Since Mid feb I have episodes where I have a sharp pain in the mid-back right of my head which lasts seconds then for a few days to a week after I have a mild headache in that same position which feels like a dull pain and some pressure as well. Since around the same time i have had a feeling of pressure on the right side of my face which radiates from my right cheek bone and behind and below my eye. Also my right ear feels like it has lost a bit of hearing but can also hear a whirring noise in the same ear. Recently the headaches seem to getting worse and more frequent. Also had a episode where I had lots of sharp pains in the back of my head like a pinching feeling which lasted for 30 mins.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Has there been any trauma? Any falls or injuries to the head/neck/mid-back? It is possible that trauma to these areas can cause these symptoms.
If there was no trauma and the onset of the symptoms was insidious or gradual you may want to look into infection or tumor as a cause. I do not mean to scare you, and I am not saying that these are what is causing your symptomatology, but you want to rule these issues out first.
Other causes may be trigeminal neuralgia, bells palsy/facial nerve irritation, and classic migraine. It is suggested to get this checked by your primary care physician. If all tests come back negative, then you may consider seeing a chiropractor for treatment of headaches/migraines before you do any medications. Good luck.
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