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My husband has had severe headache for five days with multiple lumps forming on head and neck.

My husband has had severe headache for five days with multiple lumps forming on head and neck.

Headaches that last: Headaches can be either transient, minutes to hours, or more chronic, as over the course of days. Duration of a headache is important in knowing the cause, as is the nature of the headache (pressure, pounding). Systemic problems related to infection and medication side effects can cause headaches and should be evaluated by a health care provider. Acute changes require more urgent attention. ...Read more

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I've had migraines 2 months with no relief with any pain meds also..I have dizzieness and multiple lumps on my neck and head what could cause this?

I've had migraines  2 months with no  relief with any pain meds also..I have dizzieness and multiple lumps on my neck and head what could cause this?

Wens: Bumps on yor head may be sebaceous cysts and the glands in your neckmy be swollen because of it.Are you sure you have migraines andnot pain from your cysts? ...Read more

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I have a couple lumps under my skin, I'm not sure if they're spider bites or if I should be more concerned.

I have a couple lumps under my skin, I'm not sure if they're spider bites or if I should be more concerned.

It is almost: impossible to diagnose complaints of this nature over the internet without being able to see and feel the areas in question. If this is concerning to you, you will need to see a health care professional who can fully evaluate the area of concern. ...Read more

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I just found two pea sized lumps on my head. They are both hard. Doesn't hurt. What could it be? I'm worried

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

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I'm getting lumps on both my armpits, underneath the skin and two of them are painful to touch. Should I be worried?

Pain in armpits.: There are generally two things of concern that could occur in the armpits. You could be feeling inflamed lymph nodes, wherein the question would be as to the reason they're inflamed. Or this could represent a rather stubborn infection called hydradenitis suppurativa. Regardless, you should be evaluated for this locally, as treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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I'm worried about 2 lumps on back of my head,been there for at least 2 month, one has been growing, hard underskin lumps, any ideAs? Thanks

I'm worried about 2 lumps on back of my head,been there for at least 2 month,  one has been growing,  hard underskin lumps, any ideAs? Thanks

Get them seen: Show these to your personal physician at your next visit. They may be postoccipital lymph nodes, epidermoid inclusion cysts, ingrown hairs, or goodness-knows. If they keep growing or ulcerate, get seen earlier. ...Read more

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I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

Well : Generally speaking lumps on the scalp that are not painful can be inflamed or enlarged lymph node a cyst or fatty tumor lipoma usually these are benign. Rarely they could be a cancer. See a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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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?

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

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Do relaxers cause lumps in the head?

Do relaxers cause lumps in the head?

Not usually: 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 have lumps on my head what can they be?

I have lumps on my head what can they be?

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

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Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

No: When Botox is injected it might cause the area to raise up a little but this should fade away in a few minutes. If you are concern with an injected area, please call back to your injector's office for an evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

Elbow lumps : Without further information, "lumps under skin of elbows" could be cause by a long and dizzying list of things. Epitrochlear lymph nodes, tophi, rheumatoid nodules, lipoma, cyst, etc. Guessing is not advised. Seeing your doctor to obtain a formal diagnosis is! ...Read more

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I have small & soft painless lumps in my back side of head?

I have small & soft painless lumps in my back side of head?

Cysts?: They are probably what we call sebaceous cysts that are common. To be very sure have your physician examine you. ...Read more

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Anyone have experience with lumps on the head, not phrenology?

Anyone have experience with lumps on the head, not phrenology?

Old science: Not sure phrenolgy has much credibility in the scientific world. Before modern neuroscience was developed people would assign certain parts of the brain to sections of the scalp. ...Read more

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He has two lumps on his head, One is extremely painful. No head trauma. ?

He has two lumps on his head, One is extremely painful. No head trauma. ?

Could be a boil: If there is no head trauma, and the patient is well, it might be a boil. It might burst by itself at time and clear itself out or might resolve by itself If persists or gets worse or the patient becomes unwell you might need to see your doctor for a review Hope she gets well soon ...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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Larg e lumps under my skin all over my body new lumps everyday tired all the time?

Larg e lumps under my skin all over my body new lumps everyday tired all the time?

Lumps: This is the time for you to seek on site doc's consult. Without seeing the bumps, it is impossible to tell what those are. Lipoma (benign skin tumors) do present that way but would not be popping every day, they are fairly slowly growing tumors. ...Read more