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Pain On Left Back Side Of Head
I got a sudden headache/pain on left back side of head. The left side of my tongue/mouth started feeling weird & stiff neck. I have an AVM & migraines?
Sharp pain lower left back side of head. It hurts when I move my head and it's going on 8 hours. I'm a 38 year old woman with no medical hx.
Isolated pain with: movement like you describe usually is from a strain of muscles or sprain of ligament or tendon. If the pain is localized (that is, doesn't travel down your arm) it's most likely a muscle strain. Gentle range of motion of the head and neck, Tylenol or Motrin, and a heating pad will help ease the symptoms while it heals up. Dr. Anne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck strain: usually that symptom indicates a neck strain or misalignment of the cervical vertebra or inflammatrion of the neck muscles or joints. If there is pain shooting down the arm, it indicates nerve irritation and needs doctor's attention. Usually waiting or using an NSAID medication will allow it to go away. See a doctor if not gone in 4 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild pain in left ear that gets worse with very quick shard stabbing pain on top/left/back side of head, along with extreme tenderness in the scalp?
Many causes: This could be an ear infection, mastoiditis, pinched nerve, shingles or other causes. You will need to see a doctor to determine what is causing this. If pain is severe or you have fever, stiff neck, vomiting, numbness or weakness, or other worrisome symptoms, see a doctor today. Good luck! ...Read more
This is an unusual: symptom; these phenomena would not usually occur together. The main thing that might cause this is a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problem. This jaw hinge joint commonly can get a little "out of whack" and not function properly. Taking anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, etc), applying ice or heat are first steps. If persists >10-14 days, see dentist first. Then possible referral to TMJ specialist. ...Read more
Constant achy/sharp pain back left/right side of head. Top of head also a bit tender and pressing it can recreate the pain. Pain relievers dont help?
Pain on back left side of head (pressure pain), slight inner ear pain (more annoying than pain), and slight pain from tooth infection. All left side.
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Need more informatio: We can not say if it is serious or not without knowing more information, like your blood pressure, if yu are taking any medicine including over the countermedication any other co existing condition, any hitory of trauma etc.I will suggest you get examined by your doctor or go to er if in doubt as you are getting pounding headache. ...Read more
I have dull pain in the left back side of my head that goes away and comes again throught the day . The pain started last night . I am really scared t?
I'm having some burning and pinching pain in the left back side of my head and it's very tender to touch. Any ideas?
Hi I get really bad pain in the back left side of my head when I cough which leads to a headache in the front of my head for a few hours 6 weeks now?
Occipital neuralgia?: This may be occipital neuralgia. If you have had it for six weeks straight, it may be worth visiting your doc. They can recommend someone to inject the nerve to see if the headache is coming from there. If it is there are some options, if not well then you would continue down the diagnostic pathway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in left side back of head for 3 days. It's like a knife been stabbed into it. It lessen when I take co codamol but gets really bad again a?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and ask a specific question. ...Read more
I have a slight throbbing pain at the back left side of my head, behind left ear it comes and goes, what is it?
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
Pain in the back left side of neck, head and temple. Only when I move my head to the left. Is this a pulled muscle?
Requires an exam: This may be a pulled, or strained muscle with associated muscular spasm. I suggest a medical examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a really bad pain on the left back side of my head and feel the left arm weak I have a brain injury do to combat what should I do now?
Hi. Could sore gums around my wisdom teeth and a sore jaw cause a sharp pain in the back left side of my head?
Head pain: Sharp head pains in the back of your head are unlikely to be directly caused by those dental problems. They are more likely to be neuralgia which is an irritable/mildly inflamed superficial nerve in the scalp(occipital neuralgia). This tends to resolve without any treatment. More sustained pain can be due to a pinched occipital nerve where it emanates from the neck vertebra from a spur or disc ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Looking to the right with my eyes is causing the left back side of head to have a sharp headpain. Why is this?
Conjunctivitis: A pink eye can be due to many things. Classically a "pink eye" is due to viral conjunctivitis and can be very contagious with severe itchiness. If you do have true pink eye, the most natural way to treat it is cold ice packs for itchiness; cold tears in refrigerator helps also. If severe an eyemd can rx stronger drops. If discharge, use warm towel to clear it away. Any vision change, see eyemd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pls help. Having terrible headache on left back side of head which diddnt go away after taking diclifenac 75 mg. Becomes worse when moving head.
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