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Pain In Eyebrow Bone Causes
Sinus infection: Or eye strain or allergies. See your doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have bone spurs at the C5/6 that's pressing on my esophagus. Can they cause frontal headaches r below the eyebrow in cnr? My sinus meds won't work.
Not usually: Mech problems can cause headaches, but they pretty exclusively run from the neck up the back if the head. I wonder if you might have developed a progression of your sinus problems to the extent that your medications are no longer working. Sometimes sinuses have to be drained. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Sharp, localised pain on top of head, about 10 degrees from the centre, in a slight indentation of my parietal bone. Recurrent for a few days. Cause?
Unknown: Have you had any trauma? Have you hit your head or hit the area around it. There is no specifc reason from the history thus given. Is there any redness of the scalp to make one think of infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
What could have caused this hard bone like lump, that is sticking out from the back of my head? I'm real worried! No symptomes, and it's immobile!
Probable normal bone in abnormal location.
See ENT doc for exam to rule out other pathology. ...Read more
Can a tick bite on the back of the head cause a nearby lymph node to swell up and become bone hard?
Yes, it possibly: Could. I would wait and see if it softens over time. IIf it does not, see a Dr. ...Read more
I have a rare case w/ a calcified bone mass in my head. It's caused a constant headache for 13+ yrs. No insurance. Ways to relieve the pressure?
Have you tried: Hypnosis? It can help with migraine headaches, is easy to learn and has no side effects. Contact a psychologist who can teach you clinical hypnosis in a session or two. You may also want to speak to them about the stress in your life to find ways to reduce the daily tension you are experiencing. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of bone cancer? I have a hard immobile lump on the back of my head, what could have caused it? Is it normal to have a hard lump?
May be just a cyst: I see a lot of these. The vast majority are just benign cysts, especially in young adults. If it grows or bothers you, that's enough reason to get it removed. ...Read more
The knot I thought was a lump turns out is a cyst in the back of my head. Will it keep growing? What causes them? Dr sd it was close to the bone? We/me chose to leave it alone for now. Was that smart to do?
Cyst can be infected: Without a biopsy, one does know for certain the scalp mass is cyst although the head is a common site for sebaceous (oil) and pilar (hair) cyst. Cysts keep filling which makes the outer tissue (i.e. Skin) thin. A small leak or opening can cause an infection. Then the cyst will need to be drained, allowed to reform, and then be excised. It's better to remove an intact cyst to minimize recurrence. ...Read more
The bone that pokes out at the base of my head is sore/little swoll could. My wisdon tooth be causeing this. 31 yrs old no other symp. Healthy?
Possibly: I'm, not sure what bone you are referring to, however, it is possible that your wisdom tooth is causing pain in your mouth. Particularly if the pain/ bone is near the area of the wisdom tooth. I would recommend an evaluation by an oral surgeon. ...Read more
My external occipital pre bone at the back of head is swollen and sore should I be worried and what are the causes 31 yrs old and healthy female?
What can cause a heavy pressure under my cheek bones, about at my jaw. Not painful, just lots of pressure feeling. Bend over and head feels full.
Acute sinusitis: The are behind the cheekbones are the maxillary sinuses. These can become congested from infection or allergy and can actually have a fluid buildup which when changing head position will give the feeling of fullness, pain in the upper teeth and or ear pain. While not an acute situation you should see you local MD for medications and possibly radiographs. ...Read more
Can't see it but if I rub under my eye I feel its a hard lump in the bone under my eye. I have rubbed under it so is this the cause & will it go away?
Need more info: Is the lump on one side only or both? If both, it is likely to be normal bony structure. If only on one side you need to be examined in-person and it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Been having neck pain and stifness for a month, headache for a week now. If I press on my neck bones it is painful. Cant turn head. Cause pls?
Neck pain & stiff:
Hello. Facet joints are responsible for allowing you to comfortably turn your head from side to side and extend it. You may benefit from a short course of oral steroids (7 days) or Toradol (5 days if your PCP approves) to reduce pain and stiffness in your neck.
Have you undergone any PT or chiropractic treatment? These may also be beneficial to get the function of your neck back under control. ...Read more
One of my cervical spine bones hurts when I put pressure on it. Not touching per se but just pressing my head back and down at teh same time. Cause?
Varies: There are a number of structures in the posterior neck that can potentially cause pain including the facet joints, ligaments, muscles, and bursa in the area. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Unsteady head, neck tremors what could cause this is a 26 yr old female? Got an x-ray, was told neck bones didn't grow properly. High anxiety, no meds
Recommend concierge: For an answer to your question, consider an individual appointment with a specialist who can review your concerns and xrays. ...Read more
What causes stich like pain in my back bones and pain in chest also stich pain in back of head and pain in jaw had it for over a year.
Anxiety: Symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment option ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Pain above my right eye - around the bone area and in the corner of my right eye, with swollen eyelid, what are the causes?
Have very hard bone-like finger-tip size lump on left side of head, behind ear. Not painful unless touched, not hot. Cause for concern?
Either lymph node: Or a posterior occipital bony prominence- please have it checked by your physician. ...Read more
Can a wisdom teeth that is in the bone and causing severe pain to the jaw and other teeth, cause your head to hurt? And what should I do?
See your dentist: Definitely, yes. In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay. It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation. ...Read more
What could be the cause of neck and behind ear, on the bone, pain when breath in or when my head goes back or forward? Pcp found nothing wrong.
Do you have rheumatd: First we need to know if you have a confirmed diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (ra)? If you do, then this neck pain can be related to RA and should respond to pain meds that you have used for treating your ra. You need to ask your treating doctor about how to manage the neck problem which can arise from arthritic problem in your cervical spine (neck). Tylenol (acetaminophen) take every 6 hourly would help for now. ...Read more
My external occipital protoreal bone back of my head is lil swollen and sore could it be caused by wisdom tooth coming in no other symptoms healthy 31?
Highly Unlikely: That sounds highly unlikely. But, there's one sure way to find out...Just have your wisdom teeth removed (which you probably should have done anyway), and see what happens to your swelling. If the swelling persists, it's obviously not related. In any case, any swelling which lasts longer than a few days should be checked anyway, so have that lump looked at regardless of your wisdom teeth. ...Read more
There's a small pimple under right armpit yesterday. It is painful when I press it gently. Now, I noticed another one under my collar bone. I don't see any pus on the head. What cause this?
Folliculitis/trauma: Could be that, or simple staph infection, why? Due to trauma, rubbing, poor hygiene? [not washing well with soap/water/washcloth to scrub off dead skin cells and oils which clog the pores, flair up pimples. if enlarge and pustule, likely mrsa, will need antibiotic like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or doxycycline. folliculitis, hair shaft infection. Can come spontaneously. If worse see a doctor for cultures ...Read more
What would cause a tingling sensation in the head which stretches from behind the ear moves to the parietal almost to the frontal bone? Also dizziness
Many possibilities: How long,? throbbing, ? sinus pressure, ? jaw pain. You need to be seen to rule out temporal arteritis. You are in the wrong age group, but without knowing your medical history it is important to rule out this possibly blinding disease. ...Read more
Hi my cheek has swollen from the jaw bone up to underneath my eye and have a headache my cheek is not causeing me pain it feels hot and feels tender?
Needs to be checked:
I suggest you don't waste any time and get it checked by your GP or Dentist/Oral Surgeon
You most probabely have infection in the cheek and may be originating from the teeth or gums. After evaluation you may need Antibiotics and follow up. You may need Xrays and/or Cat Scan as well to make a proper diagnosis if needed ...Read more