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I Have A Hard Lump On My Face
I have a hard lump on my face and it seems to be clogged pores making thing hard lump. How can I treat it?
I have a hard lump under my skin on my face, I broke my nose and facial bone & that developed but I don't know what it is. Doesn't hurt?
Rather than having: A medical provider who can't see this or palpate it, or look at your x-rays make a guess — it would be in your best interest to just have it looked at. Take care. ...Read more
Need exam: You will need an exam to determine what the hard lump is and if anything needs to be done. ...Read more
I have a hard lump at the top of my head. It really pains me to touch it, and it has bled randomly before. I never bumped my head. Idk what it is!
Hi I have a hard lump on the ride side of my head woke up with it his morning and my headache has gotten worse and worse throughout the day....
You need to be seen: This could be anything from a scalp infection to a brain injury. There is no way to diagnose it from a distance, someone must speak to you, examine you, and probably do some tests or do a procedure. Don't mess around with this. Get seen. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the side of my head about the size of a golf ball maybe wondering what it is?
Exam: You must be examined and have this area biopsied or surgically removed. ...Read more
I have a hard lump in middle of my head been there for year's i have bad headache's but when I put press on it seem's to help what could this be?
Multiple reasons: The most common lesion is a type of cyst but many non-cancerous and cancerous lumps can have a similar response. Seek an opinoin from a medical advisor. ...Read more
Hi, asking again, i miswrote my question, I have a hard lump on back of my head, its marble sized it's connected to skull, what is it? Thanks for repl
may be normal: If it is in the center of head just above the neck it could be normal but prominent bone called posterior occipital protuberance. If it seems to be growing or not in the mid line or moves then consult your pcp. ...Read more
Could be infected: Cyst- see pcp for treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a hard lump on right side of the back of my head it's more prominent when I have neck and head pain otherwise it doesn't hurt. What is it?
Lipoma : Most likely lipoma but needs picture to comment. So I do not have enough information to diagnose at this time. ...Read more
I hit my head over 2 weeks ago. And now I have a hard lump exactly where I hit it. I have been getting bad headaches since but the lump just appeared?
See your Doctor: Hard to say for sure. You need to have a physical examination of the problem at the very least. Possibly you weren't aware of the "bump", there could be delayed bleeding. Headaches are common after head trauma. There are meds which can reduce the intensity and frequency of those headaches-ask your doctor. Avoid repeated analgesics like ibu or aspirin. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Lipoma: Lipomas, a fatty tumor are common in this location as well as a few other tumors. Has the lump been present for some time or rapidly developing recently? If rapid, get an evaluation by an ENT specialist fairly soon. If it has been there for some time, you can probably ignore it if it does not bother you and is not changing. ...Read more
Hopefully: It will resolve without intevention. You may have a swollen lymph node or cyst that may or maynot be infected. If it doesn't resolve — get it checked. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on scalp. It started a few years ago and its larger now. Another is on top now and smaller ones in back of head. What can they be?
These may be:
SEBACEOUS CYSTS ("WEN"S)
See your primary care Physician for DIAGNOSIS and a referral for removal. These can cbecome infected therefore removal is usually suggested
Hope this helps!
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I have a hard lump on the crown of my head...I get daily dull achey headaches in that area as well, it's a very hard bone like structure it.there is s?
Please see your doctor as soon as possible.
If there is delay go to the Emergency facility. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the back of my skull, it raises and then starts to flatten out with the rest of my skull. Is it just my head shape?
I have a hard lump on my head that I have had for a while now with seizures periodically now getting terrible headaches what could this be?
Lumps in the dumps: What's on the outside of the head (lump) has nothing to do with what goes on inside. Seizures cause headaches. Seizures and headaches may be the result of the same underlying condition (e.g., brain tumor) or can be completely unrelated. You need some diagnostic clarity--see your neurologist. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the back of my head, I get pressure in it some times when I lay down, and I also have ear pressure, could they beconnect?
What are the symptoms of bone cancer? I have a hard immobile lump on the back of my head, what could have caused it? Is it normal to have a hard lump?
May be just a cyst: I see a lot of these. The vast majority are just benign cysts, especially in young adults. If it grows or bothers you, that's enough reason to get it removed. ...Read more
I have a hard lump behind my ear for some time now, isn't a nymph node, but now I have onein front if my ear and the back of my head. What couldit be?
Disturbing findings: These lumps that are spreading appear quite significant and need medical attention now. ...Read more
There's a soft lump on my face. A little below my eye but close to my nose. Not firm and disappears when pushed down. Skin issue? Cancer? No pain.
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, however, from what you described, cancer is not likely.
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I have a hard lump that feels like a bone behind my ear it doesn't hurt unless I touch it then it feels like its burning and sends pain up my face?
Lesion: It sounds like you have a cyst on the glossopharyngeal nerve. It is not possible to tell why you have it from your story — it could be from a recent infection, it could be scar tissue ... or a cyst that is compressing the nerve sheath. You need to have a physical exam by your doctor, and then you may need other tests afterwards depending on what she sees. ...Read more
Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?
Feels like bone:
Your doctor's comment does not make sense. Did she/he make any attempt to get an x-ray of draw lab tests?
If not, find another doctor. ...Read more
I went to the ER last friday for face/throat swelling related to a toothache. I was prescribed Clindamycin 400mg TID. I now have a hard lump on my jaw?
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessel, nerves and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
Cant' tell: Can't tell by description. See a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Hard lump on head: Yo need ot see your doctor or dermatologist. Cannot assess lumps without exam. ...Read more
Wait it out: A "goose egg" like this will resolve with time. As long as you did not lose consciousness and do not have progressive neurologic dysfunction you will be fine. ...Read more
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