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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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a lump in the back of my neck base of skull its sore like s bruise to touch I have like pressure headache aswell?
Did you itch it?: Painless: epidermal (sebaceous) cyst epidermal (sebaceous) cysts are, moveable lumps that form beneath the skin's surface. Abscess a skin abscess, or boil, is a swollen, painful, red and warm lump of skin that may rupture and drain pus. Painless: benign lipoma lipomas are a harmless collection of fatty cells that form a round or oval, rubbery lump under the skin. Swollen glands tick bite. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Right side neck pain, ear pressure, heavy head, spot at base of skull sore. Dr said c spine strain from X-ray. Been this way for 2 months. Any ideas?
Second opinion: With the symptoms that you have, and an answer that did not provide relief, you should obtain a second opinion, preferable from an ear, nose and throat specialist, as ear problems may produce these symptoms ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
33 yr old F, dull aching pain and a pressure like feeling @ base of skull, pressure all over head, feels like a balloon, stiff neck. no fever?
Sounds likes: A very bad headache . Maybe even a migraine. 80% of migraines are associated with neck pain. Does light or sound make it worse? Are you nauseated? A hazy feeling in the head is common with a migraine. Not knowing what you are taking or have taken it is hard to give treatment advice. At the onset I take 3 excedrine to try to ward off my headaches. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What causes slight bulg in back neck( base of skull) extreme pain that shoots through my head into left eye and gives me extreme migraine soon after?
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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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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