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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

User avatar Hi Jacobsmom,

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.

Best wishes.

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