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Doctor insights on: Sore Lump On Right Side Of Head Near Temple

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes, now sore to touch?

Pain: You may have an abrasion or irritation of the scalp. You could also have a minor infection like a cellulitis. If it persists let a doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

Burning pain: Possible causes are viral infection (shingles), fungal infection, nerve irritation (trigeminal neuralgia).
Check with your dentist, oral surgeon and physician for a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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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

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

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Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected
very binign. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Lump on head: It is likely a sebaceous cyst. To be sure she needs to be evaluated by her doctor. If it is a cyst then can be removed quite easily if desired. ...Read more

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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

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I have small & soft painless lumps in my back side of head?

I have small & soft painless lumps in my back side of head?

Cysts?: They are probably what we call sebaceous cysts that are common. To be very sure have your physician examine you. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Sore: 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

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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?

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?

Tension headaches?: You should be relieved that the MR doesn't show anything organic. Tension headaches, due to increased blood circulation may cause one side to look bigger than the other. Get your doctor to check you for temporal arteritis possibility also. Feel better! ...Read more