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Ivehadalumponmyhead
somewhereabovemyrightear
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I'vehadalumponmyheadsomewhereabovemyrightearforabout
threeyears.Itdidn'tbothermeuntilIhadgivenbirthaboutayear
andahalfago,nottomention,itgrewalittlelargerthanIinitiallyfelt
it.Somyprimarycarephysicianprescribedmeamoxicillanantibiotics.
ThenIstartedtoincreasinglyfeelpressureonthatsamesideofmy
head.Beforethat,itwasjustanoccasionalheadacheonthatoneside
only.NowithasturnedtobeaconstantreminderofthislumpandI
can'thelpbuttobeparanoidoverit.Mymedicalinsurancehasexpired
andI'vedoneresearchonline,butsomehow,Ialwaysendupfinding

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mysymptomseithernotenoughtobetooworriedorenoughtostay
worried.BeingthatgettinganMRIisimpossibleformerightnow,I
washopingthatsomebodyofmedicalprofessionwouldbeabletohelpmefindwhatthisisallabout.Thankyou.
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Expert:Dr.ArunPhophaliareplied6yearsago.
Greetings.

Whatisthesizeoflump?Isitpainful,redandtender?Istheskinoveritcanbemovedorisstucktothelump?Canyoumovethelumpallover?
Howdoesitfeels,fluidfilled,soft,firm,hard?Canyoucompressitfullythatitdisappears?

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Customer:replied6yearsago.
ThankyouforyourpromptresponseDr.Arun.IfeelmuchbetterknowingthatIamtalkingwithsomeoneofadequateknowledgeconcerningmyissue.Asfaras
thesizeofmylump,itisaboutthesizeofapeaanditdoesnotmovewithmyskinit'sstationaryonwhatitseemstobemyskull.Itisn'tredor
discoloredinanywayandisnottender,justannoyingwhentouched.It'sactuallyasolid,however,onemorningwhenIhadareallybadheachache,itfelta
littlemushy.Butthatwastheonlytime.Rightnow,justasitalwayshadbeenbefore,itisahardsubstance.WhenIpressit,itdoesn'tdisappear,butrather
feelspushedin.ThankyouagainDr.Arun.

Expert:Dr.ArunPhophaliareplied6yearsago.
Hello,

Followingpossibilitieswouldbeconsidered

1)Adermoidcyst
2)Anosteoma
3)Asebaceouscyst

Alloftheseswellingsarebenignswellingandarenotharmfulorworrying.

Pleasefeelfreeforyourfollowupquestions.

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Customer:replied6yearsago.
ThankyouforyouranswerDr.Arun.I'msosorrytohavebotheredyouoncemore,butIhaveonemoreconcern.Istillfeelburningsensationsaswellas
pressureheadachesinsidemyhead.Icanfeeltheburningfeelingallaround,andthepressureheadachesoccurindifferentspecificareas,favorablytheright
side.SometimesIhavetoactuallyrubjustthosecertainareastorelievethedistressedarea.Note:itneveroccursinmytempleswheremostcommon
headachesoccur.Couldthisbyanychanceatall,Doctor,bearesultofatumor?ThankyouoncemoreforyourpatienceDr.Arun.Ihopetohearfromyou
again.

Expert:Dr.ArunPhophaliareplied6yearsago.
Hello,


Youareverywelcome.

Tumorofthebrainnevercomeoutside.Thisitselfbeingtumorwouldbeaveryrare(almostunlikely)possibility.Theheadachescanbebecauseofyourworryor
canbemigraine,whichcanpresentinthewaysyouhaddescribed.

Itisprivilegeandpleasureassistingyou.

Feelfreetoask,ifyouhavefurtherconcerns.

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