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I was doing squats and I felt something pop and then had a sharp pain on the back right of me head, what could have happened?

I was doing squats and I felt something pop and then had a sharp pain on the back right of me head, what could have happened?

Something: Dr lofti is correct. Something popped and prompted you to ask the question. The body is all connected and improper alignment in one area can affect other areas. If you have any persistent discomfort, be evaluated. Squats can really overload the lumbar spine and lead to disc issues so be sure you are doing correct form, not overloading the weights and not going til you are at muscle failure. ...Read more

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4days ago whilst playing rugby I fell onto the ground Now I have a sharp pain in back right of head when sneezing or looking down. Did I have whiplash?

No: whiplash is usually used to describe neck pain that occurs in a wforward and back type of head injury. any head pain that is worse when looking in one Direction is not normal, and specifically that the pain is worsened when you sneeze; this could mean that the pain is responsive to increases in intra-cranial pressure or u have a sinus fracture. you need to get checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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When I bite down on my right side, I get a sharp pain in the right back side of my head. What could this be?

When I bite down on my right side, I get a sharp pain in the right back side of my head. What could this be?

TMJ pain: The pain probably originates in the temporomandibular joint. A issue with a tooth could also be the cause. Ask your dentist to evaluate the problem. ...Read more

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What could cause an isolated, sharp pain in the back right side of the head? It happens about once or twice per hour and lasts for 10-15 seconds.

Hard to say: If the pain is sharp and lasts just a short time as you say it usually is a musculoskeletal irritation that can cause these types of shocks. Need more information as to whether you can palpate a tender area and whether there is any pain that is constant. If persists or gets worse then it should be seen by your Dr. So further questions can be discussed and evaluated. I hope this helped. ...Read more

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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 don't help?

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 don't help?

Get checked: I always check the cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, and frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction) and associated musculature for the presence of a toxin, pathogen or allergen as the cause for head pain. ...Read more

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There's a sharp pain on the back, right side of my head and my right ear. It started 3 days ago. The pain comes and goes. What may cause this pain?

Lymph or trigger pt.: This can be common with trigger points in the neck and shoulder muscles. Or a lymph node is swollen and pressing on nerves. See if it gets better or worse when you press on different areas around your neck on the back and side of it. ...Read more

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Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck. What is this?

Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck. What is this?

See your Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon immediately. Without radiographs and a physical exam, it is impossible to say what is causing this pain. You could have one of the following issues: impacted wisdom tooth, infected tooth, sinus infection, fractured jaw, neuralgia, or a tumor. It sounds like a tooth issue, but your dentist can help diagnosos your problem. ...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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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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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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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