I've got a painful spot in the back of my neck about an inch under my hairline and an inch to the left of spine. It's like a hard lump. Been going to a chiropracter, but that just seems to aggravate it and makes it hurt more. It makes my neck muscles hurt a lot and gives me headaches in the back of my head on that side. I had a neurofibroma tumor removed about 6 inches from that place - felt the same as this one - so am suspicious. But, he x-rayed it and said I have a bulging disk and he couldn't see any tumors. Can anyone tell me if a neurofibroma tumor, or a soft tumor in general will show up on an x-ray? Or will they only show up on MRIs or CT scans? I could be wrong, but thought they weren't dense enough for x-raying. I'm sure this is a good chiropracter, but am wondering if I need a different kind of imaging to check for another neurofibroma tumor.... Any opinions? Advice? Thanks in advance.
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