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What causes temporal and neck pain?

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Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I am 51 female. overweight. I have pain to the touch at both temples and the sides of my neck along with pressure headache and congestion.
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Likely to be tension headache

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Dear Ms

If the pain has been of short duration then it's likely to be tension headache. Tension headache usually presents with temporal pain and neck pain.

I would suggest you the following

1. Analgesic like Ibuprofen

2. Adequate rest and sleep : Ensuring 6 to 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep will be beneficial

3. Consume your meals on time

Do get back to me if you need any further assistance

Wishing you and your family a very happy and healthy life


take care

Best Regards
Dr Shobha Deepak
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