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Lump near head, tingling sensation, numbness. What are treatment options?

hi, My friend has a lump, size about 1inch and slowing growing....the area is on left side of head about 2inches behind his ear, although it does not hurt he experiences tingling sensations and numbness.....the lump is also moveable and although hard the surface is kind of spungy, the lump came there approximately 4yrs ago and was about 1/2inch....basically it doubled in size in a matter of 24months.....when the tingling sensation occurs this is when he gets numbness around the lump, these symptoms do not occur every day. thank, Bonnie
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
As per your query,your friend has a swelling over head which is increasing in size gradually.
IT looks like a sebaceous cyst which occured due to collection under hair follicle.
When it compresses the underlying nerve,there will be tingling and numbness.
As it is moveable,it can be removed easily.
Please consult a surgeon and get it removed.
Wish him good health
Answered: Thu, 6 Jun 2013
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