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My 6 year old has a tender spot in back of his head that hurts when he touch it what could be the cause?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Several things

A swollen lymph node, a goose egg from prior trauma he didn't tell you about, an insect bite that is becoming inflamed.
If any of these fit you can monitor it until it either goes away or you decide to have it checked out.

In brief: Several things

A swollen lymph node, a goose egg from prior trauma he didn't tell you about, an insect bite that is becoming inflamed.
If any of these fit you can monitor it until it either goes away or you decide to have it checked out.
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