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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 its real hard what is at is?

I have bump on my face its real hard what is at is?

Need to see doctor: If you see a board certified facial specialist or dermatologist, they will be able to at least narrow it down to a few possibilities by examining it, the location, and asking you some history about it. Possibilities are a cyst (dermoid or sebaceous), lymph node, bone growth (osteoma), foreign body, or tumor. Depending on several factors, it may be nothing, or it may be something to work up. ...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 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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I have these bumps on my face and it hurt when i try to pop it and it's hard to pop?

I have these bumps on my face and it hurt when i try to pop it and it's hard to pop?

Acne: You may have nodular acne. The first no-no is not to squeeze your pimples consult your doctor or a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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I have a few bumps on chest and face that are hard and painful but nothing in them, cannot pop. What are they?

I have a few bumps on chest and face that are hard and painful but nothing in them, cannot pop. What are they?

Need more info: There are several dermatological conditions that would fit that description of your complaint. I strongly suggest that you see your family physician and/or a dermatologist to find out what this is. ...Read more

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I have what used to be a bump 2 months ago on the side of my face that has now turned into a hard black whitish mold should I be worried?

I have what used to be a bump 2 months ago on the side of my face that has now turned into a hard black whitish mold should I be worried?

Need a photo/exam: Without an exam, it is impossible and imprudent to diagnose. Some possible causes could be cystic acne, skin cancer, parasite, and more. Any lesion lasting more than 2 weeks should be evaluated. Please see your doctor for referral to a dermatologist asap. ...Read more