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I use to have pain in one side of my head usually temple area and between the eyebrows with neck pain on the same side. Why is that?

I use to have pain in one side of my head usually temple area and between the eyebrows with neck pain on the same side. Why is that?

Myofascial pain: The head pain is referred to your head from knots in the muscles of your head and neck and upper back. Called myofascial pain. ...Read more

Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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Left side of head numbness left pupil bigger than right one left ear can't hear as good as right one eyes blurry trouble with memory neck pain?

Left side of head numbness left pupil bigger than right one left ear can't hear as good as right one eyes blurry trouble with memory neck pain?

Be seen: I would certainly be seen and thoroughly evaluated for this, potentially an MRI or ct scan may be helpful to rule out an intracranial abnormality. ...Read more

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I got unilateral chronic neck pain and when it flares up my face/jaw on that same side gets tight and hurts. Is it related?

Neck pain: Yes you are likely experiencing Sternocleidomastoid spasm. Underlying causes could be neck pathology. Obvious treatments are heat, ibuprofen, massage, perhaps a visit to a Chiropracter or physical therapist. ...Read more

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Side of face feels odd, lips tingling, tongue taste like metal. No answers from doctors, passed from one to the other. History of neck pain.?

Side of face feels odd, lips tingling, tongue taste like metal. No answers from doctors, passed from one to the other. History of neck pain.?

Imaging?: I would suggest imaging (MRI) to exclude the possibility of a nerve lesion affecting cranial nerves or brainstem. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What could cause of neck pain, eye pain when I look up or to the sides, but only in one eye, and dizziness?

What could cause of neck pain, eye pain when I look up or to the sides, but only in one eye, and dizziness?

See your doctor: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see an eye doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...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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Woke up after sleeping on bad pillow with terrible neck pain and pain when turning head, side of head hurts too, what type of doctor should I see?

Woke up after sleeping on bad pillow with terrible neck pain and pain when turning head, side of head hurts too, what type of doctor should I see?

Neck pain: Not sure you need to see a doctor at all. If just happened use ice on the muscle. Can use otc pain relievers. Also use a good cervical support pillow. Expect to be improved in 5-7 days. If worsening pain or tingling or numbness into arm see you primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Neck pain worse at night. Turning head makes it sharp feeling and when I lie down it throbs on right side of neck and head. Feels better after sleep?

Nerve impingement?: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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R sided migraine x 3days, neck pain, photophobia and pain worsens when standing or turning head to right. 10/10 pain and worst HA ever.?

R sided migraine x 3days, neck pain, photophobia and pain worsens when standing or turning head to right. 10/10 pain and worst HA ever.?

Visit the MD: It sounds like you have symptoms that are persistent and serious, so you should visit a doctor. If migraines are a recurrent thing for you, there are therapies and strategies to avoid them. With these symptoms, you need a full physical exam with neurological focus. Please read this:
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R sided migraine x 3days, neck pain, photophobia, nausea and pain worsens when standing or turning head to right. 10/10 pain and worst HA ever.?

See your GP: The "worst" headache is a red flag and warrant imaging (MRI) and further workup to rule out secondary headache, See your GP for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have head and neck pain on the right side. It also hurts when I lay on the right side.?

I have head and neck pain on the right side. It also hurts when I lay on the right side.?

Go left!: It may be that there is a degenerative spur or small joint (facet) issue or even a disc problem that can be the cause of your pain that is aggravated by position. If it is troublesome for you, get it checked. ...Read more

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I have head and neck pain that seems to ony come one when I'm standing. Once I lay down for a bit the discomfort goes away. Why is this?

I have head and neck pain that seems to ony come one when I'm standing. Once I lay down for a bit the discomfort goes away. Why is this?

Standing neck pain: Usually pain while standing is mechanical in nature. Nerve pain for example can occur regardless of position. Muscles are more likely. Also your neck [position while standing can be the culprit. Weight bearing can be painful if there is a disc problem. Lying down relieves this pressure. You should see a physician for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Morning time head back side neck pain?

Uncertain: Is this a chronic problem? If you just woke up this way - it may be related to how you were positioned when you slept. 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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I have a neck pain on my right side & it feels like a shocking pain when I move my head either back forward or move it to my right side?

I have a neck pain on my right side & it feels like a shocking pain when I move my head either back forward or move it to my right side?

Pinched nerve: What you describes sounds like a pinched nerve. It would be useful to see a doctor, preferably a physical medicine specialist. ...Read more

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I havw been having head pain and neck pain on the right side sometimes on the front of my head aswell?

I havw been having head pain and neck pain on the right side sometimes on the front of my head aswell?

Couple possibilities: 1-sided headache, esp if throbbing is often associated with 'migraines'. If this type of pain is new to you, though, consider sinus problems (causing 1-sided pain with referral to remainder of side of head and neck.)more commonly, cervicogenic causes, ie coming from neck muscle, upper rib, or vertebral dsyf tightens down muscles in neck, up side of head into face. Osteopathic manipulation can help. ...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.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Head numbness on the right side and it's there when I get up and neck pain what shall I do? Doctors are not doing anything

Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...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'm 21 years old. I have neck pain while I moving head to sides, please help?

I'm 21 years old. I have neck pain while I moving head to sides, please help?

Daily exercise: Daily exercise is key to treatment. Gentle range of motion and walking! Pain may be reduced with over-the-counter medications (advil/aleve) ice will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing for upto 45 min, follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. See dr. If persists or worsens. ...Read more

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I am having neck pain (only on right side) for d past 25 days. Pain extends on head also. Started due 2 bad posture. Please suggest some remedy?

I am having neck pain (only on right side) for d past 25 days. Pain extends on head also. Started due 2 bad posture. Please suggest some remedy?

Try these: Neck exercises- move your head up and down, side to side and rotation exercises; apply warm packs; take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (if no allergies)poor posture definitely can contribute to your pain. Go on youtube and type in neck exercises. Ask your dr if he would recommend a cervical x-ray and physical therapy.God bless you! ...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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Cause of sudden severe neck pain? I have not sustained an injury and it hurts on the right side. It is painful to turn my head right but not left

Cervical facets?: I can't say for sure without examining you, but in my patients, this presentation is usually a cervical facet joint issue.

You should seek out a non-surgical spine specialist (physical medicine or anesthesia pain doc). Without major trauma and without severe radiating pain and weakness, this is unlikely to be a surgical case. Could be as simple as spasming muscles that only needs pt. ...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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I am suffering from neck pain at back side of my neck exactly at head joint on both right and left sides. Please give me the final solution. Thank uou?

I am suffering from neck pain at back side of my neck exactly at head joint on both right and left sides. Please give me the final solution. Thank uou?

High Expectations: There are numerous options to treat and manage neck pain, but there are seldom "fixes". I'd suggest being evaluated by a spine/pain management specialist to look into which options are right for you. ...Read more

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Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

May be pinched nerve: If the pain that you feel is worse with bending your neck to the side and slightly backwards, it may be a pinched nerve (radiculopathy). The symptoms usually radiate to the arm or shoulder under those circumstances. If your symptoms are slightly better in that same position, then it could be myofascial pain or spasm. These indicators are not absolute but should be evaluated by your doctor. ...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