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Suggest medication for a lump on the neck

hi, i am a 27 year old female. i have a lump on the the lower left side of my head which hurt when i touch it. i think it comes and goes . last night while combing my hair i pressed it several times and now there is a constant headache which i could feel in my sleep too. i was wondering if i need to worry or not. also its not behind the ear but on the scalp itself. hope its not serious
Mon, 15 Jun 2015
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HI,Dear Carson-Very Good Morning from India.Thanks for your query.I understand your concerns.I studied your query in depth.
-I would advise you to just forget the obsession for this lump as it is simply a -infceted boil, chronically present,and painful due to the trauma from combing presses,you did last night.
-Its not serious and you need not worry for it.
-You just have to consult your ER doctor-who would treat it with-Tb NSAIDs, Antibiotics for 5 days if need be.Advise not to handle it repeatedly.
-IF its chronic cyst-ER Surgeon would Excise and send for biopsy and treat it accordingly.
-So forget obsession of lump in the head.
-Hope this relieves your worry-some query. Wellcome for anymore queries in time to come.
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