. A scan may be needed. Have your doctor examine you.. ...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

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Hi! Have hard lump at back of my head, more to right side and slightly more up than hole where head meets neck. What could this be? It's not painful.

Hi! Have hard lump at back of my head, more to right side and slightly more up than  hole where head meets neck. What could this be? It's not painful.

Most likely: Most likely a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, or lymphnode. Difficult to say without an in person examination. Usually these are not dangerous but can cause some complications. www.bmednyc.com ...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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A small bone hard lump on the of my head. About the size of a dime. It is painful to the touch but not otherwise. Is this a tumor? Or is it benign?

A small bone hard lump on the of my head. About the size of a dime. It is painful to the touch but not otherwise. Is this a tumor? Or is it benign?

Tumor: By definition a tumor is a mass, either benign or malignant. On the top of the head, a lesion the size of a dime falls into the benign group of tumors. It can be a true bony lesion or osteoma, a small fibrous tumor, a dense lipoma or cytst. Malignant tumors here usually ulcerate the skin. If it grows or becomes painful then biopsy is indicated. ...Read more

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I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

Well : Generally speaking lumps on the scalp that are not painful can be inflamed or enlarged lymph node a cyst or fatty tumor lipoma usually these are benign. Rarely they could be a cancer. See a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a hard large and painful lump on the lower left backside of my skull. I have has no head injuries what could this be?

I have a hard large and painful lump on the lower left backside of my skull. I have has no head injuries what could this be?

Lump: Could be a boil or cyst. Could be a lymph node or other growth. Usually something painful should be checked to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I hav a lump on my head about the size of a large spot it feels hard but not painful IV had it 4 about 6 months now, any idea wot it cud be?

Scalp lump: Probably either a seborrheic cyst or if rubbery, a lipoma or possibly an occipital lymph node if in the back, or calcification. It would be best to show it to your PCP or a dermatologist to see whether it needs to be biopsied or removed. Skin cancer occurs on the scalp, too, and most can be cured if caught early. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump on back of head along hair line. Hard and painfull to the touch. Accompanied by headache. What could this be? Medical atn nesesary?

Cyst or abscess?: It is possible that you could have a cyst, infected hair, or abscess that is causing your symptoms. Please see your doctor for proper treatment. It may include antibiotics or it may need incision and drainage. ...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. ?

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 found a painful red lump with black head in my armpit. Squezzed it and it discharged hard white stuff. What should I do?

I found a painful red lump with black head in my armpit. Squezzed it and it discharged hard white stuff. What should I do?

Sounds like a cyst: This sounds like a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. They are common. The biggest problem with them is they can become infected. It is likely to recurr after squeezing and usually needs excision to get rid of it. Consult your doctor, dermatologist or plastic surgeon to be sure. ...Read more