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Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Headache: Back left sided headache. Tension headache would be most likely. The insertion of your fronto-occipital muscle is in that area and that can tighten and hurt. Could be neck problem referring to that area or a greater occipital neuralgia. That is a nerve that runs behind your ear that can get irritated ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

Symptoms unrelated: This Q & A box is not designed for diagnosis. However it is most likely your symptoms are not all related to one particular problem. If your symptoms persist see your physician or consult a Health Tap physician online. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the back left side of my head and sharp pain on left side front of head....no neck or back pain any ideas?

I have a burning sensation in the back left side of my head and sharp pain on left side front of head....no neck or back pain any ideas?

Need more info: Many things can cause burning sensation on the side of the head including scalp problems, pinched nerves and migraines. Serious problems inside the head can also cause this. If it was sudden, severe and causing nausea or vision problems , go to the ER NOW ...Read more

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I'm having excruciating pain in my neck and head on left side?

I'm having excruciating pain in my neck and head on left side?

Excruciating R HA: Look, the story you you provide is quite limited; however, patients w/ excruciating HA (or the worst HA of their life) should be seen at the ER immediately and undergo a head CT to rule out a head bleed. Hope it is something benign and most likely it is, but better safe tan sorry. ...Read more

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Pain on lower left neck and left side of face slightly weak?

Pain on lower left neck and left side of face slightly weak?

Face weak.: Lots of reasons for neck pain but if the left side of your face is weak then you need to see a doctor right away. Weakness in your facial muscles is not normal and could be signs of a stroke. There are other causes but you should be seen soon. Bells palsy can also present as weakness. Either way you need a doctor to evaluate this and right now. Early detection is very important. ...Read more

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Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Low risk: Your age makes you low risk for heart disease as chest pain, but then one cannot judge just by age. There are multiple other risk factors and contributors to heart disease. Check with your primary doctor. Gastroesophageal reflux can mimick chest pain from heart disease. ...Read more

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Having left side head ache and eye pain. pain travels down left side of face neck shoulder arm and hand?

Having left side head ache and eye pain. pain travels down left side of  face neck shoulder arm and hand?

More info pls: I would suggest a neurologic exam, if you can not go to the urgent care tonight, then a virtual consult can be done. Try standing up on one foot and then the other - is there any difference in coordination and strength between your right and left side? If so, you should go to the ED. ...Read more

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Getting pain on left side head,ear,eye and twitching eye and upper left side gum and.left side neck and throat .

See your doc: It is possible that you have a neuronitis for example from shingles. Could also be something much less problematic but it's worth a visit to the doc. ...Read more

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Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain in right nasal all the way up jaw line and side of right head and neck. Moderate sharp headache on the right side only. Rt eye pain?

Get it checked out: It may be trigeminal neuralgia however it could be problems with your sinuses. See your Physician and get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I havw been having head pain and neck pain on the right side sometimes on the front of my head aswell?

I havw been having head pain and neck pain on the right side sometimes on the front of my head aswell?

Couple possibilities: 1-sided headache, esp if throbbing is often associated with 'migraines'. If this type of pain is new to you, though, consider sinus problems (causing 1-sided pain with referral to remainder of side of head and neck.)more commonly, cervicogenic causes, ie coming from neck muscle, upper rib, or vertebral dsyf tightens down muscles in neck, up side of head into face.Osteopathic manipulation can help. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of head and left arm not functioning?

Pain in right side of head and left arm not functioning?

If you truly: have a motor or sensory deficit of your left arm coincident with a right sided headache of significance then you need immediate medical evaluation. Transport to an ED now is my suggestion, If a false alarm, then so be it, but better that than ignoring something serious and potentially life threatening. ...Read more

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Right side ear pain with heavy ness in right side of head .And pain goes to right neck?

Radiating neck pain: Could be headache variant, ear or cervical spine or disc issue. Difficult to sort out cause or treatment without knowing your full medical history, related work history and performing a complete head and neck exam. ...Read more

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