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at the back of my head on the right side only if I press it

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at the back of my head on the right side only if I press it I get a sore and shooting pain. The same pain is all AROUND my ear. If I pinch the side flesh part of my ear slightly I get sharp shock pain. Even if I don't touch it the pain suddenly shoots behind my ear every so often.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your queries.
This most likely seems to be nerve related pain.
You should book an appointment with your GP and you will most likely require a MRI of your neck to see if there is any disc or bone pressing on the nerves causing this pain, which is what I think is happening.
Meanwhile for the pain you can take OTC ibuprofen 400 mg as required.
Let me know if you have more questions.
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