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Pain on back side of skull, area swollen. Tender, sore to touch. What is it?

I discovered a pain on the back right side of my skull on the bony part that sticks out a little bit. I felt it and it definitely feels swollen. I did go and see my NP yesterday, but she dismissed it saying it was nothing and I probably just irritated it somehow. But today the pain has gotten a little bit worse. It is very tender and sore to the touch and if I bend my head back I can feel the bump and some pain. What in the world could this be and should I be concerned?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist 's  Response
you might be having infection in the lymph node and in very rare case you may feel bump due to muscle tear so proper examination is must to rule out the exact cause for your sufferings. so consult a doctor and it can be treated by antibiotic or anti spamodic medicines.nothing to worry.
hope this answers your query.
take care .
get well soon.
Answered: Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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