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Small hard lump under skin on head/skull, what is this?

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

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Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch. New over several months. Need 2 worry?

Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch. New over several months. Need 2 worry?

Trichilemmal Cyst: The most common sites for trichilemmal cysts are hair-bearing areas, typically the scalp. Clinically, they present as smooth and mobile cysts within the dermis. Read more

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Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???

Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???

AnscessInfectedCyst: It needs to be checked as it may be an infected Bartholin Gland or Cyst.Or an bscess in that area You need to consult your Gynecologist asap as it is painful Read more

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Can anybody give me advice about lump under skin right below penis head?

Can anybody give me advice about lump under skin right below penis head?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up with a right diagnosis although pearly penile papules are likely if having been there for long with no change in size and no symptoms. If so, leave them alone; if still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling for definite answer timely. Read more

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I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

Small abscess: It may have been a small hair follicle infection that has now expanded after your initial manipulation. A warm compress may draw it out over a day or two but it may expand & need to be drained by your doc. Read more

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26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?

26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?

EIC?: Probably an epidermal inclusion cyst. These are benign. If it's bothering you, see a urologist who can safely remove it for you. Best of luck. Read more

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25 year old. Have pea sized flat movable lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Been there more than 1 year. Urinating/ejaculation is ok.

Probably benign: If a lesion is under the skin surface, non-tender and movable it is likely benign. It may be a sebaceous cyst or a "pearl" which is a collection of hardened glandular secretions. Always a good idea to get it checked out by your doctor 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