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Pressure Points Back Of Head
Getting more frequent headaches, pain in forehead and back of head. Also shooting pains from back of head down neck when i put pressure on back of head?
From simple 2 seriou: There are many questions that would need to be asked to give idea what is causing this. It could be neck muscle tension, sinusitis (see my answer relating to referred pain), migraine, tension ha...If associated with sore throat and fever, meningitis. If worst pain ever got there, subarachnoid hemorrhage, or brain aneurysm. Anything suddenly new, or severe, in that area has to be evaluated urgently. ...Read more
Pressure in face. Tingling around temple,forehead and front part of head all on right side.feeling exhausted, back of head throbbing,neck a lil stiff?
Tingling: Is there a rash on the face. Any fever? Any history of migraines?. If no additional neuroloIgical problems, I would take some Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil. If there is any fever, etc, I would recommend you go to an urgent care center or ER to rule out an infection such as meningitis, etc. ...Read more
Headache: Hi, is this a new headache or you have a recurrent headache like that? Do you have any change in your vision? What kind of pain do you have, a pressure like pain or throbbing? Any dizziness, nausea or vomiting? The possible causes are Tension headache (most likely), sinus pain (2nd most likely), migraine headache (less likely), please see a provider for further evaluation, Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head at base of skull under the occipital bone, when pressed, there is pressure, tension and numbness in head. Dizzy, disoriented. What can this be?
Headaches,pain base of skull travelling between shoulder blades, sensations in head, slight unsteady gait,pressure in head at front and neck,in a daze?
CervicogenicHeadache: is one of the most unusual headaches because the pain truly isn’t in the head. Cervicogenic headache is referred pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. Treatments include blocks, physical therapy. Physical therapy and breathing exercises produce the best results. See pain management specialist for source of the pain treatment. ...Read more
Sharp shotting pain on too of left side of head, pressure around temples, fatigue, slightly tender neck no fever. 10 constant days of pressure in head?
New headache: Headaches can be a concerning symptom and can have many causes. Some are deserving of emergent treatment. Warning signs are chronic headaches that suddenly change in quality or intensity, multiple headaches a week, new onset headaches that affect one's ability to function, associated vomiting, associated dizziness/double vision/neck ache/fever/weakness, or the need to take daily pain medication. ...Read more
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
The right side of my back & neck feel strained. The blood vessels on the right side of my head seem to thump w/ headache. Back of head hurts, too
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
Stress/Anxiety: One of the more common causes would be stress and anxiety. Stop worrying about it and try some relaxation exercises. I suspect the symptoms will disappear or become less bothersome. Of course you should see your physician should the symptoms persist. See>http://bit.ly/1v0GgZh http://bit.ly/1t1LbhG http://bit.ly/1gJU36u See my checklist"Overcoming Anxiety and Stress" ...Read more
Have a sharp pain starting base of head on left side travels to top of left side of head. Tilting head back I can feel the surge go back down to neck.
Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective
Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs to top of back of your head. These occipital nerves can be aggravated without any trauma. Tilting head back can cause dizziness if these nerves are aggravated. 7 days or oral steroid or 5 days of Toradol may knock out this irritation to these nerves. ...Read more
Pressure/squeezing sensation upper midleft back. Same on topback of head and also above forehead. Sinus pressure, L chest palpitations. Comes & goes?
Having head pressure everyday at the back of my head which feel blood circulation shortage, had mra/mri of head/neck. Both negative. Lightheaded?
Chronicity: The prior term, chronic daily headaches, now migraines, may well be applied to your pattern. My thoughts, assuming you have no jaw, neck, dental, or sinus triggers, would be to place you on a trial of an anti migraine agent, and would opt for an OTC prep such as riboflavin, CoQ-10, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headache on back of head and behind left eye. Also feel pressure on top of head when bending over along with burning sensation on forearms left face?
Severe head pressure/headache(chiari), eye pressure, blurry vision &painful.Spinal pain& bad neck pain, pain in the back of head.Intracranial press?Er?
Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more
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