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Why do I have pain in the back of my head on the left side?

Why do I have pain in the back of my head on the left side?

Any visual problems: Some times occipital backpain could be related to visual strain. But cervical problems and brain stem lesions can cause that type of headache. Hence you will need evaluation to rule out any focal motor or sensory deficits and eye exam. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain in the back of my head when lifting?

Straining your back: And neck with increased intracranial, and intrathoracic (chest) pressure. So you are compressing your spine and neck during lifting, and must protect your back. ...Read more

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I have pain in the back of my head, top of my neck. What is it and what can I do?

Do you tend to: carry muscular tension in those areas? If yes, learn to reduce it - relaxation technqiues, massage, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, etc. ...Read more

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Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

You don't!: If you fire up your computer and call forth a picture of the various sinuses in your body you can see that they are located at the front half of your skull. The maxillary sinuses are behind your cheek bones. The frontal ones are above your eyes, the ethmoidals are above nose and the sphenoid is deep inside the nose below the pituitary. You will notice none at the back of head!! ...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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I have had pain in the back of my head for 7 days now. The first day it was a ache. The second day I noticed it was stronger and pain radiated from the back to the front. I was taking over the counter Morin 800 mg at a time and they did not help. The thir

Head Pain: After 7 days, if you are not experiencing any relief, it is time to seek the opinion of your doctor. You should know that 800 mg of ibuprofen is maximum dose. You would not want to remain on that dose for very long without risking side effects. Check with your doctor. You may be in need of further testing. ...Read more

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I have a weird pain behind my right eye and a slight pain in my right jaw i also have pain in the back of my head on the right side?

See eye dr urgently: While you are young for a disease called temporal arteritis. It is serious enough and potentially blinding if you have it. Need to go to an ophthalmologist urgently to have a complete eye work up. ...Read more

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I have pain in back of my head what can I do?

Depends: Ultimately, the answer depends on the cause. If mild, headache for example, you can try an over the counter medication. If the pain is caused by something else, then treatment would be geared towards that diagnosis, etc. Best to get checked if the pain is enough for you to ask on health tap, best wishes. ...Read more