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I got an mri and it said i have mastoitist. I am wondering

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I got an mri and it said i have mastoitist. I am wondering could that possible cause pain on my left side of my head going towards the back and towards my shoulder?
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: my dr wont be back in town till next week
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: every day
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 11 months ago.


Very good question.

I am happy to help you with this today.

Yes, mastoiditis can refer pain.

You should also have an MRI of the cervical spine, the neck.

This will rule out infections and problems there.

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