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My head feels really weird, I've had a lump near my temple for a few days now and now my head feel very spacey. What could this be?

My head feels really weird, I've had a lump near my temple for a few days now and now my head feel very spacey. What could this be?

Best See MD: 18 y/o Female says My head feels really weird, had a lump near temple for a few days and now head feels very spacey Ask what cold this be? Anytime there is a significant change in the head area w/ w/o symptoms one should see their PCP for proper evaluation and treatment or referral to Neurologist or other appropriate Specialist. Best see MD soon. Read more

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Hi I have a sqishy lump on the left side of my head on my temple and it's under the skin. It's getting slightly bigger by the day can you help?

Hi I have a sqishy lump on the left side of my head on my temple and it's under the skin. It's getting slightly bigger by the day can you help?

Could be: sebaceous cyst or lipoma. Show it to your doctor before it gets too big. It it does need surgical removal, scar will be bigger if the lump is bigger. Read more

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I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?

Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair!
Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) fr a referral to a plastic surgeon (if scar would be visible) or a General surgeon...for evaluation and removal

Hope this helps
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I have a lump on the right side of my head near my temple its tender to touch and I'm extremely worried. What could this be?

I have a lump on the right side of my head near my temple its tender to touch and I'm extremely worried. What could this be?

Could be: A sebaceous cyst (especially if its above your hairline!

Hot Compresses might help until you can have this seen by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) In the meantime STOP being frightened!! It is MOST likely a very SIMPLE problem!!!
Hope this helps!

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There is a lump above my left temple. I haven't fallen, or hit my head. The lump is the size of a large peanut,

There is a lump above my left temple. I haven't fallen, or hit my head. The lump is the size of a large peanut,

Imaging: I would talk to your primary doctor and get imaging. Depending on the imaging, you might need to see a neurosurgeon or possibly a face surgeon (plastic, ent, omfs). Read more

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I have a very tender lump on the side of my head near my right temple, it's painful to touch and seems to be causing headaches. What could this be?

I have a very tender lump on the side of my head near my right temple, it's painful to touch and seems to be causing headaches. What could this be?

Sebaceous cyst: At your age, a sebaceous cyst seems very likely. However, with issues regarding the skin, we always need to see and feel the area. Best to see your doctor for evaluation Read more

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I have a very tender lump on the side of my head near my right temple it's under the skin nothing visible but there's pressure what is this?

I have a very tender lump on the side of my head near my right temple it's under the skin nothing visible but there's pressure what is this?

Various entities: There are various entities that can present as a tender lump on the scalp. The most common types of lumps on the scalp are cysts and lipomas. There are other growths as well, but they are not as common. Cysts can become tender if they are inflamed or infected. If a lipoma, cyst, or other type of growth impinges on a nerve, that can cause tenderness. I would have it evaluated by a dermatologist Read more

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Small lump on my head above my temple not painful, loss of vishion for 4-5 secs and head aches and dizziness?

Small lump on my head above my temple not painful, loss of vishion for 4-5 secs and head aches and dizziness?

Loss of vision, etc: I would see a neurologist or go to your nearest er for an evaluation. There are numerous possibilities - some serious. Get help right away. Read more

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I have a small lump beside my temple towards the back of the head in the past few days its been aching should I see my gp?

I have a small lump beside my temple towards the back of the head in the past few days its been aching should I see my gp?

Yes: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more

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I hit my head just above my temple off a coffee table, it hurts when I move my jaw and there's a lump but other than that I feel ok, will I be ok?

I hit my head just above my temple off a coffee table, it hurts when I move my jaw and there's a lump but other than that I feel ok, will I be ok?

Yes you will: If there is no neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, dizziness, loss of conciseness, etc. You will be fine in 1 week or so. Read more

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I have a small lump on/near my temple. It is tender to the touch at the site of the lump, the top L side of my head and my left eye is a bit blurry.?

I have a small lump on/near my temple. It is tender to the touch at the site of the lump, the top L side of my head and my left eye is a bit blurry.?

Temporal arteritis?: A painful inflammation of the temporal artery (in the temple) can indicate giant cell arteritis (GCA), an inflammation of the arterial walls. The danger lies in the possible development of a central retinal artery occlusion or arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy, which are vision threatening. A prompt diagnosis by a neuro-ophthalmologist can prevent permanent vision loss, and should be done ASAP! Read more

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I have a sore left ear, sore head at left temple area and tongue is very sore at left side also &lump under left jaw?

See dentist: You could have several things going on. Could have an infection, you could be grinding your teeth, you could be putting your tongue between your teeth subconsciously to relieve possible TMJ discomfort. See your dentist for evaluation. Read more

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What could the lump on my temple that comes and goes be?

What could the lump on my temple that comes and goes be?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. Read more