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I Have A Tender Spot On The Back Of My Head What Could Be The Cause
Probably nothing: You have probably bumped or irritated the "spot" in some manner. Have someone look to see if there is anything visable. If not, give it a while. Remember, in medicine, something bad usually does not go away and gets worse and becomes apparent, if it goes away, it was nothing to start with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old has a tender spot in back of his head that hurts when he touch it what could be the cause?
Swelling: If you didn't injure the spot where the head is tender (bumped your head) then it is most likely some skin irritation. You could have an allergic response to some shampoo or other hair treatment. As long as you are not an infant, the skull is closed and it is only the scalp you are feeling. There are rare situations when the skull is not closed from birth, but you would have known about that. ...Read more
Tender spot on the back of my head didn't notice until I brushed my hair. What could it be? Should I worry.
Sore spot: Doctors have been seeing alot of infections on the skin due to bacteria over the last few years. These seem to come up fairly quickly as a tender bump that progresses to a boil that should be treated. You should consider to have a doctor look at the spot if it does not go away with some hot packs in a few days. ...Read more
After my period ends, I get a really sore tender spot on the back of my head. It hurts to touch. It lasts a few days, goes away until the next month?
THAT'S DEFINITELY: a NEW ONE !!!!! I don't have the slightest idea what is causing this but look forward to my Health Tap Colleagues to opine! Dr Z ...Read more
Sore spot on the back of my head when i touch it, what can this be? Not a pimple, could it be a bot fly?
I have a sore spot on the back of my head. For 2 days now. Feels like a burning sensation under neath my skin almost. I didn't bang my head..
I have a tender spot at the back of my head. It's sore to touch and it feels like a hard lump. Like a bone. What could this be?
Why is the whole left side of my head numb? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.
Numbness : Numbness is worrisome, especially unilateral (one sided) head numbness. You could be dealing with a nerve injury, spinal cord injury, herpes zoster, stroke, muscle tension, and even seizures. Honestly this type of problem requires an urgent medical evaluation. If you have not done so already seek medical attention right away. ...Read more
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