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My son just noticed a medium sized- soft lump on the back of my husbands head. Not sore,just came up? It's not like a mole, it's like a bump, like he hit his head, but says he hasn't. Should this be checked right away or wait to see if it goes down?

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replied September 7th, 2010
Bone Cancer Answer A15990
There are multiple causes for scalp lumps (most of them, but not all, are benign).

Since I cannot examine your husband, I really cannot speculate as to the exact cause of this lump. Best, therefore, for him to visit his doctor.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS



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