Lumps On The Back Of The Head And Neck Accompanied By Pain?
Good evening, I want to ask, I have a small bump on the back of the head, to the back of the ears and neck, the lump feels pain on the pressure, and feels like a migraine, and it feels like my hair is pulled back strongly, the most palpable lump clearly behind my ears and behind me
Hello, thank you for consulting us on HealthReplies.com. We will try to explain what possibilities happened to you.
Lumps in the neck can be painful, but sometimes also do not cause pain at all when touched / held. In general, it is not dangerous, but it can be a sign of a serious health condition. The most common cause of a lump in the neck is an enlarged lymph node.
Throughout the human body basically is equipped with lymph nodes, but the highest number of lymph nodes is in several places such as the face, neck, armpits, and groin. In the lymph nodes there are cells that help the body fight infection and attack malignant / cancerous cells. So that when the body is sick, lymph nodes in the body will be enlarged because it is doing its function in fighting infection. Infections that usually cause swollen lymph nodes one of which is:
swelling of the thyroid gland
salivary gland stones
cancer (leukemia, breast cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer)
In general, there may be an infection that occurs around your neck or head that causes the enlarged lymph nodes around it to enlarge. Therefore you should consult directly with your doctor to find out the cause of the lump appearance. Usually in addition to medical interviews and a complete physical examination, usually later will be required other additional tests such as blood tests, Rongten, ultrasound, MRI or even a biopsy. We cannot determine the cause of the lump on your neck, because we do not do a direct examination on you.
Do a few simple things to reduce the complaints you feel, among them are still eating healthy and nutritious foods, avoiding foods that are too much oil, artificial sweeteners or foods that are too spicy, consuming enough fluids such as water to meet the needs of fluids in your body and to avoid dehydration, meet your resting needs by sleeping on time.
Thus we can say, hopefully our explanation is useful for you. thanks.