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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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Dr. Frank.I went deep tissue massage 2 days ago (I get them p

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Hi Dr. Frank.
I went for a deep tissue massage 2 days ago (I get them pretty regularly, maybe once a month). This particular masseuse used deeper pressure then I'm accustomed to, so I wasn't surprised when my back was sore 2 hours later. But I also had a headache and earache on my right side for the last 48 hours since massage. If I press behind my ear or just inside my ear it is tender and sore. I've taken Advil a couple of times but the pain is still there. Could the masseuse have possibly damaged something (tendon, muscle?) or will this eventually subside? No other symptoms, no recent injury or sinus issues.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
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