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Eye sight degraded,MR venography shows narrowing to full occlusion of transverse and sigmoid sinuses,feeling headache in left back of head?

Eye sight degraded,MR venography shows narrowing to full occlusion of transverse and sigmoid sinuses,feeling headache in left back of head?

To the ER: I assume if you had MR venography that shows narrowing to full occlusion you have already saught care. this can be related to a cavernous sinus thrombosis which is severe vision threatening condition. please make sure you follow all the guidelines set out by your physicians. Good luck ...Read more

Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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Do you have sinuses in the back of your head of base of your skull?

Do you have sinuses in the back of your head of base of your skull?

Yes: The mastoids are sinuses, just behind your ear. There are also venous sinuses (different) in the back of your head as well, carrying blood. ...Read more

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Warm liquid sensation in back of head, sinuses, head issue, anxiety... I'm not sure what to think ?

Warm liquid sensation in back of head, sinuses, head issue, anxiety... I'm not sure what to think ?

Visit an EENT to: start. These conditions can be caused by LOTS of conditions, mostly medical I would think at first. If you get a clean bill of health, THEN we look more at anxiety, conversion reactions, and the like. Might need a head CT. ...Read more

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Cold pain in back of head?

Cold pain in back of head?

Hmm...: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and.... You might know this. Cold/hot/electric/tingling are often descriptions when an injured nerve is the cause of the pain. The top nerve coming out of the spine goes up the back of the head and can give that symptom in degenerative cervical spine disease. or,Migraine, other degenerative spine..etc. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting pain in back of head?

Why do I keep getting pain in back of head?

Vague: Location is precise but "the devil is in the details" meaning your information is insufficient to even offer a guess to a symptom which can occur from at least 10 different conditions. Don't speculate--get facts. Be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have pain on the back of head?

C-Spine problems: In the majority of the cases it is secondary to abnormalities at the level of the cervical spine [arthritis, spondylosis, disk disease, etc].. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

What is this small ball like bump on back of head?

Get to Dr.: Hopefully is just that you were not familiar with the anatomy of your skull which probably has several lumps and feeling of a mass. Other possibility is lymph node enlargement which could be associated to many conditions. Other masses...Lipomas, skin cysts, hemaromas, etc get examined by dr. ...Read more

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