Migraines & Headaches Community
Neck/headache or migraine.
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding migraine and headache issues such as: abdominal migraines, headaches caused by allergies, cluster headaches, headaches, headaches in children, migraine headaches, sinus headaches, tension headaches, visual disturbances.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Neck/headache or migraine.

I have symptoms of regular dull neck pain, sensitivity, tension, and pressure, which extend sometimes to the back of my my skull, and often prevent me from concentrating. I also occasionally experience more typical sharp headaches and subtle dizziness, and feel as though I am about to faint (though this has not happened). Yet I also occasionally experience scintillating scotoma (spreading zig-zag lines in vision). Could such migraine-like symptoms originate from a neck or head injury? The neck symptoms began 3 weeks after a head injury in which i did not lose consciousness, maybe a mild concussion at most. The visual symptoms did not occur until a couple of months later, and are very irregular, tending to come in bunches.
Related Discussions
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hi,
How are you? Headache and dizziness that came after a head injury  should be investigated further. Imaging studies such as MRI of the brain and cervical spine will help rule out cervical spine injuries, nerve compressions and concussion. Check with your neurologist for proper evaluation. Take care and regards.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Migraines & Headaches Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1413427272
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
10389859_tn?1409925468
Blank
Foggy2
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
1751596_tn?1406776760
Blank
kristy12
Berlin, Germany
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Kermit the Hermit
Lost My Mind & House, IL