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    Suggest treatment for persistent lump on the forehead

Posted on Sat, 15 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: yes I want to ask what type of exam is required for a
lump on the forehead that has existed for a year email is YYYY@YYYY
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 55 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Different possibilities for lump on forehead, answer some questions please.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Dear
Thanks for using HealthcareMagic.com
I evaluated your query thoroughly.

* There are many reasons for a lump on the forehead as
- sebaceous, dermoid cyst or lipoma ( subcutaneous fat collection ).

* There are many types of examinations available for the same but for him which type of test is required can be best decided after a clinical examination.

Kindly provide some more details so that I can answer your query completely.

1. Lump - size, shape, consistency ( soft / hard ), movement, pain, progress
since 1 year, overlying skin changes if any
2. History of any trauma
3. Head ache, vertigo or any other systemic problem
4. Any other lumps over the body
5. If possible and no objection a high resolution photograph of the lump would be of great help.
6. Any systemic illness such as diabetes etc.

Awaiting for your response.

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

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