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I have lump in my head that comes and goes, when i touch it i can feel a pulse

i have a small lump in the back of my head that comes and goes, when i touch it i can feel a pulse. i also have experienced a severe headache for a while that comes and goes. is this something i should be concerned with or is this normal
Asked On : Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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It could be an arterial aneurysm which is nothing but a sac like enlargement of a blood vessel. Sometimes when you have one of these outside your head, you might also have some of them inside your head, which is in your brain.

It could give rise to headache when it presses on your brain. The real problem comes when these sacs burst and bleed inside your brain which can be very dangerous, obviously.

In your case the headache might be a ordinary headache and may not be related to any of these. But to be on the safer side, it is best that you have a physician evaluation with an MRI done.
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