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Lump On Head Above Ear
3 month old baby with one ear slightly slanted and lump on head above ear. What could this be? The other ear is straight.
See pediatrician: Have your pediatrician take a look. It is impossible to be specific without being able to examine the area. ...Read more
I have had a dime size lump on right side of head above ear for three months, it is very itchy and red looking. Should it be looked at?
Yes: This could be an infection or benign or more rare, a cancerous lesion. See a head and neck doctor. ...Read more
Had a hit to face and side of head. Lump above ear in head, and black eye with much swelling. Happened at least 21 hours ago. Am I okay?
Maybe.: Perhaps. You need evaluation by an oral surgeon, ENT or facial plastic surgeon with xrays. ...Read more
I have had a hard lump on my head above my left ear. It's a little bigger than a quarter. It doesn't hurt and does not move. It's been there over a year. What could it be?
Mass: It can be many things but since you have provided no information about yourself, especially your age, medical or surgical history, its not possible to provide you with an informative response. ...Read more
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How long have you noticed the "lump"? Has it grown? It is painful? Is it bony hard and not painful? Could it be just a normal bone excrescence or even just a normal variation on the mastoid bone? It is not painful, not growing and not bleeding, you may leave it alone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I had a sharp, burning pain on the right side of my head and then a lump appeared right above my ear. It is a little sore. What should I do?
Consider getting: Evaluated. Your primary care doctor good place to start. They are likely related, and question becomes what is the cause of the swelling. Someone needs to look at it and ask more questions. Good luck! ...Read more
Small lump/bump on left side of my head just above my ear. Had an ear ache in left ear last week not sure if it's related? Or why it is there? Thanks
See details: It is impossible to offer specific advice without being able to examine the area. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
Cyst under my breast for over a month took antib. Chronic painful cysts on my bikini line. Found lump above my ear feels like being stabbed in head.?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have just noticed a small lump right above my ear that is painful to touch. It is definitely not a spot and isn't red or coloured at all.
Lymph node: Likely a reactive lymph node. Will likely dissipate in 7-10 days. If it persists, see an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
I have a small lump on the left side of my scalp above my ear. I'm pretty sure I've had it for awhile now, but I'm not 100%. A doctor said it could be?
Scalp lump: 26 F US: notes: I have a small lump on the left side of my scalp above my ear. I'm pretty sure I've had it for awhile now, but I'm not 100%. A doctor said it could be? ANS: I cannot make out what your question is. Please give more details and send picture. I can do video consult now and see it. Till 4 AM PCT. ...Read more
Hi! So I found a lump above my right ear. It feels as though the lump is on the bone above my ear. It is somewhat tender. No headaches. Please help!
Infected cyst: This may represent an infected cyst and may need care by your family physician. ...Read more
Bump on side of head above ear. Feels boney like I was hit but I wasn't. Slight discomfort when pressed hard & minor headache. What could it be?
Scalp bump: This is likely to be a pilar cyst, but a lymph node is also possible. I recommend you see a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis, though it is unlikely to be anything serious. ...Read more
Just noticed bump on right side of head above ear painful to touch. I've been on amoxicilin for the last week because I that it thought it was my tooth?
I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time.
I have a bump on the left side of my head, above my ear but more towards the top. I sometimes get dizzy when getting up after sitting for a long time. It is solid but when I push on it it moves around but then comes back to the spot where it started?
Small bump right above ear (in crook), painful to touch. Could it be a lymph node infection? How long should I wait to see if it goes away?
Post auricular LN: It is persists beyond the first few weeks of the year then have your family doctor or your local ent doctor check you. You may have lymph nodes elsewhere that you can not feel. Usually the doctor will give you an antibiotic to see if it does not resolve. If no change, then it will need to come out or get biopsied with a needle. I see these very often and they usually go away. Feel better! ...Read more
I have a large bump on the rt side of my skull 1/2in above my ear. Its been there for 6 mo. And hasn't grown or shrunk. No other symptoms. What is it?
Afraid skull's coming apart or growing tumors around temporalis. Dr says I'm just anxious/noticing asymmetrical bumps/cracks/dents. Always tender. Cracks are small, but feel deep. Bump's above ear.
Seek Diagnostic Eval: It sounds like you are being tormented by intrusive thoughts that are really scaring you. I'd recommend seeing a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist for some careful diagnostic detective work. These thoughts are certainly anxiety provoking but they may be best characterized as symptomatic of something other than an anxiety disorder, per se - like obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd). ...Read more
I've had a raised flesh colored longer bump on my scalp above my ear for yrs. It has a skin tag that formed on the edge few yrs ago. What could bump b?
Skin bump: I've had a raised flesh colored longer bump on my scalp above my ear for yrs. It has a skin tag that formed on the edge few yrs ago. What could bump b? ANS: many things. Show to your Dr or send picture to us. ...Read more
The cartilage on the inside of my left ear hurts. It is right above my ear drum, looks more red and noticeable bump, hurts when touching it? Took a pic
Lymph node: Most likely reactive lymph node. If so, should go away. If persists, see MD. ...Read more
Lipoma: Lipomas, a fatty tumor are common in this location as well as a few other tumors. Has the lump been present for some time or rapidly developing recently? If rapid, get an evaluation by an ENT specialist fairly soon. If it has been there for some time, you can probably ignore it if it does not bother you and is not changing. ...Read more
Hopefully: It will resolve without intevention. You may have a swollen lymph node or cyst that may or maynot be infected. If it doesn't resolve - get it checked. ...Read more