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I Have A Lump At The Back Of My Kneewhat Would It Be
A cyst or node: Epidermal inclusion ( sebaceous) cysts and lipomas often occur here. Could also be a lymph node, but if not enlarging is not of concern. ...Read more
I have a small lump at the back of my neck on right side, it's a little painful. Should I be worried?
Neck lump: How long has it been presrent? Is it growing or painful? ...Read more
Hi I've just noticed a hard lump at the back of my daughters head what could be? I'm very worried, could you advise me on what to do?
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I hv a small lump at the back of the skull( left side), hard n it becomes painful smtimes but only to d left side. What is it?
Hi! my wife has this hard lump at the back of her neck. It used to be where she had boils. When it got cured a small lump was left. It hurts sometimes?
Sounds like a...: ...Sebaceous (inclusion) cyst. These arise from blocked oil glands next to hair follicles and are prone to infection. I advise you to make an appointment with her primary care doctor. They can confirm the diagnosis and remove it (or refer her to someone who can). ...Read more
Lymphnode: I am asked about this all the time! in most instances these are small lymph nodes overlying the posterior skull and have no medical significance. The simplest solution is to ask your pediatrition to examine the area to rule out any serious pathology ; this could include reactive nodes secondary to a scalp condition and more generalized abnormalities of the lymphatic system. ...Read more
There is a hard lump at the back of my head. Is it a matter of worry? Is there any way i can get rid of it with little or no medicines?
Skin lump : It should be shown to a doc. It could be anything. ...Read more
I have a small lump at the back of my neck (upper left). U can feel it if you tilt your head down if you dont tilt ur head its just a flat surface.
Structures that can: be felt there include lymph nodes (both behind the ear and towards the spine), the mastoid process (which is also behind the ear) and the neck muscles that insert near the midline of the back of the skull. Reasons to be concerned include: pain or tenderness, increasing size, ear ache, headache or fever. Otherwise, it's unlikely to be some to worry about. Dr. Anne ...Read more
A hard movable lump at the back of lats dorsi for 2 years now since notice it but lately feel burning sensation & swelling on surroundings of lump?
See a surgeon: If the lump has become symptomatic then see a surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
Had a solid movable lump at the back of the body in dorsum area and experience back pain on that area?
Usually movable lump: Is good, meaning benign if lipoma or sebaceous cyst. However, if it's painful, it needs attention by a physician to examine, and assess treatment options. Depending on what the diagnosis is, will determine the course of treatment. You can have direct and referred pain pattern from that bump, b/c it occupies space, and the back/ms/skin is a tight region. Call your doctor. ...Read more
I just felt a little lump at the back of my 8months old head, just above from the neck area when I touch it it feels like its moving.
My cousin jumped up and hit me in the neck. I felt winded and had a lot of pain. I also have a hard movable lump at the back of my neck. ?
Very questionable: This is difficult to explain as it depends on how hard you were hit and exactly where you were hit. With the lump which I assume was not there before then this should be checked to make sure some of the structures were not injured. This needs to be checked by your provider so they could see if anything was injured. Please see a physician. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more
Ganglion cyst: You didn't mention pain, just the presence of a strange lump on the back of your wrist. This is a classic presentation for a ganglion cyst which is just fluid collection in a pocket of joint lining or synovium. These are benign & don't spread. They can be aspirated (fluid is very thick) or we can poke a bunch of holes in cyst and let it drain on its own. Sometimes we just drop a book to break it! ...Read more
Hi I've got a lump at the back of my head on the right side and it's about 2 inches away from my ear it hurts when I touch it or move my head?
MY ACHIN' HEAD: It sounds like you may have an inflamed lymph node, called a "Reactive" lymph node. We have many lymph nodes in our scalp, including in the vicinity of our ears. They can be quite painful but they are a sign of a healthy immune system. They tend to go away after several days, and can be treated with anti-inflammatory medications and warm compresses. If they persist, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a big lump at the back of my neck. It's at the upper part of my neck, right where the skull starts. Feels like a big bone sticking out.
Lymphadenitis: This is usually a swollen or infected lymph node. It must be checked out by your family physician. ...Read more
My Daughter has 2 pea size lump at the back of her head. Ear line and below. One lump on each side. Its hard and non moveable. Doesnt bother her ?
? mastoid process ?: The muscles of the jaw and base of neck attach to a bony outgrowth situated outward & beneath the ear on either side.It should feel like a thick rock/outgrowth which is what it is.The other possibility would be a lymph node but they are marble like and move. ...Read more
Lump: The lump behind her ear is a lymph node as a result of an upper respiratory cold nothing serious. ...Read more
Lots of things: Therefore, you need to be seen by your own dentist who can determine the cause of that hard painful lump and then suggest appropriate treatment if necessary. Merely giving you a list of possibilities is not helpful in any way. ...Read more
Hello i have one lump at the back of my neck also anouther one just next to it also got anouther one behind my left ear what could they be thanks?
Lymph nodes? : The area you are describing has many lymph nodes. They can be especially prominent if you have had a cold, ear infection, or any other inflammation in the head recently. Sometimes they can become scarred if you have had recurrent infections. If they change in size or feel or do not go away after a few weeks they should be evaluated by a Dr who can give you a good physical exam. ...Read more
I have a small pea-sized lump at the back of my head, in the middle slightly above my hair line. It's starting to hurt and make my neck sore. Help?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
I have a lump at the back of my mouth and unable to open my mouth for 2 weeks now, I have been to the dr and taken antibiotic with no change. ?
See an ENT doctor: You need to be examined by an expert in this area, and either an ENT doctor or a dentist/oral surgeon would be an excellent source. ...Read more
My sons 3 year old has chicken pox an i found a lump at the back of his head it an nothing him at all but i'm worried an suggestions what it could be?
Lymph node: He has a swollen lymph node as a response to the chicken pox. The gland will recede over time. ...Read more
I've had oral sex and immediately i had a lump at the back of my tongue. He's a virgin. But i was worried if it's std. Can it possibly be?
NOT STD: I can think of no std that would cause an immediate lump at the back of your throat. This is likely trauma to the throat tissue. It is not an std. ...Read more
Hi my wrist bone has started sticking out more when I bend it within a few weeks and I have also noticed a rather large lump at the back of my knee ?
Exam: The lump behind the knee can be a Bakers Cyst. Is your wrist painful or the lump behind your knee? If so, see an MD for exam. ...Read more
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