A few weeks ago I noticed a very small bump (the size of a birth control pill so really small) on the side of my then 13 month old daughters forehead right next to the end of her eyebrow. It was not on the surface and it was not sensitive to touch at all. I kept an eye on it and within 10 days it was double the size and very hard. Its not under the skin or fatty, in the sense that you cannot move it. Its definitely on the bone. I took her to the pediatrician and he was seemingly kind of stumped by it since it didn't move and it truly appears to be on the bone itself. He told me that to truly know what it is she would need to have a cat scan done and to do that she would need to be put under general anasthesia. He advised to wait it out a month and watch it closely to see if it continued to grow and how rapidly. If it didn't continue to grow much or at all then he said theres no need to put her through the cat scan and all it entails. If on the other hand it continued to grow then I'd have to bring her back in and get a referal to a specialist who would then order the cat scan. Here we are about 10 days since that appt. and its sooo much bigger. I feel like its growing daily now. It still doesn't bother her if we touch it at all and she appears to have no other physical changes or symptoms. She's a seemingly very happy content and healthy little girl. Of course I will be calling the Dr 1st thing in the morning to get the referal to the specialist but I am wondering if any of you have heard of anything like this before? He ruled out it being anything to do with her lymph nodes already. Just a worried and curious mommy wondering if anyone else has gone through this and what it could possibly be. My mommy gut instinct is ringing off the charts, somethings telling me to not let this linger any longer.
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