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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Shapiro
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Go to the ER now: Given your symptoms, I would be extremely concerned about the possibility that the infection has gone deeper, and would be checking a CT scan of your ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Possibilities: It is possible to have a swollen lymph node in this region (called occipital nodes). It could also be a cyst such as an epidermal or sebaceous cyst. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Such a cyst, if infected, can spread but not usually to the brain or spinal cord. Call your physician if there is spreading redness or increased pain ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or alle ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or ch ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Ice application: If you have pain at the base of the head, try icing the area for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from t ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis: Cervical spine arthritis, among others, can cause such headaches. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Try to look for a pattern, when do they st ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Neuritis: 20's male with bilateral pain base of skull that increases w. Coughing might have occipital neuritis, chiari malformatiion or other problem. A n ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need consultation: Many headaches that are not able to be diagnosed are caused from TMJ and muscle dysfunction. Consult with a dentist that treats a lot of TMJ patients ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Fibromyalgia: 25 y fem. with "headaches & tingling & pain all over". Anxiety & hyperventilation can evoke such symptoms. A general medical eva ... Read More
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