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Lumps On My Head What Could They B
Hi. I have 3 hard lumps on my head the biggest one is on the left and when I touch it it hurts. I've had them for years could it be serious?
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
See dermatologist: You may have sebaceous cysts or wens. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just found two pea sized lumps on my head. They are both hard. Doesn't hurt. What could it be? I'm worried
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more
Hey i'm worried because I have two lumps on my head i had them for a few years but they've gotten bigger i'm scared what can it be and they don't hurt?
Lumps in head: If you feel them right underneath your scalp and they've been there for years, they're probably sebaceous cysts (benign). Sometimes these get larger or become infected, so if you haven't had them evaluated by your doctor yet, now's the time. We can often remove them if they're getting too large or uncomfortable. ...Read more
Lumps and bumps : You asked what could "lumps on my head" be? Unfortunately medicine is not straight forward and most doctor's do not have a crystal ball. Without knowing more or without being able to perform an examination, it has to be assumed these "lumps" are lethal, but probably benign. If really small, see a dermatologist. If average in size, see the internist. If large, see the surgeon. Or just see your dr. ...Read more
Lumps: Possibly sebaceous cysts?. Have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a few hard lumps on my head just below the service. At first there was just one now there are five . They are very hard but do not move . Start small grow to about hr size of a pea.
If : If the scalp moves freely over these lumps, and they feel hard like bone, they are likely to be osteomas which are benign and don't typically need treatment unless symptomatic. In some rare cases, they may be related to a systemic disorder ( such as gardner's syndrome associated with colonic polyps). My best recommendation is have someone check these out to make a proper diagnosis and hopefully reassure you there is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: See your doctor so they can examine and diagnose them. ...Read more
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