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Madison, WI
A 60-year-old female asked:

For about two weeks, i've had an isolated pain on the top left side of my head, not from injury. what might be causing this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Scalp sore: If not from injury , consider the possible sources. It could be something in the skin - a lesion or a sore. It could be something deeper than the skin in the muscular or fatty layers . There might be a skull growth , cyst , and lastly something deeper within the brain could be the source. Bottom line is to go see md if you can't exclude something simple and it won't go away
Last updated Jan 1, 2014

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