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My 2 yr old daughter fell off our bed last wednesday and bumped her head, I was just wondering how long it would take for that bump to go away? Thanks

My 2 yr old daughter fell off our bed last wednesday and bumped her head, I was just wondering how long it would take for that bump to go away? Thanks

Variable: The lump is usually blood in a pocket under the scalp. Some will fade in days but large ones can form a hard calcium deposit and take months to fade. ...Read more

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Medium sized bump appeared on top left side of penis (under the head) after I masturbated last night. Should I see a doctor or wait it out for longer?

Medium sized bump appeared on top left side of penis (under the head) after I masturbated last night. Should I see a doctor or wait it out for longer?

Here are some...: If bearable and not worsening over next 24 hours, you may wait out especially if having prior similar experience; it not, seek evaluation & counseling timely. By report, such topical bump seems related to sexual acts so that time & patience are keys of care. For general instruction of healthcare, follow suggestions described in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health.... ...Read more

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I have this itchy small bumps that come and go usually on my neck, face and chest that won't last for really long mostly one at a time. What can it be?

I have this itchy small bumps that come and go usually on my neck, face and chest that won't last for really long mostly one at a time. What can it be?

Hives: Hives typically last in one location less than 24 hours, move around, itch, resolve comlpetely without changes to the skin pigment and are typically red elevated above the normal skin level (bumps). ...Read more

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There is a small bump near my hair, on my forehead. It has been there for about 4 months. Can a pimple last that long? And it hurts when I press it.

There is a small bump near my hair, on my forehead. It has been there for about 4 months. Can a pimple last that long? And it hurts when I press it.

Pimple??: Does it look like a pimple? It would be unusual for a pimple to stay for four months and not change in some way, either by growing, or bursting and draining, or by gaining some more pimples nearby. This should be looked at more formally by a doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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Face waxed for the first time, next day my face broke out into rash. Tiny red bumps on my cheeks/sideburn area. How long will it last, how to treat?

Face waxed for the first time, next day my face broke out into rash. Tiny red bumps on my cheeks/sideburn area. How long will it last, how to treat?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles. Each hair on your body grows out of a tiny pouch called a follicle. You can have folliculitis on any part of your body that has hair. But it is most common on the face and scalp and areas rubbed by clothing, such as the thighs and groin. Treatment is usually with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Bump on lip is grey-ish \u0026 have been there for almost 3wks, seemed to be going away at first, how long does cold sore last?

7-10 days: Cold sore is a virus that is stored in anyone who has had chicken pox. Usually resolves in 7-10 days. Recommend medical visit to diagnose lesion if no resolution. ...Read more

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How long can swelling last after deviated septum surgery? My nose has a small bump on the bridge that feels hard like bone. Could it be swelling?

How long can swelling last after deviated septum surgery? My nose has a small bump on the bridge that feels hard like bone. Could it be swelling?

Possibly: Followup w/your surgeon As a general rule for my patients I say that 80% of swelling is gone after 2 weeks & 90% is gone after 2 months, but really more like 6 weeks. That being said-a bump on the bridge of the nose should not be from septal surgery. The septum is in the middle of your nose & surgery to the nasal dorsum/nasal bridge is more from rhinoplasty or septorhinoplasty. F/u w ur surgeon ...Read more

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Bump on the head:when it's a serious head injury? Last year I bumped my head in the filling cabinet when I was about to stand but now it developed lump

Bump on the head:when it's a serious head injury? Last year I bumped my head in the filling cabinet when I was about to stand but now it developed lump

UNLIKELY PROBLEM: Most head injuries are quite minor without any long-term consequence. A lump after impact is simply a scalp bruise or hematoma of no permanent problem. ...Read more

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If child falls and hits his head, how long does it take for a bump to show up?

If child falls and hits his head, how long does it take for a bump to show up?

Depends: It depends how hard they hit their head. Sometimes the bump pops up within a few minutes. Sometimes it gradually comes on over the next few hours. Applying ice and pressure would help prevent the swelling, but most toddlers hate the ice. The bump is caused by blood and fluid building up under the skin. It can last several weeks. ...Read more

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My son got a bump on his head today. He wants to know how long until it goes away?

My son got a bump on his head today. He wants to know how long until it goes away?

Does not last long: Depending on the size of it, and how well the patient is.
Usually it goes away in 2-3 days ...Read more

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I have this very hard but not painful bump on my head that I found last year and it has grown since. It feels like a marble under my skin?

I have this very hard but not painful bump on my head that I found last year and it has grown since. It feels like a marble under my skin?

Several: Sebaceous cyst-like a big zit that does not empty.
Have someone look art it. Usually has a small puncta- orifice that may drain.
If no puncta may be fibroma or neurofibromas or lipoma.
There are a lot of other possibles, but at your age these are more common.
See pcp. ...Read more

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How long should you keep a 3 year old awake after they bump their head?

How long should you keep a 3 year old awake after they bump their head?

No specific interval: Different from adults, we do not wake most infants hourly for a day to check for head injury effects. Infants who were not knocked out can be kept in their normal routine with occasional surveillance of their sleeping quality. Recurrent vomiting indicates need for an evaluation. If knocked out, monitor for vomiting or behavior change & seek attention if these occur. ...Read more

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I have bumps at the base of my head could it be from long time use of andro gel?

I have bumps at the base of my head could it be from long time use of andro gel?

Side effects: Are these lesions new? Pain or itching? Androgen can cause acne but is usually on the face and trunk. ...Read more

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How long should it take for bump on a baby's head to go down after falling? Mine is 20 months old.

How long should it take for bump on a baby's head to go down after falling? Mine is 20 months old.

The bump: Or hematoma as we call it, can last for 1-2 weeks. Sometimes it gets slightly worse before it gets better. If the child is acting normally, and not vomiting uncontrollably, she should be fine. If she starts doing those things, call your pediatrician. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to go to sleep if I bump my head?

How long do I have to wait to go to sleep if I bump my head?

That depends: It was an older practice to keep people awake if they had a concussion to observe their status. If you have a head bump with no sxs of concussion, you likely don't need to fret. People with a concussion can sleep but in some cases, they should go to an er asap instead of sleeping. You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of. ...Read more

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Can minor bumps to the head during concussion recovery affect you in the long term in any way.?

Can minor bumps to the head during concussion recovery affect you in the long term in any way.?

Do NOT worry: Minor bumps do not usually cause any brain injury and should not adversely affect recovery from concussion. ...Read more

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I fell today and got an egg size bump on my head, I iced it but it still hurts a lot, how long till I feel better and what should I do about it?

I fell today and got an egg size bump on my head, I iced it but it still hurts a lot, how long till I feel better and what should I do about it?

Like any bruise can: Take a few days to a week or two. Signs of a serious head injury are a severe headache, repeated vomiting, blurred or double vision. If you have these go to er. In the meantime ice for 20 minutes at a time and use an otc pain reliever. ...Read more

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I have 2 bumps on the back of my head above the base of my neck. I have had them for as long as I can remember. EvEry so often they hurt like now???

? Cyst: Sebaceous cyst classically stay dormant for a while then might get inflamed on and off. Another differential is inflamed follicles especially in men can get painful after getting a haircut at the barbers or home. ...Read more

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I have a small bump in the middle of the bck of my head and I get sharp pains that last 2-5 seconds randomly very intense pain any ideas of wt it is?

I have a small bump in the middle of the bck of my head and I get sharp pains that last 2-5 seconds randomly very intense pain any ideas of wt it is?

Bump: Cysts feel like a bump under the skin and at times may be tender. It is best to see a dermatologist to properly diagnose the condition and rule out other conditions. ...Read more

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I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

See an ENT: It is doubtful that the "bump" on the back of the head is related to vertigo. A 20 year old with true vertigo needs a thorough detailed evaluation. Either see a primary care physician first, or an ENT directly. ...Read more

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My daughter son and I have been getting huge bumps that swell hurt and days later come to a head and burst. I had one last week now another kids had s?

My daughter son and I have been getting huge bumps that swell hurt and days later come to a head and burst. I had one last week now another kids had s?

Abscesses: Can have the described behavior and the bacterial infection can spread through other members of the family. Please have your physician culture the infection and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the left side of my head above my temple that comes and goes. Within the last 4 months it has came back around 4xs, no pain, hard, sm?

I have a bump on the left side of my head above my temple that comes and goes. Within the last 4 months it has came back around 4xs, no pain, hard, sm?

Recurrent lesion: Any lesion that recurs in the same spot needs to be examined and possibly biopsied despite not having any symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

What to do if I have bumps around the head of penis. It started last year and I got tested and everything came back normal.?

See your doc again: What to do depends on their cause. There's a range of conditions this could be, including normal skin changes, and its hard to advise on the most likely cause without a clinical examination. If these bumps are new and haven't always been there, you should re-visit your doctor to find out what they are & what treatment, if any, is needed. ...Read more