It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Brain & Nervous System Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-05-2003, 09:27 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Concord, NC USA
Posts: 4
tkteach HB User
Post pressure and swelling at back of head

Hi, I have had swelling and pressure on the left bottom side of my head. It is also tender to the touch. I am also having dizziness, vision problems in my left eye and balance problems. I went to the doc this past week, he immediatly sent me for an MRI and now we are awaiting the results. I was diaognosed with putiaitory malanoma about 5 yrs ago. A small leison was found and seemed to be the cause of my missing periods and breast milk production 7 yrs after the birth of my chilren! I have not had the swelling etc. before. I am a little nervous about the results. Anyone else have these type of symtoms?

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-05-2003, 12:33 PM   #2
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Northrop, Mn.
Posts: 490
Kamden HB User
Post

Yes, I had these symptoms and many more from a muscle problem in my upper back, neck and going into the back of one side of my head. It was hard to find the cause of, but not serious. I hope your results come out fine, please let us know.

[This message has been edited by Kamden (edited 01-05-2003).]

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-10-2003, 09:44 AM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Concord, NC USA
Posts: 4
tkteach HB User
Post

I revceived my MRI results. I have a nasty infection in the sinus cavity and was diagnosed with veinous angioma, which is swelling of the veins. The doc put me on major antibiotics and says that they just watch the swelling to make sure there are no changes. IF the vision and headaches are not completly gone by Monday they will send me to a nuerogolist. Just giving an update.

 
Old 01-10-2003, 02:13 PM   #4
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Northrop, Mn.
Posts: 490
Kamden HB User
Post

Thankyou for letting us know what your results were. I hope the antibiotics clear the infection up and you start feeling better soon.

 
Old 09-16-2003, 11:33 PM   #5
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: houston, tx
Posts: 8
sergiom HB User
Post

did you have any other symptoms? and how did the anti-biotics work for you?

how do you feel now?

i'm curious because i have very similar symptoms and i sometimes think i may have a brain tumor or something.


 
Old 04-15-2005, 08:51 PM   #6
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 7
KarenLG HB User
Post Re: pressure and swelling at back of head

yes I also have simular symptoms like yours. ALOT of symptoms. Here goes: My right eye stings occasionally and feels iritatted, i'm not sure if just that eye is causing the vision problems though (like whenever I am really anxious I notice color changes and double vision) I also get speech problems a little, I get a little bit of neck stiffness, and my neckbone sort of pokes out more than usual. My ears crackle a little after I yawn, or sneeze. I get pressure on my right side, but not swelling. It seems like I have balancing problems a little too, but it seems to get better when I put a back strap on. But usually all these symptoms get better after relaxing and relieving stress and anxiety. You shouldn't stress or worry because it is bad for your physical and mental health. -Karen

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Please read! Mystery of Exercise and Ear Pressure JPSpecial Ear, Nose & Throat 4 07-09-2010 11:40 AM
hit head now have pressure back of head and eyes, what kind of doctor? ctf1 Eye & Vision 8 05-30-2010 05:43 PM
Brain fog, dizziness, fullness in ears, pressure behind eyes, things moving: Baseline krahon Brain Tumors 152 05-07-2010 07:43 PM
Head Pressure and possible flu ? greg30127 Colds & Flu 3 08-28-2007 07:26 PM
Pain, pressure, burning feeling and swelling in abdomen -- IBS? Any help please. wonderingtoo Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 3 01-14-2007 07:36 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:15 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!