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throbbing pain in back of head right side

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Coincidental lump?: Your headache has some features of migraine including being unilateral (one sided) and throbbing. However, there are multiple types of headaches which ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
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
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
37 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman
31 years experience Family Medicine
Consider migraine: migraine headaches often cause a throbbing headache, associated with nausea and sensitivity to light or sound. each person's initial presentation can ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
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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A member asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience Sports Medicine
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
23 years experience Neurology
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
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