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Iritating Lumps On Hairline Rescabing
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. Please see your doc who will tell yo if what you have is this or something else. Do not self-diagnose in case it is more serious. Peace and good health ...Read more
Two small hard pus filled white lumps on inner thigh along panty/hairline. They itch alittle, but don't hurt. They are hard not watery.
See a doctor: If possible a dermatologist. Without seeing these or being able to feel them cannot begin to diagnose this. Have a professional look at them. ...Read more
The past 2 nights going to bed 2 lumps have appeared on my neck in my hairline. They are sore but dissappear by lunch then reappear by night?
Doctor to evaluate: The symptoms of 2 lumps on the neck skin appearing, disappearing, reappearing, for 2 nights... Sounds odd, so a visit to a primary care doctor or a dermatologist will be needed to figure things out. Hives (allergic welts) can come and go like this, but are itchy. Bug bites, acne, infected hair follicles, lymph nodes, etc... All can appear as bumps but don't disappear so quickly. ...Read more
My daughter has a strawberry birthmark on her scalp (hairline)this appeared several days after birth, she's now 1 it's flat without lumps will it fade?
Maybe: Most capillary hemiangiomas will increase in prominance, growing faster than the kid until age 10-12m. They then usually stop growing and gradually fade over time with some leaving behind a falttened, parchment like skin by the age of 4y.Those that were not evident at birth, have the best chance of fading while those that were prominent at birth may persist to some degree. ...Read more
I get 2 lumps on my forehead that recur. Size of a quarter. 1 above eyebrow & 1 below hairline. Hard like bone. Ice helps them go down. What is it?
I noticed I had 2 lumps behind my ear around mid august and about last week I noticed they are growing a bit and there is 1 more on my hairline now.?
2 wks ago allergic 2 bite on leg Last week neck sore & 3 lumps/tender spots at hairline Today small painless lump near collarbone?
See doctor ASAP: If you have neck problem from a bug bite on the legs, it may be something serious. Consult your doctor ASAP since timely treatment, if indicated, may prevent potentially permanent damages to your body. ...Read more
I have lumps on my head. It was from hairline to behind ear but now is from hairline to tip of eyebrow on my temple. Help, no doctor knows what it is.
Get it seen: It needs to be seen since any growing mass might be a dangerous tumor. Most often these scalp lesions are epidermoid inclusion cysts, and you probably want this removed for looks and convenience -- you don't want it getting bumped or perhaps rupturing. Best of luck. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my neck near my hairline. It's been there for years. What should I do?
Lump: Have it removed if it bothers you ...Read more
I have this lump on the back of my neck near my hairline. It's been there for years. What should I do?
Not sure of question:
Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them, but I'm not sure if the quesiton of what it is matters.
"Wart/mole/growth that hasn't changed in any way in years" isn't one of the cancer warning signs.
A dermatologist would be able to remove it and/or tell what it is.
but not my choice on whether that is important or not. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my head. Its above the hairline in the middle. Its hard and unmovable. It does not pain. Should I be cocerned?
Most likely normal: There is a normal bony landmark on the human skull called the inion. It is possible that this is what you are describing. You are free to look it up on the Internet and see what you think. Of course if you are concerned you should go see a physician. ...Read more
I have a small lump that has just appeared in the last 24hrs that is on the back of my neck on the right side by my hairline what could this be?
? Infection: If you have a lump in last 24 hours, it could be due to injury or infection. If you have a fever or pain with that lump which indicates an infection then you want to see a doctor asap. Sometime we don't notice the lump or bump for sometime even though they are there for long time. If you think that the lump might be there for long time, then you want to a surgeon on routine basis. ...Read more
Hi. I have this lump on the back of my neck below my hairline and it used to hurt when it just popped out. It's mostly immovable. What could it be?
Different options: That area 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, vessels, muscles 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
I doubt it: Unless the lump is tender it is not the cause of your headaches. See a doctor and have the lump evaluated. It is likely to be a cyst. ...Read more
Firm pea sized lump on the right side of the back of my neck at the bottom of my hairline. What is it?!
Should I be concerned if I woke up with a lump under my hairline on the left side of my neck. I do suffer with dandruff.
Need to be checked: It sounds like a swollen lymph node. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist to rule out infections. ...Read more
I have lump about the size of a one pence piece where my hairline is on the back of my neck it hurts to touch and does not move?
I just noticed a lump on the lower left side of my head. Right where the back of my hairline would start. Any idea what this might be?
Lump: A physician would have to examine you to be sure, but this could be a cyst, ingrown hair, enlarged lymph node, early boil. See your physician as needed if it doesn't recede or becomes painful or tender or if other lumps appear. ...Read more
Hard immovable lump on back of neck near hairline (left side). Appeared last week and seems to change slightly in size. Should I worry?
You should see a primary care physician soon for a thorough evaluation. Your "lump" can be something common that doesn't necessarily need treatment (lipoma, sebaceous cyst) or something treatable (boil, abscess) or something potentially serious (enlarged lymph node) or something definitely serious (cancerous tumor).
Since you are in Wash, DC, you can make appt to see me. ...Read more
Hi I have a lump above my hairline to the left of the bone its painfull iff you push on it its about the size of a marble should I be worried?
See a dermatologist: Probably a benign trichilemmal cyst. Easily removed if it bothers you. ...Read more
I have a small, soft painless bump/lump on the back of my neck near the hairline. I can barely feel it sometimes but it's there. Should I worry?
Don't worry: Have pcp examine it. Might be small sebascious cyst? ...Read more
Should I be concerned if I woke up this morning to notice a hard painful lump under my skin on the hairline of the back of my neck, what could this be?
Pea sized lump just down from hairline. Feels hard, son says not painful. Moves under finger when I feel it. Son has had it for 3 months.?
There is an abnormal lump on the back of my head about two inches left of my spinal cord and two inches up from my hairline. What could it be?
Are you sure it: Is new? That is a place most people have a lump on their skull. If it is new have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have a pea sized hard lump on my left side, back of the neck about 1" from my hairline. No pain and it's under my skin. Had for couple months?
[probably acne cyst: Since it is not inflamed you can ignore it. No attention indicated unless it becomes larger, tender, or drains. ...Read more
I have a small (pea size) lump/knot below my hairline. It's on the left size and it's painless. I have had blood work done and everything came back normal. Should I be worried about this?
Lump: Monitor its size. This likely is a cyst. Monitor it. Do not play with it or rub it. If it changes, see your doctor. ...Read more
Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node or abcess or cyst. There are a few possibilities. Watch to see if any change in size. Don't touch. See if resolves on its own. May take several weeks ...Read more
Swollen golf ball sized lump on back of daughters neck. Right below hairline. Center...not off center.
Needs exam: There are limited diagnoses related to a midline mass over the cervical spine and appearance, symptoms and onset are all helpful in making a diagnosis. A lipoma is a.benign fatty tumor and not uncommon, but other possibilities would include dermoid cyst or myelocele, or if red and painful, an abscess can occur anywhere. Please have this evaluated. ...Read more