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Cancerous Tumor On Back Of Head
Bump/back of head/lower left side. NOT cyst or tumor. MRI shows nothing in that spot. At times it causes a tremendous amount of pain. Any advice, info, or recommendation is much appreciated. Have had it for about 5 yrs.
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Recently I'm Starting to get sharp headache I'm back of head, happens occasionally and goes away in seconds.. I'm 24. Brain tumor?
Have pain in my shoulder, when I press it radiates to my head. Having dull headaches in back of head...Brain tumor?
Muscle aches&brainCA: Most individuals in your age group would most likely have knotted up shoulder and neck muscles which will radiate to your head and give you regular headaches. Brain cancer usually causes balance changes, am headaches, nausea, seizures, focal neurological changes. You really need to massage your neck and shoulders on a regular basis and try to relax with deep breathing. ...Read more
Had a benign tumor removed from back of head gauze is sutured over incision I have sharp pains numbness & tingling sensations is this normal?
Dull ache/pain in back of head only on right side when bending over. Sometimes radiates forward to eye. Anuerysm? Tumor? Not Every time I bend over
Scalp is tender to touch and pain Beijing right ear and back of head when I cough but then it goes away? Could it be a tumor?
Tender spot on rite side back of head. Can feel it sometimes. Bumped back head hard twice on wall month ago. Brain tumor? 18yrs old.
Unlikely: Probably a small residual hematoma or lymph node. If it persists consider ultrasound exam. ...Read more
Brain cancer hello, I am a 16 year old girl and someone brought to my attention that I may have a brain tumor. I have been getting very bad head aces in the back of my head from my ear down mostly on the left side, but sometimes my right, I get these hea
History - oesphoegal cancer (remission) now have persistant wet cough (6 months), severe back pain and recent lump developed on back of head.?
Brain cancer? Feeling off balance lately, headaches on sides and back of head into neck. Normal MRI 6 months ago of brain. 27/F. Anxiety. Scared.
My head has been hurting in one spot on the right side of my head for 4 days. Is it a brain tumor/cancer?
Does the hard lump on my head mean that I have some kinda skull tumor (bone cancer)?! I'm worried! Is it normal?
May be just a cyst: I see a lot of these. The vast majority are just benign cysts. If it grows or bothers you, that's enough reason to get it removed. ...Read more
Could I have a cancerous tumor I have bad migraines nausea poor balance pain tender to touch onu right side of head?
There are many: Possibilities and what you think is far down on the list. It is essential that you see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. That's the way to ease your mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Chances of 21yr old female having brain tumor? No cancer hist. Sympt. Headaches all around head. Already had non contrast CT done, was norm.
I recommend MRI: Ct head scan without contrast is not the perfect test to totally rule out unusual causes of headache. I would recommend seeing a neurologist and have good evaluation. If any question, you should have MRI of brain without contrast. Radiologist can then add contrast study as needed. ...Read more
I am suffering from polip in left maxillary sinus and bilateral sphenoid sinus. Can this lead brain tumor or brain cancer? I have heavyness in head.
Sinus: Not usually. If the sphenoid sinus has infection you should be on antibiotics. If not we usually start with a nasal steroid spray ...Read more
In law diagnosed w/ kidney cancer in 2005. Had 1 kidney removed. Now has 5-6 lumps on head, 5 tumors in lung & 1 in liver. What can we expect & time?
I have fluid on my ear and it's painful, a pain in my head that comes and goes, sinus pain but clear nostril, is it a tumor or cancer? ENT saw nothing
Ear, head pain: Hello, the fact that your ENT doctor found no pathology is reassuring. TMJ troubles often cause Ear and head pain. While a tumor or cancer could be possible, a CT or MRI may be needed to fully answer that question. Follow your doctor’s recommendations and if your not happy, seek a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more
Constant headaches, really dry eyes, short term memory loss, and small bump on head, age:12, is it brain cancer or tumor?
? more information: I assume that you may have a tumor of your jaw with spread to lymph nodes in your neck. Hopefully, you are under the care of a good cancer surgeon, medical and radiation oncologists. This is a serious situation but likely noy hopeless with proper treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Possible bx: A cyst under the skin when palpated gives the suggestion that there might be fluid present. Placing a fine 22 gauge needle into it can define if fluid is present. Most lesions under the skin rarely are cysts but rather lipomas, fibromas, neuromas and the intial growth of desmoid like lesions. Here a biopsy or excision can resolve the problem. ...Read more
The side of my face is flatter than the other due to a cancerous tumor. Is there anyway to make my cheek look the same as the other?
Examination: Have an oral surgeon examine you. They are trained to diagnose these types of lesions and take a biopsy if indicated. Avoid searching the internet to diagnose yourself... you'll never get peace of mind. ...Read more
Neither: Acrochordons are a fancy name for skin tags, which are benign (not cancerous) growths that tend to occur as we age. They can often be found on the neck, armpits, and groin-- pretty much anywhere where the skin tends to rub. No one knows what causes them, but they are definitely not dangerous. Many things can look like skin tags though, so best to see your dermatologist to check them out. ...Read more
What are the first visible signs of cancer tumor that reaches the skin? Does it start with a small mark? What color? How does it look? Does it hurt?
It's possible: Particularly for melanoma, one of the more aggressive types of skin cancer, tumors can sometimes occur in various areas of the body relatively far away from the original skin lesion. Sometimes a "sentinel" lymph node close to the original lesion is removed to check for early spread. However, for types of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, it is highly unlikely. ...Read more
What is a painful lump in triceps?? I have one in my right triceps and it moves under skin. If it's a tumor, have any chance to be cancer? Please
See MD: Usually little lumps are fatty deposits called lipomas, but they may represent other problems, be seen and put your mind at ease. May be nothing but infected lymphnode, but should be seen. Good luck. ...Read more
Could my son get cancer if he was diagnosed with pleomorphic adenoma, 3 tumors in the neck and 1 in cheek?
Rarely: Pleiomorphic adenomas are benign tumors of saliva glands. It is unusual for them to be in the neck itself, but they can arise "rests" of salivary tissue in the neck. They tend not to spread to other parts of the body but can grow back in the areas where they arose in about 20% of patients who had surgery. Rarely they can turn cancerous and spread to other organs. Best wishes. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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