Headache, Lump Or Bulge And Tenderness To Touch

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

These symptoms are present in a wide variety of medical conditions. The possibilities include headaches caused by tension, inflamed blood vessels, or several other possibilities. Sometimes the swelling could be due to a type of infection called an abscess, which is a collection of pus. A sudden, severe headache, along with dizziness, could be a sign of something more serious, so you should call your doctor right away if that's the case. Pay attention to your symptoms and signs. If they get worse or don't get better after a few days, check in with your doctor to see if they want you to come into the office.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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