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Large, squishy, painless lump on head (10cm wide). What does this sound like?

Large, squishy, painless lump on head (10cm wide). What does this sound like?

How long do you have: Benign conditions like sebacious cyst -arising from bloked seb. Duct opening , lipomas -lipd tumor, a condition called dermoid cyst (if is nearly of long drn in terms of years present in which case need to r/o erosion into underlying skull bone), fibromas -another benign tumour made of tissue like scar iif noticed of short drn, seek help by seeing a doctor as secondary tumour for cancer can sit. ...Read more

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Mom has painless lump on her head for long. Gp told her it tumor. Is tumor easily detectable without test.Can it be sebaceous cyst? She has dandruff.

Mom has painless lump on her head for long. Gp told her it tumor. Is tumor easily detectable without test.Can it be sebaceous cyst? She has dandruff.

Multiple causes: Lumps under the skin in the scalp can have multiple causes including pilar cysts, sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cysts, lipomas, lymph nodes or other growth. You often cannot be certain what it is without taking a sample. Have the area evaluated by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist for removal and analysis by a dermatopathologist. ...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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What causes a lump on my head the day after drinking? The lump disappears the very next day and does not hurt.

What causes a lump on my head the day after drinking? The lump disappears the very next day and does not hurt.

?falling: Maybe you are falling and hittting your head, other than that I do not know what it would be. When you get the lump, get into a dr. And show it, so it can be properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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I have a large pea sized lump on my head. It does not hurt, it is not hard and it is moveable. I have had two drs look at it both saying it is a sebac?

I have a large pea sized lump on my head. It does not hurt, it is not hard and it is moveable. I have had two drs look at it both saying it is a sebac?

OK?: If it is a sebaceous cyst, those are usually left alone unless they become infected or irritated. If want removed, can be done as a local in-office incision/excision by some family practice dr's, or dermatologist, or surgeon. ...Read more

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