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Sudden Hard Painful Lump On Head Thyroid
I have developed a lump on the back r side of my head. I tend to scratch it terribly and wake with scabs! is this an enlarged thyroid?
Thyroid front neck: You should have your doctor take a look at what you have on your head. Your thyroid gland is located in the bottom third of your neck, right in between the two muscles that stick out when you turn your head from side-to-side (sternocleidomastoid muslces) and 2-3 inches above the top of your breast bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, have found a lump on the back of my head to the right, I've had a very sore neck for the last few weeks, 1yr ago had complete thyroid removal is it all connected? The lump is the size of a coin
Head Lump: The thyroid gland is low in the front of the neck, almost into your chest. It is not likely related given a couple of factors: 1. your thyroid surgery was over a year ago, 2. any problems from the thyroid would likely present in the front of the neck or upper chest. A lump in the back of the neck or head is most commonly a lymph node, but you should probably have it examined to make sure. ...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?
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 feel a small painful lump in the center where my thyroid is. It isn't visible, but when you press you feel a small hard movable ball, not cancer plz?
I have a semi large hard lump on the back of my skull, it's painful but it has no head and no sign of opening up. What would you think it is?
How long do u have: There are few things of the consistancy you are saying can happen. Few of the common ones are sebacious cyst - usually has a punctum, dermoid cyst which is possible in your case which is a firm to hard lump usually , fibromas, lipomas which are usually soft but if they have some fibrous tissuethey can be firm , neurofibromas arising from nerves , hamartomas-of mixed issue content, teratomas. ...Read more
I have a very painful hard lump on the right side of my head by my temple. It is about the size of a quarter and pretty swollen. What could it be?
Probable: SEBACEOUS cyst...a cyst form when one of the glands in your scalp which secrewtes sebum (the material which "oils" the hair! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) fr a referral to a plastic surgeon (if scar would be visible) or a General surgeon...for evaluation and removal Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
A small bone hard lump on the of my head. About the size of a dime. It is painful to the touch but not otherwise. Is this a tumor? Or is it benign?
Tumor: By definition a tumor is a mass, either benign or malignant. On the top of the head, a lesion the size of a dime falls into the benign group of tumors. It can be a true bony lesion or osteoma, a small fibrous tumor, a dense lipoma or cytst. Malignant tumors here usually ulcerate the skin. If it grows or becomes painful then biopsy is indicated. ...Read more
I have a hard large and painful lump on the lower left backside of my skull. I have has no head injuries what could this be?
Lump: Could be a boil or cyst. Could be a lymph node or other growth. Usually something painful should be checked to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I hav a lump on my head about the size of a large spot it feels hard but not painful IV had it 4 about 6 months now, any idea wot it cud be?
Scalp lump: Probably either a seborrheic cyst or if rubbery, a lipoma or possibly an occipital lymph node if in the back, or calcification. It would be best to show it to your PCP or a dermatologist to see whether it needs to be biopsied or removed. Skin cancer occurs on the scalp, too, and most can be cured if caught early. ...Read more
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