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I have a small bump on the left back of my head, hurts all the time I

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I have a small bump on the left back of my head, hurts all the time I did not fall.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
small bump on left side of skull, hurts all the time! what is it????
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
left back of skull
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Can you attach a picture?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no, its under my hair, can't get to it. sorry
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Can you decribe exactly what it feels like
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
soft lump, can't touch, or lay on it, headache on left side, have had this for 2 weeks, just now it really hurts, my Dr. is out of country, or would go also hurts in my neck. I have a bad back, at first I thought it was from my back, then found this lump, started hurting when shampooed my hair. could it be limp nodes?
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Anything without an exam is an educated guess.
It is not in a likely place for a node.
It sounds like an infected sebaceous cyst.
The cyst is not serious, but the infection can become serious if it spreads.
Go to urgent care or the ER.
Use hot compresses in the meantime.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
just touched top of my head, and it is sore on the left side and top of head.
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
That would imply infection.
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