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As I bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and I feel a burning sensation..

As I bend down and get back up the pain at the back of my head and neck gets worse its like pressure is building up at the back of my neck and head and I feel a burning sensation..

R/O ARTHRITIS/HNP: R/O OSTEOARTHRITIS OF NECK/HNP. You need a full exam AND FOCUSED NEURO EXAM and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers /MRI to be through. Also GF diet wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretrol rejuvenation-science. Com. &eval for PT and strengthening. PMR EVAL FOR PRP/PROLTHERAPY/STEROID EPIDURAL INJECTION. Then reevaluate. ...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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Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?

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

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I feel pressure in my head, dizziness, and pain at the back of my neck. I had a head and neck MRI / mrv last year that were normal. What is this?

Take it easy: Sounds like you had a thorough exam and investigations, including MRI and mrv. The "pressure" in head could be because of "tension headache", which is not a serious problem. It happens due to muscular pain. The best remedy is plain tylenol (acetaminophen). Said that, did you also had a complete eye exam? ...Read more

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I had a lumbar puncture 2 days ago. Pain in my head and neck is horrendous so much so I cannot sit upright for the pressure/pain what should I do?

I had a lumbar puncture 2 days ago. Pain in my head and neck is horrendous so much so I cannot sit upright for the pressure/pain what should I do?

Spinal headache: This is a spinal headache. The small hole in the covering of the nerves and spinal cord that allowed the doctor to get the fluid is stil leaking. The headache is worse when you head is up and better when your are down. Try caffeine or have your doctor give you medicean that contains a barbiturate. If these fail you may need a blood patch. ...Read more

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I have severe pressure pains in my head and neck for a week. Pain killers aren't helping me and my doctor just keeps prescribing more. Help!

I have severe pressure pains in my head and neck for a week. Pain killers aren't helping me and my doctor just keeps prescribing more. Help!

See a pain managemen: You possible need to see a pain management doctor and get radiology study to find out the true etiology. Sometimes neck problem also can cause more headache. Prescribe more pain killer is not the proper way to treat your problem. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed with mild chiari malformation I have neck pain migraines pressure in the lower part of the head and neck and pain in my shoulder. Does mild chiari progress from here?

I was just diagnosed with mild chiari malformation I have neck pain migraines pressure in the lower part of the head and neck and pain in my shoulder. Does mild chiari progress from here?

No: Headaches are non-specific, not necessarily the result of chiari malformations, and can be managed with lifestyle and medical support. The malformation is not going to progress. Seek treatment for your neck and shoulder pain. Musculoskeletal pain is responsive to many approaches and therapies. A physiatrist is experienced in this. ...Read more

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Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Lots of stuff: The commonest cause of those symptoms is simple tension, muscle spasm. Other possibilities abound, including spinal arthritis, herniated cervical discs, inflamed lymph nodes, congenital malformations (chiari syndrome) or even tumors in the back part of the brain. ...Read more

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Something is pulling in back of my head and neck hurts when I turn it?

Something is pulling in back of my head and neck hurts when I turn it?

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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What could the pain in the back of my head and neck be?

What could the pain in the back of my head and neck be?

See your doctor: It is difficult to answer this question, without truly assessing you in person. There're many reasons for headaches and neck pain. Therefore a visit to your doctor is really warranted. ...Read more

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I have this tense feeling in the back of my head and neck. Will adjustment help?

I have this tense feeling in the back of my head and neck. Will adjustment help?

Maybe: Many people find that chiropractic adjustment helps their pain. I would caution you to first make certain that you do not have any type of structural problems in your spine. Talk with your primary physician and/ or neurologist and have a thorough medical exam before choosing a chiropractor. ...Read more

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I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do?

I Have This Tense Dull Stiff Feeling On The left Side of The Back Of My Head and Neck. And I Feel Numbness In The Head Too. What Should I Do?

A neck problem: You clinical picture could be due to a cervical spine sprain/strain with probably radiculitus of cervical spinal nerves:Go to see a Orthopedic for evaluation and management of you neck problem. ...Read more

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I have multiple spots on the back of my head and neck. They swell then open then im left with a draining swore, that's not going away. Its been a mont?

I have multiple spots on the back of my head and neck. They swell then open then im left with a draining swore, that's not going away. Its been a mont?

Time to see a doctor: It's best to have a physician evaluate the problem and see exactly what type of infection you have. Then he/she can prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of my head and neck, starts hurting 10-15 min after every meal and stays for 2-3 hours. Pain is 8 out of 10. been lik this for 3 dys?

Pain in the back of my head and neck, starts hurting 10-15 min after every meal and stays for 2-3 hours. Pain is 8 out of 10. been lik this for 3 dys?

Neck pain: If there is discomfort produced or aggravated by motions of your neck, it would point to a probable pinched nerve. Another possibility is neuralgia. It's difficult to explain the relationship to meals unless the neck process is affected by neck positions or motions while eating and sitting at the table. If symptoms persist see your physician for evaluation. An X-Ray of your neck may be ordered. ...Read more

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For the past few days I have been getting a very bad headache in the back of my head and neck. What can I do to ease the pain?

For the past few days I have been getting a very bad headache in the back of my head and neck. What can I do to ease the pain?

Analgesics?: Your headache could well be referred from neck, and you could have arthritic issues in the spine, but there are several other problems to consider, so you need an exam and a diagnosis. Hard to tell you what meds to use, as different conditions are treated based on cause. Might try localized warmth on neck, and might find benefit in supine position. Regardless, enlist the help of your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat positional vertigo? Its causing me to have major headaches and pain/heaviness on the back of my head and neck.

How do you treat positional vertigo? Its causing me to have major headaches and pain/heaviness on the back of my head and neck.

Confirm it first: Benign positional vertigo can cause significant symptoms (namely the sense of room spinning). It usually does not cause pain or headaches. I would get into see your primary or an ENT to ensure you have the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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