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Throbbing pain in back of head right side

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 19 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
Pain Management 40 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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 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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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
This cant be diagnosed without an exam. PL see your doc asap.
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
Sports Medicine 18 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology 26 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
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