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I have been experiencing neck pain.also I feel pain on the back of my head and ear, what to do?

I have been experiencing neck pain.also I feel pain on the back of my head and ear, what to do?

MD or DC: If you prefer to take medications then I would see your physician for evaluation. If you prefer not to take medications then seeing a chiropractor is an alternative. If you have pain radiating into your arms or numbness/tingling in the arms you should see the physician first. ...Read more

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I have had a burning tingling pain on the back of my head left side 3 to 4 in away from my ear. Been happening for 6 yrs off and on.?

I have had a burning tingling pain on the back of my head left side 3 to 4 in away from my ear. Been happening for 6 yrs off and on.?

Occipital nerve: Most likely explanation for your symptoms is irritation of occipital nerve, a strictly sensory nerve supplying the scalp in back of the head. This nerve is frequently irritated by chronic muscle spasm secondary to emotional tension and/or anatomic difficulties in the upper neck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a severe pain on the back of my head behind my left ear. Could it be a lymph node?

What to do if I have a severe pain on the back of my head behind my left ear. Could it be a lymph node?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for a sharp, shooting pain on the back of my head behind my right ear?

What type of doctor should I see for a sharp, shooting pain on the back of my head behind my right ear?

Shooting pain: See your regular family doctor for an examination to sort out the cause of your shooting pain. The pain could be coming from your head or neck area or from the ear. ...Read more

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Lately i kept feeling sudden pain at the back of my head. The area same level as my ear(left side only). Vry painful when it strike.Wtd?

Lately i kept feeling sudden pain at the back of my head. The area same level as my ear(left side only). Vry painful when it strike.Wtd?

Interesting: This could be many things. Could be mild dehydration. Could be neck misalignment. Could be intermittent pinched nerve or a muscle spasm.. Your best bet is to be seen for an evaluation. Your doctor can help. Also consider a chiropractor and a chinese medicine practitioner. Each has something different to offer and all halep balance the body for best health. ...Read more

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I have a pain-to-the-touch on the back of my head, lower right just behind the ear. I have no other symptons, feel great, no other pain. one week now.

Mastoiditis?: As described, you may have a viral or bacterial infection affecting your mastoid and it is inflamed and painful. Try not to touch the area as it will only aggravate it. Try an NSAID like Ibuprofen, and see the Doctor if it does not go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the back of my head, by my ear. It's not painful, nor does it move. Should I be concerned?

I have a small bump on the back of my head, by my ear. It's not painful, nor does it move. Should I be concerned?

Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more