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Throbbing headache in back of head and forehead and throbbing in face, sore neck, ringing in ears and vision affected ?

Throbbing headache in back of head and forehead and throbbing in face, sore neck, ringing in ears and vision affected ?

You need a consult: to sort out this headache. As you are in Canada, can you not visit a clinic? An examination would be required to really make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Throbbing headache in back of head right side after sex. Advil (ibuprofen) helped. It was worse when laying down. Hist eds and migraines. See Dr wed ok to wait?

Throbbing headache in back of head right side after sex. Advil (ibuprofen) helped. It was worse when laying down. Hist eds and migraines. See Dr wed ok to wait?

Avoid triggers: Avoid triggers until seen by doctor if headaches are bad. Made sure you are well hydrated with water as this can sometimes contribute to headaches. Agree with doctor follow-up. ...Read more

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Throbbing headache back of head. Is that the wrong place for a migraine?

Throbbing headache back of head.  Is that the wrong place for a migraine?

MIGRAINE HEADACHE: It is usually frontal and temporal, unilateral accompanied by aura, throbbing, severe with nausea, photophobia lasting x few hours to 3 days. ...Read more

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Would looking down at a tablet for a couple hours cause a throbbing painful headache at the back of head and neck the next day?

Would looking down at a tablet for a couple hours cause a throbbing painful headache at the back of head and neck the next day?

Tablet neck.: Yes. Holding your head down at that tablet-using angle puts a tremendous strain on the neck muscles, which are charged with holding the head in that unnatural position. This will cause pain. ...Read more

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38yo male & I've had ab 5 throbbing minor headaches in back right of head in past 2 months. Non severe. Scale 1-10 ab a 2 if that. Migraine or tumor?

38yo male & I've had ab 5 throbbing minor headaches in back right of head in past 2 months. Non severe. Scale 1-10 ab a 2 if that. Migraine or tumor?

Stress: Theist common cause if headache is stress. Long lasting headaches however should be checked out. Start with your primary care provider. Next available appointment should suffice. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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WBC @ 13, finished Zpk 6days ago& Im still woosey/light headed and headache/throbbing in my temples,down the back of head behind ears& eyes feel sore?

WBC @ 13, finished Zpk 6days ago& Im still woosey/light headed and headache/throbbing in my temples,down the back of head behind ears& eyes feel sore?

See your doctor : again. It doesn't sound like your infection has been completely resolved. You may need another round of something else, especially if your eyes feel sore. Don't delay. ...Read more