U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Arlington, TX
A 26-year-old female asked:

Bout 6 years i feel like the left side of my head bothers me the left side of my head has a tender spot. sum times light headed. could it be cancer?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Marcus
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Highly doubtful: Anything going on for that long is most likely nothing serious to worry about - the tender spot may just be an oversensitive region of the muscle/nerves that commonly occurs. I wouldn't worry about it unless it becomes more frequent or constant, or increases in severity.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Dec 10, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.