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I've had a soft lump on my head since I was 7 when I hit it on a wall now I'm 19 and it's still there what should I do?

I've had a soft lump on my head since I was 7 when I hit it on a wall now I'm 19 and it's still there what should I do?

See provider: Please consider seeing your health care provider to assess for the possibility of removing the lump as it seems to be of concern to you although it unlikely needs to be removed as it appears to be only a post traumatic residual issue over the long term. ...Read more

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Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

Probably cyst: There are 2 cyst commonly seen on the scalp: pilar cyst and an epidermal inclusion cyst. Both are benign. If you are concerned see your doctor. There are usually very easy to remove. The tissue will be submitted to a pathologist who will examine it and determine its origin. ...Read more

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My husband has had a soft lump at the back of head on the right hand side. He says it's not Sore to touch but is the size of walnut ?

My husband has had a soft lump at the back of head on the right hand side. He says it's not Sore to touch but is the size of walnut ?

Cyst or lipoma: Cysts & lipomas are often soft & painless. However, the former can become painful & even harden if distended & filled, much less infected. Lipomas, or fatty tissue, typically remain soft & painfree. Abscesses are collections of pus that are usually painful & need to be lanced/drained. Have him go see his family doc for evaluation & your reassurance. ...Read more

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What could cause lump in the head?

What could cause lump in the head?

Scalp?: If it is on the scalp it can be a cyst, or other growth such as calcifying lesion. It can also represent rare lesions which would require examination and possible biopsy to make the distinction. ...Read more

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Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

No: When Botox is injected it might cause the area to raise up a little but this should fade away in a few minutes. If you are concern with an injected area, please call back to your injector's office for an evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi i have a lump on the side of my head?

Hi i have a lump on the side of my head?

Lump on side head : Not certain what a lump means in UK. Exactly where is it on the side of your head? Assume you are not talking about after a head bang? Size of a pea, cherry , lemon, cricket ball or what? What brought it on? What does it feel like? Can it be moved or is it fixed to your skull? Had them before? All of these needed to make a guess. Do telecom duly here and we can look at it. Better to show your Dr. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the right side of my head?

I have a lump on the right side of my head?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your octor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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He has a lump on his head what could it be?

He has a lump on his head what could it be?

Many causes: This sort of thing should be examined by a physician to make a diagnosis. Things like cysts and actual growths of skin or bone origin are possibilities. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on the top of the head?

Cyst.: Trichilemmal os sebaceaous cyst. Usually bumps on the head are cysts of one sort or another. Sometimes they can be infected. At that point they are quite obviously painful swollen and red. ...Read more