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Ache In Skull
Dull ache in skull in face eyeball seems twitch when im looking at something the corner of vision moves. I see spots and light trails? What could this
Recent head injury?: If yes, you should see a doctor soon. ...Read more
What would cause paresthesia in right face/arm when massaging ache in top neck/skull base? No news back from spine X-ray last week. Should i worry about aneurysm/tumors? Always achy. Dr says anxiety.
Likely but maybe not: Neurologically, it wouldn't happen. A rare form of thoracic outlet syndrome could cause the hand symptoms. This can be tested for in the office by your doctor. Nerves to the right face do not run through the neck. Spine xrays will not be helpful. A careful neurologic exam of the affected hand and face during the symptoms will tell the tale clear enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: Get this looked at and diagnosed and treated. No way to know what this is without seeing it. ...Read more
Lymph nodes?: There are a lot of lymph nodes at the base of the skull. They swell and become sore in response to sore throats, head colds, infections of the scalp, and other problems. An examination by your doctor will likely locate the cause. ...Read more
Noticed a hard very slightly movable bump and base of skull, kinda sore when pushed on. Should I worry?
Hello, i've a small lump on the back of my skull on the left side. It's never s sore but i'm worried it could get bigger, want do you think it is?
Sebaceous cyst: Most likely this is a small oil gland which the pore has become clogged. Occasionally they can get infected, but if it causes you no symptoms and does not get bigger i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
I have been getting pain/ache on right side in the bone at base of my skull for around 8 weeks. Sometimes sharp, not lasting long now its both sides?
Check with doctor: You've had a lot of neuroradiologic imaging done because of your symptoms. So it's best to check back with your doctor to find out what the rsults are, and what your preliminary diagnosis is, since the area that you're describing matches closely to what has been already done. You'll save time, and get better answers. ...Read more
22, male. Hard lump, 1cm wide. Under the skin of the neck on the right side, close to where the skull meets. No size change in a year. Sometimes aches
Probable cyst: It sounds to me like you might have a sebaceous cyst. These are generally not serious, but can sometimes become infected, which may account for the occasional aches. The fact that it has been stable for 1 year is reassuring but if it were to change in size, shape or consistency or to form an abscess you definitely should be examined ...Read more