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Question: Pain on head that's not a headache

 Freespirit - Fri Apr 02, 2004 12:36 pm

I started having this pain behind my left ear yesterday. It hurts if I lean my head back towards my shoulder/back and it feels tight, like it's swollen. It's gone further up the left
side of my head since then. It hurts to touch and/or to move my head around. I haven't had any cold/viruses recently.

What could this be??


 Dr. Russell M - Wed Apr 07, 2004 10:21 am

User avatar Hi!

It could be musculoskeletal pain. Have you tried any meds yet?

 Freespirit - Wed Apr 07, 2004 12:38 pm

Hi Bill,

Well, as suddenly as it came on, it went away!
I took a homeopathic tincture to support lymph
glands.... I wondered if that was where it was
stemming from. I have no idea, but it's gone.

Thanks, again!


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