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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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Neck pain & mild headache after cervical manipulation by a chiropractor. I've gently massaged the neck and it's helped a bit. Should I be worried?
No : Probably off no concern but if it happens after every manipulation then stop it . ...Read more
What's the best way 2 treat headaches from cervical spondylosis , & dizziness ? I was thinking maybe physio might help
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
What to do if I had a cervical fusion a few years ago just a few days ago my neck started to hurt on the left side with a headache I wake up with this?
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 headaches that start at the base of my skull in the cervical area of my spine what could be causing this ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Do you think that pain management can help the headache problem if infact it's caused by bad cervical stenosis (injections)?
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
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