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I Have A Huge Bump On My Forehead
Hi, my 2 year old ran right into my forhead with a toy and I have a huge soft bump on my forehead, should I go see a doc or is that normal? Thank you
Not much to worry: These soft bumps are quite common after head injuries that u described. Nothing much to worry about. If there is some bleeding inside the bump it may make skin around your eyes discolored because of blood seeping into the eyelids due to gravity. Some danger signals to look out for are : vomiting, severe headaches, blurred vision, which shd prompt you to see medical attention should they occur.
Hard to lnow: Likely it is something quite benign. I have seen lipomas (fatty tumors), sebaceous cysts, osteomas (benign bony tumors). These are easily distinguished with physical exam. See your doc. I cannot rule out other problems that may need more urgent care.
I have a small bump on my forehead. It has been there for a few months now. It's also hard (not soft). What are the possible diagnostics?
A different cyst :-): And now to answer your corrected question- this could be an inclusion cyst, epithelial cyst, or wen. All are similar names for a cyst which is made when the glands that secrete oil into the skin coalese in to a balloon- they squirt a thick waxy white substance called cebum into the balloon which feels hard when pushed together. This can be easily removed surgically in office to prevent recurrence.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a bump on my forehead it doesn't hurt but I can see it from time to time can it be dangerous? I am just worried! Please help me out
Depends on the bump: This depends on the type of pump you have. In general these are usually benign and not a problem but you should check with your physician to get a definite diagnosis so you won't be worried about it
Visualization needed: Honestly, it's hard to say without seeing it in person. Is it red, sore, warm to touch? It's possible that it's a skin infection with abscess formation, but it could also be a form of acne. Again, without examining it, it's hard to say for sure. You might want to have your doctor look at it.
Suddenly I have a hazelnut size, painful at touch, reddish bump on my forehead. What can it be? Thank you in advance
It may be an: Infected cyst or abscess. A lipoma would not appear suddenly.
Woke up this am w a bump on my forehead no injury its grown throughout the day its painful and warm to the touch what could it be?
I have a bump on my forehead and it hurts when I push on it. Also has really big pours. I try putting hot water but nothing happened?
Possible skin cyst: Or raised mole. Please see your doctor; they can then actually look at it and tell you what it is and what to do for it. It's hard to say for sure what it is without seeing it.
Nothing: We cant see the bump, I recommend a dermatologist evaluation if the bump just grew or is changing in size and color, suddenly itching and or bleeding Any of the above see the doctor sooner than later
Forehead Bump: You can put ice on it to help the swelling, but like all injuries it has to heal. There is no magic medication to make it go away.
Forehead: It really depends. A bump on the forehead could be from a fracture of the bone of your forehead to a bruise or even a hematoma (collection of blood deep to the skin) in the soft tissues, like the muscle, of the forehead. Also, it depends on the timing of your accident. If your accident was recent, a bruise is likely and this can bet better with applying heat or ice. Have someone evaluate.
I have an enlarged bump on my forehead it looks like my skin has come out to form a ball and it's bloody any idea on what it is?
A cyst perhaps: If this bump just appeared and is enlarging in size, pl get it checked to see if it needs to be excised or treated with antibiotics for any infection.See 2 more doctor answers
I have a small red bump on my forehead that I've had since I was 8 from bumping it against a wall. Is there anyway to reduce the size or redness.
Bump: A skilled dermatologist can lazer it off.
I had this bump on my forehead but it never came to a head it went down but then it turned black and it's been that way since how can I get rid of it?
Surgical removal: The bump you had initially seems to be an infected sebaceous cyst (oil gland). The infection is gone without coming to head. When this happens it often leaves behind a firm cyst. The skin on it also often looks dark. Over a period of time it usually gets smaller and may go away. The best way to get rid of it is surgical removal, more for the cosmetic reasons, often not covered by insurances
I got punched in the rightside of my forehead a month ago & it swelled up really big and felt hard. I still have a bump on my forehead but its soft?
Hematoma: The soft lump is most likely a blood clot from bleeding under the skin at the time of the injury. Warm applications help dissolve the clot but if it hardens and doesn't dissolve, see your physician.
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