Sharp pain back of right side of head

severe sharp pain in back of right side of head
ear pressure/pain with headaches - 0.0%
follicular lymphoma with headaches and ear problem - 0.0%

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   Posted 4/19/2017 10:50 AM (GMT -7)   
For 5 days now I have had the following symptoms: headaches (sometimes severe) in back of neck/head with sharp pain on right side in the back of head, nausea, dizziness when standing up, heavy legs and slight imbalance. A week before that I complained about my right ear aching and pressure which felt like it was blocked. I have Stage 3-4 Non Hodgkins Follicular Lymphoma and was evaluated 2 days ago by a PA at the Cancer center and they said they think it is vertigo. I don't feel they are correct and I continue to have the symptoms. Anyone have similar symptoms that have been diagnosed (even if disregarding the lymphoma)

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   Posted 4/19/2017 7:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome to the forum.

So sorry to hear you have cancer, tough to deal with.

This other issue could be anything from an inner ear infection, to a pinched nerve in your neck, to the stress of the cancer diagnosis.

I think a visit to your family doctor or ENT will help clear it up.

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