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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Tension Headache: You state that you have a tension or muscular contraction headache. What question do want answered, please rephrase?

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely primary : Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes i suggest you see you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Hx & Exam: In order to properly diagnose your problem a complete history and exam is needed. Although tension is a possibility, trauma or a tumor are among other ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: involuntary spasm of the muscles of the back and side of the neck can be caused by stress. Progressive relaxation/meditation. gentle aromatherapy masa ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Not related: Having sex a month ago seems unrelated to symptoms in neck or headaches, different from STD's. It is easy to get tested for STD's and it is recommende ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pain when look down: ?y/o?F asks pain in back of neck and lower back when look down. I have no idea based on this information. But for now don't look down. If at computer ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Tension: Anxiety can produce a wide variety of physical symptoms. It is called somatization. This converts mental issues to organic symptoms. Sounds like yo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck distress: Muscle tension in the neck or back of the scalp can be caused by chronic stress or a strain. Dizziness in the form of lightheadedness may be related o ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahmood Pazirandeh
Specializes in Rheumatology
Too little infromati: I need more history and additional information before I can comment on this question.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
You said it: The most common cause of tension headache is--tension. If you have no neurologic symptoms and your neck is sore / stiff this is the most likely diagno ... Read More
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