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What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

Hard to say: There are a lot of complicated fluid shifts with head down/head up exercises. However this sounds a bit unusual. More commonly people feel pain when going upside down. If the symptom is bothersome you should get a medical evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.

Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.

Need more info: if you hit the back of your head this could be occipital neuralgia, another possibility is a pinched cervical nerve which can get more compressed with certain neck positioning (MRI C-spine would show it); if sharp pain is primarily below the hairline, this could also be a muscle strain at the back of the neck (worsening with neck flexion), need more information to help you figure this ...Read more

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What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after yoga?

What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after yoga?

Arterial compression: Most likely the compression of the arteries on the back of your head/ neck. That can happen also after aggressive massage of your neck or chiropractic manipulation ...Read more

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Head has pressure, feels heavy. Floor feels bouncy when i stand up and subsides when laying down. Sinus infection cause this?

Head pressure: Yes this could be a sinus infection. Also problem with smoking, and you should quit. See your doctor about checking you for a sinus or ear infection causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes a childs back of head to hurt when laying down but when standing or sitting lightly dizzy/nauseous. no injury, head hurt for 12 hours.

What causes a childs back of head to hurt when laying down but when standing or sitting lightly dizzy/nauseous. no injury, head hurt for 12 hours.

I think you are: asking for a diagnosis here. We can not diagnose this problem. A medical history, vital signs and physical examination would be needed at minimum. ...Read more

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Assaulted 6 weeks ago. Head ct fine. No headache no dizziness. Feel normal standing up. But if i lie down and lift head up i'll feel head tightness. ?

Assaulted 6 weeks ago. Head ct fine. No headache no dizziness. Feel normal standing up. But if i lie down and lift head up i'll feel head tightness. ?

Concussion: The symptoms you describe may be that of a concussion. You should be followed by your doctor and have an evaluation by a specialist to ensure that you are getting appropriate therapy to manage these symptoms. Please see your health care provider to have a discussion on care. ...Read more

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Light headed when walking up the stairs and when I'm lying down ?

Light headed when walking up the stairs and when I'm lying down ?

Dizzy lying/climbing: May be reflux, with or without h pylori an infection of the stomach elevate head of bed with pillow under mattress try ranitidine /prevecid , maybe pulmonary -asthma , when you lie down you compress your lungs, rarely could be cardiac (rarely asymmetric hypertrophy need echo) or brain/ear . Would f/u today with urgent care /doctor ...Read more

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Neck pain, tensions headache, some dizziness after lifting head an getting up from uncomfortable 2 hour lying on sofa. Slowly getting better, normal?

Sounds like ortho-: -static hypotension. In a young kid it should B evaled 2 make sure that this is normal. @ Ur age, this is not normal. U should C an internist & B checked out. ...Read more

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3 day headache, motion sickness sensation in head like being in rocking chair when move head. Dizzy on getting up from sitting for 3 wks. Ideas?

3 day headache, motion sickness sensation in head like being in rocking chair when move head. Dizzy on getting up from sitting for 3 wks. Ideas?

See your physician: A 3 week history of headache, motion sickness and possible vertigo is a very good reason to see your physician right away or see a neurologist to rule out migraine or something more serious in the brain. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness when i stand up from lying down ?

What causes dizziness when i stand up from lying down ?

Orthostatic hypotens: Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that can cause dizziness. It happens when the blood vessels do not constrict (tighten) as you stand up, which makes you feel dizzy.Everyone is likely to experience a mild form of postural hypotension at some time. It’s the lightheaded feeling you may get if you leap out of bed very quickly. ...Read more

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21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?

21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?

Sinus congestion: When discomfort in the head or temple area as you describe occurs upon postural changes then, the most likely explanation is that of increased pressure in the head causing expansion of fluid which may be in your sinuses. You didn't mention headaches or visual issues so i don't think it's anything more serious. Be on the watch for other symptoms to report though to your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting upright) .when the Dizziness starts my eyes start jumping ..

I am experiencing  dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting upright) .when the Dizziness starts my eyes start jumping ..

Dizziness: Dizziness or vertigo can be due to many issues: dehydration, recent ear infection: have you had one? Rare issue, such as, brain issues or cancer are rare but Consult with us to determine the best evaluation and treatment to get you better. ...Read more

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Have difficulty when i lay down on the floor, stand up too long or head tilt for long period of time i get dizzy, lightheaded sometimes vertigo help.

Have difficulty when i lay down on the floor, stand up too long or head tilt for long period of time i get dizzy, lightheaded sometimes vertigo help.

Not normal: This description suggests a possible vascular phenomenon but it could also be related to inner ear or neurological factors. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when standing or sitting up since 1 week ago. Better when laying down. Also upper, mid back pain. ?

Difficulty breathing when standing or sitting up since 1 week ago. Better when laying down.  Also upper, mid back pain. 
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Check it please: Please see a doctor about it Could be caused by some problems of concerns like pneumothorax (puncture of the lung) or a clot (pulmonary embolism) so please get it checked ...Read more

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