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What Causes Lumps On Your Head
Not usually: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
No: When Botox is injected it might cause the area to raise up a little but this should fade away in a few minutes. If you are concern with an injected area, please call back to your injector's office for an evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Need exam: Your question needs to be answer by your physician after having proper physical exam. See your physician. ...Read more
Pearly papules?: One man in about one hundred is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules" along the corona (the back part of the glans). They are a normal variant and might be considered something of a plus. If for some reason you don't like them, they can be removed using a laser. Check the online photos and see if this matches what you have. ...Read more
It has to do with migraines. Can or do they cause lumps on your skull, I've notice since my migraines started over the years the middle of my head has?
Lumps: I don't believe migraines will cause lumps on your skull. Visit a dermatologist to determine if those lumps are sebaceous cysts. ...Read more
What causes the small painless lumps on my penis head right by the edge? And when erect it is painful to pull the foreskin but when flaccid I can.
I have sore hard lumps around the crown and back of my head. They eventually scab over and sometimes go away while others appear. What causes this?
Several options: Without examining you I cannot give you a 100% answer. However, some thoughts are acne keloidalis (sometimes seen with really short haircuts), could also be a form of scalp cellulitis. I would suggest you see a dermatologist who can help clarify the answer and best recommend treatment. ...Read more
My mom has lumps on head that come and go and cause pain - 2 doctors told her she needs surgery but they can come back - are these considered noncance?
Unlikely: These are most likely pilar cysts that will probably not come back after removal and are not cancerous. If they do come back, its because a small bit was left inside - a sometimes unavoidable event. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I've had migraines 2 months with no relief with any pain meds also. I have dizzieness and multiple lumps on my neck and head what could cause this?
Wens: Bumps on yor head may be sebaceous cysts and the glands in your neckmy be swollen because of it. Are you sure you have migraines andnot pain from your cysts? ...Read more
Now have had 4 lumps on my head one quite Iarge which cause me headaches thy leak a clear fluid then form a sore?
Lumps: Why are you waiting? See your medical doctor ASAP. ...Read more
6 days ago, standing on chair, fell. Butt hit floor first then head. Lumps on head still tender. Butt, no bruise, still hurts. Dull, some movements cause sharp pain. See doctor or give time to heal?
Traumas are cumulatv: See an osteopathic medical doctor who can examine, and treat you! You had a tough fall both on the sacrum/tailbone, and head that will affect your neck, shoulders, low back, and hip, and make it uncomfortable to sit, or drive for long periods. No need to stay in pain. If you get dizzy, nauseous, feel like you're going to pass out, have a massive headache, or incredible pain, go to the ER. ...Read more
I have small nickle size lumps, sphere shaped under the skin going inward ubder right arm pit, they do come to a head 4-10 days what are they caused from.? A doctor one time gave me mincycline that gave me hives badly. They have also come under left arm p
Bumps on face: Send pictures.Get a more detailed answer ›
Scalp?: If it is on the scalp it can be a cyst, or other growth such as calcifying lesion. It can also represent rare lesions which would require examination and possible biopsy to make the distinction. ...Read more
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessel, nerves and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
What causes a lump on my head the day after drinking? The lump disappears the very next day and does not hurt.
? falling: Maybe you are falling and hittting your head, other than that I do not know what it would be. When you get the lump, get into a dr. And show it, so it can be properly diagnosed. ...Read more
Lumps in pelvic area, not painful. My dr thinks it's due to shaving, but would this still be the cause if its underneath the skin? Not ON my skin?
LumpyBumpyGrumpy: If it is due to shaving, then what happens is that those little hairs, after being shaven-down, lose their sense of direction (they don't have GPS yet) and get stuck just beneath the skin. Then they get pissed off and try harder but can't break back through or, actually grow in really screwy directions. That causes irritation and bumps. Some people are just prone to it: armpits, pubies, face (men) ...Read more
I have a painful lump on the right side of my head they come and go and no dr can figure out what they are or what causes them. I had one biopsied and?
What did biopsy show: If you could let us know what the biopsy showed, we may be able to give you a better answer. Possibilities include infection (boil, for example), wart, etc. Do you get 1 at a time or do you get several at once? Showing a picture of 1 along with the biopsy results would be helpful. Have you seen a dermatologist yet? You could request a consult on HealthTap once you can provide more info. Good luck! ...Read more
Over the past year or so, I have noticed a few small lumps appearing on my foreskin. They are skin coloured and do not cause me any pain or discomfort?
Numerous: You need a biopsy to absolutely find out. ...Read more
Probably benign: Probably benign osteoma. However, see ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more
What could be the possible cause of painful lumps under the skin on both shins? There is no redness.
Erythema nodosum?: A condition called erythema nodosum typically causes painful bumps over the shins. Usually there would also be redness, but not always. Erythema nodosum often is a sign of other systemic inflammatory diseases. For example, it often shows up in people with inflammatory bowel disease, i.e. Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. See a doctor if the problem continues. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a lump on right side of my head under the skin. It pains n causes pressure. I can feel by touching it. Need 2worry?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have CT of scalpe to find the cause so you be treated. ...Read more
Should I be worry if I have a small lump behind my head, (somewhere near my neck)? It causes me headache and leave me the feeling of uncomfort.
Have it seen: By pcp, ; possibly have it removed- could be cyst, or lymph node1 is there any sign of infection on scalp--? ...Read more
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