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Dull Ache In Neck And Back Of Head
What are some good exercises for neck pain. I was leaning over & looked up & felt a dull ache from my neck to the back of my head. Now have shooting pains down back?
I have a dull ache at back of head and neck on left side when I move my head what could it be? Thanks
Muscular: Sounds muscular but without examining hard to be sure. ...Read more
Have dull ache in back of head near base of neck, feel a bit of pressure there too, hyperventilating, idea?
How is your stress?:
If stress is a factor this could be the cause of all of this especially if you are hyperventilating. The headache, the pain in the base of the neck and the pressure sounds like a stress reaction. Examine your health history and take stock of yourself. Too much caffeine?
See your doc and get better answers. ...Read more
Headache: You need to be evaluated by a physician ...Read more
Whole body aches have dry cough and sore glands in neck and back of head and do not have appetite and I feel tired.
Hit back of head hard against bed headrest last night. No headache, just a slight ache back head/neck where I banged it. Should I see doctor or rest?
Periodic short stabbing type pain in back of head on left side ear level down to neck. Lasts maybe 5 seconds or less. No previous injury. Area feels sore now. Nothing seems to trigger it - just spontaneously happens.?
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
Itchy skin bump/sore on neck with a thin "scratch" line running up/connecting to another sore on the back of head appx. 2½ins away. Bumps on body also.
Shoulder blade pain, clicking sore feeling for a yr. Burning sensation back of head and neck, what could this be?
I have pain in back of my neck into the back of head and front. I aslo have a sore throat and was in an accident 10days ago?
I have the feeling of very swollen lymph nodes and very sore neck the following day after falling and hitting back of head. My head was badly hurting following the fall, although I did not lose consciousness. Should I be concerned?
If your symptoms are improving, you may watch and wait. If the symptoms persist a week or so, without improvement, after the fall, you should see a doctor.
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Throbbing headache in back of head and forehead and throbbing in face, sore neck, ringing in ears and vision affected?
Severe all back & shoulder pain/aches/uncomfortable. Lump in right side of neck, feel shooting pain up back of head and right eye when I rub my neck?
Involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. See orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed.
Tight head at temples, back of head, and forehead. Getting over cold and have minor ear issues as well. Slightly sore neck as well. Muscle? Sinus?
Headache: Your pain may be due to a sinus infection as well as muscular because of your sore neck. Try ibuprofen-sinus for relief. ...Read more
High temperature, sore throat, stiff neck, sweats headache behind eyes and back of head. It throbs when I stand up from bed but subsides. Hurts when cough.
I've had a headache for a month, behind my eyebrows, back of head top of head. Neck pain, occasional sore throat. Ear pain, oval hard bump on head?
Nausea, sore neck, eyes feel sore, sweaty palms, no fever, Pain in RT nasal bone area. Pain in RT back of head. No appetite?
Do you have a fever?? Drink plenty of fluids, take TYLENOL (acetaminophen) for pain (Directions on bottle) Keep your dishes separate and stay at home/rest!! Wash your hands frequently and if you sneeze or cough keep your elbow over your nose. Mouth
Finally when you are better, GET A FLU SHOT!
Hope this helps
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Bit by a tick on back of head a week ago, no rash, sore neck, swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, soreness only getting worse. Should I go to er?
Primary Dr can check: On the west coast, the western black-legged tick can bite humans, and can cause lyme disease, after feeding for 24-48 hours. A lab can test such a tick for lyme disease bacteria. The doctor may treat with antibiotics if the lab finds lyme bacteria, if the bite site has a bull's-eye rash, or if there are other worries... Such as a lot of irritation and maybe a skin infection at the bite site. ...Read more
I have had a headache most of the day feels like back OF head lower left and feels like I have a sore throat, as it is hard to swallow or drink something... I took excedrin and that didn't help, ?
Time to see doctor: Time to see your doctor for exam. Appears your symptoms are worsening so get checked out ...Read more
Pain moved in order of : throat, right ear, lower right back of head, top right of head. No cold sore. Numb finger tips, swelling right shoulder muscle. Hsv?
See doc: See your doctor for treatment and evaluation this way it will be managed correctly. ...Read more
What causes throat pain unlike sore throats for 3 wks, took amox 2 weeks ago, occipital region hurts & pain radiates to sides of head when pressed?
Congestion?: You may have persistent sinus congestion that is causing congestion and pain on the side of your head. Persistent mild drainage could result in throat pain. Try alternate night sudafed, steroid nasal spray like flonase, and cutting the dairy, and see if that helps. Otherwise, you may need to return to your doctor. ...Read more
A range of things: If it doesn‘t go away after a few days, you should see your doctor to help figure out what it could be. ...Read more
Child with headache for 3 days. Persistent dull ache with occasional severe pain localized back of head?
When I tilt my head down, pain shoots straight down my neck to middle of my back. Mainly in between my shoulder blades. Dull, aching pain continues then for about 15 minutes.
Pinched nerve: The bending of your head probably pinches a nerve or nerve root at the spine at the base of the neck or upper back which causes the discomfort to radiate downward. Disc disease or arthritic spurs can cause the nerve entrapment. A neurologist or neurosurgeon would be best qualified to evaluate, advise you and, if needed, order an mri. ...Read more