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muscle spasm in head

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
13 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes it is possible: Yes, there are muscles on your face and head and they can go into spasm much like any other muscle. It is less common than other areas of the body suc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Muscle spasms: Usually a muscle spasm happens around the spine when it tries to "stabilize" the spine during a strain. When you strain it during sleep in a bad posit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Many times but not always from clenching the teeth or grinding the teeth. Bite appliance from a dentist may be necessary.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It may help: Along with medications- tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, meditation, sleep, massage, vacation ;#40;to vegas, but don't gamble too much otherwi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several things: It could be due to trauma, like whiplash injuries or heavy work. Neck degenerative arthritis can do this. Irritation of some of the small nerves to th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Most probably not: Hypophysitis is a rare condition and so far not many cases have been found. This is a growth on the Anterior Pituitary gland in the Sella Turcica of t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Hard to say: This could be coming from the back of your neck. The cervical muscles attach to the base of your skull so this may be the source of the spasms.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve: without an exam, I can only give general information. And, electrical component, spasm, in a dirction of a nerve, in a spot where nerves are generally ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Tension : You might have tension, headache, anxiety. That may explain why your anxiety medicine helps. When in doubt see your doctor.

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