Lump On The Head

Lump on the head could be due to a head injury. The head injury can result in a blood clot or scalp hematoma. When a lump develops on the head after a head injury, the developed hematoma is a sign of minor bleeding under the skin, and they usually go away after a few days.

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Why is my mother, restless, has hallucinations, and a small bump on her head?

Query: Hello doctor, This is on behalf of my mother, aged 82. She does not have sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol and takes food normally. Four years ago, she underwent a major surgery sleeve resection for gist in the stomach. The operation was a success, and the tumor was removed. The postoperative path...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravi M. Soni

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to your explanation of the symptoms, it is more like delirium due to some underlying pathology. She is 82 years old, so already, her memory has been weakened due to ageing. I do not know about her cognition and memory. Is she is able to identify and recognize ...  Read Full »

Do I forget things often due to the lump on my head?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had pain in the back of my neck, and I have had a lump on my head under the hair for three to four months. Sometimes I forget the things to do. For example, I go to take milk from the fridge, but I take butter and come. Then I realize I have taken butter instead of milk. I have also...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern. A lump under the skin is commonly seen due to infection. Apart from that, cystic growth due to sebaceous gland blockage can also cause this, or it can be due to stress. As you mentioned you are getting forgetful, I would like to know your a...  Read Full »

Why is the top of my head sore and very painful to touch after I hit my head?

Query: Hi doctor, I hit my head on a coffee table. I hit the forehead area (in the hairline over my right eyebrow). Immediately a swelling appeared in that area. It was a severe injury. But I did not lose consciousness. Now, the pain is not only at the site of impact but also on the top of my head, runnin...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since you are conscious, oriented, memory is good, typing and understanding skills are fine (as you have posted this query yourself), I highly doubt the possibility of any brain injury. However, just to ensure, I suggest you take a CT (computed tomography) head. It w...  Read Full »

How is a growing, movable mass in the occipital area treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old, and I have a movable mass at my occipital part for the past two years as far as I remember. But this year, it got bigger, and I can feel it when I am lying down as it is pressed by a hard pillow I was using, after which I chose a soft one now. I was supposed to have...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There can be both possibilities that this pain is related to eye or the mass. But as you have mentioned that it is growing bigger now so first of all I would suggest that you should go for incision and drainage. Once it is removed and your headache continues you can go...  Read Full »

Why do I have painful lumps on my head?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a small cluster of lumps on the crown of my head. They are solid, immovable lumps that have developed over the last few weeks. In the last few days, I have noticed that I am having pain in my head where the lumps are. I do not have headaches per day; it feels as though my skull is s...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a small cluster of lumps on the head's crown, which are solid, immovable lumps that have developed over the last few weeks. They are painful too. It is difficult...  Read Full »

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