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I have neck pain, stiffness , burning sensation on right side of neck and back of head. I have Lupus and I take immunosuppressant. Mom has shingles.

I have neck pain, stiffness , burning sensation on right side of neck and back of head. I have Lupus and I take immunosuppressant. Mom has shingles.

Doubt infection: I doubt this is an infection. Shingles is caused by the chickenpox virus and if you've had chickenpox or had a chicken vaccination your risk of chickenpox is low. Shingles can occur at any age but especially is more common as we age. ...Read more

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Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.

Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.

Need more info: if you hit the back of your head this could be occipital neuralgia, another possibility is a pinched cervical nerve which can get more compressed with certain neck positioning (MRI C-spine would show it); if sharp pain is primarily below the hairline, this could also be a muscle strain at the back of the neck (worsening with neck flexion), need more information to help you figure this ...Read more

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Sharp pain in back of head on left side , comes and goes accompanied by nausea , dizziness and feel short of breath... Been happening for 5 days now ... Any idea what's causing this?

Sharp pain in back of head on left side , comes and goes accompanied by nausea , dizziness and feel short of breath... Been happening for 5 days now ... Any idea what's causing this?

Can not pin point th: These symptoms are non specific for any condition. But if your symptoms are persisting still, then you shouild see your doctor for examination and perhaps have some tests to find the cuase. Headaches can cause nausea but if headache is severe and persistent you may need to have your head/brain checked with a ct scan or MRI scan of the brain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in back of head. Area sore to touch. No injury. Woke with dizziness and nausea. Can't walk straight or even drive today. ?

Sharp pain in back of head. Area sore to touch. No injury. Woke with dizziness and nausea. Can't walk straight or even drive today.  ?

Headache, dizziness: Call 911 and go to ER, may be vertigo but usually not with headache, may be reflux and h pylori, may be herpes infection, may be internal brain process like bleed call 911 ...Read more

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During sports jumped wrong way and got a sharp pain in back of neck into back of head. Have neck, shoulder blade, and shoulder pain. What could this b?

During sports jumped wrong way and got a sharp pain in back of neck into back of head. Have neck, shoulder blade, and shoulder pain. What could this b?

Cervical strain: You may have moved one of the vertebrae in your neck and caused what is commonly called a "pinched"nerve and also sprained the muscles in your neck. Consult with an osteopathic physician who can help restore your good health. ...Read more

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What it mean when having headaches with sharp pain starting from back of head to right timple?

What it mean when having headaches with sharp pain starting from back of head to right timple?

Headache: There are many different types of headaches and it is sometimes difficult to properly diagnose these. Have you started any new medicines or do you have any associated symptoms? If you are having a new unremitting headache speak to a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain all up my back, jaw, and back of head, what could cause this? it just started like an hr ago, & its on and off.

I have a sharp pain all up my back, jaw, and back of head, what could cause this? it just started like an hr ago, & its on and off.

Back, jaw, neck pain: See a doctor/urgent care / ER .immediately. Fever? Worse with breathing?Dizziness? Any medical problems? urinary problems? Could be less serious spasm from bowel, esophagus, reflux ( responds to mylanta),muscular due to position, or more serious gallbladder,ovarian, clots, or heart/vascular if you have an underlying disease,like marfans/ erhlers danlos. ...Read more

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Sharp pain starting at the top of the left side of the head radiates to back of head for a few seconds. Happens a few times a month MRI/MRA normal. ?

Sharp pain starting at the top of the left side of the head radiates to back of head for a few seconds. Happens a few times a month MRI/MRA normal. ?

Migraine type: Headaches. They could be Cluster headache. It seems you are under care of Neurologist. Good that your MRI/MRA came back Normal. For proper mangaement check with your doctor ...Read more

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Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?

Headache: Sounds like tension headaches. Find comfortable head positions. Try memory foam contour pillow to sleep on at night, light massage, warm applications, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If no relief, see doc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck

Hard to answer: This is hard to answer bass on the information given and not being able to examine you. Probably muscular but if indeed you do have four herniated discs it could be nerve root irritation. You should see your doctor for this. ...Read more

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Bad headache kept waking me from sleep last night.Sharp pain l, r, back of head.No nasal congest/drainage or fevers.Sharp pain if i bend over.No h/o ha?

Occipital neuralgia: Have you had a recent head or neck injury or fallen asleep with your head over the back of a chair? Sounds like you have a pinched greater occipital nerve. See your doctor for evaluation and referral to a headache specialist. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain & strain like feeling in back of head & neck & in eyes. This makes it hard for me to look at things & read & makes me feel sick.

I have sharp pain & strain like feeling in back of head & neck & in eyes. This makes it hard for me to look at things & read & makes me feel sick.

Ans: Well could be many things. Need a good history first. Could be your sinuses. So try hot fluids see if that helps. Could be neck issues but need to know your history of trauma if any. Many things possible see your doctor for exam ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower left side on back of head while having an orgasm recently I have been experiencing a sharp, throbbing pain in the back of my head (lower left side...Below the back of my left ear). This only occurs during an orgasm, and goes away when

Sharp pain in lower left side on back of head while having an orgasm recently I have been experiencing a sharp, throbbing pain in the back of my head (lower left side...Below the back of my left ear).  This only occurs during an orgasm, and goes away when

There : There is such a thing as a "coital headache", that occurs during orgasm. That said, the most reasonable thing, with any new headache or change in headache patterns, is to see your physician to rule out any serious cause of headaches. Coital headache can be treated safely with medications. ...Read more