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Have adhesive arachnoiditis. Night sweats, hard bump on vack, dizziness, horrible vision

Hello there! I am writing to inquire about a hard, cyst like bump on the back of my neck. I have adhesive arachnoiditis (L-4 to S-1) and am pretty used to putting up with pain, however, I recently noticed this lump while brushing my hair and became concerned. I have night sweats (I also have arach related hyperhydrosis) and brushed it off because of my age (47). My vision has become horrible, and I am now getting headaches I also get quite dizzy when I touch it. Prior to arach, I was so healthy I didn t even have a family physician, and very rarely get a headache, so I am wondering if there is cause for concern. Thank you in advance! Chrisitne P
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
There are many causes of lumps on the scalp and most of then are not serious. You need to have the lump examined to make a diagnosis. Therefore, I suggest you see your doctor for this. I think it is unlikely to be related to your vision disturbances or your adhesive arachnoiditis.
Dr K A Pottinger,
Answered: Sun, 29 Dec 2013
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