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Red Painful Bump On Scalp Above Ear
My eyelids, lymph nodes in front and below the ears are inflamed, my conjunctiva is red, my temple is painful and my scalp has painful bumps?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Itchy/burning sensation in skin followed by welts, little bumps or redness since april, especially at scalp and inside ears, help anyone, what's wrong?
Need evaluation: May need o see a Dermatologist or Allergist for further testing and management ...Read more
I've had a raised flesh colored longer bump on my scalp above my ear for yrs. It has a skin tag that formed on the edge few yrs ago. What could bump b?
Skin bump: I've had a raised flesh colored longer bump on my scalp above my ear for yrs. It has a skin tag that formed on the edge few yrs ago. What could bump b? ANS: many things. Show to your Dr or send picture to us. ...Read more
The lymph node on the left side of my neck is swollen and sore and I have red painful bumps in patches on my scalp on the left side of my head help me?
Yesterday I became very itchy all over my body including my scalp and inside my ears. After scratching, these huge red bumps appear?
Itchy red little bumps some with white center some without, on thighs, calves, forearms, feet, maybe even some on scalp and inside ears, etc...
The cartilage on the inside of my left ear hurts. It is right above my ear drum, looks more red and noticeable bump, hurts when touching it? Took a pic
My 4 year old son has tiny red bumps on the top of his ear lobes and it seems to be spreading to the outline of his scalp and now on cheeks...any idea?
Many possibilities: Rashes that remain localized to specific areas are often reactions to soaps/lotions or other material that was in contact with that area. Specific cause is hard to confirm without an exam and review of possible exposures. ...Read more
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but I often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?
My 10 yr old daughter has a condition with her scalp or the top of her skull. Anytime she touches it or combs or bumps her head her skin gets red all?
See below: Since, the experts can seem to identify what is going on, all that I can say is continue to seek others advise. There are a huge number of potential reasons for facial redness (erythema). If the spot on her head is a darker patch, she could have mastocytosis which triggers a histamine release when the spot is brushed against leading to redness, swelling. Lupus can present with skin symptoms too. ...Read more
I have a tender red bump on my scalp with a small yellow scab-like thing in middle. Is this normal? Not recall hitting head. Clear skin check in Jan
Infected cyst?: Infected cyst or hair follicle iikely. If large see a doc. If very small try a spot of bacitracin after cleaning it with mild soap and water. Hot compresses for 30 minutes can help. If it is larger than a pea in size, get seen. Don't pop it, you can cause the infection to spread. If it hurts more, or you have fever, or it rapidly increases in size, go to ER. ...Read more
I sometimes wake up with red bumps on my head and don't think much about it because I believe they are just pimples and then they end up disappearing but this time I have a bump in my scalp in which I thought would heal as it would before but it didn't in
Red, sore bumps on ll back of scalp, lymph nodes swollen on l neck & on head. Dr. Said it is psoraisis/gave me ointment. I feel head sick w/ fever.?
I have had an itchy scalp for a month. More around the nape of head. No lice. I also have small red bumps that are tender to touch. What could or be?
Small bump right above ear (in crook), painful to touch. Could it be a lymph node infection? How long should I wait to see if it goes away?
Post auricular LN: It is persists beyond the first few weeks of the year then have your family doctor or your local ent doctor check you. You may have lymph nodes elsewhere that you can not feel. Usually the doctor will give you an antibiotic to see if it does not resolve. If no change, then it will need to come out or get biopsied with a needle. I see these very often and they usually go away. Feel better! ...Read more
Just noticed bump on right side of head above ear painful to touch. I've been on amoxicilin for the last week because I that it thought it was my tooth?
Painful bump behind the ear pain spreads across head when touched and gets worse over time accompanied by headaches and itchy scalp. Scalp feels bumpy?
Painful bump: The painful bump may a lymph node that may be infected ...Read more
I have a very painful bump on my face. It's hard as a rock and painful to touch. It's red and about the size of a penny. Close to my ear.
Red bump on top of ear, no head. Looks like skin has come off around it. Ear was red and painful but now only bump is red. Bump painful when squeezed.
Biopsy: You may need a biopsy to find out the cause. Please see a dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
I have a red bump in my ear and it's painful and I've had it for a couple of days. I have my ears pierced. Should I be concerned?
Red bump in ears: A red bump might mean an abscess or infection. Rush to have this treated because if it involves the cartilage, this can spread and destroy the cartilage and you end up with a horribly deformed ear. This is an emergency if it involves the cartilage. Do not put heat on it. ...Read more
I have just noticed a small lump right above my ear that is painful to touch. It is definitely not a spot and isn't red or coloured at all.
Lymph node: Likely a reactive lymph node. Will likely dissipate in 7-10 days. If it persists, see an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center. Is this a boil or a bite?
Bump above right ear, tender to the touch. Thought it was a pimple under the skin, been there for 3 days and is getting more painful. It's red and hard and I tried to pop it to relieve pressure and it just becomes more painful.?
Needs evaluation: You need to have this lesion examined by your doctor especially if area is becoming more painful. ...Read more
My ten year old son has a painful bump on bone right behind right ear. It is not red or bruised. Should I take him to ER?
Lymph node: This is likely an inflamed lymph node and being tender is a good sign. He must be fighting an infection. Observe, drink plenty of water and see if goes away. After it has done its job. ...Read more
Inflamed bump on tragus. Warm, red, painful. I've never had an ear piercing. Could this be a cold sore, pimple, or what?
Mom last night had hives all over head, itchy sore scalp, red & painful ears. Had to use ice packs & Benadryl. What could it be & what should she do?
See Doc: If the area is painful and itchy involving only half of the head area, this is likely shingles. Consult your doctor immediately since timely dosing with anti-viral medication may shorten the duration and severity of the disease. ...Read more
Feeling awful. Swelling in back of head, bottom of skull area. Painful small bumps in scalp. Hardness 1 inch below skull, left side. What is this?
You must: You must see a doctor physically to find out what is going on. ...Read more
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