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Sore Lump On Right Side Of Head Near Temple
Have a lump on back side of head and one more at the base of my neck. They are a little red and tender to the touch. Making neck sore also.
Seek evaluation.: Any neck soreness from a "lump" needs an evaluation. The timing of the evaluation is based on the speed at which the symptoms are developing. If the symptoms are new and progressing over a day or two, or if there is a fever or stiffness in the neck, please seek care asap. If the progression is slower, you can consider a primary care provider or pharmacy based nurse practitioner evaluation. ...Read more
Suddenly got small lump formed on front right side of head, painful when touched, causing headaches, neck pain, ear ache and nausea. What is it?!
Yes: Certainly you should get any unexplained or worsening lump checked out. ...Read more
Small, bite like bumps, in clusters on top of head, left side of head and now spread to top left of forehead. Tender to the touch with bruise-like bump behind left ear. Pain moving into left eye socket. Started 6 days ago. No pain or fever or headaches.
See a doctor: Se a doctor soon and get checked. ...Read more
I've been having aching pain in temple, below temple like infront of my ear and side of head over ear. What would be the causes of this?
3 possibilities: Temporal arteritis (an inflammation of the superior temporal artery located in front of the ear); temporo-mandibular disease (arthritis of the jaw joint or masticatory muscle spasm) ; and migraine headaches are three possibilities. As always you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Can you give any insight on an under the skin, dime sized lump that moved from the bottom left side of neck to the bottom right side of head near brai?
Moving lump: Can you give any insight on an under the skin, dime sized lump that moved from the bottom left side of neck to the bottom right side of head near brai? ANS: you did not mention if you have been in Africa recently where they have those worms that crawl under your skin? Assuming not this is a very strange lump. I would see what your Dr. Says. Suspect it is not moving just 2 different ones. ...Read more
I have had a dime size lump on right side of head above ear for three months, it is very itchy and red looking. Should it be looked at?
Yes: This could be an infection or benign or more rare, a cancerous lesion. See a head and neck doctor. ...Read more
Right side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. ...Read more
Hi, pain in the right side of head, bump / lump and it's pain full and can feel lump when I touch it?
Exam: I suggest a medical examination to determine the severity of the injury and for a physical assessment. ...Read more
I am a 20 and a female with a lump on the lower right side of head. Its been here as long as I can remember. Hurts when I press it.
I have a 1cm non painful moveable firm lump in the occipital bone region on the right side of head it doesn't hurt don't know what it is any advice?
Hmm: Could be a cyst, lipoma or lymph node. If not extremely painful I would wait and see your primary doctor for a full check up. Good luck. ...Read more
I've experiencing tension headach on the right side of head. I notice my vision on that side gets blurry and my eye seem sore an small. What can I do?
Lingering pain on right side of head had for three weeks and lump is forming three inches above the ear. This is causing light headiness and dizziness?
Exam needed: I agree to have your physician or perhaps an ENT see. They may not recommend a scan depending on the findings. ...Read more
I wake up every morning feeling very sore an achy on my right side of head and ear I feel like a swooshing sound in my ear and I get very foggy p.Help?
Lots of Causes: There are many conditions which can cause those symptoms. However, in my experience, the most common and also the easiest to treat is a night-time habit of clenching and grinding your teeth. You may not even be aware of this behavior. Your dentist can help you with that quickly and easily. If that is not the cause or doesn't resolve the issue, you should then see an ENT and go from there. ...Read more
Have sharp staving pain on bottom right side of head like 2" below my ear. Also my face is sore on that side and my gums?
Pain: This sounds like and abcess (dying tooth) so please see your dentist as soon as you can to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. The gum is sore because the pressure caused from the infection is trying to find a way to get out. ...Read more
Hi I am extremely worried, I have a red mole or lump on my scalp and its burning and itching for a few months now on my right side of head?
Worried: Get it checked. The red color could be indication for some type of hemangioma. I doubt that this is a cancer as it would usually not be red or itchy. Other thoughts would be psoriasis or some type of fungal infection. Either way after two months it is not going away. Get checked! ...Read more
Toothache, causing headache on right side of head, sore spot, hurts when pressed, hurts my upper and lower jaw, serval days with it, last tooth, what is it?
Wisdom tooth?: It may be your wisdom tooth. To be correctly diagnosed, see a local dentist who will be able to actually examine you. ...Read more
Numb tingling sensation that starts around front right side of head and goes towards back of head. Also needle like pain at one spot then sore 2 touch?
Needs to be evaluate: It is difficult to tell you what is causing your symptoms of tingling sensation, needle like pain and sore to touch. We need detailed history as to exact location of pain and how long you have had and if you have tried any therapy so far. Any associated symptoms in eyes and any relation to your periods and how often this happens. You need physical exam and may need other tests if indicated. See MD ...Read more
4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?
Had throbbing on right side of head in back. With soreness in neck and shoulders. Pressure in head, right ear burning eyes throbbing. Feel congested?
Periodic dull pain on top right side of head. Pressing it makes it sore. Right eye pain. CT scan with & w/o contrast, Normal. Unrup Aneurysm? Scared
Probably tension: There are many causes of headaches. Yours sound like a tension headache, often caused by clenched muscles, or spasms, since it is sore to the touch. This may be due to constant hunching over a computer with tightening of the neck muscles. It may also be a variation of a migraine. However, there are many causes for headaches. The symptoms are not consistent with an aneurysm. ...Read more
My girlfriend (no medical history) has a small lump on side of head (skull) the lump is hard but painless she just noticed any ideas?
Soft lump for years on the top back side of head below skin, every few weeks it enlarges, and radiates severe pain & gets really warm, no head trauma.
Get it checked: The fact you have had it for years makes it less worrisome. Given you have discomfort and are concerned, I suggest getting the lump examined by a clinician the next time it appears. Best of luck. ...Read more
Cysts?: They are probably what we call sebaceous cysts that are common. To be very sure have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Landed backwards and hit my head on cement floor. It's still sore a few hours later (nearly 5 hours). Hit back/ more side of head. What should I do?
Possible concussion: Seek medical attention asap, at least for baseline evaluation should further changes occur. ...Read more
I have a sore in the middle left side of head. Its been there for six months or more. Hurts when touched or combed. What is wrong?
There is no way to know what it is without being evaluated.
Pilar cysts are very common on the scalp, are harmless, but generally do not hurt alhough can be sensitive.
I recommend that you have a board-certified Dermatologist evaluate the spot. ...Read more
MRI done told one side of my head is bigger than the other. No blockages it started with side of face sweeling bad. Now side of head sore to touch?
Leave it alone.: Trichilemmal cyst. Benign. If it enlarges see someone. ...Read more
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