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What causes bump on the occipital bone?

The right bump on the occipital bone is larger then the left bone it s feels swollen and when I press on it I tend to ge dizzy and weak ,,, is that normal? I didn t hit my head,, but I have had a chronic cough fo two weeks,,, should I go to my neurologist ?
Fri, 27 Oct 2017
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Hello,
This is not normal and you do need to see a doctor. If your primary care doctor cannot sort out the cause of your symptoms then they can refer you to a neurologist.
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