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Lump On Head Above Ear
Hard bump behind ear only right side. Squishy bump base of neck and side of neck also right side. Squishy bump on bottom of left foot. Worry or no?
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Look for Changes...: Look for changes in behavior. Children hit their heads often; most do very well after an accident. Crying in this case is good unless it is prolonged. Look for excessive sleepiness, vomiting, or change in mental status. If a bump (goose egg) is there and there is no bleeding, try a cold compress or sack of frozen peas. If vomiting does occur call your doctor or go directly to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore lump on skull? Size of a dime on the back of my head but on the hard bone behind my left ear but not near the ear, its on my head.
Pilar Cyst: Pilar cysts are common, occurring in 5-10% of the population. Greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where pilar cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst. Pilar cysts are the second most frequent type of cyst on the head and neck. Pilar cysts are almost always benign, malignant transformation being extremely rare. Pilar cysts may be sporadic or may be autosomal dominantly inherited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?
Spot in back of head behind right ear sore when touched..then slight tingle on cheek & scalp. Had ache earlier above eyebrow..any ideas?
See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor! ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump behind right ear at hairline and lump on back of neck right side. What could this be?
Cyst/node: The lesion behind the ear could be a sebaceous cyst (when sweat gland gets plugged & forms a cyst), the neck could also be a cyst but enlarged lymph node (may be indicative of underlying inflammation/infection) needs to be considered also. Would recommend evaluation with a Physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph nodes for a month One in front of left ear on jaw, other at bottom of jawline on neck. Sore throat, sharp ear pain, headache left temple?
Big headaches on head back, above eyes for past 2w. Left neck glands swollen. Left ear cavum hurts on touch. Slightly dizzy. Is it sinusitis?
Not likely: If you do not have nasal symptoms or discharge, it is not likely to be sinusitis. It is not feasible to say, what it is without examining you. If your symptoms do not abate in a week or so, it would be prudent to see your doctor. The enlarged lymph glands are of particular concern and you should get it checked. ...Read more
I have a small movable bump on the right side of my neck. It's behind my jaw and slightly below the bottom of my skull? Lymph node? Cancer?
Left side of my face feels full tight, jaw hurts mainly under chin above behind & left ear full, right temple & above & behind full bottom of skull?
Lump on face near ear lobe, moves slightly, rash behind ear, hurts a bit when touched..Is this serious?
Reactive node: The lump is most likely a reactive lymph node that tends to enlarge from pea sized to bean sized when stimulated by such things as skin rashes/bug bites/viruses &the like. They usually stay enlarged while stimulated &recede when not.Takes 3-4 weeks to settle down. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more