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A 48-year-old female asked:

Hello. i hv a bad headache. the back of my head is really sore since saturday. the pain is also nw at the back of my neck.i hv had sinus headaches bt nothing like this. is this a sinus headache.? no cough or runny nose.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Back of Head: Pains from the back of your head are usually not related to your sinuses. Top candidates would be tension headache, occipital neuralgia or high blood pressure.
Last updated May 11, 2020

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