A member asked:

Bone at back of neck, right below the skull. it isn't on the skull, it's below it. it doesn't stick out, i feel it when i press. what could this be?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

C-spine: It may be cervical vertebra. If you are so conscious, and so thin that you can feel it, then have MRI of cervical spine to make sure there is nothing abnormal growing there. Thanks.

Answered 4/9/2015

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Dr. Qamar Khan answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Occipital bone: Its called the occipital protuberance. Its normal and found on back of skull.

Answered 12/27/2013

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