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Had headache above eyes / nape of neck pain/ stiff feeling and light headedness been over a week now ?

Had headache above eyes / nape of neck pain/ stiff feeling and light headedness been over a week now ?

Consult a physician : Please consult a physician due to the fact that you may have symptoms concerning for conditions that may require treatment. ...Read more

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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


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Spots in nape of neck and won't go away and more coming?

Spots in nape of neck and won't go away and more coming?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Are boils on the nape of neck life threatening?

Are boils on the nape of neck life threatening?

ItBoilsDownToThis:: Boils anywhere could be life-threatening if big or deep enough or near vital structures like,,,,in the neck! First, don't pick it, stick it or squeeze it.If it's small, like a pimple or small boil,see if your body can deal with it using a warm compress.Anything else,get it looked at in person by a doctor,who can decide what needs to be done and/or if you need any medications,or if tests are needed ...Read more

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Can you get allergic reaction to hair color just at nape of neck?

Can you get allergic reaction to hair color just at nape of neck?

Yes: Because of the thickness of the scalp, allergic contact dermatitis from hair coloring typically appears at the base of the scalp. Avoidance remains the best strategy. Henna is a reasonable alternative. ...Read more

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I have pain at the nape of neck,feels stiffness on it & eyes as well.whats the probabale reason for it & how to cure it?

I have pain at the nape of neck,feels stiffness on it & eyes as well.whats the probabale reason for it & how to cure it?

Stiff neck: Muscle stiffness in the neck can result from a strain or sleeping in an awkward position. Try warm packs to the back of your neck and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Had a headache constantly for 2 days. Left side, from temple to nape of neck. No meds have worked. It's worse with neck movement. ?

Had a headache constantly for 2 days. Left side, from temple to nape of neck. No meds have worked. It's worse with neck movement. ?

Neck pain: Could be cervical disc, neck spasm from sleeping position, versus TMJ (palpate), rarely retropharyngal abscess, temporal arteritis ( you are rather young for that-check sed rate). rarely vascular ( you are young-sonogram ), lymph node enalrgement (CXR/neck sono). Could try warm soak on neck 15 minutes, gentle massage on neck. Any vision issues? f/U today with doc/ urgent care/ER ...Read more

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Why do i always get headaches above my eyes (feels like am frowning) and nape of neck ??

Why do i always get headaches above my eyes (feels like am frowning) and nape of neck ??

Tension : There could be a number of reasons, but a common one would be anxiety & emotional tension that can cause headache through muscle spasm in the head & neck. Also...Do you get enough sleep, drink enough water? Hope hat helps. ...Read more

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I keep getting bad dry sticky lips and headache right across forehead and nape of neck ??

I keep getting bad dry sticky lips and headache right across forehead and nape of neck ??

Anxiety related?: There are various causes for dry lips and there are also a number of causes of headaches and neck pain. These two symptoms are not necessarily connected. However a possible connection would be stress/anxiety which can cause dry lips from excessive licking of the lips when stressed, as well as neck pain from muscle tension. ...Read more