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Throbbing pain in back of head right side

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yes and No: It could be occipital neuralgia, however neck and back pain are not typical symptoms. I would suggest having your neck evaluated as well since many o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
There : There is such a thing as a "coital headache", that occurs during orgasm. That said, the most reasonable thing, with any new headache or change in hea... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
Pain Management 39 years experience
Occipital pain: Pain with swelling at this location can be a simple scalp or muscle condition or can be a more serious condition such as irritation of the greater occ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Occipital nerve: It appears that the occipital nerve, which exits the neck vertebra,travels up the back of the scalp all the way to the forehead, is either being pinch... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Could be...: Might be migraine, greater occipital neuralgia, tension headache, even TMJ dysfnctn. Since this appears persistent, would urge consultation. Here at... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Occipital neuralgia.: Irritation of the main nerve that runs from the back of the skull can cause occipital neuralgia. . It is suspected that tense muscles or ligaments may... Read More
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Dr. Rowan Paul
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Facet, disc,nerve: You may have irritated a higher cervical facet joint. Less likely you could have a cervical nerve root irritation or an occipital nerve irritation. Tr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology 25 years experience
Probably not: Though a simple musculoskeletal neck pain, with perhaps some irritation of the occipital nerves, is most likely cause, only an evaluation by your doct... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Could be several things from ear infection, tonsillitis, atypical migraine, Trigeminal neuralgia. Need to see health care provider for eval. Best of l... Read More