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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Severe pain in ba k of head behind right ear?

Severe pain in ba k of head behind right ear?

See doctor: for an evaluation. If it is severe go to ER. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my head behind my right ear it is like an electrical shock that comes from time to another what is it?

I have a pain in my head behind my right ear it is like an electrical shock that comes from time to another what is it?

Nerve: A very quick electrical shock like pay is typical of a nerve pain, neuralgia. Sometimes a serious problem is the reason for neuralgia, but that is fairly rare. An old remedy is to make sure you keep your head warm, wear a cap and never go outside in the winter with your hair wet. ...Read more

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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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For a whole day,have headache above & behind right ear. Pressing area.causes the head ache too. I did sneeze 1x or 2x but no runny nose..what cause?

For a whole day,have headache above & behind right ear. Pressing area.causes the head ache too. I did sneeze 1x or 2x but no runny nose..what cause?

Check the TM joint: the ear bone is the temporal bone and the jaw joint is the TM joint. The bone behind the ear is the mastoid process of the temporal bone. Either biomechanical forces could affect the TM joint or infection could cause the reported pain ...Read more

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Year ago I had bells palsy on right side & recovered 90%,since that time I’ve acute head pain behind the right ear, especially when stressed,what 2 d?

Year ago I had bells palsy on right side & recovered 90%,since that time I’ve acute head pain behind the right ear, especially when stressed,what 2 d?

Why 90%: You are experiencing tension and stress which has nothing to do with your Bell's palsy . Try to relax,ask your doctor for some medication like Ativan (lorazepam) 0.5 mg to be taking around your bed time, because it could make you sleepy, apply heat around the area behind your ear and your neck. You are young lady ,and you live in the best place on earth.relax.pray,and take the medicine bilshifaa inshallah ...Read more

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My daughter is 6 and is complaining about a pain on her head behind her right ear earlier in the day she was wearing a headband I gave her ibuprofen ?

My  daughter is 6 and is complaining about a pain on her head behind her right ear earlier in the day she was wearing a headband I gave her ibuprofen ?

Good idea: I'm not sure how long ago you gave the Ibuprofen but it would be OK to wait 1-2 hours to see if you have a positive response. Look for any swelling or redness. This might change your management. ...Read more

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Spot in back of head behind right ear sore when touched..then slight tingle on cheek & scalp. Had ache earlier above eyebrow..any ideas?

Spot in back of head behind right ear sore when touched..then slight tingle on cheek & scalp. Had ache earlier above eyebrow..any ideas?

Not certain : It's not clear. This could be sinus infection, or neurological, or it could be muscular, and discuss this with your physician to help clarify these symptoms ...Read more