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Sensitive lump near top of lip inside skin, not visible. What could it be??

Sensitive lump near top of lip inside skin, not visible. What could it be??

Lump inside lip: Could be simple sebaceous cyst. Could be small blocked mucous duct. Hot compresses can help "draw it out". Try not to poke, press, squeeze it. If no better or worse in next 3-5 days, have a healthcare provider take a look. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have a yellow lump on my top outer lip what is it, is it an ulcer or what?

Lump lip: Hello~ an ulcer is open and oozing. If there is no break in skin this is a cyst. To make a full correct diagnosis you need to see a doctor. Removal of any lesion along the lip line is fraught with cosmetic disaster and so should be done only by a qualified cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon. But go see your doc for evaluation first. This is not cancer! thanks ...Read more

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Two days ago I found a longish hard lump shaped like a line on the inside of my top left vagina lip, it only hurts when rubbed. What is it?

? Bartholin cyst: Lumps in this area must be watched carefully because they could be a Bartholin's cyst. When the duct to the Bartholin's gland is blocked, the cyst can turn into an abscess (pus pocket) that must be treated with minor surgery by a primary care doctor or gynecologist. Applying clean warm/wet towels or warm sitz baths are okay for cyst. If pain and swelling increases, a doctor must check this. ...Read more

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Hello I have just been relaxing and felt a small lump moving around in the left side of my top lip and now it's swollen. The left side of the lip is s?

Hello I have just been relaxing and felt a small lump moving around in the left side of my top lip and now it's swollen. The left side of the lip is s?

Lump: If the lump or lip becomes painful, tender or reddened it may be an abcess and should be examined by your physician. A localized allergic reaction is also a possibility, however, especially if itching is present. ...Read more

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How do you get a cold sore I have a bump on the top of my lip but it's not yellow or red it don't have 3 little lumps?

How do you get a cold sore I have a bump on the top of my lip but it's not yellow or red it don't have 3 little lumps?

Variable: Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). Tingling &/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip tingling on the left side and a mouth lump or bulge in the top of my mouth does this mean that I have oral herpes?

I am experiencing lip tingling on the left side and a mouth lump or bulge in the top of my mouth does this mean that I have oral herpes?

Oral herpes: An accurate diagnosis cannot be made in this forum with so little information. Your lip and "lump" issues may or may not be associated. Please see your Dentist to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Have a swollen upper lip with a blister like swelling across where the top lip and skin above it meet and also a fleshy lump in one nostril on septum?

Have a swollen upper lip with a blister like swelling across where the top lip and skin above it meet and also a fleshy lump in one nostril on septum?

See a dentist: It is not easy to diagnose without a clinical exam but what your describing can be a severe dental infection that has reached the floor of your nose. See a dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Bad swollen lip, dead skin top, very painful, hard lump bottom rt, blurry vision/cant focus, tired, lil bit pus out after squeezing, swells 10x more after?

Bad swollen lip, dead skin top, very painful, hard lump bottom rt, blurry vision/cant focus, tired, lil bit pus out after squeezing, swells 10x more after?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and prescribe you some medicines that will help relieve your symptoms and make the condition go away. ...Read more

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Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

Probably cyst: There are 2 cyst commonly seen on the scalp: pilar cyst and an epidermal inclusion cyst. Both are benign. If you are concerned see your doctor. There are usually very easy to remove. The tissue will be submitted to a pathologist who will examine it and determine its origin. ...Read more

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Painful lump on the top left of my head, with severe headaches?

Painful lump on the top left of my head, with severe headaches?

See doctor: Did you recently suffer head trauma or a blow to the head in anyway? Has this been developing for some time or is it brand-new and it's onset? Do you have a history of headaches which preceded the lump on your head or vice versa? A physician should examine you and order at least an x-ray of the skull if the bump is felt to be something other than the skull itself. ...Read more

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Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Torus Palatinus: A bony outgrowth of the palatine bone. Usually bilateral. Sometimes asymmetrical. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my top of my head that is sore and hurts when I look up?

I have a lump on my top of my head that is sore and hurts when I look up?

Need: Evaluation. Painful lumps are the scalp could be a carbuncle (infection) or benign tumor or malignant mass. See a doctor or consider a paid service with images ...Read more

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I've had a swollen hard immovable lump at the right side bottom of my head (top of neck) for a good few years. No change in size. Is this concerning?

I've had a swollen hard immovable lump at the right side bottom of my head (top of neck) for a good few years. No change in size. Is this concerning?

If you are certain: That this is not part of your skull then I would recommend your doctor evaluate this. Painless, hard, immobile subcutaneous masses should be examined and possibly biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the top of my head which has been there for a while. Now it randomly starts hurting, causing headaches & dizziness. What is it?

I have a small lump on the top of my head which has been there for a while. Now it randomly starts hurting, causing headaches & dizziness. What is it?

Cyst: Mist likely it is s pilar cyst or a sebaceous cyst it can get large and it can get infected and that why it may start hurting my advice see a doctor might need antibiotics or other medicine ...Read more

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What could a lump on your head, on top your ear be?

What could a lump on your head, on top your ear be?

Lymph node: Most likely reactive lymph node. If so, should go away. If persists, see MD. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on the top of the head?

What can cause a lump on the top of the head?

Cyst.: Trichilemmal os sebaceaous cyst. Usually bumps on the head are cysts of one sort or another. Sometimes they can be infected. At that point they are quite obviously painful swollen and red. ...Read more

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What do lumps on the top of the mouth indicate?

What do lumps on the top of the mouth indicate?

Many possibilities: It could be a perfectly innocent torus or evidence of underlying disease. Please get a dental exam to find out! ...Read more

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I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

Lump on head: You may have a sebaceous cyst. Without seeing you in person, this is just a guess. I recommend that you see a plastic surgeon to have it removed completely. Even after removal, these can recur. But to maximize your chances of complete removal and the best possible scar, a plastic surgeon is your best option. ...Read more

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I have a large painful squishy lump on top of my head, haven't had any recent head injury, its been getting gradually larger and more painful.

I have a large painful squishy lump on top of my head, haven't had any recent head injury, its been getting gradually larger and more painful.

Likely benign: Possible sebaceous cyst, and unlikely to represent any type of tumor, but since this may be a localized nidus of infection, not a bad idea to have examined and perhaps excised, usually a simple outpatient procedure. ...Read more

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I have a really hard lump on the top of my head right above my forehead its flat on each sides of it but sticks up pretty high what could this be? And

I have a really hard lump on the top of my head right above my forehead its flat on each sides of it but sticks up pretty high what could this be? And

For how long?: If all your life, it is probably a bony birth defect, not important.
If recent, and if tender, probably a cyst or possibly a pimple or abscess.
Try applying hot compress 3-4 times daily and see if it goes away. ...Read more

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My 11 month old son has come up with a lump on the top front of his head near his soft spot I know he's not banged it or anything it's just come up, b?

My 11 month old son has come up with a lump on the top front of his head near his soft spot I know he's not banged it or anything it's just come up, b?

Hard to say: A bump in that area is not necessarily worse than other sites on his body. He may have bumped the area when you were not looking, or he received some sort of bite in the area. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in the left top part of my mouth and it hurts what is it?

I have a hard lump in the left top part of my mouth and it hurts what is it?

Exam needed: Impossible to say what it might be without seeing it. Get a medical exam. ...Read more