I cannot give you a clinical assessment for your headache over the internet, so this will not suffice as a consulatation for your headache - you should get it checked out by at least your family physician
There are no sinuses in this area. There are some air spaces around abnd behind the inner ear and if this is the area, and especially if there is any sign of ear infection or bloackage, you need to get this checked out
the pain may also be due to an irritated nerve in that area (either the greater auricular or occipital nerve) causing a neuralgia (or 'nerve pain'). If it persists, local injections of numbing medications in this area can help.
muscle contraction headache is very common and may be another potential cause.
without seeing you though I cannot exclude a more serious problem in this area, although at first look, it sounds realtively benign
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Is it something to worry abt???
Can any physician give some advise to all us.
Thanks & Rgds
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I am in general good health. 19 years of age. 6'2 175 lbs. Very active.
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