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Pain At Base Of Skull
Pain at base of skull on both sides sometimes goes away although there may still be a feeling of pressure just getting over a cold, can hurt coughing?
What causes pain at base of skull and below ears on both sides? Not like a usual headache just pain.
Pain at base of skull left side sometimes goes into my head did a MRI 2months ago said no tumors what could cause this pain?
No injury. Pain in base of skull on left side. Feels like a ball of pain. Sore to touch sore to lay on. Ibpro was no help neither heat or ice.
More info: It sounds as if you are having a serious pain issue that could have a serious cause. I see you have had a ct scan and cystectomy in the past. Were these related to this pain syndrome or was that a different issue? You also list anxiety and eye pain as conditions that you have/have had, are you having these symptoms now; and if so, do you think they are related? A complex case may need a specialist. ...Read more
I lay on back or sides 23 hours a day and i get pain at base of skull where spine meets brain. It happens at night and reaches jaw. Is it serious?
As above.: Not easy to say without physical exam and work up. ...Read more
Intense pain at base of skull, can't turn head without turning entire upper body. Pain radiates into my lower back and shoulders. Headache 1 for 1 mth.?
Important : See a neurologist for a formal work up ! ...Read more
Daily occipital headaches, pulse in head, pain at base of skull rt side, muffled hearing, dizzy looking. Causes
Can a pinched nerve in back of neck kill you or cause you to not be able to swollow? Pain is base of skull into ear and up to top of skull.
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective and no need to die. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
I have dull headaches which are now more sharp. I hear high pitched ringing in ears and also buzzing. I feel a sharp neck pain at base of skull. Could it be a TMJ flare up? What should I do?
Likely TMJ : Headaches and ear pain are many of the presenting chief complaints of patients with tmj. You can sort out the ringing by protruding your jaw forward when the ringing occurs. It protrusion of you jaw changes or eliminates the ringing sound then there is a jaw connection. Either way you should see a dentist specially trained in tmj. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What are likely causes of: sudden eye and ear pain, severe sharp chest pain, clammy, short of breath, low bp, higher pulse, pain at base of skull?
Get checked: most likely ANS blockers (toxins, pathogens, allegens) are causing your symptoms. The base of the skull is the occiput. Infection at occiput will predispose HA, sleep dysfunction, and perhaps anxiety issues. Occiput pain projects to the back of the eye. ANS blockers at the ear/TMJ will cause ear pain.. Get checked ...Read more
What would cause posterior cervical lymph node pain and swelling? R neck is swollen, pain from base of skull down to front of neck/throat
Many possibilities.: There are a variety of things that could cause these problems at your age. Infections(cat scratch disease, mononucleosis), dental /sinus disease), are most often the cause. However, more serious problems occur in this age group. Please see your internest, ent. Or oral/maxillofacial surgeon asap. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Ice application: If you have pain at the base of the head, try icing the area for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it is a severe headache with any other symptoms, contact your pcp. If you just sustained the injury, depending on the severity, you might even want to go to the er. ...Read more
Pain at the base of skull at the lower left side and pain in upper left shoulder. Pain is dull. What can I do?
Hard bump with pain on left base of skull. Also experiencing headaches and extreme fatigue. Ideas?
Go to see MD: The possibilities are endless without being able to get more info, and examine you. Go to see your md and get checked. The bump could be an enlarged lymph node- which could be caused by many different things from infection , inflammation, autoimmune, cancer etc. There are many possibilities that can give you headaches and fatigue-which may be or not related to the bump. Go to see your md to check. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In severe roll-over car accident. Severe pain at (r) base of skull persists after 4 mths. Can't turn my neck. Work comp won't pay for mri. What to do?
Several options: You can ask your physician to try an supply further documentation in support of the indications for a mri. You can ask your physician to obtain a second opinion to support this request. If you have an attorney, you can ask the attorney to get involved. You can write to your local state elected representative to intervene. If still denied, your insurance if you have coverage, then has to cover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't think I'm a candidate for chiropractic because I'm worse and experienceing neck pain at the base of skull and dizziness what do I do?
See details: You see your primary care doctor, an orthopedist or a rheumatologist and have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Neck stiffness/pain began 4days after completing half ironman.. Pain turning head & base of skull. Under chirop care but not helping even after 3wks?
Overuse syndrome: Several thoughts, all of which need you to see your regular physician. The training and competition especially with swimming necessitates repetetive motion. Your muscles and fascia have nerves that can become irritated and could require an injection at the base of your head. Occipital neuralgia can easily be diagnosed by a neurologist or physiatrist (rehab specialist). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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