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Sudden Severe Pain In Back Of Head
Child with headache for 3 days. Persistent dull ache with occasional severe pain localized back of head?
Headache: in such age should be respected, please get your child evaluated soon by your pediatrician or in ER, good luck ...Read more
What to do if I have severe pain in my occipital region of head, neck and ears. sometimes pain radiates to shoulder joints and hands causing imobility?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe pain in back of my head on the right side especially when bending over or doing anything strenuous...this first happened about a year ago and was only happening here are there. But now it is happening more often. What can this be. I'm really starti
See your physician: I can understand your concern. It's possible that the pain is musculoskeletal in origin, especially if it is intermittent and there are periods of time that you can bend over or exert yourself without having the pain. The fact that it's happening more often is mildly worrisome. More serious problems are much less likely, but not impossible. See your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since Aug if bent over or squat down w/head bent fwd I have severe pain in back of my skull, not sinuses. Any idea y? I take metopypryl for high bp.
Pain: neck muscles pulling on scalp musclesGet a more detailed answer ›
I am having severe pain on back of my head whenever i get stressed by some work or after some tiring journey. What medication should I take?
Hi i get severe pain at the back of my head and base of my neck as soon as am exposed to hot sun. can u pls sugeest me what is the problem?
Head ache: How old are you? do you have any underlying problem? are you on any medication? Answers are based on the clinical scenario. Head ache could be from vascular head ache, tension headache, fatigue as sun exposure does makes you fatigued and with some dehydration. Have your eyes checked straining with sun exposure can cause headache, consider wearing shades, have through exam through an ophthalmologi ...Read more
Need more info: There can be many causes of severe head and neck pain. As such, these symptoms should be evaluated thoroughly by your primary care physician, neurologist or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to identify the cause. Once this is determined then appropriate treatment(s) can be considered. i hope all goes well and that you feel better very soon. ...Read more
I have had problems for nearly two weeks with severe pain in the neck, unable to turn my head, and pain radiating up the back of my head.
Need Evaluation: You really need proper evaluation at this time by a specialist who can assess for structural issues. This may be a musculo-skeletal issue or may have a basis from your spine and the facet joints. The pain radiating up the back of your head can be occipital neuralgia which can be caused by nerve impingement at the spine or the base of your skull. It can be treated in a variety of ways. ...Read more
I have bursitis in my left shoulder. There is a lot of fluid. If my head rolls back I am in severe pain. Even I move suddenly it is the same.
Bursitis: This is easily treated with topical NSAID's, possible Ultrasound treatments, possible steroid injection as well. ...Read more
Severe pain or a bruise like feeling when i touch my head from the back the pain is in the middle of my head towards the right side more on earlevel?
Occipital Neuralgia: Sounds like you might have this. I would consider icing the area and using anti-inflammatories to help. If it does not resolve you might see your doctor for a occipital nerve block with steroid. ...Read more
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