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Dr. Robert Stachler
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Pressure Pain behind right ear and back of head with nausea. Sleeping makes it better, but usually comes right back. Been going on for 1 month.

Pressure Pain behind right ear and back of head with nausea. Sleeping makes it better, but usually comes right back. Been going on for 1 month.

Right sides headache: Does it hurt when you open and close the jaw? If so it can be related to the TMJ. I also think about migraine headache as well. I would see your family doctor and they can help you start sorting through this issue. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Robert Grieco
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When i bend over (less often stood up) i get this strange sensation at the top of my neck (right side) or behind the ear towards the back of head?

When i bend over (less often stood up) i get this strange sensation at the top of my neck (right side) or behind the ear towards the back of head?

Hard to say. : I would need a bit more info. The sensation is it feel like spinning or being off balance? Do you get light headed like you are going to faint? Is it more pain in the neck that you feel? Is it tender to touch? Let us know. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
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Hit on head 2 days ago by piece of metal, have awful headache/lump on head and just woken up with pain behind right ear below the bone. Help?

Hit on head 2 days ago by piece of metal, have awful headache/lump on head and just woken up with pain behind right ear below the bone. Help?

Get evaluated: I would highly recommend going and getting evaluated with imaging to rule out a brain bleed with or without skull fracture. These can be rather insidious and come on slowly and then very suddenly and sometimes even cause death if not treated in a timely manner. Time is of the essence. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Marius Frasie
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. John Rhoades
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Centralized head pain, painful headaches, small bump behind right ear on bone. Pressure also.

Centralized head pain, painful headaches, small bump behind right ear on bone. Pressure also.

Variety of causes: There many things that could cause this, one of which is an ear infection. Best to have exam and get correct answer and treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Eng
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Dr. Prem Gupta
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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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