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bump on back of head near neck

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Growth: You should consider going to the er or call up your pcp if it has been going on for a while. Causes of the bump includes trauma, inflammation, growth ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely a lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Carcione
33 years experience Neurology
Neck bump pain: Lumps and bumps need to be examined - take no advice here other that you should be examined by a competent doctor to see what the problem is, and then ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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LumpsOfGettingBumps: It's very common with head bumps, even seemingly minor ones in some people, to have some headaches and muscle soreness for a while, up to a month or s ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Bumps w/ scratch lin: On arms and legs too? May be scabies for which Elimite (permethrin) is used (http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/treatment.html) or bedbugs, chig ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Refractory Headache: Refractory headache for one month and "oval hard bump on head" is a red flag and visit to your PCP is warranted. Schedule an appointment for consultat ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the ne ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
See your doctor: The great majority of aneurysms remain asymptomatic. The great majority of headaches have nothing to do with aneurysms. This situation is best handled ... Read More

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