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Soft Lump On Head
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
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
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
I have a painful soft lump the size of a silver dollar on the back of my head after a fall. Should i be concerned?
Maybe, maybe not...: If this is within the first few days after the fall and you have no other symptoms like dizziness, etc. It may just be a hematoma (collection of blood under the scalp) assuming that you struck that area in your fall. If that is what it is, it should slowly go away in a matter of days. ...Read more
Lump on crown of my head. Marble sized. Showed up 4 months ago. Started off painful and soft. Now very hard and painless. What is it?
My son recently went on a hunting trip and banged his head really badly. Immediately he received a large soft squishy lump and very bad black and blue mark that is just now starting to fade. The lump is still there however it it now hard. He is complainin
Single soft painless lump on the right side of the neck near clavicular head. Slow-growing, smaller than an inch and oval shaped. What could it be?
1 year ago i had a very tiny white lump soft to touch below the rim of head of my penis, it seems to have grown about size of a til seed, please help.
My 15 year grandson was playing around when he fell on his back. Now, he has a soft lump in the middle of his head he is a healthy teennage boy?
Perhaps a hematoma?: When falling on the backside, it is quite reasonable for the head to snap back and hit as well. If just the right blow occurred to his head, this could trigger a slow bleeding beneath the scalp--called a cephalohematoma. These are rarely dangerous; however, occasionally these occur secondary to a linear skull fracture. Did your grandson lose consciousness? If this area is tender, see your doctor. ...Read more
I hit the back of my head 3 weeks ago. There is a lump, soft to touch, feel dizzy and throbs when I touch it a while. How serious could it be?
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