Top
10
Doctor insights on: Ache At Back Of Head

Share
1

1
I keep getting dull ache at back of head, what could be causing it?

I keep getting dull ache at back of head, what could be causing it?

A range of things: If it doesn‘t go away after a few days, you should see your doctor to help figure out what it could be. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
1,732 doctors shared insights

Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more


2

2
How can I best cure head ache in back of head?

How can I best cure head ache in back of head?

Warm compresses: Try warm compresses at the back of the neck for 10-12 minutes about 3 times daily. You can try tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil with or without tea. If it is a dull head pain in the back of the head, you probably have a tension type headache. If the nature of the pain is different, or if you have any associated symptoms, it might be a different kind of headache. Consult your pcp. ...Read more

4

4
My 45 yr husband is waking up at least once a week in middle of night w/headaches that are dull-ache towards back of head. Cause for alarm?

Cephalgia: What you describe are most likely tension headaches that are due to muscle contraction, but if the headaches worsen in either intensity or frequency then i would recommend you seek medical attention very quickly. You should talk over your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

5

5
Have dull ache in back of head near base of neck, feel a bit of pressure there too,hyperventilating, idea ?

Have dull ache in back of head near base of neck, feel a bit of pressure there too,hyperventilating, idea ?

How is your stress?: If stress is a factor this could be the cause of all of this especially if you are hyperventilating. The headache, the pain in the base of the neck and the pressure sounds like a stress reaction. Examine your health history and take stock of yourself. Too much caffeine? See your doc and get better answers. ...Read more

7

7
Grinding teeth (anxious) & had to cough , when I did , felt dull ache in back of head . How could I relieve the ache? Massage ?

Grinding teeth (anxious)  & had to cough , when I did , felt dull ache in back of head . How could I relieve the ache? Massage ?

Teeth grinding: Grinding can wear teeth flat, fracture them, damage the bone that supports the teeth, and damage jaw joints. Talk to you Dentist about occlusal orthotic, heat, relaxation exercises, evaluation of your occlusion. muscle relaxants, massage therapy, and referral to a therapist for your anxiety. ...Read more

10

10
Hi , my pelvis has been aching after I pee & sometimes thought the day. Also I have eye issue & have little ache in back of head. Any idea?

Hi , my pelvis has been aching after I pee & sometimes thought the day. Also I have eye issue & have little ache in back of head. Any idea?

Different problems: Pain with urination can indicate a bladder infection. This is not likely to be related to your eye issue or headache. Consider seeing a primary care doctor in a healthtap virtual visit or a primary care doctor in person to sort through these symptoms. ...Read more