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Painless Lump On Skull
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
My girlfriend(no medical history) has a small lump on side of head(skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?
I have a pea/marble sized lump on the back of my skull above my neck. It's painless and I've already had it checked but feel like it's gotten bigger?
Lymph node: You might be describing occipital lymph nodes which drain the scalp. They could get enlarged if you have any sores or infection of your scalp. Usually not a cause of worry unless it persists without evidence of infection/irritation. ...Read more
I have had a small lump/bone now in the back of my head where the skull dips in, it is painless to touch and it hasnt grown at all, healthy 19 male?
Occipital skull: This is a normal part of the skull anatomy. Sometimes there is a protuberance of the skull where the muscles from the neck inset. This can lead to a lump of bone. No need to worry. ...Read more
Hi I have a hard bony immovable,,painless lump about the size of a large grape which has recently appeared on back of skull?
Painless, Hard 1cm wide lump, behind ear, on the neck close to where the skull meets,
Sometimes aches. Hasn't changed size for over a year. I'm 22?
I've got 2 of them: I've got 2 of these things in the same place as you since age 9. They didn't turn out to be anything hazardous or important...wouldn't you agree? They are common and can be anything from a calcific lymph node to a small benign bony growth called an exostosis or osteoma. All harmless. By all means have it checked out though. Or if you'd like to show me one: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard almost immobile lump behind ear on skull bone around 1cm size. Painless unless touched. Worried of malignancy. Male 19. What is it?
I have two painless lumps in the back of my head at base of skull. Started with one small one, then a bigger one right below. Should I be concerned?
I have a small lump on the left side of my skull; no pain, no discoloration, haven't bumped it, no pimple, been there for a few weeks. What can it be?
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