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Pain On Top Of Head Causes
Possible cause: Allergies can cause persistent nasal congestion/blockage of sinuses and thus can cause sinus infection..Sphenoid sinusitis, not as common as maxilary/frontal/ethmoid sinusitis, but can result from poorly controlled allergies resulting headache/pain to top of head, and may cause some dizziness at times etc..So it is possible. I would consult to have an eval to make sure.. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp, localised pain on top of head, about 10 degrees from the centre, in a slight indentation of my parietal bone. Recurrent for a few days. Cause?
Unknown: Have you had any trauma? Have you hit your head or hit the area around it. There is no specifc reason from the history thus given. Is there any redness of the scalp to make one think of infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain on top of head, radiating to left temple, above my nose and around the eyes. Left eye is teary, both eyes puffy. Any idea of cause?
See below: Possibly a sinus infection. See pcp for full evaluation & treatment. Nsaid (advil/motrin/ aleve) may lessen pain & fight inflammation. Decongestant (caution of you have high blood pressure) like sudafed can help relieve sinus pressure. Doc can determine whether antibiotics are necessary. ...Read more
Number of things: Your scalp is innervated by numerous nerves, most notably the occipital nerves in the back of your head which, if irritated, can lead to pain on the top of your head. You also have a muscle.Tissue that runs from the top of your neck that wraps up around your head and irritation to this can cause pain. Beyond that, sunburns, skin irritation, fungal infections, all can cause extracranial pain there. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Neck strain: Perhaps you strained your neck muscles? Try stretching, heating pads feel better. ...Read more
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