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Lumps On Back Of Head And Headache
60 year old man has bumps and what feels like small lumps on the lower right side back of head accompanied by severe headache and severe stiff neck pain for the last 4 or 5 days?
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The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more
Hard painful lump on back of head along hair line. Hard and painfull to the touch. Accompanied by headache. What could this be? Medical atn nesesary?
Lump back of head, headaches and pain randomly, dizziness sometimes and light bother me constantly. Eyeballs hurt as well sometimes. What is this?
Further evaluation: The lump may not be associated and it may be an epidermal cyst. Your headaches sound somewhat migrainous in nature but you should seek further evaluation and consider an eye examination, lab tests, and an MRI if warranted by history and physical exam. There are treatments that may be beneficial. ...Read more
Found a lump on the back of head after getting reccurent headaches in the same spot. Alsobfeeling constantly tired and feverish could the 2 b linked?
I am not a medical: Doctor but if one of my clients reported your symptoms I would encourage them to see a doctor and check out what is happening. You have socialized medicine, take advantage of it. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Your location may fit the anatomy of the greater occipital nerve, and could be a problem coming from where the neck and base of skull come together. Alternatively, this may be referred pain from neck arthritis.
Focal occipital headaches may also be seen in thoracic outlet syndrome. Get a physical exam and then appropriate therapy. ...Read more
Need to see Dr.: Doesn't sound like migraine from the description. You need to see a dr. Who will take a thorough history and possible order tests/imaging like ct or MRI of the brain to make the diagnosis. Dietary history is important as well as family history, and family/social history. ...Read more
Short but sudden intense headache at back of head. Went away after 2-3 min and no other symptoms?
What would cause headache at back of head near base and head to feel very heavy and be hard to hold up straight?
Back of head hurts suddenly. Usually while working out. I^m 44 yes old. Never had this kind of headache b4. What is it?
When to see a doctor:
A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.
Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more
Sometimes I get a horrible headache. Whole back of head throbs & pain is unbearable. Laying down on my back makes head hurt more, like being hit hard.
Headaches: Sorry to hear you are having a hard time. Headaches can be very disruptive. This sounds like something that you should see a doctor about. Some problems in the upper spine can cause headaches. Wondering if this is why it is worse when you lie down. Workup for this will likely include some kind of imaging studies of your brain and your neck. Again, contact your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
Severe headache: A headache is a symptom, caused by some underlying condition. Sudden, severe headaches require attention and probable deserve imaging such at cat scans or mris. The best medical consideration is to seek personalized medical advise in a visit to your doctor, where age, family history and a good physical can be obtained. ...Read more
No: Raynaud's disease is related to vasospasm of the small arteries, usually in the hands and feet. I do not think it would affect the scalp. ...Read more
Migraine?: Need to have this evaluated, and perhaps get mri, as causes might include migraine, but also could be due to problems inside the cranium, such as increased intracranial pressure. Get an exam by your pcp, and decide further steps. There are medications available to stop and prevent headaches, but first confirm causation. Some medications can trigger headaches, so review these also. ...Read more
I fell on hard floor and hit back of head hard. Did not lose cscness. Vertigo 3 days later & minor headache.
Daily headaches front and back of head different times during the day, what could be a reason why I'm getting this?
Various possibilites: If the headaches are new, various health reasons including stress & anxiety are possible; if the headaches persist, it would be best to consult with your pcp to do an initial exam; the headaches could be a sign of cognitive impairment or other neurological factors; the first step is to rule in/out medical factors. ...Read more
Have headaches in back of head for a couple of weeks now and any little bit of shaking of the head or bumpy roads makes it much worse and feel weird?
"Weird" not specific: 26 men don't usually have this for two weeks. Bad position in bed or chair? Taking too many vitamins? If getting better, hopefully resolved on its own (Motrin can help speed recovery). If something serious it should be getting worse by now, forcing you to go to the hospital and get evaluated (blood tests, skull films LP, MRI) ...Read more
Dizzinessvertigo that seems to come from back of head for 4 days after I had a headache for a week. Should I go to eror just see doc what could I have?
Found growth on back of head feels like mass of skin and hair grows through ive had headaches that feel like hair being pulled and blur sight sameside?
Go see a healthcare: Provider ASAP to properly examine and/or diagnose your mass. Skin cancer is exceedingly common and should not be ignored or deferred til later. Treat it seriously and you will be on the positive end more often than not. Headaches and blurred vision are generally bad signs associated with invasion of brain or local nerve tissue. ...Read more
Stress HA = migraine: Your headaches are almost certainly migraines. Although stress can aggravate them, it is likely that you would still have headaches even if you were completely stress-free. The otc meds you take for the head pain can result in rebound/medication overuse headache. You should see a neurologist and get put on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute headpain med, ie a triptan (ie imitrex). ...Read more