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What would cause pain up the back of the neck and top of head, and heaviness feel on head after a mini stroke?

What would cause pain up the back of the neck and top of head, and heaviness feel on head after a mini stroke?

Rule out bleeding: The first thing coming to mind with this symptom complex is subarachnoid hemorrhage (sah). That means bleeding into the fluid spaces overlying the surface of the brain & spinal cord. Sah is very serious & often a warning sign of potentially fatal problems. See your doctor immediately! ...Read more

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What can cause pain and swellin of back , neck?

What can cause pain and swellin of back , neck?

Neck pain/swelling: Can result from trauma/injury such as whiplash, from working with head/neck bent forward, infection, neoplasm. Direct trauma may cause contusions, hematomas, edema, muscle spasm. Persistent problems should be evaluated by doc. Moist heat, stretching exercises, nsaids, massage, physical therapy can lessen pain & spasm. See doc if not improving. ...Read more

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What can cause left side pain in the back of the neck. Not muscular. Movement doesn't make it better or worse but leaning forward causes more pressure?

Neck pain causes: Many and not enough info: but consider sitting at computer looking up raises of everyday pains. This leads to Medical student syndrome. Every new twinge your feel the rest of your like make you think I have XXX. Go to uptodate for the best source of looking up Sx. Could be disc, cancer n spine, strain, brain tumor, syphilis, muscle spasm, meningitis early, brain cyst hydrocephalus 2 mention few ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the back of the head and neck . Then when you move you get very wobbly and dizzy?

Usually musculo-skel: Most pain and discomfort in the back of the head and neck is due to arthritic changes or strain to the spine and surrounding muscles. This can begin as young as 30. Dizzy is a very vague word, the possibilities are numerous. You should see an ENT to explore that. ...Read more

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What would cause pain and pressure in the back of my neck and head while bending over?

Back/neck pain: It is tough to say without an exam, but some common conditions such as arthritis or a muscle sprain strain of the neck muscles in the back of the head could certainly cause your issues. best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes pain and throbbing in the back of the and neck and forehead?

What causes pain and throbbing in the back of the and neck and forehead?

Muscle pain: Pain in the back of the neck/head as well as forehead can be due to muscle pain; which can be due to posture as well as strain due to over activity. You could try applying ice on the back of the head and see if that helps. Also, try tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if you are not allergic and can take them safely. ...Read more

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What causes pain in forehead, behind eyes&back of head and neck? Also numbness in head...This pain has started since 5 days? Is it serious? Justify

What causes pain in forehead, behind eyes&back of head and neck? Also numbness in head...This pain has started since 5 days? Is it serious? Justify

A variety of problem: The symptoms are non specific but could be sinus inflammation, migraine, tension headaches. Numbness is not a symptom of sinus infection. Pain in the back of the neck is not a symptom of sinus disease. All these symptoms together could be related to muscle hyperactivity (pain in the back of head and neck.) rule out sinusitis which is a remote possibility and then proceed to a physiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause severe throat pain, sore lower back, and stiff neck?

What could cause severe throat pain, sore lower back, and stiff neck?

An infection: Most likely a viral infection like a flu but more significant types of infections like a meningitis can present this way as well. Therefore, you should see your doctor immediately to be evaluated. ...Read more