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My daughter has a dime size lump on the back of her head. Should i worry?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
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In brief: See below

Without more information, it impossible to give a good answer other than - go see your pediatrician for an evaluation.

In brief: See below

Without more information, it impossible to give a good answer other than - go see your pediatrician for an evaluation.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Lymph node

There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation.
There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks.

In brief: Lymph node

There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation.
There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks.
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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine

In brief: Sebaceous cyst?

Although there are a few possibilities, one is that this could be a benign sebaceous cyst.
Your fp can tell you what this lump is, or at least head you in the right direction. If it is a sebaceous cyst, it can easily be removed with an incision procecure that takes about 15 minutes.

In brief: Sebaceous cyst?

Although there are a few possibilities, one is that this could be a benign sebaceous cyst.
Your fp can tell you what this lump is, or at least head you in the right direction. If it is a sebaceous cyst, it can easily be removed with an incision procecure that takes about 15 minutes.
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