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Why is the back of my head flat?

Why is the back of my head flat?

That is the shape : Every one has different shaped head due to many different factors . Your head is flat in the back is the way your head is. As long as you grew alright as a child and there are no other symptoms or problems since birth . There should be no problem . Head shape can be affected during birth and after birth as the head is growing and also due to genetic factors . ...Read more

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My head is tingling all around. First at the left side, top and then back of my head. Is it because of my TMJ?

My head is tingling all around. First at the left side, top and then back of my head. Is it because of my TMJ?

See your dentist: TMY Dysfunction can cause a variety of symptoms including headaches. Please see you dentist to determine if your specific symptom is TMJ related. ...Read more

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I have this weird numbing or pressure feeling from the top of my right head down the right of my face to the back of my ear to my neck. What is this?

I have this weird numbing or pressure feeling from the top of my right head down the right of my face to the back of my ear to my neck. What is this?

Possible TMJ: If you also are experiencing jaw pain, neck pain, and headaches you may have a jaw joint problem on that side. This is a possibility to rule out. See a dentist well trained in treating craniofacial pain and tmj. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my ears and the back of my head at the base of my skull/top of my neck really hurts?

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What does it mean when my ears and the back of my head at the base of my skull/top of my neck really hurts?

Could Be Many Things: If w. Fever, a # of different infectns in areas (diff parts of ear/skull or mastoid area and even spinal cord) poss related to your pain. Could be related to your blood vessel or vascular system, so important to check your blood pressure, or other vascular inflammatory cause. Hopefully just muscular tension, but best to see your doc asap to be sure it is nothing worrisome/dangerous. If bad g2 er. ...Read more

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Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Why the back of my head and neck is in pain what cause it?

Lots of stuff: The commonest cause of those symptoms is simple tension, muscle spasm. Other possibilities abound, including spinal arthritis, herniated cervical discs, inflamed lymph nodes, congenital malformations (chiari syndrome) or even tumors in the back part of the brain. ...Read more

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Is it bad if the back of the left side of my head tingles ?

Is it bad if the back of the left side of my head tingles ?

Muscle spasm: likely you have muscle spasm of the paravertebral muscles causing tingling in the region of the greater occipital nerve. If it is not continuous, it is generally self-limiting and go away. It does not go away, best check with her doctor. ...Read more

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I hit my head and my neck hurts the bottom of my head near the top of my spine connected to my head why is that?

I hit my head and my neck hurts the bottom of my head near the top of my spine connected to my head why is that?

Muscle Attachment: There is a strong system of muscles surrounding and supporting the neck. Any head trauma likely involves some neck trauma as well. Nearby neck muscles engage to protect the spine, and thus may create some soreness at sites away from the main area of injury or trauma. ...Read more

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Pain at the top of my head one side feels like someone is stabbing my head &also really tight&ear on the same side of head is hurting what is this?

Pain at the top of my head one side feels like someone is stabbing my head &also really tight&ear on the same side of head is hurting what is this?

TMJ: YOu mentioned pain at the top of your head and tight ear on the same side. This may represent a referred pain from the front of the ear from something called the TM joint. It can cause pain in the ear and around the ear and headaches. See your doctor for further advice. ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

Common reactions: You describe a minor head injury. If you are knocked unconscious, or if you experience new symptoms (eg,weakness, double vision, seizure, loss of balance) or if you feel worse, you should see a doctor for an exam. Swelling is very common when the scalp is bruised, and neck muscles often tighten up, especially over the 2-3 days following the injury. ...Read more

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I am getting some tingling on the left side of my head. Behind the ears and sometimes near my temple. It feels like it spreads to the side of my neck and head but that has stopped. What is the cause?

I am getting some tingling on the left side of my head. Behind the ears and sometimes near my temple. It feels like it spreads to the side of my neck and head but that has stopped. What is the cause?

Prob nerve pressure: It is hard to be specific without examination. You may need an MRI for a definitive diagnosis. The good news is that in most cases, involving disc narrowing causing nerve compression, non surgical treatment with physical therapy usually suffices. ...Read more

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Why is the whole left side of my head numb? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.

Why is the whole left side of my head numb? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.

Numbness : Numbness is worrisome, especially unilateral (one sided) head numbness. You could be dealing with a nerve injury, spinal cord injury, herpes zoster, stroke, muscle tension, and even seizures. Honestly this type of problem requires an urgent medical evaluation. If you have not done so already seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

CVA-stroke: You might be experiencing a cerebral vascular accident (cva) or stroke. You need to be seen immediately at the emergency room. Do not delay as early treatment is of utmost importance to help prevent permanent damage.S. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

Possible Migraine: Sounds like migraine mimicking paralytic attack. You should talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms very much in details, there are good medicine available for preventing migraine headache. Also there are other reasons for this kind of headache and tingling sensation therefore getting your physical check up and BP check is a good idea. ...Read more

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What's this very strong pain i'm having shooting/throbbing from the back of my neck (right side) to the top of my head and over my right eye?

What's this very strong pain i'm having shooting/throbbing from the back of my neck (right side) to the top of my head and over my right eye?

Tension headache. : Sound like it could be a classic tension headache. Other possibility is a sinus headache with refered pain. Try Ibuprofen and if not better or a history of sinus problems go to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

See details: They are likely unrelated. The possibilities are endless and you have provided no specifics. If it is a problem, see a doctor and have the problems evaluated. ...Read more

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My headache is getting worst by the second i feel a whole lot of pressure on the temples forehead and top back part of my head, is this dangerous?

My headache is getting worst by the second i feel a whole lot of pressure on the temples forehead and top back part of my head, is this dangerous?

Headaches: From your description it sounds like you may be getting tension headaches. Check your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Otherwise, make an appointment to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

Those : Those are unusual symptoms, and head swelling is very rare. Please have an immediate medical evaluation by your doctor. If you have increased pain, swelling, fever, vomiting, weakness, numbness, or if your doctor can't see you right away then please go to the er. ...Read more