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Burning back of head and neck. Can't even sleep. Also severe nausea?

Burning back of head and neck.  Can't even sleep.  Also severe nausea?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more

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Metal taste and smell and strange burning in back of head i suffer from anxiety an panic attacks is this normal?

Metal taste and smell and strange burning in back of head i suffer from anxiety an panic attacks is this normal?

Evaluate: Those symptoms may arise from many different illnesses, such as neurological conditions for example. Start by discussing with your primary care doc who can provide relevant referrals. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade pain, clicking sore feeling for a yr. Burning sensation back of head and neck, what could this be?

Shoulder blade pain, clicking sore feeling for a yr. Burning sensation back of head and neck, what could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilites. A pinched nerve can certainly cause neck pain, headaches, and pain that runs into the shoulder. Usually a detailed history, exam, and appropriate tests can establish the diagnosis. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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29y/o F. burning sensation back kidney area nausea. Numbness tingling hands and feet. Burning back head. CT stone (-). Bun/cre/Gfr good. u/a no wbc.

29y/o F. burning sensation back kidney area nausea. Numbness tingling hands and feet. Burning back head. CT stone (-). Bun/cre/Gfr good. u/a no wbc.

Need more info: Sounds like you've had an appropriate workup so far. Your description of burning sounds like nerve type pain. A more unlikely diagnosis could be early shingles if only happening on one side, but your symptoms do sound more like a urinary tract infection or stone. Keep an eye on the area, and keep up with any patterns to the pain. See your doctor if still having problems. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Possible but...: Anxiety can produce tingling, numbness, and other uncomfortable sensations. The burning pain you describe is not the most typical for anxiety and you need to have a physician rule out problems in your cervical spine, neck and upper back muscles, and occipital nerves. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on lower back of head down my neck to the middle of shoulder blades?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for neck pain to refer to the head as well as shoulder blade. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Ache(burning) in back right side of head for 3 weeks when i inhale through nose, no pain when i breath through mouth. Occipital neuralgia?

Ache(burning) in back right side of head for 3 weeks when i inhale through nose, no pain when i breath through mouth. Occipital neuralgia?

Unlikely: Although pain in the back of your head sounds like occipital neuralgia the fact that it only occurs when you breath in through your nose does not fit. Breathing should have nothing to do with it. I would see a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Constant burning feel top back head w. occasional head weight feel causing elevator effect when walking. dizzy can be replicated w pressure back head.

Constant burning feel top back head w. occasional head weight feel causing elevator effect when walking. dizzy can be replicated w pressure back head.

Burning : Do you have a headache? Any history of migraine? Recent trauma? What is your diet like? Could be anything from diet related to migraine to tumor. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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Is extreme burning in the back of your head (with low grade fever and an intense brain vibration feeling) a common symptom of an autoimmune disease?

Is extreme burning in the back of your head (with low grade fever and an intense brain vibration feeling) a common symptom of an autoimmune disease?

Fever and headache: With a fever, the first thing to consider would be a possible infection. Autoimmune diseases are typically considered once an infection or other conditions have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Hi i have been getting a burning sensation in back of my head(brain) i also feel really run down and getting pins and needles in my arms and legs alot?

Hi i have been getting a burning sensation in back of my head(brain) i also feel really run down and getting pins and needles in my arms and legs alot?

Impossible: You cannot get a burning sensation in your brain. Your brain is insensitive to all pain and other sensations. It senses sensations only in OTHER parts of the body. When you feel those sensations, you feel them in those other parts of the body, not the brain. Have you considered seeing a doctor about this? You folks have got National Health over there, right? Wish we had something like that here. ...Read more

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Burning sensation at back of my head, with brain fog, vision problems, light sensitivity, mood swing, fatigue. Thyroid tests are back to normal. Help?

Burning sensation at back of my head, with brain fog, vision problems,  light sensitivity, mood swing, fatigue. Thyroid tests are back to normal. Help?

See an ophtalmologys: The symptoms you're mentioning are concerning. Brain fog and vision problems, especially. A thorough ophtalmological exam, will be able to discern if your problems are at the eye/vision level or if there is further neurological, occipital brain lobe , involvement . ...Read more

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Tingling numb face ,burning legs, tingling down back of head ,numb arm and fingers, tingling and band like pain across chest. Numbness in feet.

Tingling numb face ,burning legs, tingling down back of head ,numb arm and fingers, tingling and band like pain across chest. Numbness in feet.

Not solved here: This is not something that can be solved over the Internet and 400 characters. If the symptoms are truly causing significant impacts on your life, you need to be evaluated by professionals. ...Read more

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What causes hot burning sensation in the whole back till the back of head..Could fibromiyalji be the cause or is there any other.What I do for relief?

What causes hot burning sensation in the whole back till the back of head..Could fibromiyalji be the cause or is there any other.What I do for relief?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or numbness, skin crawling, or itching. Chronic paresthesia is often a symptom of an underlying neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. ...Read more

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Had headache for 2weeks. Today started getting different type of pain in right side forehead and back of head. Kind of like burning n squeezing pain.

Had headache for 2weeks. Today started getting different type of pain in right side forehead and back of head. Kind of like burning n squeezing pain.

Headache: Difficult to say what this could be. Headaches can be differentiated into those neurological versus musculoskeletal or inflammatory. If you have never had headaches before it is worth seeing a doctor for a more complete examination and history. Keep track of what makes it better, and what makes it worse, and try to use one of the free headache apps so as to keep a good diary of your symptoms. ...Read more