Should you be worried if you've always had a very small non-painful lump on the back of your head and now that you are pregnant the lump has grown big and now it hurts and what could it be?
It's possible that it could be a lymph node in an odd location. My little sister had a lump on her head when she was born and it turned out to be a lymph node. We were told it may become swollen when she's sick, just like any other lymph node. Lymph nodes can become infected and pregnancy appears to increase the possibility. You should see a doctor.
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Should you be worried if there is a small pea sized lump under the right ear which is painful to touch and aches after a cold?
\nIt's a lymph node for sure.You said that it pains when you have a cold.Well,the lymph nodes's job is to fight off colds,so there you have it.The problem is that it could be lymphoma.I myself have 3 bumps on th eback of my head which feel like bone and they itch.Good luck!
Should you be worried if you've had a small hard lump on the wall of your mouth at the front bottom for a couple of months?
I have the exact same thing.The ENT Dr. told me that it is a "torus mandibular".(It is part of the jaw bone)and nothing to worry about. However, they may need to remove it if you ever need dentures or a bridge.
Answer \n. \nA lymph node.\n. \nSometimes (thou rarely) a lump behind the lower part of the ear can be a cyst or a tumor of the parotid gland. Again this is rare and shows up mostly in men above the age of 50, but I had one and I was 28. I would get it checked out by an Ear nose and throat docto…r for peace of mind.\n. \n Answer \n. \nIt could be a bone spur. ( Full Answer )
What could be wrong if you have had small movable lumps on the left side of your neck for about a year now with no other symptoms?
Answer . hi, ive the same thing had them ever since i can remember (years) went to doctors but he sed nothing to wory about mine havent changed in size or shape feels like gristle.. Answer . I have always had these too. I point them out every few years or when I change doctors. They all seem …to agree that mine are just glands that have hardened and are perfectly normal. I guess this hardening is very common. I have asked my massage therapist and chiropractor too. They say pretty much the same thing. Hope that helps. You might mention it on your next exam though, just in case yours are not glands, but they sound pretty basic. ( Full Answer )
Should you be worried if you have a small lump that just appeared on the back of your head on the right side and it's painful and could possibly be a cyst?
Answer . \nYes I think you should worry if you dont know what it is. Go have it checked out at the doctors. It could be anything.
What are lumps on the back of the head that cause constant pain and sharp shooting pains in back of the head if you've had this problem for over 2 years and now also have dizziness and balance problem?
Lumps on the back of the head could be from many things. A traumato the head for instance can cause bumps. Head trauma should not beplayed around with. There could be something seriously wrong andwithout certain tests, you may not really know for sure. If notrauma was done, It would be best to still… get checked out by adoctor. Pain in the head, dizziness and balance problems could besomething serious. ( Full Answer )
What's wrong if your 6-year-old son has a small painless lump on his neck which started as a small pimple but is now looking very obvious and there's no pain or discomfort when you touch or press it?
Dear Dr. B, Thanks so much for your prompt reply...Infact we have been recommended by our Paediatrician to take the opinion of a Surgeon. We have an appointment with the surgeon tomorrow i.e. 30th Nov'05 at 10.am (India time)....will write to you once I am back. Thankx once again. Rekha It's hard to… know without an actual exam, so I'd certainly have him seen by his physician. A small lump on the neck could be multiple things; if it's on the outside as it sounds, it could be a cyst or a local skin infection from being hit in the area, having an insect bite, or having a hair follicle that became infected. If it's a bit deeper, it could be an enlarged lymph node depending on its location. Hope this helps! Dr. B. Answer Dear Dr.B, Thanks for your valuable inputs...As I had mentioned to you in my earlier communication, we met the Surgeon who was referred to us by our Paediatrician. He said that the growth is that of the Sebacious Gland which has to be operated upon....Removal is the only remedy he said....but he said there is nothing to worry abt it too....The surgery will last for abt 15 - 30 mts & he could be discharged frm the Hospital the same day of surgery he said. May I request you to kindly send me any more information on this surgery or this kind of cases that you may have come across...its just for my knowledge & also for me to feel a little more better.... A small request from a concerned mother....thanks... Thanks so much in advance.... Regards Rekha Murali Answer A sebaceous cyst is pretty easy to remove, but they occasionally come back. They are not serious and are certainly nothing like cancer. The only issue is that the patient in question is only 6, so he won't understand what people are doing to him. We often will take the cysts out with a little local anesthetic and a scalpel. Hope this helps--and I hope the surgery, if it already happened, went well! Dr. B. Answer Dear Dr. B, Thanx so much for your reply...The operation is to be conducted on 16th Dec'05. Infact the dr. was mentioning to us that since the cyst has occured in the neck, its very difficult to do it on Local anasthesia but instead the patient will have to be given a General Anasthesia. The operation will be held in the morning & the patient will be dischared by the end of the day. Please advice more tips or preventions to be taken post operation. Thanks a ton, Rekha Answer Dear Dr. B, Any more suggestions or do's & don't's you would suggest both pre & Post Surgery. I guess this would help me a lot better... Thanx a ton... Rekha Answer Ask your son's doctor as he/she is much more aware of his personal circumstances. Answer As with any minor surgery on a child, you should try to see what kinds of questions your son has and see if you can answer these to alleviate some of the fear about the procedure using terms he would understand. Kids like to know that you will be there the whole time; additionally, if you appear scared about the procedure, he undoubtedly will be as well. Other than that, there generally aren't any things that you have to do prior to the operation unless your physician specifically mentioned something. You will most likely be instructed when to stop letting your son eat and drink the night before. After the procedure, expect that he will be very tired and will not remember much for most of the day. Unless it is a really large cyst they are removing, he probably won't experience very much pain, although they may give some medications to help with it if he does experience any. Expect that it may take a few days for him to completely recover and be his normal self after anesthesia. Ask his physician for which signs or symptoms you should report to him or her (such as fever, severe pain, etc.). Other than that, you hopefully have a good enough relationship with your son's physician to be able to ask questions; most physicians do not mind (and should do so) answering questions about procedures they are about to do--it's part of the job. Hope this helps! Dr. B. Answer Dear Dr. B, Sorry for the delayed response. The surgery was successfully conducted on Friday - 16th Dec'05 & lasted for about 45 minutes. He is doing fine now...post surgery & hasn't really complained of any sort of pain except for immediately on the day of the surgery which is quite natural. He was given General Anasthesia & was discharged on the same day. Thankyou so much Dr.B for your support & valuable advice. Warm Regards Rekha ( Full Answer )
What could cause your husband to have hard lumps on his head and could they play a part in his neck always hurting right under his skull?
Answer . this is called the Occipital Gonoyle... look it up - very common in men at the base of the neck/skull
Dandruff can cause swollen lymph nodes . \nI've searched this for weeks because my 12 year old son has the same thing in the occipital region of his scalp. What I've read is that dandruff or seborrhea, ringworm or a bug bite can cause the lymph nodes in that area to swell. At age 12 ish, the lym…ph nodes are the largest they'll ever be so any swelling is more noticeable. The lymph nodes on the back of the head almost always swell because of scalp infections, pimples, cysts, infected hairs, bug bites on the scalp and almost never, ever from cancer. Those nodes collect gunk from the lymph system of the scalp and not deep within the body.\n. \nThere are 1 - 3 nodes in the area behind the ear, in the hair area and on both sides of the head. My son has one that has remained swollen for four weeks. Depending on the size, the nodes can take 4 - 12 weeks to go down AFTER the infection / problem has been cleared up. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nsometimes it can be stress related but in all cases it is best to make an appointment with your regular doctor to be safe.
Answer . Any lump (painless or not) is cause for concern. I would get it checked out, it may be nothing....but it could be something serious, you should get it checked early.\n. \n Answer \n. \nIt could be something as innocous as harmless skin lump or it could be something more, go to th…e doctor to be checked out. ( Full Answer )
What could a hard lump on the back of the neck at hairline be that hurts to touch with surrounding tissue very painful?
Answer . If you have a concern you should have your physician examine it for you.
What is a medium-sized fleshy lump on the back of your head that is sensitive to the touch and hurts when you touch it and should you be worried about this?
Answer . \nCysts,I'm sure,cause tumors and these kind of stuff din't hurt.Go to a doctor so he can pop the cysts(it's painless).Good luck.
What should you do if you have several lumps from your left temple to your neck to the back of your ear that are very painful after hitting your head hard on a shelf a week before?
Answer . Subluxation could be the cause. It is very important that you visit a Chiropractor to assess the problem. You can get x-rays and a detailed physical of your nervous system, spine, and overall health. Any injury can cause your spine to misalign.\n. \nA subluxation is when your spine is …misaligned which causes either pinched nerves, damaged nerves, damaged discs, etc. Your nerves are like the life line to your organs. If it is pinched or not allowed to function 100%, then it is like pinching a water hose. This could be causing your pain. Everyone can benefit from Chiropractic, especially you at this time.. Answer . GO to the Dr. immediately. They could just be bruises, or they could be blood clots which could block blood flow from getting to your brain, or errupt in your head and you die instantly. You can never be too sure, or take your health for granted. Please get that looked at. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nCould be anything from lymphoma(uncurable lymph node tumor),a harmless cyst or a lethal skin tumor on the scalp.Try searhing for websites that show tumor symptoms.God bless you.
Answer . It could be a growth, so you ought to see a doctor about it.
Answer . No.. When a person gets a hard enough "bonk" swelling will result. It is always a good sign if you get knocked pretty hard that you have a bump, because that is an obvious way of telling that your head is healing.... If you have sight problems (blurry vision) nausea and/or vomiting, di…zziness, or other of these type of symptoms you should get checked out. ( Full Answer )
Small hard lump on the left side of your head a little above your ear It does not hurt when you touch it It has been there for a few years Should you be concerned?
I have a small lump on each side of my head behind my ear a bit but they can move. I went to see a doctor and he said this could be an effect from getting a sickness you know swollen limphnotes. He said to keep checking on them and if they grow or spread then there may be concerns. So I would go get… them checked and keep an eye on them but dont be too worried. ( Full Answer )
Yes. This is quite common. The condition is called lymphadenopathy, and it means that you have swollen lymph nodes. The lumps could be anywhere on your neck, back or occasionally on your cheek. These are most commonly caused by stress and will generally go away by themselves in a few hours or a few …days at worst. If they do not go away, however, then you should see your doctor, as lymphadenopathy can be a sign for a more serious condition such as lymphoma or leukaemia (cancer) or another lymphatic disorder, or part of a range of other serious conditions. ( Full Answer )
What could one small hard lump and one bigger swollen area above on the right side back of the head be?
Answer . could be anything from stress bumps but i don't think it sounds like it it may be fluid build up or a tumor call you doctor asap
Probably a Lipoma . If the lump moves easily, it is most likely a benign fatty-tissue structure called a lipoma . These are common in the lumbar region myofascial tissues, and often are not treated.. If the lump is painful and/or does not move easily, I would get a medical evaluation to rule …out other conditions. See link below for further information on lipomas.. ( Full Answer )
It probably is a swollen lymph node, which could be from a range of things. If you have a thyroid problem it could be from that, it could just be an infection and it could just be allergies as well. Here are some of the things that the swollen lymph node could be from: . common cold . infection… . hyperactive thyroid / thyroid disease . lymphoma [ tumor in the lymph node] . gingivitis . viruses . mononucleosis . tonsillitis . Hodgkin's disease . Leukemia . Tuberculosis . Sarcoidosis . Toxoplasmosis . Secondary syphilis . Yaws . Cat scratch fever/allergies . Lymphatic obstruction [ Those are just some of the reasons they could be] I would call the doctor immediately if you , cannot move your neck , if the overlaying skin is red, rapid increase of size with in a couple of hours, fever over 105, diffculting breathing and swallowing. If this is happening and you can't get a hold of your doctor, go to an emergency room! If your lymph node is extremely tender to the touch , have a problem moving neck/head/arm/leg, increase to an 1 in or more , fever lasting more than 2-3 days, i would call with in 24-to 48 hours... if you cant move ur neck arm legs ect, call with in 24! Honetsly, I wouldn't jump the gun and say this is cancer. Lymph Nodes stay swollen for a 2-4 weeks than eventually go down. I would still call your main physician and tell him/her your sympthoms and let them judge for you whether or not you should go in and see them. If you want some of the pain to go down, get a hot wash cloth and put it over the bump... but please do not take aspirin when having this. I also read that the more you touch it the longer it takes for it to return to a normal size... not sure if this is true but just in case... Hope this is Helpful... ( Full Answer )
Just like you, I have a lump behind my head. What could it be? I have had it for about 5 weeks. The first day when I got it every time i touched it, it would hurt. It doesn't hurt anymore. When it hurt everytime I moved I got a headacke and my chest hurt. The bump is still there. What could it possi…bly be? Have you had it checked out? if not its urgent that you should get it checked out. ( Full Answer )
some people have protrusions at the back of the occipital bone and this is often completely normal (External Occipital Protruberance). This would be in the middle of the back of your skull and usually no bigger than about 1-2 cm in diameter, but some are larger. I was worrying myself sick but my doc… told me that this is what it was. However, if your lump is tender, painful, irregulary shaped, red or inflamed or particularly large you should go see a doctor. This is probably nothing but your doc will know for sure. ( Full Answer )
A painful lump on the side of the head could be a cyst, pulledmuscle, or more serious condition. It is best to get it checked outby a physician.
You have small lumps on both sides of your head that dont grow or hurt and they move when you push on them should you be worried?
no I bet you were in a tragic accident and got road rash in your head or they are calcium deposits my hus band has road rash inhis head a doctor would ignore you especially since they don't hurt or change
You discovered a hard lump on the left side of your skull on the back of your head you have headaches and lightheadedness The lump is painful if you push on it What could this be?
The lump and the other symptoms may or may not be connected. It is a good idea to check in with a doctor to be sure. Try ice in a towel to relieve the swelling in the meantime. If you were knocked out when you received the bump on your head, you should be checked and observed for a concussion.
A smelly lump on the back of the head may be an infected abscess.It could also be a sebaceous cyst.
A lump on the back of your head that is itchy may be from an insetbite. If the lump does not go away, visit a doctor.
This could be a harmless sebaceous cyst which can grow very large. Often there will be more than one of them, and there may be a family tendency to getting them. You could get it checked with your doctor as it is difficult to say without knowing more, and you may want it removed as it will keep incr…easing in size. ( Full Answer )
I'm no doctor, but if you start to feel dizzy or disoriented, seek medical attention immediately, as it might be possible you have a concussion.\n. \nIf it's just sore, it's probably going to bruise. Put some ice on it to soothe the pain, but other than that, there's not much you can do.
What should I do I have a hamster that had a lump on the back for 3weeks and now it looks like a big hole I can't afford to take him to vet is there anything that I can clean the wound on his back?
u MUST take ur hamster to the vet. if u dont its likely it wont last very long. in the meantime u can clean it with warm water but be careful ur hamster wont like it. this is only temporary it MUST go to the vet asap
It could mean that he fell off the couch and bumped his head. Or itcould be an insect bite that swelled. Take the cat to the vet andlearn what it is for sure.
Hard clear lump on my back it started as a small white spot under the skin but now several weeks later it has grown it is now clear it's on the side of tattoo that i had done6mnths ago any idea?
OK I'm not a doctor or health care professional but it sounds to me like a cyst. You can go to your doctor and get antibiotics but don't mess around with it as you could end up getting it infected. I'd guess it's just a coincidence that it's where your tattoo's been done. hope this helps:0)
Go to the doctor, that could be serious! It could just be a benigntumor, or it could be a "pump knot" from an injury. Or it could bemuch worse than either of those. Even if it is the less seriousones, they might still need medical intervention. Benign tumors canbe removed if necessary, such as when …they are in bad locations orcause pain, while even a knock on the head could becomecomplicated. ( Full Answer )
If you have a sore lump on the back of your head, you may have hityou head on something. If you blacked out, you need to seek medicalattention.
Under your armpit could be breast cancer.. It is best you go see a doctor.
Tattoos normally are tender for a few days. If the pain is severe, or lasts for longer, or the area is inflamed, it may be infected, or there may be an injury. See a doctor.
Number small red hard itchy lumps on the back of your neck you also have one big hard very sore lump on the side of your neck Please tell you what these are?
You should go and see your doctor, as they will be able to examine them and tell you what they are, and if you need medication for them.
No one can really tell unless you go to the doctor. Answer 2: Did someone hit you in the back of the head?
If you have a lump on your toe definitely a bone as is very hard and is joined to the rest of your foot and has now risen about 4mm and growing above the rest of the toe which hurts what could it be?
Well this could be a bony exostosis, a "bony growth" that can grow anywhere rapidly. It can be removed during a fairly standard operation and if not operated on, could cause serious pressure patches on your feet when you get older.
Anyone with this symptom should be concerned and not worried. The concern should be translated into action , like seeking the consultation of an appropriate medical care provider. This individual should be seen without a lot of delay, and you would be best advised to write down when you first not…iced your symptoms, how it "feels" and any other relevant information that will assist in a rapid and accurate diagnosis of your condition.. Worry is something that should be reserved for really bad things. This is something unknown, and should be worked up quickly without a lot of anxiety leading the way to that visit to the doctor's office or medical clinic. ( Full Answer )
I just stretched your ear to a 2 gauge and now the back of your earlobe is a little swollen no pain has a lump what should you do?
I would suggest you do one of two things, see your doctor or go see a professional body piercer and have your ears looked at pronto.
We have no way of diagnosing medical problems over the Internet, nor does anyone else. Since it could be something serious, we suggest that you speak to a physician about it. A chiropractor might be able to tell you, as well.
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I have had a very hard lump on the right upper forehead for 6 years - is it dangeous because now I constantly feel dizzy could this be caused by this lump?
Dizzyness in adults may be a symptom of a number of underlying conditions, some potentially very serious or life threatening. Without knowing more of your symptoms it may be very hard to make a specific diagnosis however the following advice is given by the NHS on when to seek emergency treatment: …. In addition to your dizziness, do you have any of the following symptoms: . Crushing pain like a tight band around your chest, . Pain which moves to your jaw or left arm, . Sweating heavily, or . Shortness of breath? If the answer to any of these questions is yes then seek emergency help immediately and ask for an ambulance. Even if you have none of the symptoms described above, it is recomnmended that you go and speak to a doctor to rule out any other potentially serious underlying causes. The related link is to the UK National Health Service and is in the form of a series of multiple choice questions to which you must answer yes or no. You will then be given advice as to what to do next. IF YOU ARE NOT IN THE UK then the emergency phone number will be different to that on the website. Common emergency numbers: UK emergency number: 999 USA emergency number: 911 European emergency number: 112 ( Full Answer )
Sore lump on the back of your head which is giving you a headache and a bit of dizziness should you be worried?
Yes. You may have a concussion. You will need to consult with a medical professional. Of perhaps more concern is precisely how you got such a lump on the back of your head. For that concern, consultation with local law enforcement authorities may be appropriate - in the specific case that you believ…e it was inflicted upon you by a person. ( Full Answer )
There could be many reasons why a big lump has appeared on yourcats head. The cat may of got hit in the head or developed a cyst.A vet can help you find out what is wrong with the cat.
if the injury is really serious the best course of action is the hospital!! the best way to know if it's a serious in jury is to see if see has some symptoms of a concussion. If not then use R.I.C.E rest ice compress elevate. have her take it easy for a while. use and ice pack (or my favorite a bag …of peas) compression doesn't really apply here. and lastly have her sit with her head up for a while. ( Full Answer )
A small hard lump on the back of your head is not normal for you if it was not there before. You may have hit your head, or it may be an inflamed lymph node. Seek the help of a qualified physician for diagnosis and treatment.