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What causes pain on the top of my head and just had an MRI and nothing was found only a cyst on the base of my skull

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Occipital pain: An occipital neuralgia could be the source of your pain. The sternocledomastoid, splenius capitus, and levator scapulae muscles all insert in that ge ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Several possibilites: Occipital neuralgia, mastoiditis, muscle contraction headache, migraine, cluster headache are several possibilities that come to mind.
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Many things: Tension headache, vasculitis, and even a disc protrusion in the cervical spine could all cause your symptoms. Your doctor should be able to help work ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Sebaceous cyst: In that area it is most likely a sebaceous cyst. It is just a collection of retained sebum - a skin oil produced by sebaceous glands. This gland is in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Face tingle: Glad your MRI is clear but please get a second opinion from another doctor such as a neurologist just to be thorough. Also, consult w/a clinical psyc ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
See ENT Consult: 29 year old male asks if visualized large left maxillary retention cyst on MRI could cause tingling & dull pain in left side of head. The possibil ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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MRA: This is a complex case and must be followed by a neurosurgeon with routine MRI and mra stdues. This is a subspecialty issue and quite complex. Get a n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diagnosis? Complicat: The condition sounds rather complicated - shifting sites of pain / headache make the diagnosis very difficult. I hope you are seeing a neurologist. Yo ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possibly: A cystic lesion in the sinus can alter and block the natural production and elimination of fluids in the sinus. this could increase pressure in the s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Shapiro
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Go to the ER: I would imagine that you have been to the emergency room many times in the past. However, in a situation like this, I would not hesitate to order a CT ... Read More

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