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When I wake up in the morning my skull hurts alot?

When I wake up in the morning my skull hurts alot?

Eval: Chronic, recurrent, moderate to severe intensity headaches warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My neck hurts and the base of my skull hurts. Should I use a bucky when I fly?

My neck hurts and the base of my skull hurts. Should I use a bucky when I fly?

What's a bucky?: If you mean those comfy slippers made by a company 'bucky', then i'm not sure how it'll help your neck. Many people fear flying, anywhere from mild to sheer internalized terror. Do anything to help relax, relieve stress; a soft small neck pillow can help. Shake your hands and wiggle your toes on take-off & landing or when anxious. Don't worry what others think, most are quietly anxious as well. ...Read more

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The base of my skull hurts and is tender to the touch?

The base of my skull hurts and is tender to the touch?

Hard to diagnose. : This is difficult to diagnose on this forum. How long have you had the pain? Do you have limited mobility in your neck? Is there any swelling? This could be just a sore muscle from poor posture or sleeping in the wrong position. If you feel it is not from this, then it would be best to have this checked by a physician. ...Read more

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I have pain in center front of my neck and redness but no swelling, when I swallow the base of my skull hurts, can I be helped on here?

I have pain in center front of my neck and redness but no swelling, when I swallow the base of my skull hurts, can I be helped on here?

Inflammation: Pain and redness in the front of your neck is consistent with an inflammatory process, and the thyroid gland is in that area. Acute thyroiditis may be the problem. Your symptoms warrant an examination promptly. Blood tests will include thyroid readings as well as cbc,etc in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am having sever headaches that leads into my skull hurting and feeling very warm ?

Need more info: Do you have a history of headaches? What causes your headaches? What makes them better? Are they associated with your periods? Do you have vision issues? Do you have nausea with them? Do they occur at night? Do you have a history of head trauma? Do headaches run in your family? What is your medical history? How long do they last? ...Read more

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Ive always had this bump just below the base of my skull that doesnt necessarily hurt but now I have a new bump on my skull that hurts to touch. Help?

Ive always had this bump just below the base of my skull that doesnt necessarily hurt but now I have a new bump on my skull that hurts to touch. Help?

Painful bump: The painless bump is likely a lymph node, or less likely maybe a cyst. The new painful bump is likely a "reactive" lymph node (recent viral infection or even an infection you were unaware of?). A new painful bump could also be from an infected hair shaft or abscess in which case look for redness. Have your physician check them out to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the left side of my skull that hurts to touch it sometimes. I have headaches and I am tired all the time. Should i be worried?

I have a lump on the left side of my skull that hurts to touch it sometimes. I have headaches and I am tired all the time. Should i be worried?

Lymphnode or mass?: You should get it evaluated for infection or mass( growth). Without being able to evaluate you should be seen by a doctor soon to ensure no worsening. You should also get tested for leukemias, lymphoma and mono at least. ...Read more

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I know this is crazy, I feel like my brain is moving, bumping around in my skull and hurts?

I know this is crazy, I feel like my brain is moving, bumping around in my skull and hurts?

Wierd but possible: Dehydration results in less brain cushioning, so its possible . However, it is unusual to be aware of the movement of your brain inside your skull. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if my head/skull hurts just above eye/behind brow arch..Hit my head?

What to do if my head/skull hurts just above eye/behind brow arch..Hit my head?

Head hurts: Head hurts/above eye/behind brow arch could be due to: dehydration, diet issues/sensitivities (see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more info; sinusitis (see PCP, or ENT MD), narrow eye angles (see eyeMD for Gonioscopy if needed); need for glasses or change in glasses (asthenopia); migraine; rarer causes such as blood clots, masses/cancers are less likely but your MD can evaluate to be sure. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I have two hard swells behind my left ear in my Skull, and other one at the back of my skull. It hurts but not all the time from time t?

Hello Doctor, 
I have two hard swells behind my left ear in my Skull, and other one at the back of my skull. It hurts but not all the time from time t?

Medical check up: If you have any abnormal swellings, these should be checked by a Physician to find out the cause. We can not guess what it is without the benefit of a medical examination done by a doctor. ...Read more