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Can a toothache cause pain in back of head like the base of your head close to the top of the neck?

Can a toothache cause pain in back of head like the base of your head close to the top of the neck?

Yes: Lower molar pain can radiate to the ear or the back of the head. Please see your dentist for treatment. More than likely you will need a root canal and crown to protect and save the tooth. ...Read more

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What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

Mostly tension/sinus: Frontal headaches can have many causes. Sinus disease related to allergy or infection, tension, and dehydration. Migraine headaches can have all sorts of triggers including food, lights, allergy, emotional stress, changes in weather etc., more common in women.Somes arteritis or inflammation of temporal artery can be cause. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the back of the head, behind the eyes, above the nose and ears?

What could be the cause of pain in the back of the head, behind the eyes, above the nose and ears?

See below: Might be sinus condition/infection. Sinusitis can refer pain to back of head besides usual sites of around eyes, cheek bones, base of nose, forehead. Saline nasal spray may help with congestion as may otc decongestant like sudafed. If gets worse or develop fever & purulent drainage, see doc for possible antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Headaches in the rear of my head?

Tendonitis/neuritis: Chronic pain back of head, occipital region, can derive from expanding mass within brain or from chronic tendonitis and/or neuritis in region of superior trapezium muscle insertions on occiput. Neurologists can effectively differeniate, prescribe, refer, treat. Local steroid injections into tender sites can be effective. Imo chronic irregular postures head & neck can be primary underlying cause. ...Read more

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Do you have sinuses in the back of your head of base of your skull?

Do you have sinuses in the back of your head of base of your skull?

Yes: The mastoids are sinuses, just behind your ear. There are also venous sinuses (different) in the back of your head as well, carrying blood. ...Read more

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What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

Pinched nerve: Yoiu ae describing the effect of pinching the greater occipital nerve at the base of yoiu skull. It is outside the skull and is common in whiplash settings. If it persists see yoiur doctor for a referral to a pain specialist or clinic. ...Read more

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What would cause pressure in both ears and pain in the back of the head?

What would cause pressure in both ears and pain in the back of the head?

Ear pressure: With both ear pressure and a headache, I would think that the most likely cause would be your sinuses. If it does not go away soon, or if it worsens, see your doctor. Feel better! ...Read more

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What are the causes of a headache towards the front of the face around the eye area?

What are the causes of a headache towards the front of the face around the eye area?

Headache near eyes: Often a sinus blockage will cause headaches in that area. If when you move your head it gets worse with movement, it is likely sinus-related. So think allergies, sinus infection. ...Read more

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What causes a headache towards the front of the face around the eyes?

Sinus Infection?: There are several things which could cause your symptoms. Sinus infection or sinus pain from allergies are the most common. Other causes could be more serious: tooth infection (can refer to area around eye), osteomyelitis (infection of bones of face-potentially lethal), nerve pain, etc. A good history & physcial exam including an osteopathic hands-on exam might help find the cause & maybe fix it. ...Read more

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Are there sinus in the back of your head?

Are there sinus in the back of your head?

Sinus: No there are no sinuses in the back of your neck, there only maxillary and frontal sinuses on the face. ...Read more

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What causes headaches that hurt from the sides of the head and front end?

What causes headaches that hurt from the sides of the head and front end?

Location irrelevant: By front end, i assume you mean forehead. Location of headache is almost never diagnostic by itself. Many other factors need to be known. Otherwise, you get a laundry list of possibilities (maybe 200). If you're worried enough to ask, ask a neurologist in person. ...Read more

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What can cause a headache at the base of the skull and arch over my head behind my eyes and temples?

What can cause a headache at the base of the skull and arch over my head behind my eyes and temples?

Posterior headache: Posterior headaches with radiation to top of head would likely be for muscle tension type but not if other symptoms like vision change, listlessness non response to usual headache muscle tension etc should prompt a neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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Clicking in the ear, light headache near the top of my head, and light tension in the lower back of my head near neck - causes?

Clicking in the ear, light headache near the top of my head, and light tension in the lower back of my head near neck - causes?

May be: related to temporomandibular joint dysfunction. You should review this with your doctor and/or dentist, to make sure that if this related to bruxism(clenching your teeth) or malocclusion(misalignment of your teeth/bite) or other factors too. ...Read more

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Can snapping your neck back in a chair cause throbbing in the rear of head?

Can snapping your neck back in a chair cause throbbing in the rear of head?

Occipital neuralgia: Involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. Although there is no epidemiological data available, on is regarded as a common cause of protracted or severe headache. Rec.: see a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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a hard lump on the left side of my head, in line with the base of the skull and in between the ear and the top of the neck. Hurts to touch. Advice?

Swollen lymph now : Probably swollen lymph. are you still recently sick? Have you had any fever? Recommend seeing your doctor if it's getting bigger. Abscess can also be possible. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing pain in the top of your head?

Migraine: Throbbing pain in the head may be due to migraine headache or tension headache. Migraine headaches are typically incapacitating whereas tension headache are more tolerable. Both treated differently. Inciting causes are stress, fatigue, poor hydration, poor diet or skipping meals and poor sleep. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing sharp ice pick type headaches in the back of the head in the back right base of the skull which come and go intermittently.

I have been experiencing sharp ice pick type headaches in the back of the head in the back right base of the skull which come and go intermittently.

See your PCP: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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