I found a lump on the top of my head,

Patient : I found a lump on the top of my head, it's hurting as soon as it is touched. It isn't red or anything, and my mother says it's not a boil. Could it be a cyst? I haven't banged my head or anything like that either, it's painful so I'm worried.
Doctor :   Hi. Lumps at the top of the head are usually cysts only. Since there pain on touch there may be an infection. I thi nk your should consult your Doctor get confirmed and get an appointment for excision. This helps in two ways: 1. You get rid of the disease and 2. You get a confirmed diagnosis that nothing serious is present. Hope this helps.

Related Q&A

Q: I am a 31yr Male I have been exercising heavily on the treadmill a week and received a rash on the right side of my g...

Q: About 5 days ago i noticed a small lump on my right labia minora - almost as if a vein was a bit inflammed. At the to...

Q: I'm a 28 year old male and I have a small red bump on my leg just below the knee. It's fairly hard and smooth and shi...

Q: I have a small pea size lump on my right chest not far down from my collarbone. Went to doctors and she has said its...

Q: My daughter had a cyst on the fallopian tube which was deflated and cauterised as it had only fluid during her d and ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon