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A 48-year-old member asked:

Back of the neck and head skull pain?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
From simple 2 seriou: There are many questions that would need to be asked to give idea what is causing this. It could be neck muscle tension, sinusitis (see my answer relating to referred pain), migraine, tension ha...If associated with sore throat and fever, meningitis. If worst pain ever got there, subarachnoid hemorrhage, or brain aneurysm. Anything suddenly new, or severe, in that area has to be evaluated urgently.

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A 32-year-old male asked:

Severe pain at the back of the head and neck?

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Dr. David Sniezek
Pain Management 39 years experience
Need more info: There can be many causes of severe head and neck pain. As such, these symptoms should be evaluated thoroughly by your primary care physician, neurologist or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to identify the cause. Once this is determined then appropriate treatment(s) can be considered. i hope all goes well and that you feel better very soon.
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A male asked:

What would cause pain and pressure in the back of my neck and head while bending over?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Back/neck pain: It is tough to say without an exam, but some common conditions such as arthritis or a muscle sprain strain of the neck muscles in the back of the head could certainly cause your issues. best wishes.
A 21-year-old female asked:

What should I have to do if i feel pain at the back of my head?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Take Aleve!: See if your pain is not improved appreciably with an otc pain releiver, then see your doctor. Having failer asa, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or aleve will be important information. But this is what you should do!
Last updated Dec 13, 2020


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