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Forum Name: Other infections
Question: Lump On Head
|jacobsmom - Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:10 pm||
I am female, 24 years old and have a mysterious bump on my head on the right side. I haven't been hit on the head and it is very tender to touch. It's swollen but there are no marks or bruising. I do feel sick to my stomach when I touch it. I have not recently been sick. Please advise...
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:21 pm||
You may have an infected hair follicle or possibly an infected lymph node. I'd suggest you have this checked out since you are having a fair amount of pain with it. If it is infected you may need some antibiotics.
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