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Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

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Dr. Mitchell Cohen
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible but...

Anxiety can produce tingling, numbness, and other uncomfortable sensations.
The burning pain you describe is not the most typical for anxiety and you need to have a physician rule out problems in your cervical spine, neck and upper back muscles, and occipital nerves.

In brief: Possible but...

Anxiety can produce tingling, numbness, and other uncomfortable sensations.
The burning pain you describe is not the most typical for anxiety and you need to have a physician rule out problems in your cervical spine, neck and upper back muscles, and occipital nerves.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety?

If physical causes are ruled out, yes it is possible, along with other symptoms of hyperarousal.

In brief: Anxiety?

If physical causes are ruled out, yes it is possible, along with other symptoms of hyperarousal.
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