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Lump In Skull
Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more
Sensation of lump in throat, comes and goes.Small, movable lymph nodes in side of neck. Pain in right arm and movable lump just above elbow?
See your doctor: You have many issues here. You would be best to see your doctor for an exam and evaluation to address each issue ...Read more
Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?
Had 2-3 lumps in left breast,today noticed a hard lump behind ear beneath my skull.With occasional pain in ear n stiff neck.R both these lumps related?
NO: Breast lumps and lumps behind the ear are not related. ...Read more
Hard immovable lump where top of neck and base of skull meet along the hairline (occipital lymph node?); itchy scalp; swollen lymph nodes on neck
Don't worry: It's common at age 16 to have enlarged lymph nodes- you have an active immune system. The lymph nodes at the base of your skull in back are occipital lymph nodes. They get big from viral infections, particularly mononucleosis. If these wax and wane in size, don't worry. If they stay big, see a doctor. Rarely 16-year-olds get lymphoma. I don't think your itchy scalp is related; dandruff? ...Read more
Feeling awful. Swelling in back of head, bottom of skull area. Painful small bumps in scalp. Hardness 1 inch below skull, left side. What is this?
You must: You must see a doctor physically to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.
Ice application: If you have pain at the base of the head, try icing the area for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it is a severe headache with any other symptoms, contact your pcp. If you just sustained the injury, depending on the severity, you might even want to go to the er. ...Read more
Small swollen lump at the nape of my neck back of the skull in the hairline near the ear. Feels sore from my constant touching. Can feel it visibly.
It may be an: inflamed lymph node or possibly a cyst. Recommend that you stop touching it & causing irritation. ...Read more
Very hard non moveable lump in parotid gland just next to bottom front of ear is it related to my swollen glands in neck and lump in front of throat?
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PERSISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If the pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOUR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON OR ENT Second opinion may be warranted ...Read more