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Lumps On Skull
It has to do with migraines. Can or do they cause lumps on your skull, I've notice since my migraines started over the years the middle of my head has?
Lumps: I dont believe migraines will cause lumps on your skull. Visit a dermatologist to determine if those lumps are sebaceous cysts. ...Read more
My 9 year old son has two painless hard lumps on his skull behind his ear, no other symptoms and seems not to be caused by an infection?
Iv have lumps in neck , , have also just found some bony lumps at base of skull neck is swollen have headache ?
See MD: Make an appt with your PCP ASAP about these symptoms. ...Read more
I've recently found 4 hard lumps on the base of the back part of my skull. They seem to of moved from the top of my neck. Anything to be worried about?
Get checked: Consider seeing your health care provider to assess the nature of the lumps and determine if further evaluation and/or treatment is indicated. ...Read more
My 2yr old has developed small soft semi painfull lumps at the base of his skull any ideas as to what they are ?
Your son : May possibly have hair follicles inflamed causing it to be painful . Very common in children. Some do need to be treated if with fever. Otherwise self limiting. It is called follicilitis.The lymph nodes maybe inflamed too. Get it checked out .In the meantime you can give tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 lumps that my barber noticed on the back of my head. They are painless. Can the skull change shape as we age?
I keep getting these lumps on the back of my skull reminiscent of falling and hitting head but i haven't fallen. They burn and feel raw but arent?
Cysts can mimic: At times , hair follicles or sebaceous cysts can cause lumps to form in the scalp. If they are multiple or enlarging, get them looked at. ...Read more
I have two painless lumps in the back of my head at base of skull. Started with one small one, then a bigger one right below. Should I be concerned?
My partner has 2 lumps on the back of her skull, 1 at each side and its painful for her to touch, her ears are also itchy. What could this be?
Several things: It could be a number of things. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. ...Read more
I have these hurtful lumps on my head. X rays were done. Where the lumps are located the bone of the skull thinning and the sutures are separating. ?
Painful bumps: Please see your md.Your physician needs to gather more information, perform a thorugh exam and posibly order some labs.Your age, medical history and clinical findings wil guide your doctor towards a diagnosis>please do not ignore as these symptoms could be due to a serious problem. ...Read more
Are there lymph nodes in back of neck near base of skull? I have two lumps im going to get checked but no pictures on web shows lymphs nodes are there
Yes: There are lymph nodes at the back of the skull in what is called the occipital chain. They can enalrged with colds and infections of the scalp. ...Read more
I have 2 marble size lumps in my head on the bottom of my skull. I get really bad headaches and get light headed a lot, also my eyes feel really sore?
See a neurologist: It is nearly impossible via this forum to determine the pathological nature of the "lumps" you describe. They require examination by a physician. As per the headaches and lightheadeness, they can be part of a migrane syndrome or be associated with another medical condition. Again, a consultation with you physician is recommended. ...Read more
Hi I have a recurring issue where painful boil like lumps appear all over the base of my skull and also notice my lymph nodes flare up and an egg bump causing severe headaches tender & warm to touch?
I hurt with swollen and achy joints all over. All my joints are swollen and very painful. Sore neck w tender lumps along neck going down behind ear right under under skull. Felt this way since saturday march 10. Not going away, .
I : I recommend , you should consult your primary care physician so that you can be checked properly and if necessary he can order some tests and also refer you to specialist if necessary. Tender lumps may be lymph nodes because of some infection but please you need to be checked by the physician to be on safe side. ...Read more
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
Eval: Hello. I would start with your family physician. He or she can determine if you need a referral or any studies. ...Read more
I hv a small lump at the back of the skull( left side), hard n it becomes painful smtimes but only to d left side. What is it?
Painful lump near the base of my skull on the left side. About half an inch in diameter. Very sensitive to the touch. Very worried.
Be calm: No reason to lose your cool or get terribly worried. Most of these types of things turn out to be nuisances and that's all. You will need a doctor to look at the lump and squeeze it a bit. Depending on how big it is he may want to take a small bit of tissue and send it to the lab for analysis. If you'd like to talk about it more: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code for appointment: PDXFNR ...Read more