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Hard painful lump on my toe?

Hard painful lump on my toe?

See a doctor: You need to be examined to determine if it is tissue or bone. ...Read more

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Centralized head pain, painful headaches, small bump behind right ear on bone. Pressure also.

Centralized head pain, painful headaches, small bump behind right ear on bone. Pressure also.

Variety of causes: There many things that could cause this, one of which is an ear infection. Best to have exam and get correct answer and treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Big bump on back of ear very painful and swollen?

See a doctor: See a doctor. This could get serious in that area, if it is not checked. ...Read more

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Rubbed cryoderm on neck for pain large bump appeard behind ear small bumps on hair line r side of neck tight hair band around head feel ruff sore?

Rubbed cryoderm on neck for pain large bump appeard behind ear  small bumps on hair line  r side of neck tight hair band around head feel ruff sore?

Infection or allergy: your symptoms suggest the possibility of allergic reaction or possible infection. With any skin lesion it is always best to see and feel the lesion. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Lump on my left earlope, size of a pea when touched it's painful?

Lump on my left earlope, size of a pea when touched it's painful?

Lump: A lump in the ear lobe may be an inclusion cyst. Tenderness, especially if redness is also present, indicates some degree of irritation or inflammation. A physician would have to examine you in order to advise you. ...Read more

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Noticed rock hard knot/lump on the back side of my head, left side close to occipital bone. knot is about pea size very painful & sensitive 2 touch. ?

Noticed rock hard knot/lump on the back side of my head, left side close to occipital bone. knot is about pea size very painful & sensitive 2 touch. ?

Lump: This could be an inflamed lymph node, cyst or ingrown hair. Apply warm soaks. Check to see whether you have a skin eruption in that area which can cause lymph node reactivity. See your physician as needed. ...Read more

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Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?

Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?

Yes, see a doctor: You should have this evaluated. It could be a lymph node or possible a mass. It may also be related to an infection. ...Read more

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I have a hard pea sized painful on touch lump on my mons pubid?

Skin infection: In the suprapubic area (mons pubis) occasionally a hair follicle can become inflamed and subsequently infected. Don't manipulate it, shave over it, but use warm compresses for a few days. If no improvement or worsening see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?

Refractory Headache: Refractory headache for one month and "oval hard bump on head" is a red flag and visit to your PCP is warranted. Schedule an appointment for consultation, tests and imaging. ...Read more

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Lump on back of head ozzing headache cannot bend head back?

Lump on back  of head ozzing headache cannot bend head back?

See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more

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Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected very binign. ...Read more

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Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Painful skin on top of my head where my pony tail pulls?

Painful skin on top of my head where my pony tail pulls?

If you are pulling..: ...Your ponytail very tight, the traction on your hair follicles can cause pain. It could also be an injury or infection that you can't see because of its location. Someone, preferably a dermatologist, should look at it. ...Read more

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I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?

I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?

Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bump on left thigh like a pimple but painful ?

Bump on left thigh like a pimple but painful
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Rule out skin cancer: Possibly a sebaceous cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst. See a doctor to rule out skin cancer. ...Read more

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Neck aches/tension headaches. When i lay my head back on anything the area where my skull meetstmy neck feels a little sore. Any ideas on cause?

Neck aches/tension headaches. When i lay my head back on anything the area where my skull meetstmy neck feels a little sore. Any ideas on cause?

See that you suffer: From anxiety. Some people tend to carry their tension/ stress in their necks & upper backs. The first thing i would recommend is to get your anxiety & stress under control. I note you described this as tension headaches - if not formally evaluated by a doctor would do so. Would encourage you to look into options like acupuncture to help with the tight muscles (& possible trigger points) in neck &. ...Read more

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