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base of skull tenderness

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: An inflamed lymph node, but mass in the neck could be anything. Yes, you should show it to a doctor, so he could make proper determination as to its ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lump side of head: If it hurts and is red, it maybe a skin infection. Does it have pus in it? If so then squeeze it an get it out. It could also be a cyst or a lymph ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuralgia: This sounds like neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve in the scalp and usually clears without specific therapy. Tylenol (acetaminophen) o ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
See your Doc: You really need to check with your current doctors as to the significance of all of your symptoms and findings. You need face to face examination and ... Read More
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Dr. Anwarul Siddiqui
39 years experience Neurology
Enlarge lymph node: Any lump which is tender, indicate it is inflame, if it is under skin it may be a lymph node. Most likely you have acute inflamed lymph node, in rt b ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Lymph nodes?: There are a lot of lymph nodes at the base of the skull. They swell and become sore in response to sore throats, head colds, infections of the scalp, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kaufer
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermoid cyst: Most likely a benign dermoid cyst.However, they can get infected or inflamed. If persistent or more tender you should see a physician.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
37 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
More info: It sounds as if you are having a serious pain issue that could have a serious cause. I see you have had a ct scan and cystectomy in the past. Were the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Muscular strain/ER: This does sound like strain of the poster neck muscles ( sternocleidomastoid ) and the inter scapular muscles from overuse or overloading; however hea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Evaluate posture: Sore neck and headaches that resolve with heat are usually benign and commonly related to muscle tightness or overuse. The first thing i would do is ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck pain s/p adjust: Would follow up w/ neurosurgeon. Any arm numbness tingling? Consider MRI/MRA to check for dissection, clot which are rare complication of neck adju ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
May be a variant of.: Trigeminal autonomic cephalgia by way of exercise or exertion. Because it's on the left it could also be a form of paroxysmal hemicrania which is of ... Read More

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