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headache behind ear and base of skull

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Not sinus: No sinuses in that area. Probably a cervical neuralgia or muscle pain from the spine. see a neurologist
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely sinus: Pain in the back of the head is unusual for a sinus infection.This would be more likely an ear infection but this is unlikely as well. This could be a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Migraine likely: If episodic for years. Need full history. I'm available for consults if you would like to discuss further.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
What is question?: Headaches that are one sided and associated with light sensitivity suggests migraine, and one would expect a normal head CT. Migraine can be caused ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Some thots: You might be having jaw issues, "TMJ", and dentist can assess. Neck problems could also cause pain in these areas. An X ray could reveal answer.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Mastoid area: The area you described is where the mastoid air cells are. These air cells can become infected and cause discomfort much like a sinus infection. You n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Too many symptoms.: Sounds like complicated and overlapping issues. This will require doc visit to sort out. I suspect you will need an audiogram in addition to a good ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cervical spine: Based on your description the pain seems to originate in the cervical spine. While most of the time reflective of degenerative changes or arthritis ot ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Pains: You need to be seen by an Internist to see what is going on.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Important : See a neurologist for a formal work up !
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Headaches: The cause of the headaches are variable. Inflammation if the occipital nerve, a pinched nerve in the cervical spine, TMJ disorder, and mastoiditis are ... Read More

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