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Painless Lump On My Head
I have a small painless lump on the side of my head under the skin- not itchy- who do I see for this and what could this be?
I'm worried as I have a painless lump on the side of my head under the skin. It sits above my temple and it has just appeared. What could this be?
I discovered a painless lump on the back of my head. I am bald and you can see the swelling. What could it be?
Pilar Cysts: 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. ...Read more
I have discovered a huge painless lump on the front of my head under hairline which feels like bone distortion is it cancer?
I have a hard marble sized painless lump on the back of my head above my neck and a weekly very slight throbbing pain in the back right corner of head?
Must be examined: Could be a lymph node or a growth-get examined. ...Read more
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
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 prettiy big lump on my head it, there is no pain but I know I should have it checked and I don't have a doctor, where should I go to get this checked out, and should I be worried.
You: You haven't mentioned if there is any history of injury, nor how long the lump has been present. I would suggest an initial evaluation by a family physician. You can search online for a board certified family physician. He/she will be able to do an initial evaluation and determine whether further intervention is needed. This will also be a great opportunity to establish a relationship with a personal physician. ...Read more
Hard lump on my head, been there for a month, skin moves freely over it, about the size of a v.Small grape. No pain, not tender, unmovable.
Likely a lymph node: There are a number of lymph nodes scattered around the back of the head and neck where they are easily found. At rest they may be the size of a pea and when stimulated they are often bean sized or larger. Size often changes over weeks ; often reflects bug bits, skin rashes or throat irritation, it is not likely related to headaches, nausea or dizziness. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more
Cysts?: They are probably what we call sebaceous cysts that are common. To be very sure have your physician examine you. ...Read more
I have a soft lump on top of my head. It does not hurt, but seems to be a little bigger. Should I worry about it?
Lump: A soft lump would suggest that it's in the scalp and not the skull bone. A benign fatty tumor (lipoma) or wens are possibilitiesl but a physician would have to examine you to be sure. ...Read more
Lump on crown of my head. Marble sized. Showed up 4 months ago. Started off painful and soft. Now very hard and painless. What is it?
I have a firm, large lump on the bottom right corner of the back of my head. It is painless and seemed to be growing for months. What could it be?
Evaluation: Is necessary for any lump that grows. Please visit your doctor and discuss a biopsy to find out what it is. ...Read more
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
Leave it alone.: Trichilemmal cyst. Benign. If it enlarges see someone. ...Read more
I have this little pin head sized lump on the side of my neck I push on it its kind of hard and doesn't move. No pain. I'm very worried?
See a doctor: To examine and diagnose it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a lump on the top of my head and another small one quite next to it. I feel no pain and sometimes tired. I was wondering what it might be?
Feel a lump when heads fully tilted back (looking up), seems to be attached to or above c7. No pain. Circular. Doesn't move. Rubbery. Had for months. Can't tell if it's normal or not. Only feel it when heads tilted back.?
Get it checked: It may be a cyst or a fatty tumor called Lipoma. It probably does not need any treatment or excision. But we can not say what it could be without examination ...Read more
I have a pea size grisly lump behind my head. No pain. Not noticed until 1 year ago. Dr organised an X-ray, why?
Ask your Dr.: He has examined you and has something he is looking to rule in or out. Since we have not examined you, it would be pure supposition on our part to guess what he is doing the X-ray for. ...Read more
I have 2 lumps that my barber noticed on the back of my head. They are painless. Can the skull change shape as we age?
4 year old son has a large lump size of gumball on the back, center of head. It does not hurt him and is hard as a rock. It doesn't move.?
Fixed hard mass: In a 4 years old need to be checked out, kindly see his pediatrician for evaluation, best wishes ...Read more
Single soft painless lump on the right side of the neck near clavicular head. Slow-growing, smaller than an inch and oval shaped. What could it be?
Can you give me list of things I should do to heal a lump? Ifell hard on the floor asi was running then trip. Ifelt no pain but lump or bump was on head
Depends: Depends on the age of the injury. Not a lot to do. Should just resolve with time. If worsens see your doc. ...Read more
My 6 yr old son developed about 2 cm round lump on back of his head. It started 3 weeks ago and is growing. Feels hard under the normal skin. No pain?
Head lump??: See if he has a symmetrical lump on the other side which you just never noticed before. If not it is most likely that you are feeling a lymph node. Bring it to the attention of his doc and go from there. ...Read more
I'm really worried. I have a lump on the right side of my neck that has no pain. It's only feel able when I tilt my head to the other side. What is it?
I have a lump on the right side of my head underneath my skin. It feels like bone, does not hurt at all. I don't recall having any injuries to it in t?
See doctor: New onsert, hard lump warrants clinical examination. Might need more investigations. Please see your GP. ...Read more
Hello, I found a little lump on left side of back of my head, it seems connected to skull, its painless and skin moves freely over it, im so concerned?
Usually is: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more
I'm so scared! I felt my head and I felt a lump but I have no pain, dizziness or weakness symptoms. What can this be please help.
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have a painless lump on the back left side of my head noticed it last night also have a horrible headache any idea what it could be?
Head injury?: It's easy not to remember a bump to the head. Usually the lump would be tender, but not necessarily. If the headache is very unusual for you, is accompanied by nausea, neck pain or stiffness, fever, or weakness anywhere you should probably be checked. You don't say your age. If you are older or are on blood thinners, it is wise to be careful and get checked. ...Read more
Have a problem with penis. Noticed a lump, along the base of head only noticeable when half erected. No pain, no itch, same color as skin.
Check for STD: You need to be examined by a healthcare provider and screened for STDs. A general practitioner will be a good place to star. ...Read more
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