arachnoid cyst in cranial fossa anterior aspect causes headache?
Hey guys, about a month ago I got a chronic headache despite never having headaches before. The level of pain fluctuates from none to near unbearable(rare). I have a slight sensitivity to sound and light. My balance is fine and I have not been nauscious. The headache moves around and can feel like a sharp pain at the temples or more or a cool dull pain over my scalp. I think I have a shorter attention span and cant converse well. My mom has had migraines for the last couple years and they are triggered by her allergies (dust, MSG, mold). I inherited her allergies, but am confident that this is not the cause because she developed migraines gradually and only gets them around these things. I have gone from 0 headaches to a month of headaches instantly. There is also no real pattern or variables that seem to be relevent. I got an MRI which revealed a 2.2 x 1.1 x 1.5cm arachnoid cyst within the right middle cranial fossa anterior aspect. My neurologist says its probably been there forever and is nothing. I know cysts grow. Could it have reached a size big enough to pressure something a month ago? How should I look into the cyst and possibly removal methods?
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