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Sudden bump on forehead, what could be the cause?

Sudden bump on forehead, what could be the cause?

Uncertain.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some causes of two large bumps on your forehead?

What are some causes of two large bumps on your forehead?

Cysts?: This could represent sebaceous cysts orlipomas. If these are cosmetically disturbing it is best to see doctor for removal. ...Read more

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Can stress cause hard bumps to come up on forehead?

Rosacea: Stress does not cause it, but may trigger it. One common condition is due to acne rosacea which can involve the forehead. ...Read more

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What could cause small skin colored bumps on my forehead?

What could cause small skin colored bumps on my forehead?

Clogged oil glands: You could have clogged oil glands on your forehead. These cannot be 'squeezed' out. You could also have acne lesions. ...Read more

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I have a 1cm clear hard bump over a small childhood scar on my forehead. Is it a cyst? Should I see a derm. Or plastic surgeon? What's the cause?

I have a 1cm clear hard bump over a small childhood scar on my forehead. Is it a cyst? Should I see a derm. Or plastic surgeon? What's the cause?

Hard bump: This could be a hyperplastic or keloid scar, but if the lesion appeared years after the scar formation it is likely a sebaceous or epidermoid cyst. I would recommend seeing a general surgeon to evaluate and possibly remove the lesion. ...Read more

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Could a head injury cause chill bumps on one side of the body?

Could a head injury cause chill bumps on one side of the body?

See a neurologist: Unilateral "chill" (goose) bumps in the context of a tbi may mean nothing at all but could be a sign of autonomic nervous system dysfunction, including reflex sympathetic dystrophy (crps) rarely even an autonomic seizure. Other associations can be related to spinal cord injury (cervical injury is common with head trauma) a neurologist should be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Folliculitis: Red bumps on the scalp can occur when the hair shaft is pulled from its follicle, creating irritation and inflammation. Occassionally, fungus or bacteria enter the follicle, creating an infection which requires treatment. ...Read more

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If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life.?

If I hit my head when I was younger can it cause a permanent bump to be there for the rest of my life.?

It depends: On how hard you hit it, and how big the bump is, but it is possible for a hard hit to any bone (including your skull) to cause some permanent swelling or thickening to the area that was injured. It matters how big it is, the location of the bump, and does it bother you or not. This is one of those items where one look is worth a thousand words, have a doctor examine it. ...Read more

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What causes temporal pain on one side head. It doesn't hurt bad unless I touch it. Should I be concerned? I am 60. No bumps or redness on area.

What causes temporal pain on one side head. It doesn't hurt bad unless I touch it. Should I be concerned? I am 60. No bumps or redness on area.

PainInTheTemple, Oy!: At your age it could be an inflamed temporal artery, which is a marker for inflammation to deeper arteries, some of which could affect your eye and eyesight. So best to go see your doctor right away. A blood test could give a fairly good answer. If it's not that (called "temporal arteritis) then your doctor could try and figure out something else with a sigh of relief that it wasn't arteritis. ...Read more

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I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

I have bump on the back of my head almost 2month its hurts besides I also have vertigo from last year. Is vertigo cause the bump and what should I do?

See an ENT: It is doubtful that the "bump" on the back of the head is related to vertigo. A 20 year old with true vertigo needs a thorough detailed evaluation. Either see a primary care physician first, or an ENT directly. ...Read more

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How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

Ice pack: Ice pack. Treating the swelling may have cosmetic benefits (short term) but doesn't affect long term results. Ice can also reduce pain. Apply it for no more than 20 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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I Have a big bump on the back of my head and the area is balled what cause that and how to treat it.

I Have a big bump on the back of my head and the area is balled what cause that and how to treat it.

Usually a cyst: This can be confirmed by clinical examination and the cyst can be removed easily by a dermatologist in the office. There is the possibility of skin cancer (since I cannot see it) and so I would recommend having it looked at. ...Read more

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So I got bumps inside of my head but behind it and I'm overweight so I think it's the cause should I be worried about it?

So I got bumps inside of my head but behind it and I'm overweight so I think it's the cause should I be worried about it?

Obesity: Being overweight can cause you to produce fat cysts called lipomas. They will not cause you any harm but may enlarge and become unsightly. I would suggest you try to loose some weight as that may help ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger

What could be the cause of a painless hard bump on the head? It's near hair but I don't believe hair grows on it. It has gotten a bit bigger

Sebaceous cysts: A painless hard bump or lump on the head/scalp is usually do to a cyst, likely a sebaceous cysts, wen. These are usually asymptomatic and benign. The only way to be sure is to remove it and analyze it. ...Read more

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I have had a subcutaneous bump on the top of my head for 5+ years. This has never caused discomfort, but it grew in size. It was disregarded by my dr?

I have had a subcutaneous bump on the top of my head for 5+ years. This has never caused discomfort, but it grew in size. It was disregarded by my dr?

Scalp bump: Scalp bumps may be lipomas (benign fatty tumors) and cysts ("sacks" under the skin containing trapped oil or keratin). These are not worrisome and doctors may just check them periodically. However, when bumps grow, doctors often recommend a biopsy to make sure that there is no cancer or other worrisome cause. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

What causes bumps on the head of the penis?

Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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What can cause tiny bumps under head of penis?

What can cause tiny bumps under head of penis?

Normal: Time little white bumps are known as Pearly Penile Papules and are normal and nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

Milia: These are probably tiny cysts called milia however you should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation to make sure this is the problem. ...Read more

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What could cause grey hair to grow around a bump on my head?

What could cause grey hair to grow around a bump on my head?

Melanin break down: Gray hairs around a bump (wen, mole, cyst, birthmark) usually don't have sufficient melanin, so they appear gray. This is very common. ...Read more

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What cause a ring of small bumps under your penis's head. And what is it?

What cause a ring of small bumps under your penis's head. And what is it?

Pearly pink papules: Many men will notice small pink or flesh colored tiny bumps just under the head or glans of the penis. These are normal and are called pearly pink papule. If you ever have bumps that are painful or itchy or blisters or discharge from your penis please see a health care provider ...Read more

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What could cause bumps on the "rim" of the head of my penis like a clear/white/fleshly colored. They do not hurt, have had them 2 years.

What could cause bumps on the "rim" of the head of my penis like a clear/white/fleshly colored. They do not hurt, have had them 2 years.

Pearly penile papule: In all likelihood these are pearly penile papules and are not considered abnormal. There is no "treatment" for normal. ...Read more

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What are some of the causes for a spot on my head that hurts when I touch it, like the pain radiates around my head, . No head trauma and no bump.?

What are some of the causes for a spot on my head that hurts when I touch it, like the pain radiates around my head, . No head trauma and no bump.?

Neuralgia: Some nerve endings exiting the skull are just under skin. These nerve endindings can get irritated and hurt upon contact/pressure from the outside. (occipital neuralgia). Infection in sinus and ear area can hurt as well as muscle tensions, skin lesions and even tick bite. ...Read more