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Having headaches at the back. Stress? Head injury?

Hello Dr, i am having headache at back of my head for the last 10 days. earlier it was intermittent. sometimes it is severe i cannot even shake my head. the pain lasts for 30 minutes to one hour. I am undergoing some stressful pace at work as well personal life. Can this be due to stress ? I dont have any history of head injury , but i have sinus problem which usualy happens once in fortnight. my forehead pains due to this. Whenever i listen to loud noise or some vibrations i feel the pain in the head. i dont have bodypain. but few days back when i had headache, my leftshoulder pained along with few fingers. felt like an electrci current passed through the fingers. I felt it for few seconds, then i was fine. Please advise.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Sep 2012
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The electric shock like pain that you felt in the arms and fingers is suggestive of nerves getting compressed in the neck region. Same thing can cause headache in a few patients. You need to get evaluated by a neurologist who will then guide you and tell you whether MRI scan of the spine is required now. Stress may be contributing to the increase in pain.
good luck.
Answered: Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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