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28 year old female and I have anxiety issues..Lately I have been having random shooting pains in the back of head, neck and left temple. Any ideas?

28 year old female and I have anxiety issues..Lately I have been having random shooting pains in the back of head, neck and left temple.  Any ideas?

Anxiety/pains: Could be anxiety symptoms or effect of medications if u r prescribed any, or there have been recent changes. Best to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Im having pains in my lower back head and upper neck also my collar bone on the left is hurting the collar bone is pretty much constant but not head?

Im having pains in my lower  back head and upper neck also my collar bone on the left is hurting  the collar bone is pretty much constant but not head?

See a doctor: Depending upon you age you could have degenerative arthritis since multiple joints are involved or orther non specific conditions if no other systemic symptoms or signs are present like fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Something is pulling in back of head and neck hurts to turn?

Something is pulling in back of head and neck hurts to turn?

Strain: Sounds like your neck is the issue, and could be due to soft tissue, strain/sprain, but may be due to a structural issue, such as cervical spondylosis, stenosis, or even a disc problem. See your doctor, perhaps obtain radiological studies, and consider physical therapy perhaps. ...Read more

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Bad head pressure/tension when sitting and standing in back of head and neck, starts as soon as i awake. What could this be? Please help.

Bad head pressure/tension when sitting and standing in back of head and neck, starts as soon as i awake.  What could this be?  Please help.

Muscle tensioin: Many patients clench or grind their teeth at night for various reasons- stress, sugar, drugs and bad bites. The result is 56 pair of muscles in the head and neck become like a charley horse or muscle spasm and result in referred pain. See a dentist that understands temporomandibular disease and get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wet liquid sensations in the back of head and neck?

Wet liquid sensations in the back of head and neck?

Pinched nerve?: Sometimes a pinched nerve in the neck or scalp can cause sensations like this. See a doctor and have it checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why am i having headaches at back of head and neck (stress headaches)?

Why am i having headaches at back of head and neck (stress headaches)?

Stress HA = migraine: Your headaches are almost certainly migraines. Although stress can aggravate them, it is likely that you would still have headaches even if you were completely stress-free. The otc meds you take for the head pain can result in rebound/medication overuse headache. You should see a neurologist and get put on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute headpain med, ie a triptan (ie imitrex). ...Read more

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Does a sinus issue cause the back of head and neck to ache?

No: Acute and chronic sinusitis can cause pressure/pain in the face and over or between the eyes. But usually sinusitis doesn't cause occipital headaches or pain in the neck. ...Read more

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M58, two days back had pain spasm in head over rt.Ear. Next day woke up and having pain in top and back of head and neck. Bp 170/92. What is this?

M58, two days back had pain spasm in head over rt.Ear. Next day woke up and having pain in top and back of head and neck. Bp 170/92. What is this?

Ha: You should see your doctor to make sure the headache isn't from anything serious. Based on your description there are many possibilities, some serious and some not so serious. ...Read more