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I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

Get checked: This could be an abcess(boil) and should be examined and treated by a physician. It may be treated with hot applications or it may need antibiotics and drainage. In view of the swelling,pain and tenderness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a slight pain on the left side of my neck sometimes when i cough or when i lower my head. What could it be. It doesn't appear to be swollen eith?

I have a slight pain on the left side of my neck sometimes when i cough or when i lower my head. What could it be. It doesn't appear to be swollen eith?

Muscle sprain: Your symptom are consistent with a pulled muscle in your neck. Take ibuprofen, heating pad to area. See a neurologist to r/o neck spine problem if your symptoms persists. ...Read more

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The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days , seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more

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The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

Those : Those are unusual symptoms, and head swelling is very rare. Please have an immediate medical evaluation by your doctor. If you have increased pain, swelling, fever, vomiting, weakness, numbness, or if your doctor can't see you right away then please go to the er. ...Read more

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Tingling sensations in right lower part of head(inside) towards the ear area with swollen right face. It's been this way for two weeks. What do I do?

See below: If your face is swollen, you should be examined by a doctor. It could be several things including a swollen lymph gland or blocked paraotid duct. It may even be a dental problem. ...Read more

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Lower down on the base of my neck my head feels swollen on the side and gets very sore my lymph nodes are also it happens every couple of months?

Lower down on the base of my neck my head feels swollen on the side and gets very sore my lymph nodes are also it happens every couple of months?

Joint, muscle or URI: The most likely causes for your neck discomfort is arthritic change in your cervical spine. The pain comes from spasm of the muscles that overlie the bony spine or inflamed joints in the front (uncinate joints) and back (facet joints) of the spinal column in your neck. The lymph nodes raise the possiblity of upper respiratory infection, but there other serious causes for these so see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having head congestion/headaches for the past month & this past week I've been getting swollen lower lip. Nothing different in my diet.

I have been having head congestion/headaches for the past month & this past week I've been getting swollen lower lip.  Nothing different in my diet.

See an MD: And I suggest either an allergist or an internist, in a primary care or consultative setting. You wont get what you are looking for at an urgent care center or an ER. Those places are for specific urgent and emergency concerns. You need a primary care doc to take the lead on this one. There are some important things to consider here, mainly sleep disordered breathing and angioedema. Call your doc. ...Read more