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Back Of Head Pain And Dizziness
Call you Dr.: If you have tried over the counter analgesics, or heating pads to the neck, etc., and are not any better, there is not much we can do to help you on HealthTap other than telling you to call your Dr. for their input and treatment of your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Getting more frequent headaches, pain in forehead and back of head. Also shooting pains from back of head down neck when i put pressure on back of head?
Having Ear pain and pressure. Jaw pain, Tense muscles and pain in neck, head and shoulder on right side. Dizziness and fatigue. Possible causes?
See MD: If present for more than a week, see MD for exam. Otherwise may be URI which is self limited to about a week. OTC meds. ...Read more
Stress headaches: Sounds like tension headaches which result from poor posture or maintaining prolonged positioning of neck w/o taking breaks. Neck muscles can spasm and put tension on the back of head. New onset headaches in young females need a workup and braun mri. Also need to consider underlying neck injuries and occipital neuralgia. Bottom line- you need to see a neurologist or a pain specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be checked.: While there are many very benign causes to what you are describing (such as cervical disc disease), i would recommend being checked. Although not real common, neck pain, stiffness, headaches and cold sweats could be a sign of some conditions which are much more serious, even life threatening such as meningitis. Be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden on off pain in left side head similar to nerve pain, pain on top of eye, headache, feeling dizzy and nauseous, slight loss of balance any clue?
Head feels full of pressure, occasional pain mainly intense pressure, mainly forehead temples and back of head and constant. Also quite tired ideas?
See doc: This is something you really need to see your doctor since it may be something serious. ...Read more
Jaw pain pain in temples nausea tightness in back of gead neck sholders back pain dizziness lightheadness and spaced out feeling sgoukd i go to er?
Migraine: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. Visit ER if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?
Had throbbing on right side of head in back. With soreness in neck and shoulders. Pressure in head, right ear burning eyes throbbing. Feel congested?
Tmj? Ear stuffiness and pain. Tender jaw. Neck and bottom of head ache radiating to shoulders. Shooting pain up side of head. Shoulders and neck tense
Could be: Could be from ear infection, TMJ dysfunction, throat or tonsil infection, impacted wisdom tooth, neoplasm, systemic disease, muscle sprain, neurological disorder, and many other possibilities. Bite the bullet, call BOTH your Physician and your Dentist for diagnosis and treatment. Know that your symptoms may have multiple coincidental unrelated causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need neuro/ENT exam: This set of symptoms are sometimes associated with certain forms of migraines but may also reflect other types of headaches. Inner ear lesions would also need to be excluded. Most of the time, the mechanisms underlying these symptoms are not serious in nature. However, a complete neurological history and examination in this setting is highly recommended. ...Read more
Lump back of head, headaches and pain randomly, dizziness sometimes and light bother me constantly. eyeballs hurt as well sometimes. what is this?
Further evaluation: The lump may not be associated and it may be an epidermal cyst. Your headaches sound somewhat migrainous in nature but you should seek further evaluation and consider an eye examination, lab tests, and an MRI if warranted by history and physical exam. There are treatments that may be beneficial. ...Read more
Stood up in bathroom and hit back of head on pedestal sink. No LOC, just mild dizziness and 2/10 occassional headache. Concussion or worse?
Need examination: I highly recommend you get a neurological evaluation so that a good baseline can be obtained and the history be clarified in order to determine whether or not you truly had a concussion or just a good WHACK to the noggin. If you'd like a private 1-1 I'd be happy to help. Write to www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more
17YO daughter hit back of head iceskating. Was a little dizzy, pupils dilating properly, headaches for about 5 hours, intensity varies. Concussion?
Must be evaluated: by a professional not by you , to make sure no intracranial injury , will need tests for this, take her to your nearest ER ...Read more
During exercise, fell back and hit back of head on floor. Did not feel dizzy or headache, but neck pain set in quick, esp. while turning. Advice?
Many people have-: -falls of this type every day. You may have some early degerative disease in your cervical spine. If this just happened & you have not had this before, to you it may seem very worrisome. For now rest ice NSAIDS if you are able, & activity modification. Should clear fairly soon @ Ur age give it some time. If persistent or worsens see your PCP 4 eval & referrals can B made if indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why am I waking up with headache every morning, usually on one side, back of head & also sharp pain behind left eye. I've woke up really dizzy to. ?
Having bad headache in back of head and feeling a bit dizzy. Had a ct scan no contrast a few months ago which was normal. Could it have missed somthin?
Right jaw pain. Aching right head pain by ear & back of head. Dizziness. Had CT and MRI 2 years ago & was clear. Would that have ruled out the worst?
2 years: It's been 2 years. Thing change. Please see both an Oral Surgeon and an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist for reevaluation. It's helpful to be able to compare current data with historical data to search for inconsistencies. ...Read more
Had head injury 3yrs ago.Especially bad headache past week,dizziness,hand twitching,vomited once,sore spot on back of head.Why worse suddenly?Thankyou
? unrelated: to the head injury you sustained earlier, however the symptoms you described warrant medical attention, kindly see your doctor or go to hospital, best wishes ...Read more
Daily occipital headaches, pulse in head, pain at base of skull rt side, muffled hearing, dizzy looking. Causes
What does it mean if back of head feel like pain and hot?Sumtimes i also feel dizzy, it is because of stress?
Can anxiety cause on going dizziness, dull pain in back of head an trouble with balance? My symptoms seem to change daily since been diagnosed!
Yes, absolutely: Anxiety can definitely cause all the symptoms you mention. However, so can other conditions, so you should make sure you get a complete medical evaluation. In the meantime, you should also get help and support for your anxiety: counseling, stress reduction techniques, understanding the sources of stress in your life, and anti-anxiety medication can all help. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more
When the neck is strained & a pop is heard & now there feels like a weird air bubble moves when touch n the back of head low crown also dizziness why?
Neck Bubble: You might have subcutaneous emphysema. Read===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/subcutaneous_emphysema and see if it might apply to your history. Even so, if it is truly sir trapped in the neck tissues, you need to have a thorough evaluation and tests from your doctor to get to the root cause. ...Read more
What causes a childs back of head to hurt when laying down but when standing or sitting lightly dizzy/nauseous. no injury, head hurt for 12 hours.
I think you are: asking for a diagnosis here. We can not diagnose this problem. A medical history, vital signs and physical examination would be needed at minimum. ...Read more
Took dogmatil for 7 years. Can withdrawal cause anxiety, tactile pain to back of head in a straight line upward, tension at top of head and dizziness?
Dogmatil: Dogmatil is an antipsychotic. A gradual taper of any medication you've been on for 7 years is probably better than suddenly stopping. Sudden changes with Dopamine could cause neurological symptoms. I'd also wonder what condition you had/have that resulted in receiving this prescription? Please discuss with your own physician -- decision to taper should be a joint process. ...Read more
Dull throbbing mostly(left)back of head.Seem to worsen when touch,abit dizzy.Better when lying down.Spend time on phone.Possible causes n how to ease?
Muscle pain: Seems like a muscle issue (strain or sprain). I think some warm compresses and some Motrin or tylenol is in order. The fact that you talk on the phone often can affect your posture and help cause the problem. Be aware of your posture. Get a headset if you need to be hands free on the phone and perhaps you sit up straighter and not develop this pain. Warm compresses and cold ones can be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had over 8 months of dizziness lightheadedness and yesterday I found a dime size lump on left side back of head nonmovable and non painful?
Lightheadedness: I am concerned about your symptoms. I do not see your age listed, but regardless, I would recommend see your PCP ASAP or even go to an urgent care if the symptoms are active. The presence of the lump concerns me of previous falls from blanking out maybe. You need basic work up to start with and should include blood work, electrocardiogram and possibly scan of your head, echo and carotid ultrasound ...Read more
No pain, numbness in neck and back of head and a little on spine. Dizziness and nausea as well. Have had it for 1 1/2 weeks. Now have congestion. Help?
Have a slight pain in vein above eye that runs to the back of head dizziness and equallibrium a little off?
Neurologic?: This should be evaluated by a neurologist. ...Read more
Pain in the back of head near my neck and on top also...they are tender to touch or lie on and I woke up really dizzy today... Is this my anxiety??
Anxiety +neck pain: Anxiety can cause the muscles of your neck to tense up, which sometimes can be painful and even cause headaches and hurt to touch. Try to pay attention to how much tension is in your neck and work on relaxing the muscles. Try using ice compresses on the neck for the pain, and gentle stretches. ...Read more
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