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I have these hard bumps on the side of my face by ear what is it?

I have these hard bumps on the side of my face by ear what is it?

Parotid?: If these bumps are hard and are in front of the ear, they may be arising from the parotid gland. This is the gland that secretes thin fluid into the mouth. I would advise that you see a head and neck surgeon for an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have bump on my face.It is hard and if i press it hard a white substance gets out of it. Please help?

I have bump on my face.It is hard and if i press it hard a white substance gets out of it. Please help?

Cyst: It sounds as though you have a cyst / abscess. You may try some otc acne medications until you are seen and evaluated by a dermatologist. The dermatologist may inject the area with kenalog, (triamcinolone) which can shrink the lesion. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on the back of my head right in the middle. It feels like bone & it is not painful & does not move. Feels just like a bone ?

I have a hard bump on the back of my head right in the middle. It feels like bone & it is not painful & does not move. Feels just like a bone ?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked by your doctor as it may be a hematoma, a benign bony tumor as it is not painful.So make an appointment with your primary care doctor it needs to be examined and if your doctor feels he may order MRI or cat scan. ...Read more

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I hit my head fairly hard 4 weeks ago getting into a golf cart. I have a hard bump in that area. It is not painful and does not move. Concerned.?

I hit my head fairly hard 4 weeks ago getting into a  golf cart. I have a hard bump in that area. It is not painful and does not move. Concerned.?

No: Often this is a hematoma on the site of injury and it will take time for absorption. Occasionally the blood may get organized or calcified and doesn't get absorbed. If it bother you a surgeon should take a look at it for possible aspiration or possible excision. ...Read more

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I have a very painful bump on my face. It's hard as a rock and painful to touch. It's red and about the size of a penny. Close to my ear.

Infection: It sounds like some degree of infection but it can be the skin like an infected comedone or acne or the parotid gland with stone. It is best to be seen by your doctor to make a decision and be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I fell on the ice last week on my face. The bruising and cuts are almost gone but I have a hard bump & swelling on my cheekbone could I have broken something, and if so, is there anything i can do about it, or should I just forget about it?

I fell on the ice last week on my face. The bruising and cuts are almost gone but I have a hard bump & swelling on my cheekbone could I have broken something, and if so, is there anything i can do about it, or should I just forget about it?

Exam & x-ray: If all else is healing with the exception of cheekbone, you may have a zygomatic bone fracture which may or may not be displaced. An x-ray will surely aid in the diagnosis. If it is non-displaced time will allow it to heal, if it has displaced, an oral maxillo-facial surgeon can with a simple surgery lift the displaced portion of the zygoma back to its proper place. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why am i getting sudden hard bumps on my head?

Why am i getting sudden hard bumps on my head?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do if my baby falls down and bumps his head so hard it bleeds?

What should I do if my baby falls down and bumps his head so hard it bleeds?

Go to the ER: Please take the baby to the er to be evaluated. The cut may need to be sutured and the baby should be examined to look for a more serious head injury. ...Read more

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There is a hard bump on the side of my head and i can push it around. Is this normal?

There is a hard bump on the side of my head and i can push it around. Is this normal?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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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My husband has a squishy bump that is somewhat firm in the center on the back left side of his head. What could it be?

Get it seen: I'm betting on a lipoma or an epidermoid includion ("sebaceous") cyst. You'll probably want to go in together and get it seen; if the clinical diagnosis is benign, and you are asked to decide whether to have it excised, it's a decision to make as a couple. ...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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I have a sudden painful bump on the right side of my head. Its a few inches above the base of my head. Its hard and painful to touch.What could it be?

I have a sudden painful bump on the right side of my head. Its a few inches above the base of my head. Its hard and painful to touch.What could it be?

Tender scalp bump: Greatest likelihood is some sort of infectious process, such as a pimple or cellulitis, but there are other possibilities. See your doctor for a hands-on exam so the problem can be diagnosed accurately and treated properly. ...Read more