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A 19-year-old male asked:

why do i have pain/pressure that feels like it is on the surface on the uppermost left/back of my head? it doesn't occur every time though.brain tumor?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Time for exam: Any new headache like this deserves a physician's office visit and full physical exam and perhaps a scan. The location of a headache correlates poorly with the actual cause. A surface-type headache makes me want to be sure there's not a spinal fluid leak. Good luck.

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