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What could the pain in the back of my head and neck be?

What could the pain in the back of my head and neck be?

See your doctor: It is difficult to answer this question, without truly assessing you in person. There're many reasons for headaches and neck pain. Therefore a visit to your doctor is really warranted. ...Read more

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As i bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and i feel a burning sensation..

As i bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and i feel a burning sensation..

R/O ARTHRITIS/HNP: R/O OSTEOARTHRITIS OF NECK/HNP. You need a full exam AND FOCUSED NEURO EXAM and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers /MRI to be through. Also GF diet wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretrol rejuvenation-science.com. &eval for PT and strengthening. PMR EVAL FOR PRP/PROLTHERAPY/STEROID EPIDURAL INJECTION. Then reevaluate. ...Read more

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How do you treat positional vertigo? Its causing me to have major headaches and pain/heaviness on the back of my head and neck.

How do you treat positional vertigo? Its causing me to have major headaches and pain/heaviness on the back of my head and neck.

Confirm it first: Benign positional vertigo can cause significant symptoms (namely the sense of room spinning). It usually does not cause pain or headaches. I would get into see your primary or an ENT to ensure you have the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does facial palsy always present with ramsay hunt syndrome, I have all other symptoms, only pain is to the back of my head and neck.Blisters in ear etc?

Does facial palsy always present with ramsay hunt syndrome, I have all other symptoms, only pain is to the back of my head and neck.Blisters in ear etc?

RHS : Facial paralys can present few days before or after onset of other symptoms in rhs. Acute facial paralysis is the hallmark of rhs, but the syndrome as described by dr. Hunt can have varying presentation, making the history and physical examination the most important tool. Other nerves in close proximity to the facial nerve can be affected by vzv. Focus is on differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Shooting pain: Usually, without treatment might progress. It is multiple neuralgic pain. A neurologist will identify the nerves and a pain doc will treated. Local infiltrations with local anesthetic and steroid will help, as well as some other oral pills. ...Read more

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Slight eye ache followed by a sharp pain in the back of my head/neck especially when i'm walking or moving my head too much. What could this be?

Slight eye ache followed by a sharp pain in the back of my head/neck especially when i'm walking or moving my head too much. What could this be?

Eye and neck pain: Can be serious. If your pain gets worse you have to careful you dont have meningitis. This can progress very quickly. If you have a fever go to the emergency room. If no fever and the eye pain and neck pain is intermittent they could be separate problems. ...Read more

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Pain in back of my head right above neck what could it be ibuprofen doesn't help usually lasts all day got it after chiropractor visit?

Pain in back of my head right above neck what could it be ibuprofen doesn't help usually lasts all day got it after chiropractor visit?

#1 STOP THE DC CARE!: THIS IS ISIALLY THE OCCIPITAL ATTACHMENT OF THE TRAPEZIUS MUSCLE. THERE r 2 OEN ON EACH SIDE ABOUT 2" APART. THEY CAN B THE CAUSE OF 1 OR 2 SIDED HAED ACHES THAT START THERE & COME OVER THE TOP OF Ur HEAD & SETTLE BEHIND THE EYES. CAN B 1 OR 2 SIDED HA'S.SWITCH 2 ALEVE, (naproxen) MAX DOSE IS 750mg/2X A DAY. THEY ARE 220mg SO START HIGH, 3&1/2, 2X/DAY. IF HELPS, DROP THE DOSE UNTIL U REACH THE LOWEST DOSE++ ...Read more

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I have pain in the back of my head, top of my neck. What is it and what can I do?

Do you tend to: carry muscular tension in those areas? If yes, learn to reduce it - relaxation technqiues, massage, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, etc. ...Read more

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I wake up frequently with extreme pain in the back of my head and sometimes my neck. I've changed pillows and slept without it. Nothing helps. ?

Head ; neck pain: You deserve a thorough history ; physical exam prior to suggesting further treatment options. Most cases are benign muscle strains that can be fairy easily corrected with stretching exercises, heat, physical therapy, and chiropractor manipulations but before you recur to those, you need to make sure there is nothing else going on. ...Read more

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I've been having this pain in the back of my head closer to my neck, it causes a headache, some dizziness and today it made my left arm/shoulder pain?

Could be a: simple trapezius muscle spasm from over stretching or a problem with the disks or joints in the neck. You're 28, the trapezius spasm/strain is more likely. Try cold packs to sore areas and after looking at an image of it online look for ways to avoid chronic strain during hunching while sitting near computer/reading/sleeping. If the pain doesn't go away in a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more