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can a pinch nerve cause pressure in the back of the head behind the ears

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Yes: a pinched nerve hihg in the neck or cervical spine can produce symptoms as you have described. you may have a bone spur or disc narrowing the outlet o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic applian ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose: 5th cranial nerve referred
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
EustachianTubeBlocke: Assuming that you're referring to painless pressure, it may be due to blockage of your eustachian tube which can be congested due to allergies or cold ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Throbbing: Throbbing in your ear may be due to pulsations caused by blood vessels passing near your ear.
A male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience in Pain Management
Sounds like you have: It sounds like you have a lesion on your mastoid process. Get this checked by your PCP or by an ENT. Something is causing this lesion, usually a path ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Smith
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not allergies: Sounds more like tension headache- talk to your primary care doctor about this
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gagne
47 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually muscle spasm: Most tension headaches are caused by sore, tight muscles in the base of the neck. Look up "trigger point" on wikipedia to get more information. Often ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Nerve face pain: In a round about way the answer is yes. If nerve compression in the cervical region causes spasm of the the muscles in the neck and upper back, there ... Read More
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