Top
10
Doctor insights on: Head And Neck Tension

Share
1

1
I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

More details: Please more specific details like what these symptoms are, severity, duration, anything that you think will help the docs help you. Feel free to repost. ...Read more

2

2
Diagnosed brain lesion and small herniated disc in neck Past 2 months head n neck tension Motrin don't work Can it be herniated disc or lesion?

Diagnosed brain lesion and small herniated disc in neck Past 2 months head n neck tension Motrin don't work Can it be herniated disc or lesion?

What kind of lesion: You'll need to specify your "brain lesion" since this can mean many different types of problems from stroke, to tumor, to degenerative white matter disease, to demyelination or MS. The pain in the neck is more likely secondary to the herniated disc rather than an intracranial lesion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Moderate headache in eyebrows, back of head and neck. Tension headache? No bother symptoms. Feels like pressure. Also throbbing in nose and teeth.

Moderate headache in eyebrows, back of head and neck. Tension headache? No bother symptoms. Feels like pressure. Also throbbing in nose and teeth.

Yes, TTH: Tension type headache. Many patients feel as if they were wearing a tight hat or having their heads in a vice. The pain is of moderate intensity and does not worsen with routine physical activity. The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the temples, cervical muscles (neck) as well as the pericranial muscles. Rec.:see orofacial pain specialist for treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Is tramadol effective for headache(back of head) and neck pain(tension)..or would a muscle relaxer be more effective?

Is tramadol effective for headache(back of head) and neck pain(tension)..or would a muscle relaxer be more effective?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain, headache and neck pain included. Tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more

5

5
10 year old daughter wakes often from head and neck pain.PCP says tension headaches. Yoga, meditation not helping enough. Any suggestions?

10 year old daughter wakes often from head and neck pain.PCP says tension headaches. Yoga, meditation not helping enough.  Any suggestions?

Chiropractor: I have taken my children to a chiropractor that I trust for various aches and pains including neck, rib, back and shoulder pains. Go to the chiropractor yourself a few times to see what you think about his/her philosophy and techniques. Make sure the chiropractor is one who feels comfortable with kids (many do). A neurology consult is also warranted if that has not yet been sought. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Does headaches daily mean tumor it's usually n back head neck forehead or tension headaches I do have anxiety really worried passed neuro exam at pcp?

Does headaches daily mean tumor it's usually n back head neck forehead or tension headaches I do have anxiety really worried passed neuro exam at pcp?

Daily headaches: in a 36 year old are rarely due to brain tumor. Band like squeezing headaches are typically tension type. Diffuse headache worse on reclining with blurred vision can be due to idiopathic intracranial hypertension. if your PCP can't sort this out consider seeing a neurologist or a PM&R physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Sharp pain in head neck pain like a tension headache sometimes earache and a numbness up from my nose to the top of my forhead. Any idea? I

Tension Type: The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. The management of episodic and chronic TTH consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. Hope it helps ...Read more

10

10
Bad head pressure/tension when sitting and standing in back of head and neck, starts as soon as i awake. What could this be? Please help.

Bad head pressure/tension when sitting and standing in back of head and neck, starts as soon as i awake.  What could this be?  Please help.

Muscle tensioin: Many patients clench or grind their teeth at night for various reasons- stress, sugar, drugs and bad bites. The result is 56 pair of muscles in the head and neck become like a charley horse or muscle spasm and result in referred pain. See a dentist that understands temporomandibular disease and get a diagnosis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer