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Constant achy/sharp pain back left/right side of head. Top of head also a bit tender and pressing it can recreate the pain. Pain relievers dont help?
? salivary blockage: Most likely not, but also make sure you do not use qtips. They are an instrument of the devil. Rare salivary blockage can do it. See if it is specific foods (ie sour). Rare rare reportable tumors can do it, but unlikely. ...Read more
20yrs software developer,have moderate,sharp pain back of neck right just below skull.almost constant.should I see neurologist or physiatrist?Thanks!
Sharp pain back of L knee when I bend it,especially going up/down stairs.Stabbing pain when kneeling on it.No injury,no swelling.Been appx 4 months.
RA : These symptoms may be related to a ruptured bakers cyst however I am more concerned for joint destruction by your RA and you should see an ortho surgeon for evaluation and keep your rheum in the loop. ...Read more
When my migraine begins to die down, I have pain left over, really localised specific areas of sharp pain, back of neck, over eye, top of head. Why?
Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?
During my period I have sharp pain back of my head on the left, waving down my ear and shoulder. It's so sever i feel my brain would explode. ?
Migraine: Most likely these are migraines. Rarely associated with a dangerous condition, but potentially treatable. Speak with your doctor, possibly a neurologist. ...Read more
Sharp pain back of head.Sinus since July. Head Ct scan normal showed sinus.Doc said pain is from sinus. But is it?Pain usually face, not top/back head
I had sharp pain back left side were rib cage ends , now moved to left front side. Stomach large, very fatgue, light headed at times.Also have large uterine fibroid could all be related?
Yes: Large fibroids are the most likely cause if you already have been diagnosed. Other causes are gall bladder disease, kidney stones and intestinal issues. ...Read more
Thoracic Spine Pain: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read more
Sharp pain in back of my head when i rotate my head. It is a sudden and quick pain and goes away quickly. It occurs irregularly. ?
Musculoskeletal: Pain with movement in areas of the body which have high tendencies of injury could mean a musculoskeletal injury. It is good to know more history including onset of pain, the frequency (constant or intermittent), previous similar history, does the pain radiate to other locations, any previous trauma to the area, have you taken any otc meds, does it hurt if you push on the area of pain. ...Read more
Muscle injury: You prob have a muscle injury rather than disc or nerve damage. Suggest intermittent ice and moist heat, 15 each time alternating about 3-4 times per day. Advil will also be effective as anti-inflame and for pain. If still present in one week, or worsening, then seek medical help. Hopefully it will improve in the next few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting a sharp pain in back of my head and im suffering with lightheadedness its frightening me please help?
Today, experienced a sharp pain in back of my head while masterbating, which I do twice a day.The pain lasted for some minutes. What can be the cause?
Not related: This is likely unrelated. If it recurs, speak with a doctor. ...Read more
I Been having sharp pains on my right side of head , and Today i had bent over and there was a sharp pain from back of my neck to top of head?
Neuralgia: These pains are characteristic of superficial nerve pain. The occipital nerve exits at the back of the base of the skull at the neck and travels up the scalp. Both your pains appear to be superficial and not serious rather than from the brain. They should resolve. However if they continue see your MD or a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more