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Pain Back Of The Head
I have pain back of my head, specially behind my ear. My doctor recommend me over-the-counter pain med. It's not working. Who should I see or what do?
During my period I have sharp pain back of my head on the left, waving down my ear and shoulder. It's so sever i feel my brain would explode. ?
Migraine: Most likely these are migraines. Rarely associated with a dangerous condition, but potentially treatable. Speak with your doctor, possibly a neurologist. ...Read more
More info needed: A thorough history and physical exam and of key importance in any diagnostic process.How long have you had your symptoms, how old are you, do you have any chronic health problems, any hx of depression, enviromental , social family concerns, do you exercise frequently.....Healthy diet, regular exercise, and sleep will help...After a visit to your doctor! ...Read more
Sharp Headache: It depends. Generally my rule of thumb to recommend medical evaluation is if the pain is increasing in frequency, duration, or severity. If so, get it checked. If it is out of the blue, comes and goes occasionally with no pattern or cause and effect then you can watch and wait. It can be upper back/neck muscle spasm - the most common cause in your age group. ...Read more
Depends: Ultimately, the answer depends on the cause. If mild, headache for example, you can try an over the counter medication. If the pain is caused by something else, then treatment would be geared towards that diagnosis, etc. Best to get checked if the pain is enough for you to ask on health tap, best wishes. ...Read more
Sharp pain in back of my head when i rotate my head. It is a sudden and quick pain and goes away quickly. It occurs irregularly. ?
I have a pain in back of my head at the top had it for 3 weeks and it hurts more when i blink or move the front of my face any idea please ?
Severe pain in back of my head on the right side especially when bending over or doing anything strenuous...this first happened about a year ago and was only happening here are there. But now it is happening more often. What can this be. I'm really starti
See your physician: I can understand your concern. It's possible that the pain is musculoskeletal in origin, especially if it is intermittent and there are periods of time that you can bend over or exert yourself without having the pain. The fact that it's happening more often is mildly worrisome. More serious problems are much less likely, but not impossible. See your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmm...: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and.... You might know this. Cold/hot/electric/tingling are often descriptions when an injured nerve is the cause of the pain. The top nerve coming out of the spine goes up the back of the head and can give that symptom in degenerative cervical spine disease. or,Migraine, other degenerative spine..etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vague: Location is precise but "the devil is in the details" meaning your information is insufficient to even offer a guess to a symptom which can occur from at least 10 different conditions. Don't speculate--get facts. Be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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