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Small Knot On Head
? 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
Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated. ...Read more
I have a small lump on left backside of neck. Near the ear feels like a bruise but didn't hit head, and top of scalp very tiny bumps. And a stiff neck?
See your doctor: If you truly have a stiff neck--cannot touch your chin to your chest or move head from side to side, you must be seen urgently by your doctor or emergency room--if you have fever this becomes more urgent. If you have any scalp problems this may cause tiny bumps or if you pull your hair tight as some do for braids, this may be related. See your physician. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. of the bump, an accurate Dx could not be reached. So, collect and bring those to see Doc timely. But, clinically, rashes in glans penis from balanoposthitis in long / tight foreskin are the most common possibility. Rx? Topical hygiene + topical anti-fungal cream... ...Read more
See doctor: If it is painful or bothersome to you, then consider having it examined by your doctor. A dermatologist vs surgeon would be able to remove it, depending on the exact location. If you're not sure it's a cyst, an ultrasound will help with figuring it out. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sore lump on skull? Size of a dime on the back of my head but on the hard bone behind my left ear but not near the ear, its on my head.
Pilar Cyst: 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. Pilar cysts may be sporadic or may be autosomal dominantly inherited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: 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 one bump on the top left hand side of my head that's about pea size that's sore and a bigger bump on my right side head and headaches?
Follicular infection: At your age.....Infection of skin appendages will be top of list....See pmd. ...Read more
Growing?: Hard to say without examining you. Possibilities include fatty tumors(benign), cysts, abscesses? Calcified lesions? Cancer is very rare but not impossible. If it has not changed over many years it is probably benign (not cancer). If it is growing rapidly you should have it seen asap. The "hard" part worries me. See your md. A biopsy will tell you for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Ran into the edge of a cabinet today with my head. I have small knot on my head. I have this lingering headache too. It started a little later on?
Fight Of The Century: Here is a perfect opportunity to tell friends you got jumped by six thugs on the street and fought all of them off and walked away with nothing but a small bump on your head. I suggest this because I have every confidence you'll be OK. But...if the headache keeps getting worse or you start vomiting or your vision gets blurry,things like that,get someone to take you to the ER. Otherwise use Tylenol (acetaminophen) ...Read more
My 7 week old scooted off the side of our bed. She has a small knot on her head, should I take her to the er? She is showing no sign of anything wrong. Actions and reactions are perfectly normal. And she stopped crying almost instantly when i picked her u
Yes. Have her seen.: It's so easy to have a baby roll over or scoot off a bed or changing table. The facts that she is acting normally and cried right away - stopping with being picked up, are all reassuring. But i'd advise you to have your seven-week-old evaluated in the er just in case. Lgromkomd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter discovered a small knot on the back of her head and it is soar. It has been there for four days. What could it be?
What to do if I fell on my back hitting the back of my head & I have a small knot its been over 12 hrs ago I'm with a headache still?
Be seen: With any trauma with persistent symptoms you should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
I hit my head on a gate latch while bending over to pick something up. It got a small knot which is now squishy. Should I be concerned?
Probably not: If you did not pass out, do not have severe headaches and feel normal as far as mood then it is probably just some bruising under the scalp. It should resolve in a week or so. If you did lose consciousness or if you are having severe headaches, visual changes or mood changes see a doctor right away. ...Read more
There is a small knot in the end of my urethra just before the head. It hurts slightly if i apply any pressure. No articles found helpful.
Go to the doctor: This is in no way normal. A physician should examine you in person. ...Read more
My 8 year old just hit back of her head on the corner of the porcelain sink. She has a small knot and is tender and painful. Will she be ok?
Yes: As long as she is awake and alert, she should be fine. If she begins to cry, complain of pain, develop an inability to touch her chest with her chin without exquisite pain, or develops problems with speech, walking, loss of use of part of her body, go to the er. If you have any concerns by morning, call her pediatrician. In fact, you may wish to do that now. Injury is insignificant by descriptio. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen knot above the middle of my right eyebrow.Hit my head hard there 9mnths ago..It's small, but ugly. Advice?
Have it checked out: When you hit your head, you may have had bleeding there. If it formed a blood clot, it can leave a residual knot on the surface of the skull which you feel as the small knot. Hard to say whether it will eventually flatten out or not. There are also other things it could be. Have it checked out by a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been also experiencing burning sensations in the back of my head. I noticed a small knot as well, maybe a cyst, ? What is this sinusitis?
Moved fast and bumped top of head on hard wood shelf 15 hrs ago small knot hurt after injury feels sore and tingly on top of head should I be concern?
Head trauma: Hello there, if you simply bumped your head then you should not be alarmed. However, if you feel this was a traumatic injury and you blacked out, passed out, feel like you were seeing stars or you have a severe headache you should seek emergency medical assistance immediately. It is possible that you have sustained a concussion but it is not possible to diagnose without seeing a doctor for help. ...Read more
Noticed Small Knot On Left Side Of Skull About 5In Above War. Bee There A While And Haven't Hit My Head. Don't Notice Unless Looking sorSore Presse?
Not sure: Your clinical information indicates that you have Crohn's and are on an an antibiotic. It is difficult to tell from your description what this knot may be with any accuracy. If this is a softer, possibly rubbery small knot it could be a lymph node, but could be something else as well. As with any lump you find, it should have it evaluated to make sure that there are not other concerns. ...Read more
Knot like a vein in the back of my head kinda hurt to the touch but mostly feel like pressure to the touch is kinda small could this be something serious well i know it could be ..?
Doctor can evaluate: A knot or lump in the scalp or back of the head may be a lymph node or a skin cyst, among other possibilities. A primary care doctor can evaluate, and refer to an ENT or dermatology specialist if needed. It's very hard to guess exactly what it might be, without the whole story and an exam. ...Read more
My 26yr old fiance` pulled a tick off his head, it was there for possibly 4-5days. He found it & pulled it off sun. Am. Says its sore, has small knot?
Tick bites: This depends on the tick. There are many different species. Very few ticks carry disease, and those that do may carry different pathogens. If your fiance becomes symptomatic in any way besides what you have described, he should go and see a doctor and tell him what has happened. In your area the major issues are not lyme, but anaplasma and other similar organisms. ...Read more
Neuro treated me with injections in neck head temples. Pain was eased however small tender knot formed on back of head afterwards. Injec the cause?
A small hard knot or bump apperead on the right side above the ear side of my head. it feels like its really hot bot not sore. it has appeared before?
A bump the size of a nickel showed up undertone skin on my left upper cheek area of my face, another started small at jaw by ear in same area, now larger..one above left knee, tried popping it and no tender and no heads plus knot size of quarter?
Bumps: Could be lymph nodes, neurofibromas, cysts, lipomas ...Read more
What can cause hard movable knots under the skin? My son has these on his face... Some small and large.
Some thoughts...: They could be cysts, little fluid filled sacs, that are generally harmless but sometimes could become inflamed. It'd be good to have your son's doc take a feel of them - don't need to have him go to an urgent care or ed, but just a regular visit, especially if they've been there for a long time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer