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Small painful lump on back of head, about level with ears more to the left side. No injury? What is it and what do I do about it?

Small painful lump on back of head, about level with ears more to the left side. No injury? What is it and what do I do about it?

Lymph node swelling: This could be a swollen lymph node, which could be infected or swollen because of inflammation or infection on your scalp or ear. It could also be an insect bite. You should have your doctor examine you, so that you can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

Well : Generally speaking lumps on the scalp that are not painful can be inflamed or enlarged lymph node a cyst or fatty tumor lipoma usually these are benign. Rarely they could be a cancer. See a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my calf. It is about the size of the head of a pin. It is very painful to the touch and hurts for several minutes after.

I have a small lump on my calf. It is about the size of the head of a pin. It is very painful to the touch and hurts for several minutes after.

Skin lesion: a swelling of this size in the skin can be from a big array of causes depend on the duration and presence of pain and the way it looks and coulour/ consistency causes can includi infections with different kinds of bugs, warts, molluscum or skin lesion. It can also be a nevus, sun damaged skin or other skin conditions medical review is required to differentiate the so many potentials ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump on the lower back of my head, it has been there for 2 days and has some redness, it isnt from an injury. What is this?

I have a small painful lump on the lower back of my head, it has been there for 2 days and has some redness, it isnt from an injury. What is this?

See your PMD: Bumps on the back of the head can come from multiple things, including trauma, as you mentioned. The redness can be a sign of bruise or infection. If it is hot as well, this could be infection. In non-traumatic posterior neck lumps, these are usually cysts or lymph nodes. See your pmd for a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have small hard painful lumps under the skin on my bikini line. I can see small white heads on the surface. What could these be how do I treat these?

I have small hard painful lumps under the skin on my bikini line. I can see small white heads on the surface. What could these be how do I treat these?

Folliculitis: Inflamed or infected hair follicles can look like this. Pants could be too tight, too much sweating or pore are infected. Laser hair removal is excellent choice, use witch hazel pads during day to clean and wear loose pants. Use a topical ointment like neosporin while its inflamed. ...Read more