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I Have a dull pain in the back of my head on the left side, but Im not sure what it is. And im worried.

I Have a dull pain in the back of my head on the left side, but Im not sure what it is. And im worried.

Muscle spasms.: You may have spasms of the muscles on the left side of the neck where they attach to the skull. This can produce a headache as you describe. I would try some advil, (ibuprofen) moist heat and a massages. If it persists you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have dull pain in the back of my head when i lay down, any ideas?

Why do I have dull pain in the back of my head when i lay down, any ideas?

Need to be examined: While muscular tightness and stress lead to headache, headaches that worsen when lying down need special attention. Please follow up with your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003024.htm. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I have had an occasional dull pain in the lower back of my head. Could it be a problem from pet allergies, or should I worry?

Not from allergy: You could have sprained your neck. However if the problem gets worse or lasts more than a couple of weeks, you should see your doctor re. It. ...Read more

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Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Possibly: Possibly, but one would need to examine the back of the head, and neck structures to make a more accurate decision. ...Read more

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I have dull pain in the left back side of my head that goes away and comes again throught the day . The pain started last night . I am really scared t?

See below: It possible that it 's just a tension headache. But you should better check with your doctor, if it's repeating as you described.You can also try to take an advil (ibuprofen) in a mean time as recommended on the bottle. ...Read more

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I got a dull constant pain in the back center of my head. Also my vision is blurry?

I got a dull constant pain in the back center of my head. Also my vision is blurry?

Headache!: Headache and blurred vision could be caused by many things. You need to see an eye specialist. Could be un related, need for glasses or as bad as a brain tumor or aneurysm. ...Read more

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Localized right neck pain at the back base of the head. Sharp pain to dull pain in less than 24 hours. Headache in back Pain still there since June 20

Localized right neck pain at the back base of the head. Sharp pain to dull pain in less than 24 hours. Headache in back Pain still there since June 20

Some type of: physical exam is vital to diagnosing muscle-skeletal problems. A Virtual Consult on Health Tap with accompanying audio-visual component may help since you can demonstrate what movements cause pain and whether there are other symptoms. Otherwise, you should see a doctor. Most family docs & primary care docs are experienced in diagnosing & treating such problems. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in the back of the head, left side, it comes and goes intermittently, what could it be? thanks.

I have a dull pain in the back of the head, left side, it comes and goes intermittently, what could it be? thanks.

Tension?: You may have some spasming in the muscles on the left side of the neck where they attach to the skull. This can produce a headache as you describe. I would try some advil, (ibuprofen) moist heat and a massage. If it persists you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Top back of my head had like a dull pain why ?

Top back of my head had like a dull pain why ?

Head pain: If there has been no injury, such dull headache without other symptoms is nonspecific but not unusual. If it resolves with no treatment or a little Tylenol (acetaminophen) it most likely isn't anything serious. Muscle contraction ache is a common cause. If headache persists or worsens, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more