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Headache After Back Injury
Best med(s)/plan for headache:concussion and neck sprain from sports injury? Neuro seen, have tingling back of head, stiff neck, nausea one month later
NSAIDS, ice, heat...: Pain, stiffness, and inflammation can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for about 45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. Gentle range of motion and stretching exercises. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability ...Read more
Possible whiplash? Dancing at concert wildly shaking head for hours. Now, week later, dull headache and some neck pain esp when tilt head back.
Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.
Need more info: if you hit the back of your head this could be occipital neuralgia, another possibility is a pinched cervical nerve which can get more compressed with certain neck positioning (MRI C-spine would show it); if sharp pain is primarily below the hairline, this could also be a muscle strain at the back of the neck (worsening with neck flexion), need more information to help you figure this ...Read more
Car accident two months ago. Severe vomiting several times a day, constant pressure in head, sometimes severe left eye pain, whiplash, brain lesions?
Sprained neck few years ago...ever since hasnt been right. Can neck pain cause headache eyes to hurt and nausea. Pain goes up back of skull.
Neck sprain workup: Neck pain can cause headaches, but eye pain and nausea sound more like a migraine headache. Symptoms from a sprain usually go away after a few months. If your injury was from a fall or a motor vehicle collision, you should probably ask your doctor to order flexion-extension studies of your neck and possibly an neck MRI to determine if there was undetected injury causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Pl get checked: While you seem to be having symptoms of whip lash, with nausea and headache, you should get checked for any sign of head injury or concussion. Depending upon the time elapsed from the MVA, or severity of your symptoms and exam findings, your doctor can recommend watchful waiting or order imaging study to rule out such a possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?
Sinus congestion: When discomfort in the head or temple area as you describe occurs upon postural changes then, the most likely explanation is that of increased pressure in the head causing expansion of fluid which may be in your sinuses. You didn't mention headaches or visual issues so i don't think it's anything more serious. Be on the watch for other symptoms to report though to your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
Call the doctor: Your should be calling the doctor or clinic that gave you the shot and getting yourself checked out. ...Read more
Hit back 2weeks ago & I am experiencing back pain (severity:moderate) (side:both),neck pain,aching muscles,back injury and back tenderness to touch. ?
ER for CT/xrays: If you experienced unconsciousness even for a brief interval, it would be best to be seen by a physician right away. You may need a head CT to rule out trauma-related problems such as bleeding and swelling. At the ER, they can also prescribe pain medications as necessary. It must have been a significant blow to the head to cause neck, shoulder, and spine pain, too. ...Read more
3 days ago after sex I've suffered with Lower right abdominal pain back pain and pain while walking&sitting down?
Air?: It could be that air was pushed inside the abdomen through the uterus, through the fallopian tubes. It shouldn't be an infection, you wouldn't get one that fast. It could be a problem with the ovary or appendix but less likely, they would be very severe. ...Read more
Hit head playing ice hockey. No symptoms until 20 hours later. Fever, neck pain headache nausea. Better but persisting x4days virus or concussion?
Can stiff neck cause dizziness... My neck shoulder remains stiff next morning aftrr heavy badminton games.
Landed hard on bottom on waverunner and felt pain in lower back. Felt fine shortly after. Headache several hours later. Brain/spinal damage likely?
Piledriver Injury: I would recommend an evaluation with at least a neurologist for the headache. Such injuries transmit high energy force up the spine, and often i see traumatic spinal fractures with this mechanism of injury. I'm uncertain if there can be a type of post-concussive headache, but it may be possible. If the back still hurts, seek out a spinal opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having daily headache in the back of head for 3weeks.Concussion over 2months ago.Ct normal after injury.Concussion complication after all this time?
Post-traumatic HA: Not unique to have headache following injury, and this could last for many months. Suggest though, you check dentition, jaw, neck, etc for potential persistent triggers and address these if present. Some medications may also help, especially if emotional consequences are present. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Landed wrong, sharp pain from back of neck to top of head. After for about a month now i've had back pain, shoulder and neck pain. Related ? And what?
See Your doctor: See your doctor to see if further testing is needed to evaluate your neck. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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