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Pressure Behind Ears And Back Of Head
Sore painful throat difficulty swallowing throbbing painful pressure behind ears and bottom back of head very painful head when bending over?
Unclear: With the symptoms you need to see your physician. There possibly could be a blockage somewhere and this needs to be diagnosed immediately this could be sinus blockage but I can't be clear from everything you tell me. ...Read more
Pressure Pain behind right ear and back of head with nausea. Sleeping makes it better, but usually comes right back. Been going on for 1 month.
Sinuses congested & HA x5 days OTC don't seem to help. Pressure. Behind Rt eye and sharp/pressure pain back of head Rt side. Dr out of office all week?
Not common: That is not a common location for sinus pain - your sinuses are located more towards the front of your face, above the forehead, behind the eyes, along the nose and behind the cheeks. A doctor can examine you to determine if you are having muscle tension pain or pain in the mastoid process or referred pain from the ear, but it is unlikely to be due to your sinuses in the location you describe. ...Read more
Can fluid in ear cause stabbing pains in same side back of head when coughing, bending over, sneezing? Dr says ear is full fluid and it's pressure.
Yes: Fluid in ear or sinuses can cause excruciating pain &/or headaches. What was the cause & what treatment was given. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more
Can a upper tooth abcess cause pain in your ear and back of head and pressure feeling in head? I'm at the emergency room now but there taking forever
Yes it can:
So can TMJ dysfunction, and impacted wisdom teeth.
If your medical exam is WNL, see your dentist for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Almost passout, ringing in ears, pressure in head, pulse in back of head, shortness of breath....all upon standing up or walking up stairs.
Ear head pressure: These symptoms are significant and may be from severe illness. You should call your doctor to be seen asap. If you cannot reach your doctor then consider walk in clinci or ER. ...Read more
Dull ache in back of head after belching then slight pressure. Have URI & my ears are aching, have cough, slight high bp. What's the dull ache about?
Have IIH. Constant eye pain, floaters, grey/white sparkles in periph. Right ear pain, green snot right nostril. Pressure at back of head. What is this?
Migraines: IIH may be red herring and symptoms are more indicative of migraines. Try prophylactic treatment for migraines. Discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more
Its your NECK which is causing the referred pain to the back of your head! Try not using more than one pillow!!
Hope this helps
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So for the past 2 weeks I've had a mild headace it not really pain it more like pressure/tighness on both side and back of head?
Light pressure in top back of head have anxiety and stress feels better at the time when I massage it what can it be?
That is a large helmet shaped muscle that lies under the scalp and connects the eyebrows and forehead to the neck and upper shoulders. If when stressed we contract the ga, we can get a squeezing effect over the top of our heads, neck and shoulders.
As with other tense muscles, massage and other forms of relaxation can be very helpful. ...Read more
Had concuss 5 month ago feels better but now always have light pressure in top back of head neuropsy says it's stress an anxiety is this true?
Neuropsych: Trust your doc on this one. Stress & anxiety can tighten muscles in shoulders, back of neck, and back of head. Try stretching exercises to relax these muscles; moist heat to area will help also, & therapeutic massage of that area feels wonderfully relaxing. Working/studying in head forward position strains those muscles; take breaks to stretch & relax them. Try meditation/yoga/tai chi/bio-feedback. ...Read more
Mild concuss 5 months ago have stress and anxiety head feels fine I feel fine but I have this kinda pressure on top back of head is this from anxiety?
Anxiety can cause any symptom (ssxs). It is still an explanation of last resort so make sure it is not a residual ssxs of the original trauma. We are learning that even "mild" traumatic brain injury (tbi) can have far reaching effects: pain, tenderness, stress, anxiety, and even mood and memory ssxs.
In addition to direct effects of the injury, the event causing the trauma can also stir up anx. ...Read more
Neck/head pain. Leaning head foward feel pressure on back of head. Neck hurts off and on on both sides. Should I go to dr?
Yes, your primary: Care doctor will do physical ; neurological exams to determine if you need x-rays or other radiographic studies or referral to a specialist. ...Read more
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
Having pressure, when laying down and lift up feels like fluid in the back of head. Can you feel blood in head? Is this nerves or musckes?
Headache: It is hard to l determine the cause of your headaches from the information provided. I feel the best option you have is to discuss this with your physician so he can obtain and adequate history and physical examination and reach am adequate diagnosis and treatment for you. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I get these pains in my head that I have to apply pressure to. In the very back of head bottom and at forehead. Switches. My sister has migraines.
Pressure, empty numb, tension feeling in back of head. Laying on it or wearing a hat makes it worse. What can this be? No pain associated. Serious?
Headache: Tenderness could indicate a muscle tension type headache. Rarely, migraines can have a muscle spasm component associated to it, specially in the neck area. Also, neck conditions can manifest with headaches. Check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have pain pressure in back of head and pressure in face. Pain in head has been for three weeks face pressure just started today. What could this be?
Yr ago back of head hard on car seat. Days later had head pressures, sensitive to light, noise and worst spaciness scan normal but still feel spacy y?
Yesterday I got extreme pain and pressure in left back of head while bending down. Today I had pain and stiff neck on left side. Any ideas?
Have dull ache in back of head near base of neck, feel a bit of pressure there too, hyperventilating, idea?
How is your stress?:
If stress is a factor this could be the cause of all of this especially if you are hyperventilating. The headache, the pain in the base of the neck and the pressure sounds like a stress reaction. Examine your health history and take stock of yourself. Too much caffeine?
See your doc and get better answers. ...Read more
Tight pressure back of head and light headed been going on for a while now on and of for 3 months really bothersome?
Sign of Tension:
You may need medical help from your a doctor. If you do not have one, you should look for a family Physician as we all need a Primary care Physician (PCP) as a source for medical help.
Right now your symptoms sugggest a stressful period of time for you either in school, or at your job or may be in a family relationship. You should learn how to relax: by Breathing exercises and daily walks for exerc ...Read more
Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?
Headaches/Neck pain: The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine. The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful. ...Read more
I've had head pressure/tension/pain in back of head/neck for 7 months non stop. Could this be spontaneous intracranial hypotension (sih)?
See a doctor: I would recommend seeing a doctor if you haven't already since it has been lasting as long as it has. ...Read more
Head feels full of pressure, occasional pain mainly intense pressure, mainly forehead temples and back of head and constant. Also quite tired ideas?
See doc: This is something you really need to see your doctor since it may be something serious. ...Read more
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