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Banging In Head
Look for Changes...: Look for changes in behavior. Children hit their heads often; most do very well after an accident. Crying in this case is good unless it is prolonged. Look for excessive sleepiness, vomiting, or change in mental status. If a bump (goose egg) is there and there is no bleeding, try a cold compress or sack of frozen peas. If vomiting does occur call your doctor or go directly to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more
In 1996 facial trauma in 2005 severe head injury concussion intense pressure pushing out wards very tired. severe popping sound on top of head .
See Neuro: With your History, it would be best for you to see a Dr. and get eval, a neuro Dr. if possible. Best wishes. ...Read more
Headaches,pain base of skull travelling between shoulder blades, sensations in head, slight unsteady gait,pressure in head at front and neck,in a daze?
CervicogenicHeadache: is one of the most unusual headaches because the pain truly isn’t in the head. Cervicogenic headache is referred pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. Treatments include blocks, physical therapy. Physical therapy and breathing exercises produce the best results. See pain management specialist for source of the pain treatment. ...Read more
Common problem: This is a common problem. It may be related to eyestrain, senstivity to the flickering of the computer screen, sensitivity to electromagnetic fields from the computer, or issues related to poor posture/back and neck strain. See http://www.Rank9.Com/health-well-being/avoiding-computer-headaches/ for more info and stategies to ameliorate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See someone: Unclear what the lump is, but may be an infection. You need to see someone and have it looked at. ...Read more
Tendonitis/neuritis: Chronic pain back of head, occipital region, can derive from expanding mass within brain or from chronic tendonitis and/or neuritis in region of superior trapezium muscle insertions on occiput. Neurologists can effectively differeniate, prescribe, refer, treat. Local steroid injections into tender sites can be effective. Imo chronic irregular postures head & neck can be primary underlying cause. ...Read more
Threw my head back when laughing and hit my head on a corner of a cement wall. My head is very sore. Concussion?
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loud, undistinguishable screaming voices inside my head accompanied with strange feelings in my head and body.. Could it be a brain tumour?
That worries me: If you hear any strange voices you need to seek counsel from your pcp. He/she may advise that you need further evaluation by a psychiatrist in order to be sure that this is not a mental disorder of some sorts.Only a specialist can help you in this situation. It is unlikely to be due to a brain tumor especially if you have already had a MRI of the brain done. ...Read more
Sure: Depends what was injured.Get a more detailed answer ›
Experiencing transient head pain behind both ears upwards especially when moving head positions. What's happening?
A neck problem: Pain in the area that you described is from irritation of the attachment site of muscles that support the neck. In someone 49 years old this usually represents osteoarthritis of the joints of the neck with secondary muscle spasm. Our bodies use muscle spasm as a protective mechanism for injury, inflammation or infection. Unfortunately muscle spasm also causes pain at the involved site. ...Read more
Head injury with no symptoms except for mild pressure near front of head. Bumped head moderately hard behind suv trunk. Pupils are same.?
What is the question: Head injuries are common. The skull is built to resist most trauma and to protect the brain. Nasty bumps are common, but brain injury is rare. Repeated head trauma is not good and may end up with eventual brain damage. Protect your head, eyes, brain from repetitive injury. ...Read more
Loud indistinguishable screaming voices in my head accompanied with strange feelings in my head and body. What are the possibilities of a brain tumor?
Low but not zero: Sounds as if you are having auditory hallucinations and while i couldn't definitively rule out a brain tumor simply based on what you've said, my opinion is that it's not as likely as other diagnostic possibilities. Nevertheless, i think a solid neurological examination and an imaging study of the brain are well worth the trouble. All the best. ...Read more
1/7 head injury after falling from a table, ER: 5 staples in my head. My neck is stiff, hurts at base of head. I cannot turn to the Right. Headaches ?
See doctor: You need a follow up visit with your doctor. Sounds like you had quite a bit of trauma to the head and neck. Best to see your doctor for further treatment plan. ...Read more
During a violent assault can violent hair pulling damage ligaments in neck? Head was jerked up and back very forcefully.
Yes: There are current studies suggesting that even minor trauma to the head causes some sort of brain damage. It has been well known the "dementia pugilistica" related to boxing. Although most people will not develope dementia it is preferable to prevent head trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer