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Headache, Swollen Forehead, Muscle Spasms

Hello all

i´m in need of a bit of advice. I´ve been lucky enough to never really suffer from headaches in the past, but over the last few months i´ve had a recurring pain in the upper left hand side of my head. It´s not an agonising pain, more of an annoyance, and feels unlike any other headache i´ve had. This wouldn´t normally cause that much concern, but after a bit of research i´ve seen a few other of my niggling annoyances share the same signs as certain brain tumours.

I´ve had bad body twitching (muscle spasms) all of my life, which only worsen year on year. I don´t sleep well. My short term memory is very bad.

To top it all, I have just noticed a swelling on the same side of my head, and this is unrelated to any external impact.

I´m currently on a round the world trip, and am desperate not to cut it short and have to go home to get this diagnosed. I´m looking for someone that can tell me if I should be worried enough to start some serious investigations.

Many thanks
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replied January 17th, 2018
Welcome to e health forum.

Your history is not helpful to make a proper assessment of your symptoms of headache, muscle twitching, and possible memory loss.

It would be best that you consult a doctor and get a MRI BRAIN or a CT head which can help to make a proper diagnosis and help provide you proper solutions.

I hope this helps.


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