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I have bump on the side of my head where the ceiling fan hit me in the head .What do I do ?

I have bump on the side of my head where the ceiling fan hit me in the head .What do I do ?

Visit your doctor: Visit your doctor to make sure you don't have any other injury. As for the bump, if it happen recently it should go down in several days. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the lower side of my head. What could it be?

I have a bump on the lower side of my head. What could it be?

I don't want to: Start guessing. There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a bump/cyst on the side of my head. Now, i lost a patch of hair in that area. What could it be? The bump does not hurt. It has dropped in size.

I have a bump/cyst on the side of my head. Now, i lost a patch of hair in that area. What could it be? The bump does not hurt. It has dropped in size.

Sebaceous Cyst: Bump just under the skin may be sebacious cyst and can sometimes be associated with hair loss. Sebaceous cyst is typically firm, round and not painful. Definitive treatment of cyst is surgical removal. If related only to the cyst, hair should regrow after cyst is removed. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my left side of my head and it hurts to touch and it is getting bigger what is this?? I am 3 months pregnant n I am on bloodthinner

I have a bump on my left side of my head and it hurts to touch and it is getting bigger what is this?? I am  3 months pregnant n I am on bloodthinner

Contact doctor: It could be bleeding under the skin and you should contact your doctor as soon as possible. What kind of blood thinner are you on? I trust that it is not warfarin/coumadin! ...Read more

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I have a bump on the lower left side of my head thats hurts and is causing me to have a headache. What could that be?

I have a bump on the lower left side of my head thats hurts and is causing me to have a headache. What could that be?

Lymph node: The most likely answer is a swollen lymph node. Acne at the hair line or an upper respiratory infection can cause the lymph nodes at the base of the skull and neck to capture infection and swell. The surrounding neck muscles that insert into the skull spasm due to the swollen lymph node and cause tension headaches. If the symptoms persist then see your medical doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the back right side of my head with slight pain down my neck. It feels sore to the touch. Any suggestions?

I have a bump on the back right side of my head with slight pain down my neck. It feels sore to the touch. Any suggestions?

First thing that...: ...Comes to mind is an infected sebaceous cyst. These often need to be drained in order to clear. For now, try treating with heat or a warm compress, and see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have a small, hard bump on the left side of my head that hurts when touched. What could it be?

See PCP.: It could be an infected sebaceous gland. Have your pcp take a look and if needed get a biopsy. It doesn't sound like anything serious, but it would make you feel better to have it checked. ...Read more

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