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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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Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

May be pinched nerve: If the pain that you feel is worse with bending your neck to the side and slightly backwards, it may be a pinched nerve (radiculopathy). The symptoms usually radiate to the arm or shoulder under those circumstances. If your symptoms are slightly better in that same position, then it could be myofascial pain or spasm. These indicators are not absolute but should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of the upper back and left side?

Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...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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Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Occipital neuralgia.: Irritation of the main nerve that runs from the back of the skull can cause occipital neuralgia. . It is suspected that tense muscles or ligaments may press against the nerve, causing irritation, inflammation and subsequent pain. Other causes may include viral infection, trauma to the neck or bad posture. ...Read more

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I have severe neck pain and the back of my head is also in pain more on the right side than the left. Swollen glands constant feeling of pressure?

Muscle spasm: Sounds like your neck muscles that extend up into your scalp are irritated. This may have been triggered when the lymph nodes rapidly enlarged. Why is another question - they respond to perceived threats to your body like infection. Moist heat, mild stretching and some ibuprofen might help. Massages good too. If continues or worsens see your MD. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/neck-shoulder ...Read more

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Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

It sounds: like tension headache/ chest muscle spasms. But you never know something more serious than that may be going on. Go to an urgent care center to get checked if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. ...Read more

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Discomfort in right side of neck and ear, when i tilt my head back the very bottom of my right side of neck feels larger than the left?

Discomfort in right side of neck and ear, when i tilt my head back the very bottom of my right side of neck feels larger than the left?

Neck pain: This could be from many reasons. . Could be lymph node enlargement from a bad tooth . Could be submandibular gland infection. Could be mumps if not vaccinated. Anyway you have to be seen by dr. To figure it out. ...Read more

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I have discomfort on the right side of my neck. Headaches on the right side toward the temple. And tension in right eye.

I have discomfort on the right side of my neck. Headaches on the right side toward the temple. And tension in right eye.

Right head&neck pain: Please see your doctor. You MAY have some type of nerve/neurological condition. Your doc may refer you to a neurologist. It's worth the time and effort to figure this out because it will provide safety and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...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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Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye. ?

Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye. ?

Pain: Hard to tell from your description but it sounds like a neck or cervical neuralgia or muscle spasm but if its persistent you should get it looked at. You can try warm compresses and ibuprofen as well. ...Read more

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Can thyroid cancer couse swelling and pain in the neck on the left side,back of the head pain on the left side, dizziness and vomiting,menses irregul?

Can thyroid cancer couse  swelling and pain in the neck on the left side,back of the head pain on the left side, dizziness and vomiting,menses irregul?

Thyroid cancer: The vast majority of thyroid cancers present as a painless thyroid mass. Presenting with pain would be rare. Thyroid hormone levels can affect your cycle. Please see your doctor and have your thyroid evaluated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Severe pain at the back of the head and neck?

Severe pain at the back of the head and neck?

Need more info: There can be many causes of severe head and neck pain. As such, these symptoms should be evaluated thoroughly by your primary care physician, neurologist or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to identify the cause. Once this is determined then appropriate treatment(s) can be considered. i hope all goes well and that you feel better very soon. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of the head?

What causes pain in the left side of the head?

Headaches: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. You could try applying warm compresses to the back of the head/neck as well as on temples for about 10 minutes; it might help. Consult your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I'm having a pain above my temple and the pain travels to the back of ear and side of neck, help?

Just a thought: this may be Trigeminal NEURALGIA pain in the pattern(s) of the Trigeminal nerve There is treatment for this disorder Speak with your PCP (Primary Care Physician) Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Dull neck pain in the back of the neck on the right side where shoulder meets. Sharp pain when swallowing in that area.

See a physician: This may be something as simple as a rib that is out place, but with a sharp pain during swallowing, i would recommend seeing a physician and having an examination, possibly imaging to make sure something more serious is not occurring. If everything bad is ruled out, then consider manipulation and physical therapy. Again, i would first recommend evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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What causes pain and throbbing in the back of the and neck and forehead?

What causes pain and throbbing in the back of the and neck and forehead?

Muscle pain: Pain in the back of the neck/head as well as forehead can be due to muscle pain; which can be due to posture as well as strain due to over activity. You could try applying ice on the back of the head and see if that helps. Also, try tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if you are not allergic and can take them safely. ...Read more