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Are There Glands In The Back Of Your Head
Sinuses: Ethmoid sinus is behind your nose and eye area. Frontal sinus above eye (forehead area) maxillary sinus (cheek bone area). . There are other terms like cavernous sinus, sigmoid sinus (this one is on the back of head)hope this help. Talk to your doctor. Let us help with clinical symptoms , diagnosis, and terminology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, Nearby: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
See below: Cervical migraine cervicogenic headache occipital neuralgia migraine headache tension type headache brain tumour rheumatoid arthritis cervical myelopathy osteomyelitis paget's disease head lice basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma contact dermatitis herpes zoster cellulitis scalp injury head injury tick bite. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Infection: Swollen lymph nodes are usually a result of an infection. The lymph nodes swell because they are part of the immune systems attempt to fight off an infection. Different lymph nodes protect different parts of the body. If a swollen node persists, is red or very tender, or if it keeps getting bigger, have your child checked by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Both can be due to sinus infection. ...Read more
Are the symptoms of any cancer in the region of the throat, neck, and what kinds of cancers are there?
Throat involves: Swallowing, breathing and speaking. Changes in these are signs. Can also have pain going to the ear. The neck has muscles, blood vessels, nerves and a few lymphatic glands that enlarge with infections (hurt), and tumor (usually do not hurt. (endocrine glands: thyroid and parathyroid are in the low neck as well. Cancers usually are squamous. These are assoc with tobacco & hpv. ...Read more
Can sinuses cause a few of your lymph nodes (One in the left side, lower neck. The other on the right in the corner of the jaw) to swell?
Can a toothache cause pain in back of head like the base of your head close to the top of the neck?
Several types!: Spondylitis or degenerative disc disease which causes facet arthritis. Certainly there are many causes for lower back pain other than these two. The first is inflammatory, the other causes osteoarthritis of the facet joints! the former more likely affects younger people, the latter is more common with age! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain: Yes it suggests a musculoskeletal problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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