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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Painful Hard Lump Base of Skull
I have a hard lump which causes headaches and hurts when you apply pressure to it. It`s at the base of my skull, left side and approx. 5cm above my hairline.
Thank you for visiting NetWellness. Any neck mass present for more than 2 weeks is considered abnormal and should be evaluated. You need a good head and neck evaluation, possibly a scan, and maybe even a biopsy. Make sure you see your health care provider.
Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN
Associate Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University