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Having painful lump on Superior parietal lobule, some balance problem, headache, swollen lymph node on neck. Worrisome

A couple of days ago I got a painful lump/ bump on my left side of my occipital (sp?) lobe and have had some balance problems in addition I have had a couple of very mild headaches (but I very rarely get any kind of headache...)I am also thinking I may have had some swelling and tenderness before in same place recently but it must of went away until a couple of days ago I noticed it had returned but more so. I also have swollen lymph nodes on my neck (same side for almost two years).... I have had a CT scan noting nothing unusual a year ago
Asked On : Tue, 10 Jul 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your symptoms. I would like to reassure you that there is no need to worry about your symptoms. Normal CT scan of brain rules out any serious brain diseases.

A good clinical examination would help confirm the diagnosis about the lump/bump, however, it is not likely to be a serious issue.

As of now, you can go for symptomatic treatment with analgesics for pain relief.

If symptoms persist, you can get an MRI scan of brain for final confirmation.

I hope my reply has helped you.

I would be pleased to answer, if you have any follow up queries or if you require any further information.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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