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Sudden Hard Painful Lump On Head Thyroid
Hi! Have hard lump at back of my head, more to right side and slightly more up than hole where head meets neck. What could this be? It's not painful.
I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head / neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin / scalp help?
See MD to b safe: Probably should have it checked out by a doc to be on safe side. If it is not growing larger that's a good sign, but if it's hard and not moveable that "could be" a more serious growth. Hard to say without an actual exam. ...Read more
I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head/neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin/scalp do I worry?
I have this painful hard lump under the skin on my neck just to the left of my Adams apple. It hurts to tilt my head up and I'm concerned. What is it?
ENT surgeon: Impossible to say without exam. See ENT surgeon for exam, possible biopsy. ...Read more
Hard, painful lumps behind both ears, bk of head & bk of neck. Severe pain&stiff nk, hdache, sic 4- 3.5wks. 2 rnds antibios. Still not 100%.?
See doc again: It's not clear to me that you have been correctly diagnosed. You may need a biopsy of a lump to determine diagnosis. See the doctor, or a different doctor, again. ...Read more
Small, hard lump on the back right side of my neck. Not painful but doesn't seem to be attached to the skin. I'm worried it could be an aneurysm?
Should I be concerned if I woke up this morning to notice a hard painful lump under my skin on the hairline of the back of my neck, what could this be?
Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node or abcess or cyst. There are a few possibilities. Watch to see if any change in size. Don't touch. See if resolves on its own. May take several weeks ...Read more
I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch. It is where the shoulder and neck meet.?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more
I had acupuncture today on my neck shldrs& lwr back, I have hard round and painful to touch lumps under my skin where some needles were. Concern?
Pickering?: If your provider pickered trigger (ashi) points this could lead to tenderness and swelling. In this situation - it is a normal reaction. ...Read more
My 5 y/o has a super ball sized, hard, painful, lump on neck near chin. Does the pain suggest that this is probably an infection?
Possible cyst: It could be an infection if it is hot and red. If not then it could be a thyroglossal duct cyst. See your doc. ...Read more
Hard lump behind lft ear, then another lower down behind ear. Painful to touch and pain shoots down jaw and neck, help??
See doctor: This is likely an infection which requires a doctor's exam and treatment. ...Read more
I found 2 lumps on my neck 3 weeks ago, one under my ear and one at the side of my neck. They are hard, don't move and aren't painful. Help?
Get medical check up: You must get a medical examination done as soon as possible. Hard lymph nodes are worrisome especially if they are bigger than one Cm in size. A biopsy may be indicated to determine the cause. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been in severe pain for years. I now have a painful, hard, pea sized lump under the skin on the side of my neck. I can't find a doctor to help?
Go to ER: Although this should not be your first choice in getting health care but given that you can't find a doctor to see you, the ER would be the best option to get the help you need. ...Read more
I have a hard immovable lump below my ear between my neck and jaw. It's not painful and I've noticed it getting better. I also have headaches?
Hard lump under jaw left side of neck. Been for scans. Biopsy and lymph node removed 3 weeks ago. Lump still there and more painful, what could it be?
Wait for report: Wait for biopsy report, if it is benign, it is post operative reaction and will subside in couple of wks, speak to your surgeon if any treatment (s) are required based on the report. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the back of my left ear. It is painful to touch and doesn't move. Slight pain in neck and ear and slight hearing loss.
Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen, especially if there is hearing loss involved. The most likely explanation is that you have an ear infection with fluid in the ear reducing your hearing and the lump you feel is an inflamed lymph node. Lymph nodes become enlarged and tender in infectious conditions. ...Read more
Painful lump on left side of hard palet, now having pain in left side neck glands and ear. Sever pain and hurts to swallow what could it be?
It could be from....:
....a bad tooth in the area.........
see an oral surgeon asap to evaluate.
there are many things that you MAY have
and some can be very serious
see an oral sugreon asap ...Read more
Hard lump right below my chin, below the bone, higher than thyroid or Adam's apple, can be felt and seen when I tilt my head back. Hard to swallow.
Without delay you should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. It is most likely they will order images and decide what to do next. May send you to a primary doctor or a specialist.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Hard slightly painful lump on neck behind ear, looks all over blue/ dark purple colour. Had for 2 weeks and had nose bleeds for the last 5 days too.
V hard lump on neck, under ear behind jaw, comes & goes. Not v painful but aware of. On amtrymitline for headaches. Seen dentist & doc all blood work ok?
I have a hard lump on right side of the back of my head it's more prominent when I have neck and head pain otherwise it doesn't hurt. What is it?
Lipoma: Most likely lipoma but needs picture to comment. So I do not have enough information to diagnose at this time. ...Read more
I've had a swollen hard immovable lump at the right side bottom of my head (top of neck) for a good few years. No change in size. Is this concerning?
If you are certain: That this is not part of your skull then I would recommend your doctor evaluate this. Painless, hard, immobile subcutaneous masses should be examined and possibly biopsied. ...Read more
There is a painful lump on the right of my neck and it hurts when I tilt my head upwards. What can I do?
Have it evaluated.: You can have it evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
My husband had a lump under his skin at the back of his neck last night, now he has 3 painful lumps on his neck and one squishy mass on his head...
If no pain or fever: Then it is not urgent. But does need to be examined. May be they were there for long time and you found it now because you were actively looking for it. ...Read more
I woke up a few days ago to find a small hard unmovable lump on my lower, back head and a movable small lump on the back left lower side of my neck?
? nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndrome, we would simply recheck these in a week to see if they're receding or enlarging or whether new nodes have appeared. In case of the latter, your MD would order appropriate tests which could include a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a long painful lump on the left side in the back of my head and now I have a lump on the base of my neck its painful and its happened before ca
Ca usually does not cause pain.
But better check with your doc to be safe. ...Read more
I have 3lumps developing on my head one is big and is painful I also have a small lump in the back of my neck that moves up and down and it hurts also?
Adenitis: Lymph glands enlarged.....usually indicate infection in the adjacent area. See PMD ...Read more
A hard lump on the right side of my neck that is very sore whenever I touch it or turn my head its about the size of a dime?
Lymph node: This could be a lymph node that is swollen. A node can get infected or it can swell in reaction to an infection in the head/neck area. You should have it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
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