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What might cause my pain at the base of the skull?

What might cause my pain at the base of the skull?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What would cause muscle pain at the base of the neck/skull?

What would cause muscle pain at the base of the neck/skull?

Muscle spasms.: tight muscles can cause pressure on the nerves in the area. There are several nerves at the base of the skull as well as several muscle attachments that are susceptible. Stress, poor posture, repaired use, or injury can cause the muscles to tighten in there by affecting her's. Try ice or stretching exercises. ...Read more

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What might cause my pain at the base of skull?

What might cause my pain at the base of skull?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What could cause extreme pain at the base of the skull on the right side?

What could cause extreme pain at the base of the skull on the right side?

Muscle or headache.: Neck strains - from poor posture, whiplash or vigorous exercise can cause muscle strains that you feel at the base of the skull (that's where some neck muscles attach). Certain types of headaches can do this as well. I'd try some Ibuprofen or alleve and see if it improves. If you start having blurry or double vision, nausea, or fevers, i'd see your doctor right away! cheers! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain at the joint of the index finger and the joints of the hand?

What could be the cause of pain at the joint of the index finger and the joints of the hand?

Arthritis: The joint at the end of the finger, closest to the nail, is a common location for osteoarthrtis. As arthritis develops the joints can swell, and bone spurs form which feel like hard bumps. Diffuse swelling about the joint is typically related to inflammation. Sometimes a more localized swelling will occur which may represent a cyst. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a sharp pain at the top of your butt crack?

What could be the cause of a sharp pain at the top of your butt crack?

Could be a cyst: It is hard to say with this amount of information, but get you primary to check it out. Could be an easy fix. ...Read more

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What can cause pain at the base of my hand. I am having pain at the base of my hand where it meets the wrist opposite the thumb. What could cause this it started all of a sudden

Pain : Pain at the distal radial ulnar joint can be due to a number of conditions. The most common are trauma and arthritis. Other inflammatory disorders can also cause pain in this area. The best way to determine the cause of your pain is with a consultation with a hand surgeon in order to be examined and possibly have xrays taken. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a sharp pin like pain at the tip of the finger?

Could be a number of: Causes, like: injury resulting in fracture, bruise, or infection or referred pain from a pinched nerve. See your orthopod to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause pain at the base of one's tailbone?

What can cause pain at the base of one's tailbone?

Trauma?Inflammation?: It needs to be evaluated as you are 60 years old.It can come from trauma,especially if you also have osteoporosis which can result in fracture.Other possibility is inflammation.There are other causes as well I will advice you get it checked by your doctor,you naad a thorough examination and may need imaging like Xrays and/or MRI etc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

Many Things: Chin pain can be from your lower front teeth if they have long roots and they are infected. Any trauma to the area? There are muscle attachments that could be strained. Systemic (& bone) diseases could also affect the chin. ...Read more

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What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

Pinched nerve: Yoiu ae describing the effect of pinching the greater occipital nerve at the base of yoiu skull. It is outside the skull and is common in whiplash settings. If it persists see yoiur doctor for a referral to a pain specialist or clinic. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain inferior to middle third of clavicle?

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What could be the cause of pain inferior to middle third of clavicle?

Muscle pain: Most probably muscle or bone pain, if you continue to have it- time to get checked. ...Read more

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Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?

Mastoiditis?: That hard area just behind the ear is the Mastoid. It is possible to get infection there. Often this occurs after or in conjunction with an ear infection. The pain could also be muscular from spasm. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the back of my heel near the end of the Achilles tendon?

What could cause pain in the back of my heel near the end of the Achilles tendon?

The Achilles' tendon: Itself could be inflamed or degenerated, there may be calcification in the tendon, you can have an inflamed burase, a posterior heel spur or a haglund's deformity which is a protrusion of bone at the superior posterior aspect of the heel bone. ...Read more

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What could cause of knee pain in the middle of the night?

What could  cause of  knee pain in the middle of the night?

Nocturnal knee pain: Usually arthritis is the culprit, making it difficult to find a comfortable position at night. Try a pillow between the knees. Check with an orthopedic surgeon for exam and xray to make sure there is nothing more ominous such as a tumor, albeit rare. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

Plantar Faciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain on the bottom of the foot, just in front of the inside portion of the heel. This usually is worse after prolonged inactivity and first thing in the morning. However, there are many possible causes - see you dr to figure this out, as well as how to treat it. ...Read more

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What can be causing the pain at the balls of my feet?

Have it evaluated: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. Popping may be due to instability of the joint or bordering soft tissues. ...Read more