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Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Watch and wait: Please check the mass every couple of weeks. If it more than doubles in size, more lumps develop, or you start having fever, consult a doctor, otherwise you may watch and wait for it to resolve. ...Read more

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I have a lump under the skin on my chin, what can be a cause? Will it go away by itself? And is there any danger to me.

I have a lump under the skin on my chin, what can be a cause? Will it go away by itself? And is there any danger to me.

Difficult to say...: Possible lymph node if under side if chin. Consult with your PCP or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can cause little lumps in your head?

What can cause little lumps in your head?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a small lump on my head be removed?

Can a small lump on my head be removed?

Probably.: See a plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...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 could a lump on the back/side of my head mean?

What could a lump on the back/side of my head mean?

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

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I have 2 pea sized lumps on my head, should I be worried? What could they be?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I suddenly discovered a lump on the back of my head. What could this be from?

Trichilemmal Cyst: Trichilemmal or pilar cysts are common intradermal or subcutaneous cysts, occurring in 5-10% of the population.Greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where trichilemmal cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst. Trichilemmal cysts are almost always benign. Treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more

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Dime size lump on head is it a cyst?

Dime size lump on head is it a cyst?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on fore head under skin is it a spot?

Lump on fore head under skin is it a spot?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could the pea like lump in my head be?

What could the pea like lump in my head be?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My son has a lump on his head\neck what could it be?

My son has a lump on his head\neck what could it be?

Not enough info: "lump" could be ingrown hair, tissue growth, infection, result of trauma, infection, etc, etc, etc. Call your pediatrician for an examination. If medical he will fix it. If dental, he will refer you on to your dentist. ...Read more

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Hard lump growing out of a teenager's head, wut does that mean?

Hard lump growing out of a teenager's head, wut does that mean?

Variable diagnosis: Often these are calcium deposits that have originated as a bony overgrowth to what may have been minor trauma. They are common in prominent areas like the eyebrow ridge. I would have it evaluated during regular office hours by his regular doc. ...Read more

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Hit my head on a wall and still have a big lump. What can I do?

When?: A 'lump' is a scap hemorrhage qutside the brain and as such needs no particular treatment other than time, head injury can matter in old people. Those on anticoagulants and if it was associated with loss of consciousness or vomiting or iprolonged headache it should be investigated. Severe head trauma can be life threatening in the first 12 hours or so if accompany by a so called extradural hema. ...Read more

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I have itchy hard uncomfortable lumps on my head what could it be?

I have itchy hard uncomfortable lumps on my head  what could it be?

Hard lumps on head : It could be a few different things but folliculitis comes to mind, which is like acne involving the hair follicle. But with examination or a picture it's hard to say. Please get it checked out. ...Read more

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My daughter has a dime size lump on the back of her head. Should i worry?

My daughter has a dime size lump on the back of her head. Should i worry?

See below: Without more information, it impossible to give a good answer other than - go see your pediatrician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my head that has got bigger and red and throbs with pain?

I have a lump on my head that has got bigger and red and throbs with pain?

Infected cyst: This may be an infected cyst. You will need to be seen and possible have it removed. They can get infected and it sounds like yours may be getting infected. Get checked out. ...Read more