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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have sinus pain in the back of the head? my ears and nose have recently cleared of the pressure, i can't get rid of this head pain!

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No: If you have pain in the back of the head, it is usually musculoskeletal from muscles, tension, hormone , arthriits with temp changes etc...It is best to see doctor to get evaluation.
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Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
No: Sinus pain usually occurs in the front of the head by the cheeks and forehead. A viral infection may be causing the headache. If your neck hurts you when you touch your chin to your chest then call your doctor - it could be a sign of a serious infection.
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Last updated Feb 9, 2018

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