A 31-year-old female asked:
woke up and my occipital bone has a small dime size lump that hurts to touch ..having headaches and neck pain ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Keith Leap answered
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly lymph node: This could be from an insect bite, a lymph node or a small abscess in a hair follicle. Apply heat and give it a couple of days. If it doesn't go away, or gets worse, have a doctor take a look.
Answered on Oct 31, 2016
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