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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?

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

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Soreness behind ear on top of head and next to temple ride my bike about 30 km to work everyday with a bag on my back - could it be neck problem?

Soreness behind ear on top of head and next to temple  ride my bike about 30 km to work everyday  with a bag on my back - could it be neck problem?

Tension: Could be muscle tension from the bag transmitted to that area, however given the location. Near the temple you need to see your doctor to rule out a potentially dangerous condition called temporal arteries which can affect your vision. If left untreated can cause blindness on the side which is irreversible. ...Read more

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I have a sore scalp on whole top of head feals bruised and sore if I touch my hair what could this be?

I have a sore scalp on whole top of head feals bruised and sore if I touch my hair what could this be?

Sunburn or allodynia: First, is your scalp sunburned? if so there is your answer and I would recommend wearing a hat. If there is no sunburn and you have pain when your pain is moved or when you touch your scalp that is known as allodynia. allodynia can be a prodrome up to 24 hours before the onset of migraine and there are other causes as well. you could have occipital neuralgia. this should e discussed with your doc ...Read more

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Soft, tender, sore spot on top/back of head. Feels squishy and tender when I touch it. Also having bad headaches. No trauma. ?

Soft, tender, sore spot on top/back of head. Feels squishy and tender when I touch it. Also having bad headaches. No trauma. ?

Sebaceous cyst: Is a likely diagnosis. These occur often on the scalp. The headaches may be related. Another possibility is a lipoma; both of them require surgery to remove. See a doctor ASAP, the problem will only get worse. ...Read more

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I have sore pain on top of my head only when I touch it shoots to the back of my eyes.I also have neck pain back of neck ?

I have sore pain on top of my head only when I touch it  shoots to the back of my eyes.I also have neck pain back of neck ?

Consult your doctor: I'm sorry you are not feeling well. I would definitely go to visit your doctor. If you have had trauma to your head, there are a set of conditions to look for. If you have not had any trauma to your head, there are other things to consider. The pain in your neck is a separate issue. ...Read more

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I have a small sore area on top of my head I don't notice any tenderness until I brush my hair no headaches or other symptoms do it mean brain tumor?

I have a small sore area on top of my head I don't notice any tenderness until I brush my hair no headaches or other symptoms do it mean brain tumor?

No: Brain tumors do not present as sore spots on the top of the head. Classically there will be headache and vomiting or neurologic symptoms. If it gets more sore or spreads then it would be best to make an appointment. ...Read more

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My scalp is sore on the very top of my head on the right for 3 days what can it be?

My scalp is sore on the very top of my head on the right for 3 days  what can it be?

Lesion: Lots of things. Take a photo of it and add image to healthtap. In meantime, could be pimple, abrasion from brush, bite, infected cut, allergic reaction or immune skin disease. I've seen ticks in the scalp also. Could also be mole or sun damage skin lesion. Take that picture and send it in. ...Read more