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Causes Of Skull Pain
Causes Neck pain: Neck pain can be caused by several of many structures in the cervical spine. They include: muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, discs, and nerves. Neck pain can also radiate from other structures like the heart, trachea, esophagus, and blood vessels. If you're suffering see your primary care and they will begin to work things up to help you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Injury would be the : Foremost cause of this problem. Otherwise a fracture of a weakened bone (called pathological fx) due to any cause, like a cyst, which can occur with slightest of an injury (which normally would not cause a fx). Another possibility could be referred pain from the spine. See your orthopod. ...Read more
See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the age: Different age groups will have a different set of common causes. A younger group will have chest pain more commonly due to musculoskeletal problems and psychogenic causes like anxiety attacks. Older patients can experience chest pain from angina and heart attacks. But there are dozens of causes of chest pain, so the whole picture of symptoms and exam findings has to be taken into account. ...Read more
What are the possible causes of widespread neural/nerve tension from the spine causing nerve pain and limited movement?
Neural Tension Sx: Nerve pain is the most disabling pain one can get. The nerve pathways go right to the brain. They say if you look at a nerve funny you will have 9 months of symptoms. The reaction of the body to pressure against a nerve is immediate and intense. Typically, neural tension develops in the spine from a bulging or herniated disc. Mri is crucial to look at the anatomy and nerve conduction testing. ...Read more
See a doctor.: The muscles that attach to the collarbone, as well as neck and skull, can be stretched and become painful if the collarbone is truly dislocated. It takes a lot of force to cause this kind of bony dislocation, and this type of dislocation needs to be reduced (repositioned properly) by a doctor for correct healing and to ease pain. Please see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Brain tumor: Tumors in the back part of the brain or posterior fossa can put downward pressure on the spinal cord and irritate the nerves in the neck. Muscle spasm can occur if there is erosion of the skull base and the occipital condyles. Blockage of cerebrospinal fluid as it flows from the brain to the spinal cord will cause neck pain. ...Read more
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
ManyCausesOfBackPain: True 'bone' pain would be tumors, fractures, osteoporosis, etc.Most back pain, though, is due to other factors like muscle spasm, disc, ligament, or nerve injury.A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers.Test may be needed.Manipulation,meds, acupuncture, prolotherapy, neuroprolotherapy & many other treatments are available & may help. ...Read more
A few things: Could be due to migraines or food sensitivities. Could be secondary to stress or medication rebound. While you are young, it is still worth getting evaluated as severe temple pain can be associated with some serious complications, such as vision problems that you would want to avoid. ...Read more
See below: The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine. A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PHN and TGN: Shingles and trigeminal neuralgia are the 2 most common causes of sharp forehead pain. Other causes include cluster headache, hemicrania continua, sunct and episodic hemicrania. Evaluation with a neurologist would be useful to determine the exact cause and correct treatment plan. ...Read more
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