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Pain In My Head But Not A Headache
Have a dull pain in top of my head and when I shake my head it hurts worst could it be a brain tumor no sickness or numbness just that pain?
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
I have had a popping sensation in my head at times with no headaches, just brief, sharp head pains and pain in back of head. Is this sinus related?
Every so often I get headaches in the back of my head a little bit above my neck, feels like a throbbing sensation. Is it migraines? Neuro said yes.
Most likely: Headaches originating in back of head most likely due to occipital neuralgia, a chronic nerve compression of the greater and or lesser occipital nerve due to tight muscle, fascia, and other tissues in the area. The nerves become more sensitive than usual and create the symptoms you experience. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a badheadache on top-right side of head that has a stabbing pain when touched in this one spot. No trauma to area good bp&no fatigue, dizziness?
Consider: Visiting your doctor. They can check some basic things in the office. They may choose to ask you to get an MRI of your head. In the mean time, consider warm soaked towel. If you have an infection under the skin, the warmth of the towel will stimulate even more blood to come to the area and help healing. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a pain in my left arm, then lightheaded, then headache. What could it be? The headache is in my eyes.
Difficult to tell: Headaches can be difficult to diagnose and treat, but typically tension headaches wrap around the head and neck on both sides. Typically migraines are on one side around the temple, but can occur further back and sometimes occur on both sides. Keep a diary or log, indicating any possible triggers (foods, stress, alcohol, etc) and show that to your doctor. This is very helpful. ...Read more
Ear infection: You really need your doctor here. Infection possible in fact likely but serious tumors can arrise and give similar sx. ...Read more
I have swelling in right side of my head that aches when it is pressed,i suffer from bad headaches,neck pain,joint pain with nausea n morning stifness?
I have a throbbing pain in the top of my head as well as my head feeling "fuzzy" today. It is not a typical migraine. What could this be?
Hard to say: Most likely, given that it sounds like you have had migraines in the past it is either related to muscle tension in your neck or is a migraine variant. In Chinese Medicine or other models there are other likely explanations. If symptoms persisted even for just 24 hours I would suggest a formal office visit. If you have migraine medicine available it is rather safe to see if it helps. ...Read more
Dull headaches and tension in head after being hit, slight throbbing too, also pains in and behind my eyes for 5 days, is it anything serious?
Possibly: Your symptoms could very well be something serious. You should get checked out immediately. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain on the left back side of my head ..no neck pain but pressure in my temporal sides as well. What can this be?
It can be time: to get examined and treated: cannot be diagnosed online.. ...Read more
I have a badheadache on top-right side of head that has a stabbing pain when touched in this one spot. No visibility good bp&no fatigue, dizziness?
How is skin: How is the skin over that one spot? Infection? ...Read more
I sometimes get a pain in my neck, always the same area and it causes a headache on that side of my head (left). What could it be?
Possible disc issue: In the neck especially if referring to the back of the neck & head on the left. That would be a typical pattern of disc generated symptoms. If on the side or front of the neck or head then see your pcp as it is not related to your spine. ...Read more
I have a headache on one side of my head its is minor pain until i cough then the pain is sharp, but im not sick?
Cannot diagnose: There is no way in which to even guess what is going on without more history and a physical exam. The medical care in UK is outstanding. Go and see a local doctor. Hope this works out OK and this advice is of value. ...Read more
I have a head ache, and feverish but its not flu. I suddenly got an extreme pain in the back of my upper leg that will not go away. Any ideas?;
Need more info: Interesting symptoms but not enough info to give you a reasonable answer. Please see your family physician soon. ...Read more
I have severe head pain in the back of my head, neck and shooting pain in my ear all at the same time.What could it be. The pain is 24hrs.A day.?
Sharp pain in my head temple area every 30 seconds like an earache but pain seems more in my head what can it be ?
Need more info: Unable to tell without further history taking and a physical exam. ...Read more
I have a headache in the back part and when i touch it I have tenderness, but when the headache's gone the tendetness also goes. Any ideas? No traumas
Muscle spasm : Teenage female with signs of muscle tension headaches finds pain with palpation of neck muscles when headache is present and no muscle pain when the headache is absent. These findings bespeak of intermittent neck muscle spasm. Heat, rest, and ergonomic evaluation along with physician evaluation is recommended. ...Read more
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