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Lumps On The Skull You Can Feel
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
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 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