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I'm sixteen and a few weeks ago I had bad neck pain on one side. Days later I had a bad headache on one side. My foot pulses weirdly when I wake up.?

I'm sixteen and a few weeks ago I had bad neck pain on one side. Days later I had a bad headache on one side. My foot pulses weirdly when I wake up.?

Physical Exam: While a lot of somatic body feelings occur when you are sixteen you need a check up, labs and consultation with a physician to make sure every thing is OK.
Don't worry just follow through and get checked out. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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When I crack my neck side to side, I develop a burning neck pain and deep headache in one side, what is causing this?

When I crack my neck side to side, I develop a burning neck pain and deep headache in one side, what is causing this?

The joints of neck: When you "crack" your neck, you are forcibly moving the joints of your cervical spine to the limits of the range of motion for those joints. This can cause neck pain. The joints also cause referred pain. The upper cervical joints called facets can refer pain to the back of the head giving you headaches. ...Read more

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When I have migraine one side on my neck hurts towards the front and I get really lightheaded. No headache though. What causes the neck pain?

When I have migraine one side on my neck hurts towards the front and I get really lightheaded. No headache though. What causes the neck pain?

Associated migraine: The neck pain may well be part of the migraine process. It may or may not involve the neck and musculature of the neck. It many times is only in the head area but not uncommonly does involve the neck. The treatment of the migraine is the major item and the neck pain should resolve as well. Advise your doctor of this problem ...Read more

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Persistent headache, neck pain. And an odd leak that happens spontaneously from one side of my nose. This has been going on for about a year now and I?

Persistent headache, neck pain. And an odd leak that happens spontaneously from one side of my nose. This has been going on for about a year now and I?

See an ENT doctor: Your persistent headache and leaking from one side of the nose intermittently with the other symptoms that you have may be signs of a leaking spinal fluid. You need to see a ear nose and throat Doctor who will then order a CAT scan and some other tests. Because of your symptoms you should do this as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What type of doc to diagnose headache, fatigue, ab. Pain, neck pain, side chest pain. When no one can figure it out, who to see other than my fnp, &er doc

What type of doc to diagnose headache, fatigue, ab. Pain, neck pain, side chest pain. When no one can figure it out, who to see other than my fnp, &er doc

Moans, bones...: Abdominal groans. The above are symptoms of parathyroid disease. I would start with an endocrinologist at this time. May be able to lump all these symptoms together. Or, more likely, explain some. Attack one piece at a time. Move on to a neurologist for headache. Gi doc or general surgeon for abdominal pain. Etc. ...Read more

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I have headache and neck pain. My left calf hurts too, and pain in side and back that comes and goes. What wrong with me?

I have headache and neck pain. My left calf hurts too, and pain in side and back that comes and goes. What wrong with me?

Neck pain: From an orthopedic standpoint, the neck pain/headache and the back/leg pain are most likely separate conditions. The diffuse nature of your complaints suggests a systemic condition, such as possibly a viral syndrome. If the symptoms persist I would certainly recommend evaluation with a physician. ...Read more

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What to do if there is right side neck pain and headaches?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. See your physician if these symptoms last greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm having right side neck pain and headaches, please help?

Neck pain: Neck pain can cause headache is usually structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat, manipulation and massage can help and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr. ...Read more

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Left side neck pain that causes headaches and has been going on for over a couple of months. What could be the cause of this?

Left side neck pain that causes headaches and has been going on for over a couple of months. What could be the cause of this?

Cervical Headaches: Cervical headaches are commonly caused by nerve compression (spinal stenosis) in the neck. The cervical nerve can be pinched by disc herniations which travel to the muscles in the back of the neck and cause headaches.

This can be confirmed with a cervical MRI ...Read more

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How can one avoid neck pain and headaches during long tests like act and sat?

How can one avoid neck pain and headaches during long tests like act and sat?

Simple ways: Get a good night sleep before and take a hot shower in am and stretch neck and then take tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or ibuprophen if you have no issues taking these medications before test to control or minimize any symptoms and do stretching when on breaks from tests as the short answers as some may just be the stress of the test and test length which are not necessarily avoidable. ...Read more

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Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. Is it dangerous?

Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. Is it dangerous?

Probably Okay.: Please see your primary care provider far evaluation with a specific history and exam. Please call us for further evaluation if you prefer. Meanwhile try local measures as if you have a muscle strain. ...Read more

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Stiff neck, pain in neck when head is moved side to side. Headaches, cold sensations in head. Symptoms come and go?

Exercise: It may help to exercise enough so that you sweat, that will raise core body temperature and relax the muscles.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Neck pain along with same side headache pain. What's causing this feels like it could be TMJ related. Stress? What can I do

Neck pain: Muscle spasm is a symptom of an overactive fight or flight system that is usually what we call stress. I suggest you look for modalities to decrease stress: meditation, yoga, acupuncture, massage, rolfing, feldenkrais. Consider seeing a chiropractor, too. Besides my work, consider seeing a therapist for talk therapy. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing, lower back right side, pain for about 2 weeks. I have also been experiencing headaches and neck pain.?

Rule out meningitis: If any fever or chills also, u should go to the er to be evaluated for meningitis. Especially if you've had any recent spinal injections. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache, with a dull pain in the lower left side of my head. Feels like something needs to pop. Neck pain also?

I am experiencing headache, with a dull pain in the lower left side of my head. Feels like something needs to pop. Neck pain also?

Head and neck pain: Pain is non specific, neck pain from neck muscle spasm, cervical spine diseases can radiate up to the head and ear on the same side. Try ibuprofen, warm compress to neck, see neurologist if no improvement. ...Read more

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I have severe RA and my neck is severely stiff all around my neck, pain going up the sides of my head and giving me headaches. Can't move it.

I have severe RA and my neck is severely stiff all around my neck, pain going up the sides of my head and giving me headaches. Can't move it.

Possible cervical: Cervical instability or subluxation between the first and second vertebral or cranial settling must be considered. This should be assessed asap.. ...Read more

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Burning Upper back/neck pain moves to head and causes headaches no pill will cure. Worse when sitting. Both sides. I can't stand the pain much longer.

Burning Upper back/neck pain moves to head and causes headaches no pill will cure. Worse when sitting. Both sides. I can't stand the pain much longer.

Need an exam: You have several causes that require immediate attention. A visit to a hospital or a clinic immediately is what I would do. Please. Rule out the things that are easily treated and can cause death or stroke and move the more common chronic issues. But at least get one thorough evaluation immediately. ...Read more

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17 y/o female: neck pain, headache (constant), head/neck twitch from side to side & up & down. Don't know what caused this but has occurred for 1 week.

17 y/o female: neck pain, headache (constant), head/neck twitch from side to side & up & down. Don't know what caused this but has occurred for 1 week.

Headache & neck pain: This could be caused by an injury to your neck, especially the muscles, or a tension headache. A tension headache affects the back of the head. The muscles that help you tilt your head are a common source of discomfort. Sometimes they are sore after sleeping or during a viral infection. ...Read more

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Causes for ear, cheek, and side of the neck pain along with a headache?

Causes for ear, cheek, and side of the neck pain along with a headache?

TTH: It is not unusual for patients with tension type headache (tth) to experience migraine-like symptoms headache, earache, muscle tension and neck pain.
Physical therapy may include aerobic conditioning, postural reeducation, stretching exercises and home care instructions can alleviate the condition.
If no improvement in one week, see your pcp for final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing loss of consciousness, headache (quality: dull or achy) (side: front, left) (severity: mild) (occurred: > 3 hours) and neck pain.

I am experiencing loss of consciousness, headache (quality: dull or achy) (side: front, left) (severity: mild) (occurred: > 3 hours) and neck pain.

Emergency: Please go to your emergency department right now. Have someone drive you. Get this diagnosed and treated ASAP. Be safe. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Sudden onset kalidascope vision, dark spot in vision accompanied with sudden irritability, chronic neck pain, dull headaches, all on left side.

Sudden onset kalidascope vision, dark spot in vision accompanied with sudden irritability, chronic neck pain, dull headaches, all on left side.

Migraine?: All signs of possible migraine headache. Would recommend seeing a headache specialist to see if they may help. Sometimes pain may emanate from the neck and if not better may consider a neck evaluation. Typically though neck pain will not affect the vision. ...Read more

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Neck pain started on right side as cramp. Over a couple nights has spread to back of neck and head. Accompanied by headache. Thoughts? Pain is 4/10.

Stiff neck: Be sure the problem is not related to a head/neck infection. Old neck injury can result in painful arthralgia.4/10 pain is controlled by any NSAID like ibuprofen or naproxen. Next, use ice to relieve spasm and pain the begin isometric exercises. If still in pain try cervical traction of about 15# for 30" at a time. Check my book, "Stop Your Neck Pain and Headache Now" for more help. ...Read more

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Constant headaches every day for 2-3 months temple area alternates between left & right side (temple) neck pain (tightening) in top right back of neck?

Constant headaches every day for 2-3 months temple area alternates between left & right side (temple) neck pain (tightening) in top right back of neck?

Temporal headaches.: Any visual changes (1 or both eyes) like blurry or complete temporary loss of vision, scalp tenderness (when you lay your head on pillow or comb your hair), jaw pain while chewing or when mouth is open wide? Any fever or unexplained weight loss over the past 2-3 months? Visual changes is the biggest isssue warrant immediate medical attention in your local ER or UCC. To prevent permanent deficits. ...Read more

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What could cause severe pain between shoulder blades on both sides of spine along with both shoulder pain and neck pain, also severe constant headache?

Cervical facets: Cervical facets could cause this type of pain pattern. Also improper biomechanics and myofascial pain can cause this. ...Read more

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I have lymph node I feel on right side of neck, also suffer with migraines. Should I be worried that I get neck pain, headaches all on that right side?

I have lymph node I feel on right side of neck, also suffer with migraines. Should I be worried that I get neck pain, headaches all on that right side?

Seek competent help: You should have someone check this out and the sooner the better. Lymph nodes do not become swollen without a reason and pain is an indication that something is wrong. See your doctor as soon as you can and get professional help to determine what is the cause (s) and what are the effects. ...Read more

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Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Headache: Back left sided headache. Tension headache would be most likely. The insertion of your fronto-occipital muscle is in that area and that can tighten and hurt. Could be neck problem referring to that area or a greater occipital neuralgia. That is a nerve that runs behind your ear that can get irritated ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more