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I have been suffering from on going ear pain for over a month now. it comes with sharp pains in my head, neck and back of my ear. all on the right side. I've seen my primary doctor but he said its nothing. It prevents me from sleeping unless I take pain k

I have been suffering from on going ear pain for over a month now. it comes with sharp pains in my head, neck and back of my ear. all on the right side. I've seen my primary doctor but he said its nothing. It prevents me from sleeping unless I take pain k

Probable muscle pull: There are a series of muscles behind the ear involved in the movement of the head. Pulling one of these muscles could easily cause the pain you describe. If that is the case there are some conservative measures you could do to make it better. There are also some pinched nerves that can cause pain in that area. To sort it out completely a little more info would help. Such as pain moving. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if I have sharp shooting pains from neck into back of my head?

Should i be concerned if I have sharp shooting pains from neck into back of my head?

Could Be Neck Issues: If preliminary evaluation by your primary doctor doesn't help, consider evaluation of your neck to make sure nothing is awry there. Many times the facet joints in the neck or even herniated disks could be a cause of this issue in the back of head. Alternatively it could also be occipital neuralgia in the back of the head if the neck evaluation reveals nothing. ...Read more

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Entire neck hurts. Head heavy. When I look up or to sides I get random sharp pains in back of head. Hear a lot of cracking.Going on for 3 days?

Entire neck hurts. Head heavy. When I look up or to sides I get random sharp pains in back of head.  Hear a lot of cracking.Going on for 3 days?

See a doctor: Sounds like time to see a doctor. Whatever it is, that will be the best way to get relief. From the symptoms described it might be an injury or an internal condition involving inflammation or swelling putting pressure on nerves. Why guess? Even if one hits on the name - that won't relieve the pain. Go, get it treated and get a good night's sleep. Best! ...Read more

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Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, i'm a heroin addict and i've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Keep getting a sharp pain on the top of my head and pains in my neck, i'm a heroin addict and i've been getting these pains for some time, thanks Damo?

Possible: cervical nerve damage. Please consult your private physician and hopefully you have not developed neurological damage from abuse of heroin: good luck- get medical attention, ASAP. ...Read more

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Random sharp head pains for a few seconds. I get them a lot but this time had a pain in the side of my neck to. Neck been sore to recently.Related?

Sounds like tension: Tension headaches can give sharp shooting pain. I'd get checked by the doc at least once, though, because it would help to do a physical examination and rule out other stuff. ...Read more

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I experienced a two weeks of cluster headaches .i still got blurred fuzzy vision with occasional sharp pains in my head with stiff neck .pls help ?

I  experienced a two weeks of cluster headaches .i still  got blurred fuzzy vision with occasional sharp pains in my head with stiff neck .pls help ?

Likely migraines: Cluster headaches are headaches on one side of the head with eye tearing and/or nose running on that same side of the head that make you agitated and pace that last 15-180 minutes untreated. Migraines last 4+ hours untreated and are more often associated with nausea and blurred vision. The distinction matters since we treat them differently. Feel free to consult me if you'd like to further discuss ...Read more

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I've been having sharp pains in Both sides of my head and by my ears. Also tense neck. What could be causing the head pains?

I've been having sharp pains in Both sides of my head and by my ears. Also tense neck. What could be causing the head pains?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Random brief sharp pains in left side of neck.Followed by head pain.Muscle or Maybe something serious?

Random brief sharp pains in left side of neck.Followed by head pain.Muscle or Maybe something serious?

Age and medical hx?: So age and previous medical history will play into the diagnosis here, but if you don't have a previous history, and are relatively young, I would likely chalk this up to muscular. Possibly something suboccipital (base of skull), which may press on one of the nerves running up front along your skull. An osteopathic physician could help with this; muscle relaxants may also help. Good luck! ...Read more