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small lumps 1.5 cms, 3mm,2mm, brain cancer or bain tumor?.

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I have small lumps on my head skull of size (1.5 cms, 3mm,2mm).No pain. Pleae let me know is it a brain cancer or bain tumor.


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replied December 11th, 2011
Brain Cancer Answer A29320
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Presence of such a lump on the head, could be a benign cyst like a sebaceous cyst.

But to confirm the cause of the lump, a physical examination is very necessary.

Brain tumors and cancers , do not present in the form of such lumps in the head scalp. They more likely present with headache, neurological deficit, seizures, dizziness, etc.

You might consult with your doctor for a examination and proper advice.


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