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Skull Swelling Symptoms
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Lately I have been feeling as if my brain is swelling almost as if it wants to pop out of my skull it' s not painful but uncomfortable in a scary way?
Terrible pain and sometimes swelling of right neck, base of skull to shoulder. What could cause this?
I have swelling on one side of my posterior skull. I had a head injury many years back. I had c-t scan also. Can this swelling develop into tumor?
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 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
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
I have a swelling which has appeared overnight on my skull behind my right ear. It produces a sharp pain?
Mastoiditis: Or u'r lymph node. Suggest seeing u'r primary care doc ...Read more
Would a Lipoma or pilar cyst cause a dent to form in the skull? Had this for 15 years flares up and feels bruised then swelling subsides and indents.
I have a swelling at the crown of my head between my skull and scalp, when preasure is greatest my scalp itches and weeps. Headaches and nausea ?
Can co-exist: The skull is separated from the brain by a few tissue layers, & bleeding from the fracture can get between the skull and these layers and cause a problem called an epidural. Epidurals can become large & press on the brain.The event/trauma that caused the fracture can also cause tissue damage in the brain with bleeding & swelling. ...Read more
Swelling on face in front of left ear, pain in left temple and left forehead when try to move head quickly, pain behind left ear and neck below skull?
My CT scan reported: "hyperpneumatized skull base w/air cells extending to the petrous apices, lt more than rt. Anterior clinoid processes partially pneumatized." the back of my head is tender with mild swelling and I have an ear leak. What should I do?
Normal pneumatizatio: Air cells in the bones of your skull can be a normal variant. Pneumatization of the anterior clinoid is normal. Pain and tenderness of your head is not seen on the ct scan. It is not normal and you obviously saw a doctor who ordered a ct scan. If the ct is negative and your pain persists consider an MRI of the brain. Fluid from your ear is a ant problem. Swelling is non specific of course. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
June 13/14 pain to posterior left skull. Next day left eye pain. ER CT showed occipital lymph node swelling. Now vision left eye blurred. Related?
Blurred vision: No, consult a neuro-ophthalmologist or neurologist ASAP ...Read more
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