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Middle Of Forehead Sore
Bumped my R side of forehead on corner of wall , 2-3 hours ago roughly. How long would it take for soreness to go away ? Tips to relieve soreness?
7 to 10 days usually: Applying an ice pack to the affected area can provide temporary relief and decrease swelling. It's safe to take Acetaminophen for pain, and, assuming you aren't allergic to aspirin, Ibuprofen and naproxen are also safe & effective. If you still have headache after 3 days or if you get new symptoms, please get medical care. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Antibiotics: If it's an infected zit, you may need to have antibiotics either applied topically or taken orally. The best way to handle it, tho, would be to keep your hands away from it to prevent superinfection. Chances are it may erupt on its own or just regress. If getting worse or you are concerned, see your doc. ...Read more
Forehead lump: Most commonly, a sore lump on the forehead could represent a small infection, like a small or large infection. Because the skin of the forehead is pretty thick compared to the cheeks, sometimes, the infection can remain a little more hidden and doesn't look red or have a head visible. Could also be a cyst from skin glands or even a boney abnormality from the skull. Best to get it checked out. ...Read more
I woke up yesterday with a quarter sized bump on my forehead. it is a little sore. It is hard. should I be concerned?
Well: Depends. Did you injure or hit the area? Could be a skin abcess. Hi see your doctor or sign up for appointment here for evaluation ...Read more