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pain at base of skull right side

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Concerning: Neurologic symptoms ...Seek medical attention.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Neuritis: 20's male with bilateral pain base of skull that increases w. Coughing might have occipital neuritis, chiari malformatiion or other problem. A n ... Read More
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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: who may refer you to a neurologist/ENT specialist, imaging studies may be needed, good luck
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Occipital pain: An occipital neuralgia could be the source of your pain. The sternocledomastoid, splenius capitus, and levator scapulae muscles all insert in that ge ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
As above.: Not easy to say without physical exam and 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
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Many possibilities: Start by a good exam w an ENT dr.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need consultation: Many headaches that are not able to be diagnosed are caused from TMJ and muscle dysfunction. Consult with a dentist that treats a lot of TMJ patients ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
The following may be: If a quite focal headache over the back of skull, could be occipital neuralgia, perhaps there is a problem in your neck such as a facet arthropathy, o ... Read More
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