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I Have A Hard Bump On My Head
I have a hard bump in my head that not only hurts when I put pressure on it but also gives me a headache. It comes and goes sometimes?
Exam: When the lump is present, get an exam with your DR. ...Read more
I have a tiny hard bump on my head it hurts its been there for a few years I get headaches often. The bump sorta moves back and forth?
A bump that you can move back and forth that has been there for years may be just a collection of fat cells called a lipoma. They can sometimes get irritated and cause discomfort if hit repeatedly due to sticking out, but usually do not cause pain.
Headaches are likely muscle tension and unrelated to the lipoma, but if new or severe, it is important to see your Dr. ...Read more
I have a small hard bump on my head that is really painful, I didn't hit my head it has been there for a while but now it hurts a lot.?
Hi I have a small hard bump on my head. It is not red, doesn't itch, that area still has hair. The skin appears and feels normal. Any ideas?
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 white hard bump on top of my head that I noticed about 4 weeks ago, My wife says it looks like a wart. It is hard to the touch but does not h?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doctor for diagnosis. It may be something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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 a hard bump on the lower right side of my head and it hurts pretty bad to touch. It's been there for a couple of months. What could it be?
See doc: Time to see the doctor for exam and then diagnosis for you ...Read more
I have an acne like bump on my head that appears to heal and thrn return as a hard bump a few weeks?
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
I hit my head hard on the edge of a table and I have a bump on my head. It hurts when I'm laying upside down because the blood rushes to my head.?
Found bump on my head, just above the outer edge of my eyebrow, in my hairline. It's about 1/4" wide by 1/2" long. It's firm, slightly squishy. Worry?
Cyst: Is the bump red or painful? Could be cyst or lipoma. Please send photo to see if it needs to be excised. ...Read more
I have a hard bump on my vagin that hurts...Ive put a hot towel on it and it csme to a head, I squeezed it and puss and thin blood came out, it went down and stop hurting but its still there and sometimes itchy. What could this be?
I found a bump on my head behind my ear that wasn't there before. Its hard, doesn't move and feels like touching a sore bruise. Should I be concerned?
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head, behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks. ...Read more
Hello I have a hard bump in my right nostril on the inside. My whole right side of my nose is swollen and hurts to touch my nose and my nose feels hard and it's giving me a head ache also the pain is starting to move near my eye and cheek it's giving me
? infection: You may have an infection inside your nose causing the pain and swelling. You do not want to let this go. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have a marble size, hard bump on the back of my head. Its been there for years now, and doesn't cause any pain. Should I be concerned?
Nope.: Sounds like a trichilemmal cyst. Benign. Can be removed easily if necessary. ...Read more
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?
My wife got hit in temple. Not too hard. Had weird bumps on head like someone hit her, any answers please?
Temple trauma: The temple is a sensitive area go to ER to be evaluated. Could be falls, hitting objects, . Go to ER as soon as possible ...Read more
I have had a small pea size hard bump on the back of my head for years now all of a sudden it hurts to touch?
Sebaceous cyst?: As per the previous answers both sebaceous cysts and lipomas are common and can become inflamed/painful but impossible to give a definite answer without examination. Your doctor if not sure after examination may need to refer you for scans to clarify. ...Read more
I've got a hard, bony, immovable bump on the back of my head. It only hurts to the touch, but when touched it's painful.
Bump: You must see a doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
I have a large bump on the right side of my head but it only gives me migraines and makes it hard to look at light. What is it?
Migraines: The light sensitivity is a typical symptom of migraines. The bump on the head from an injury = you could have a concussion. The bump/lump from a growth or injury could be putting pressure on the occipital nerve causing a one sided headache. If a growth, see your doctor. If a mild concussion, it will take time to heal. ...Read more
Hi my son is 11 years old and he pointed out that he has a small soft bump on his head. Its hard to describe without showing a pic of it?
Go to your Dr: It would be difficult to give you any advice or info in this case without a "hands on"assessment. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger
I hit my head a month ago, have bump on head which cause alot of tension. Will this resolve? Can I make anything for hard bump to go away? Also earpressure after hitting head
Neck Bumps: Without seeing your skin it is almost impossible too make a diagnosis but if you are african anerican you could have acne kelodalis nuchae. Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a condition characterized by follicular-based papules and pustules that form hypertrophic or keloid-like scars. Akn typically occurs on the occipital scalp and posterior neck and develops almost exclusively in young, african-amer. ...Read more
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