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Doctor insights on: Pain At The Base Of The Neck

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What would cause muscle pain at the base of the neck/skull?

What would cause muscle pain at the base of the neck/skull?

Muscle spasms.: tight muscles can cause pressure on the nerves in the area. There are several nerves at the base of the skull as well as several muscle attachments that are susceptible. Stress, poor posture, repaired use, or injury can cause the muscles to tighten in there by affecting her's. Try ice or stretching exercises. ...Read more

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I get severe pain at the base of my neck and my head after an orgasm and it never use to happen before. I mean hurts to the point of tears.

Measure your BP: I would be interested to know what your blood pressure is, though i can't say that it will be easy to do. An over the counter cuff may be stifling but may shed light on your problem. ...Read more

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Ive had a sharp pain at the base of my neck that is sore in one place and i feel pressure in my head. Help idk what this is.

 Ive had a sharp pain at the base of my neck that is sore in one place and i feel pressure in my head. Help idk what this is.

Probably muscular: Frequently people will have pain at the base of the neck and this can be a cause of a headache. I would try some over the counter remedy to help this and maybe some heat. If there persists then I would see your doctor. If you have been straining or doing exercise or stress - all of these can be the source of your "pain in the neck" Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have constant pain at my base of my neck to my hand. The tingling pain and ache wont go away no matter what I do. What is wrong with me?

I have constant pain at my base of my neck to my hand. The tingling pain and ache wont go away no matter what I do. What is wrong with me?

Osteorarthritis: The symptoms you are describing are radicular i.E the nerve that travels through you arm starting from the space b/w you neck vertebrae is being pressured. Happens more commonly with severe degenerative disease of the neck or disc problems. You can start with neck exercises, but would need xrays and possibly MRI to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Really bad pain at base of head/neck on left side+dizziness. Happened alot of other times. Google says Cervicogenic Should I be concerned or go to dr?

Cervical pain: do you have an idea why you have it, many times it is either due to a lot of physical action or from tensing because of stress and worry, if too much pain or numbness/ tingling down arm be evaluated otherwise heat and ibuprofen ...Read more