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Doctor insights on: Bulging Occiput The Back Of The Head

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Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs to top of back of your head. These occipital nerves can be aggravated without any trauma. Tilting head back can cause dizziness if these nerves are aggravated. 7 days or oral steroid or 5 days of Toradol may knock out this irritation to these nerves. ...Read more

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My 11 week old daughter has a swelling on the back of her head, she has a bald patch where she lies but instead of it being flat its bulging?

My 11 week old daughter has a swelling on the back of her head, she has a bald patch where she lies but instead of it being flat its bulging?

Hairless patch: If it doesn't hurt her, and isn't red or irritated, then it probably isn't anything to be worried about. Kids turn their heads to track things all the time and they tend to lose hair in that are due to friction. It always comes black. ...Read more

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Rear end mva 19 yrs ago. Cervical pain since. Neck, back of head worst. Chiro helps for a while, nothing else. Mri shows bulge disk. No ins. Help?

Rear end mva 19 yrs ago. Cervical pain since. Neck, back of head worst. Chiro helps for a while, nothing else.  Mri shows bulge disk. No ins. Help?

Think-Cervical Facet: Disc bulge may be an incidental finding. Probably may be a contribution of the cervical facets. See a spine physiatrist, pain m.D or spine physician. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck

Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck

Hard to answer: This is hard to answer bass on the information given and not being able to examine you. Probably muscular but if indeed you do have four herniated discs it could be nerve root irritation. You should see your doctor for this. ...Read more

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Feeling of electricity going to my head also sensation going to my mouth recentlyi do have a bulging disc in my back and have lots of problems sleepin?

Forget the back: But think of the neck. Upper c-spine issues can cause problems you are describing, that is, sensations to the head/mouth. Back may be a separate issue. Do the symptoms appear if you lean your head all the way back or forward? Have your doctor check this out. ...Read more

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Bulge, back left side neck in splenius cap muscle area. Only felt when head tilted. Causes dull ache. Not noticable on right side. Doctors don't know.

Bulge, back left side neck in splenius cap muscle area. Only felt when head tilted. Causes dull ache. Not noticable on right side. Doctors don't know.

trigger point: This could be a muscle knot referred to as a trigger point. Seek a doc with knowledge of this, often osteopathic docs are better educated or someone with fellowship training from the am acad of anti-aging medicine. Often these can be relieved with one to a few injections. Add mg glycinate several caps two or more times per day as mg relaxes muscles. Massage by skilled hands can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Got a MRI of head and cspine due to imbalanced issues.Came back with bulging disk c5-c6 can this be causing the neck pain and imbalanced issues?

Got a MRI of head and cspine due to imbalanced issues.Came back with bulging disk c5-c6 can this be causing the neck pain and imbalanced issues?

Yes and No: A bulging disk is an anatomical term. If the disk is compressing the spinal cord or nerve roots it can cause pain, neurologic symptoms including balance impairments. If the disk is bulging and not compressing any neural elements it can cause pain but usually no neuro symptoms. An expert neuro exam and carefull review of the images will need to be conducted by your dr. To determine the relevance. ...Read more

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Can bulging discs in back/neck cause tingling in hands, feet and head? Blood work clean, blood pressure good, sugar good. Mri didn't show MS but discs

Can bulging discs in back/neck cause tingling in hands, feet and head? Blood work clean, blood pressure good, sugar good. Mri didn't show MS but discs

Not bulging discs: But spondylitic changes affecting structure of vertebral column could produce narrowing of foramena or lateral recess compression which could cause radicular symptoms. A bulging disc itself is a common asymptomatic lesion usually, but a larger protrusion can certainly be a pesky problem. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? Bulging head needs support?

Please can I get some advice? Bulging head needs support?

Unclear!: What do you mean by "bulging head"? Yours or someone elses'? What is causing it? Please ask again and clarify! There's a 150 character limit for your question, including spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more