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Sore Neck At Base Of Skull
Sore neck and headaches base of skull hurts goes away with heat application it's more annoying and constant. Sore neck muscles too. What can I do?
Evaluate posture: Sore neck and headaches that resolve with heat are usually benign and commonly related to muscle tightness or overuse. The first thing I would do is evaluate the activities I do on a regular basis and neck posture doing those activities. A common problem is a computer screen that is too high or too low requiring prolonged periods of time looking up or down. ...Read more
Lightheaded, sore at base of skull pain in neck Aswell as stiffness. Sometimes pain inbetween shoulder blades. Happend after working out?
Muscular strain/ER: This does sound like strain of the poster neck muscles (sternocleidomastoid) and the inter scapular muscles from overuse or overloading; however head and neck pain with associated severe neck stiffness, nausea, vomiting, or weakness should be evaluated in the ER-ASAP-an examination is necessary. ...Read more
Awful head ache, which began 7 days ago at base of skull and back of neck. Base of skull and neck pain worse with movement, causes?
You have been evalau: From your background information I see you have been evaluated. Was the MRI of the brain or the neck? How was the diagnosis of benign intercranial hypertension made? When you discuss this with your physician. Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker and can cause headaches. Was it given for headaches. Your physician can help clarify this. ...Read more
Fell flat on my Back. A sore neck at the top below my skull, the too of my spine&my tail bone hurt, half way down my back my spine hurts there is a lump.
See a doctor: I would suggest that you see a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
I hurt with swollen and achy joints all over. All my joints are swollen and very painful. Sore neck w tender lumps along neck going down behind ear right under under skull. Felt this way since saturday march 10. Not going away, .
I: I recommend, you should consult your primary care physician so that you can be checked properly and if necessary he can order some tests and also refer you to specialist if necessary. Tender lumps may be lymph nodes because of some infection but please you need to be checked by the physician to be on safe side. ...Read more
Continuous pain in back of neck at base of skull 1/2" from both sides of cervical spine going on 17 months. Feels like in constant tetanus. Seen 19 dr?
Rephrase: Please, without mentioning that you have seen 19 doctors! With this statement I don't believe any doctor would try answering, goodluck ...Read more
Been having pain in neck area under the back of my left jaw and in neck at base of skull, also dark red spots under tongue. Related to infected tooth?
Pain: You have an infected tooth that needs to be treated. I can't tell you if the pain by your jaw is from your tooth or something else, but your dentist will be able to tell you. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Pain above rt eye, starts where eye and nose meet & goes up over eyebrow into forehead, & in back of neck at base of skull. Cough & motion, pain worse?
Lymph nodes?: There are a lot of lymph nodes at the base of the skull. They swell and become sore in response to sore throats, head colds, infections of the scalp, and other problems. An examination by your doctor will likely locate the cause. ...Read more
Terrible pain and sometimes swelling of right neck, base of skull to shoulder. What could cause this?
Noticed a hard very slightly movable bump and base of skull, kinda sore when pushed on. Should I worry?
Stiffness in upper neck, base of skull. I've had it for about 2 months, can not find any relief. Stabbing pains +can hardly move head?
Myofascial: This could be many things, from a simple sprain strain to myofascial neck pain to occipital neuralgia. Would advise you see a physiatrist or neurologist, who will determine first whether or not you need a ct scan of the head done, based on the severity and pattern of your headaches. ...Read more
Weird fizzling, like pop rock candy, base of skull up and down neck, can feel and hear it, happens frequently, what is it?
Pain above bellybutton just 2 the right, pain in my right neck & shoulder w/ ntermittent pain in neck like jabs? I get h/a on r side of base of skull
Depends: It depends on the severity of the pain and truly how long it has lasted. If it has been consistent (non-stop) pain after 2-3 days then I would go see a doctor. If it woke you up at night and hasn't went away by morning then I would go see a doctor. It really depends on how you are feeling and what you feel is the best time. ...Read more
Feels like there is a bruise on the back of my neck. It's at base of skull to the left of my spine. Started 2 days ago.
The following may be: If a quite focal headache over the back of skull, could be occipital neuralgia, perhaps there is a problem in your neck such as a facet arthropathy, or a disc rupture. Perhaps this is a muscle contraction headache or even an atypical migraine. See your doctor, get examined and even get imaging studies. ...Read more
Fizzling, air bubbles/bubbling fluid...episodes from base of skull through back of neck, NOT bone cracking, I can feel it flow?
See your doctor: A doctor will need to do an examination and get a full history from you in order to diagnose the symptoms you are describing. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
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