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Painful Lump Back Lower Let Skull
Pain radiates from beneath my lower left jaw in a knot beside my esophagus. Starts with back lower skull pain or pop. Thoughts?
Examination needed: You could be suffering from a dental occlusion issue or there could be a cervical radiculopathy or entrapped branch of the occipital nerve though your age is against the radiculopathy choice more than the other conditions and an pinched occipital nerve doesn't explain jaw pain very well. Caution to you though on the chiropractic manipulations of the neck. Those can be DANGEROUS. ASK about risks. ...Read more
Rubbery, moveable lump lower right back by spine. About 1 inch in size. Lower right back ache for weeks. Massage/stretch/icyhot seem ineffective
Mobile lump upper left rib below breast. No injury but lump/surrounding area is painful. Lower back also sore. Any ideas please?
Shifting groin pain, dull ache in testicles near the thigh pit, lower back pain, slightly constipated, help me?
Here are some...: Clinically, the described regional ache may suggest its association with the disorders of nerves, muscles, or joints around the lower spine. To verify, follow instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you surely gain much insight on how to better handle health-related concerns and work closely with doc so to define most likable underlying cause for Rx & care. ...Read more
Feeling awful. Swelling in back of head, bottom of skull area. Painful small bumps in scalp. Hardness 1 inch below skull, left side. What is this?
You must: You must see a doctor physically to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node (~quarter size) right side under chin. Hurts to touch and when head tilts to left or back (skin presses at it stretches). 2 days?
Infectious: Swollen tender lymph nodes over a several day perior probably represents an infectious etiology. These particular lymph nodes can become swollen due to infections within the mouth. Mono and other viral ilness can cause a similar picture. Persistant swollen lymph nodes warrent evaluation and biopsy to exclude a lymphoma. ...Read more
Tender hard lump less than dime size on left front neck ?Tendons?... Tight muscles both sides. Pain down to shoulder when touched. Not like lymph lump
Get it checked: A long list of things can cause a lump like that - some more serious than others. Since it is painful, you should have it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Tender lump on back of neck, closer to spine, on the right side. Very stiff upper back muscles and pain. Lump has gotten smaller with applied heat?
Pain on my right side of neck where skull and neck meet right behind the ear. VERY tender to the touch. Hurts to move my neck. Radiates into ear.
See a doctor!: Hi. This certainly isn't normal. I'm not sure what it is, but I do think it shouldn't be ignored, and that online is probably not the place to get it fixed. It could be an external ear infection. Any drainage from the ear? You a swimmer by any chance? Any loss of hearing? I think you should see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.
Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?
Multiple symptoms: We dont know anything about you including what was going on or what happened before these symptoms appeared but they are worrisome and I recommend you seek medical attention without further delay. ...Read more
Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?
Lumps probably not : Related but feel painful as most likely little fat tumors that are common and known as lipomas that when pressed down on put pressure on underlying muscles that are sore. Pain with walking and heaviness in legs suggest a symptom pattern known as claudication that may be vascular or spinal in origin. This whould be evaluated by your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more
Bursitis : This may be an inflammation in the little sack or bursa just over the patella. It normally helps everything "slide" when you bend your knee, but can get irritated, especially if you did a lot of kneeling or caused some inflammation to start. If it is red and painful, it may even be infected so you should get it checked. Try an antiinflammatory in the meantime. Try not to kneel until it is healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lump for approx 1 year back of neck right side where skull meets neck. Hard and fixed. What could it be?
It could be....: time to get examined and trated. Cannot be diagnosed online. Why have you waited a year? ...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?
I have a semi large hard lump on the back of my skull, it's painful but it has no head and no sign of opening up. What would you think it is?
A hard lump on the lower right part of back of skull. It sometimes has a dull pain and doesn't grow. I've had it for a long while now. What is it?
I have a hard large and painful lump on the lower left backside of my skull. I have has no head injuries what could this be?
Lump: Could be a boil or cyst. Could be a lymph node or other growth. Usually something painful should be checked to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I noticed yesterday a hard, bony lump on the back of my skull. It's immovable and very painful to push on. about the size of a dime- never hit my head?
DR visit: You will need a DR visit to reassure you about this. Impossible to give you reassurance without an exam. ...Read more
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
What could cause a swelling at the back of my head at the base of my skull, and painful lump under my jaw?
Most lumps, benign: Don't start worrying. The majority of small bumps on your head would be benign (not cancer). Lumps that can be tender are cysts, lymph nodes and less likely lipomas. Still, hard to evaluate it over the net. See your primary md who can take a good history and examen you. Given your presentation it sounds more like lymph nodes. You want to make sure its nothing scary ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I feel a lump in the back side of my skull its not painful but still i feel pressure in my head and eyes.
Likely lipoma: These lumps are usually benign fat nodules just under your skin however you should have your doctor take a look and make sure it's not anything more serious. Lipomas can cause pressure if big enough and can be excised in the office. ...Read more
Painful lump at the base of my back head skull near the center of neck.tender to touch,burning sensation.is it serious or fatal.please help.swoolen?
I got a hard lump at my lower skull behind my ear, not painful when touched, got fever last night, light headaches, ?
Swollen lymph: Gland with a fever and headache may indicate infection - viral or bacterial. You can observe for now and do supportive management- bed rest, plenty of fluids, fever and pain medicine as needed . You may be coming down with a throat infection, sinus infection or viral illness.I if condition worsened, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
I've pain below skull on left side of spine.possible lump. Had normal brain mri. Pain also in left lower neck, shoulder and arm. What is this?
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
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
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?
Hi, asking again, i miswrote my question, I have a hard lump on back of my head, its marble sized its connected to skull, what is it ? Thanks for repl
may be normal: If it is in the center of head just above the neck it could be normal but prominent bone called posterior occipital protuberance. If it seems to be growing or not in the mid line or moves then consult your pcp. ...Read more
Hello, i found a little lump on left side of back of my head, it seems connected to skull, its painless and skin moves freely over it, im so concerned?
Usually is: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more
What could a lump on the right side of the neck below the skull be? It is not painful and does not feel swollen.
MUST see M.D.!!: It could be a harmless skin lesion, like an epidermal inclusion cyst or lipoma (benign fatty tumor)... But it could also be a "sentinel node" which might be an early manifestation of lymphoma. Swollen lymph nodes in the neck from infection usually come up quickly and are tender. Either way, you need a physician to examine this lump and decide what needs to be done to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
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