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Ear discomfort, cervical headache, neck pain, and pulsing/ring tinnitus for years. Recently, headache/pain won't go away with OTC. Overweight, 26 F?

Ear discomfort, cervical headache, neck pain, and pulsing/ring tinnitus for years. Recently, headache/pain won't go away with OTC. Overweight, 26 F?

Here some suggestion: Overweight is the cause for many aches/ pains all over the body. It can cause you stress and related migraine Headaches. You need to create a better order in your daily life. This should include exercise(walking outdoors for 20-30 mins daily) and reduce your calories slowly but with each meal, take smaller portions. Avoid foods with too much sugar or fat(No fried foods). Results will show in 6 mon ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

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


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Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now?What could this be

Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now?What could this be

Not susre: Although common self limiting illnesses can have your symptoms (like the flu), you should be examined by a physician because of your fever. The tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen you take may alter the temperature you record. You may need testing and treatment. Have someone else drive you because of the headache. ...Read more

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Can moderate osteophyes of c5/6 lower cervical spine cause intense headaches? went to primary doc, he thinks its tension headache. sending me to pt.

Can moderate osteophyes of c5/6 lower cervical spine cause intense headaches?  went to primary doc, he thinks its tension headache. sending me to pt.

Oseophytes =focus: The moderate oteophytes could become a focus for toxin or pathogens to settle secondarily. The toxin or pathogen could cause both localized discomfort , but also could cause projection of HA to the forehead. ...Read more

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What causes increased tinnitus and a mild headache following cervical trigger point injections?

What causes increased tinnitus and a mild headache following cervical trigger point injections?

Lidocaine reaction?: This could be a reaction to the lidocaine and or any other medication that was injected. If it is just the lidocaine it should subside after 3 or so hours. ...Read more

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What's the best way 2 treat headaches from cervical spondylosis , & dizziness ? I was thinking maybe physio might help

Neck: Great question cervical vertigo also called hairdresser syndrome is treated with physical therapy of the neck. See a neurologist may need MRI and they put you into rehab. Good luck ...Read more

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I had a brain injury .Headache and cervical pain started a week later.mri scans are normal.its been 2 years and no cure.i'm depressed now.please help.

Headache, neck pain: and depression after TBI. What other symptoms do you have and how quickly do the headaches come on ? Management of headache depends on an accurate headache diagnosis. TBI is hard to evaluate and treat. I find that MRI plays very little role in the work up and management. It might take me 3 hours to fully examine a patient with cognitive complaints. You should consider seeing a TBI specialist. ...Read more

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Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What could this be?

Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What could this be?

Hormonal changes?: Could the cervical mucus production and breast tenderness as well as migraine type headaches with dizziness be suggestive of a premenstrual cycle? Migraines often accompany the build up of hormones approaching the menstrual period. This is also often manifested by breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What are these symptoms of?

Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What are these symptoms of?

PMS or pituitary: If these symptoms occur before periods it could all be due to pms. If not, a pituitary tumor (prolactinoma) could be the cause. Blood test for prolactin and a brain MRI is the way to confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do for a cervical herniation with pain that causes daily headaches?

Common Finding: Disc herniations are common findings on MRI scans. These can often be used as a quick answer to all pains that affect the neck and or lower back. Be sure to see a specialist about this to make sure you headaches are not from a different source. There are many conservative treatments for headaches from otc medications to physical therapy and other more specific medications. See your pcp. ...Read more

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I have cervical problem and it has been 1 month how to cure it feeling headaches and dizziness?

I have cervical problem and it has been 1 month how to cure it feeling headaches and dizziness?

Herniated disc: The pain from a herniated disc in the neck will improve with anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxers, neck exercises, and physical therapy. Cervical traction can reduce the radiating arm pain. Cortisone injections and nerve blocks can reduce neck and arm pain also. A neck brace reduces range of motion and often increases the pain. The pain should resolve within six weeks. See a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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I have had a severe headache for 4 years. Symptoms began approx 5 hours after cervical manipulation. Neg history of cervical issues. Image studies clear

I have had a severe headache for  4 years. Symptoms began approx 5 hours after cervical manipulation. Neg history of cervical issues. Image studies clear

Yes: Many migraines are hormonally related. Once women go thru' menopause they tend to go away. In the meantime, google "cryotron migraine" to find out about a treatment that works especially well for hormonally related migraines. ...Read more

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Can cervical stenosis cause dizziness and headaches?

Can cervical stenosis cause dizziness and headaches?

The degenerative : Changes that can be a cause of the spinal stenosis can lead to headaches originating in the back of the head or occipital region but would be unlikely a cause of dizziness unless those same degenerative chamges lead to a narrowing of the bony canals of the vertebral arteries that pass up through the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Can moderate to severe cervical spondylosis cause you to have headaches?

Can moderate to severe cervical spondylosis cause you to have  headaches?

YES: Cervical spondylosis is associated with a particular form of headaches. This is called occipital neuralgia. The head ache is in the posterior aspect of the head. It usually respond to a change in pillows, otc medication such as tyelenol, advil or aleve (naproxen). Exercises are good at relieving associated tightness of the cervical muscles. Occasionally local injections are needed to alleviate these headache. ...Read more

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Been havin headaches on 1 side during day.Goes away when i sleep. comes back late afternoon. Hav cervical disc prob. Wat could be the issue?

Been havin headaches on 1 side during day.Goes away when i sleep. comes back late afternoon. Hav cervical disc prob. Wat could be the issue?

It sounds like: the underlying problem is muscle tension that builds up during the day and relaxes at night. Spinal problems, including cervical disk problems, can contribute to muscle tension in the neck and back of the head but they don't cause headaches directly. Your doctor may be able to give you advice on how to alleviate the tension in your neck. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more