I have pains in the back of my head occasionally,

Patient

Q: I have pains in the back of my head occasionally, and when I pop my neck, the pain stops. Is this normal?

Symptoms:  Pain in back of head
Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.com

I understand your concern.
There are two possibilities here, either it could be due to a muscular spasm or it could also be due to a pinched nerve. If it persists beyond 2 weeks, just get it examined by your family physician. You can take Advil SOS if needed.

Hope this was helpful,
Regards.

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