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Have painful knot on temple area, started increasing its size. What cure should be done?

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I have a knot on my temple. It has been there for about 10 years now, but lately it has gotten larger and hurts when put pressure on it . Right side of face
Posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 in Brain and Spine
 
 
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 4 hours later
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

First of all, I would like to reassure you that since the knot has been there for 10 years, it is likely to be a benign condition and there is no need to worry.

However, since it is now growing in size, we need to closely monitor its growth.

An ultrasound scan of the affected area may help in finding out the nature of the knot.

I hope it helps.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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