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Pain and pressure at back of head all day, getting worse and body weakness. Never had before. Could it be anuerysm or brain swelling?

Pain and pressure at back of head all day, getting worse and body weakness. Never had before. Could it be anuerysm or brain swelling?

M.D. visit: Your symptoms are of concern, and there are several neurologic conditions that may cause your pain and weakness. I would suggest that you call your doctor or obtain a check up at the ed. It may also be caused by something less serious such as a muscle spasm. It is best to be checked as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have pain pressure in back of head and pressure in face. Pain in head has been for three weeks face pressure just started today. What could this be?

I have pain pressure in back of head and pressure in face. Pain in head has been for three weeks face pressure just started today. What could this be?

Sinus pressure?: This could be just simple sinus pressure. A quick way to test this is to try an over the counter decongestant pill or nasal spray. If you don't have much improvement after several days, you should see your doctor for a good ENT exam. ...Read more

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Have neck stiffness associated with pain and head pressure in back of head for 5 days now. Temp has been consistent around 97.4. Should i take nsaid?

Have neck stiffness associated with pain and head pressure in back of head for 5 days now. Temp has been consistent around 97.4. Should i take nsaid?

Head/neck pain: Sound musculosketal related to bad posture or strenuous activity. You can observe iif no weakness or numbness or bladder dysfunctions then try massages and neck stretching if that helps then most likely related to muscle pain. ...Read more

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Yesterday I got extreme pain and pressure in left back of head while bending down. Today I had pain and stiff neck on left side. Any ideas?

Yesterday I got extreme pain and pressure in left back of head while bending down. Today I had pain and stiff neck on left side. Any ideas?

Pain in the neck: or cervicalgia, is the most common syndrome seen in PCP practice. May be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain and with associated symptoms headache, facial pain or TMJ. See your PCP for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Neck/head pain. Leaning head foward feel pressure on back of head. Neck hurts off and on on both sides. Should i go to dr?

Yes, your primary : Care doctor will do physical ; neurological exams to determine if you need x-rays or other radiographic studies or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Sinuses congested & HA x5 days OTC don't seem to help. Pressure.behind Rt eye and sharp/pressure pain back of head Rt side. Dr out of office all week?

Sinuses congested & HA x5 days OTC don't seem to help. Pressure.behind Rt eye and sharp/pressure pain back of head Rt side. 
Dr out of office all week?

Visit: Your doctor will have someone covering for urgent visits. If not, consider a visit to an urgent care center if its bad enough that you can't wait. Make sure there is some decongestants in the OTC meds your taking in the mean time. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have IIH. Constant eye pain, floaters, grey/white sparkles in periph.Right ear pain, green snot right nostril. Pressure at back of head. What is this?

Have IIH. Constant eye pain, floaters, grey/white sparkles in periph.Right ear pain, green snot right nostril. Pressure at back of head. What is this?

Migraines: IIH may be red herring and symptoms are more indicative of migraines. Try prophylactic treatment for migraines. Discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more

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Hi. I been having a pain/pressure on the back of my head for 2 days now.i cant laugh hard,get very nervous or dance.or even lower my head now.

Hi. I been having a pain/pressure on the back of my head for 2 days now.i cant laugh hard,get very nervous  or dance.or even lower my head now.

Possibly Migraine.: Try OTC medicine to help with the headache. Hydrate yourself well and take Magnesium regularly. If you are having Sinus congestion then you should do steam inhalation , which will help sinus Headache. Rest in quiet place. ...Read more

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Had a spinal tap last year, resulted in a spinal tap headache, it resolved. Have pressure/pain in back of head when sit/stand up again, is this related?

Unlikely to be pbm: The spinal headache you had originally is thought due to pressure change brought when the hole in your dura (cord cover) is leaking after the procedure is done.With time this closes over. Any new headache yo have a year later is likely related to other issues. Common triggers are stress, dehydration, lack of sleep, irregular feeding patterns and illness. ...Read more