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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Flat Back Of Skull

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What are the reasons for pain in back of my head or skull?

What are the reasons for pain in back of my head or skull?

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

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Sore neck/pain in the top back of my head leading to mild headaches and ear popping for over a week! Any idea?

Sore neck/pain in the top back of my head leading to mild headaches and ear popping for over a week! Any idea?

See your doctor: Cervicalgia, is basically a pain in the neck. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain. The headaches and general stiffness in the neck, are symptoms of classic cervicalgia. If your discomfort does not go away with rest, NSAIDs OTC, and moist heat packs, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Neck pain into middle/back of head, pain above eyes and back of head for over a week! Ear popping aswell! Any idea?

Neck pain into middle/back of head, pain above eyes and back of head for over a week! Ear popping aswell! Any idea?

Neck pain: Likely arthritis in the neck (cervical spondylosis). Neck muscles that insert on the back of the skull become tense in an attempt to maintain good posture which leads to headaches. These headaches originate in the back of the head and migrate forward. Often the headaches worsen through the day. The popping noise are the facet joints of the cervical spine rubbing together and transmit to the ear. ...Read more

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Fatty/boney hump at center base of neck top of spine. Could it be from bad posture? No symptoms of cushings, never been on steroid meds.

Fatty/boney hump at center base of neck top of spine. Could it be from bad posture? No symptoms of cushings, never been on steroid meds.

Genetics, some just-: -have this normally. Not much 2 do. Dieting & exercise may help some but U can't target any special area & it will still B prominent. ...Read more

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Can sinus bother the back of your head and back of neck?

Can sinus bother the back of your head and back of neck?

Not usually: Not usually. Paranasal sinuses are located way anterior in facial area. They consist of frontal, ethmoid, sphenoid and maxillary sinuses. ...Read more

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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

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

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Is it typical to have a flat part of skull at back of head?

Is it typical to have a flat part of skull at back of head?

Everyone's different: In general, everyone's head is shaped differently. So it is possible to have a flat part of school on the back of the head. ...Read more

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I have a deformed shape of skull, my back skull is flat and it seems the base of my skull is small and my face is big, can, any alternative therapy?

I have a deformed shape of skull, my back skull is flat and it seems the base of my skull is small and my face is big, can, any alternative therapy?

Surgery: You should have a consultation with a surgeon who performs craniofacial surgery to determine the cause of your facial anomalies and provide you with some options for treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause a headache at the base of the skull and arch over my head behind my eyes and temples?

What can cause a headache at the base of the skull and arch over my head behind my eyes and temples?

Posterior headache: Posterior headaches with radiation to top of head would likely be for muscle tension type but not if other symptoms like vision change, listlessness non response to usual headache muscle tension etc should prompt a neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of upper neck pain, shoulder blades, and side of both breasts. 8 months constant. No injury. Only relief i get is when laying down?

What are the causes of upper neck pain, shoulder blades, and side of both breasts. 8 months constant. No injury. Only relief i get is when laying down?

See a doctor: Possibly an orthopedic spine surgeon. This may be something in your cervical spine and should be checked out. Should take care of this as soon as feasible. ...Read more

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What's a good remedy for discoloration on the back of bottom front teeth?

What's a good remedy for discoloration on the back of bottom front teeth?

Dental cleaning: The discoloration on the back of bottom front teeth is acturally calcified deposit or calculus. This can only be removed by dential professionals during cleaning. If the calculus is heavy, you might need a debridement other than regular cleaning. ...Read more

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Most effective approaches to get rid of black head on my cheeks and back?

Most effective approaches to get rid of black head on my cheeks and back?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology ...Read more

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What are the benefits of chiropractic therapy for lower and middle back pain?

Good Benefit: Research shows for spinal conditions chiropractic adjustments and rehabilitation over the long term are best. Doctors of Chiropractic are being trained in and are specialists of both spinal manipulation and rehab. There is much research, unfortunately it is impossible for clinician's to keep up in their own field, let alone someone else's specialty. Check out www.chiro.org/research ...Read more

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I have pain in ball of my foot starting from under big toe to the outside edge of ball of foot, are there any home/ natural remedies for this issue?

I have pain in ball of my foot starting from under big toe to the outside edge of ball of foot,  are there any home/ natural remedies for this issue?

Pad the area: Try padding the area with a spenco liner, purchased at a sporting goods store. Also be sure you are wearing good supportive shoes. ...Read more

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Why is the back of my head flat?

Why is the back of my head flat?

That is the shape : Every one has different shaped head due to many different factors . Your head is flat in the back is the way your head is. As long as you grew alright as a child and there are no other symptoms or problems since birth . There should be no problem . Head shape can be affected during birth and after birth as the head is growing and also due to genetic factors . ...Read more

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Awaiting approval of Thoracic MRI for dull pain. When upright is it usual for T3/4 area (site of pain) to protrude as small bump? Rest of spine smooth

Awaiting approval of Thoracic MRI for dull pain. When upright is it usual for T3/4 area (site of pain) to protrude as small bump? Rest of spine smooth

Maybe: If you are talking about a disc bulge/protrusion, it is possible that it may increase in the upright position,due to the increased axial load on the spinal column due to gravity. Whether this is related to symptoms or not is a different question. ...Read more