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I have a few lumps on the back of my head that don't hurt or move is this normal?

I have a few lumps on the back of my head that don't hurt or move is this normal?

Head Lumps: These lumps on the scalp could be what are called trichilemmal or pilar cysts which are the most common cyst of the skin and contain a thick substance consisting of dead skin cells, etc. But could also represent something more serious. You should see a dermatologist for an evaluation. Thanks. ...Read more

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Hi I've got a lump at the back of my head on the right side and it's about 2 inches away from my ear it hurts when I touch it or move my head?

Hi I've got a lump at the back of my head on the right side and it's about 2 inches away from my ear it hurts when I touch it or move my head?

MY ACHIN' HEAD: It sounds like you may have an inflamed lymph node, called a "Reactive" lymph node. We have many lymph nodes in our scalp, including in the vicinity of our ears. They can be quite painful but they are a sign of a healthy immune system. They tend to go away after several days, and can be treated with anti-inflammatory medications and warm compresses. If they persist, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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My son had an EEG and CT scan after a 1st time seizure..both normal, but now he has 2 lumps on the back of his head?

My son had an EEG and CT scan after a 1st time seizure..both normal, but now he has 2 lumps on the back of his head?

Reaction: Are the bobs in an area where the EEG electrodes were placed? We use a mild adhesive to keep them on the scalp which can irritate the skin in some cases. ...Read more

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What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

Need exam: Your question needs to be answer by your physician after having proper physical exam .See your physician. ...Read more

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I've noticed that my 2 yo has a lumpy back of head. Lump seem to be symmetrical/hard.Flat spots in certain areas and lumps in others. Is this normal?

I've noticed that my  2 yo has a lumpy back of head. Lump seem to be symmetrical/hard.Flat spots in certain areas and lumps in others. Is this normal?

I'd have to examine: Kids do have some lumpy areas on the skull.Some are a prominence of the normal occipital ridge, some are lymph glands that are prominent because they are not buried in muscle of other tissue like they are in the rest of the body. I'd have to examine it to be sure but most "lumps" are benign if they are not tender. ...Read more