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Allergies Cause Head Pressure
Yes, mildly so: Allergies can cause sinus pressure and mild discomfort but not pain strong enough to interrupt activities, in general. Notice if barometric pressure (weather change) triggers it or whether deongestants help. Don't assume tho that nasal congestion means sinus; classic migraine does too. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Allergies can lead to a build up of inflammation and fluid in your sinuses which are located in your forehead thus causing a sinus headache. Decongestants or anti-allergy medications can help with it. Please see a healthcare provider if your symptoms last longer than a week.
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Yes: The accurate evaluation of this problem will require a physical examination by a healthcare provider. Allergy testing can be done by either skin testing or blood testing (rast). ...Read more
Yes.: An allergy med with a decongestant can help Some if there are kept begin the pharmacy counter. ...Read more
Possible: A rotten tooth can lead to infection that can also spread to other areas, including the nerves and tissue of the mouth and head. See a qualified dentist asap to make sure and treat, especially getting the tooth removed or treated. ...Read more
I am taking 20mg Lexapro (escitalopram) daily. Could too much Lexapro (escitalopram) cause head pressure. Thanks?
Unlikely: Yes, these drugs can cause head pressure, but rare. You may be having tension headaches ...Read more
I am having persistent head pressure just above my right eyebrow that comes with pain from time to time. Sometimes, it throbs. Causes?
Recommendation: Need to know if this occurs with nasal congestion. If yes, you can use nasal spray Flonase or Nasacort or nasonex one spray each nostril twice a day for a week and then once a day. And Advil cold and sinus is very good medicine for this condition. Just try one of this approach. ...Read more
I was on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for 6 months. My Dr increased it to 15mg. Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause Head Pressure. Thanks?
I have a feeling of pressure in my head. No sinus or allergy symptoms. Pressure moves front to back. What could be the cause? 10 days now.
Is head pressure, that is caused by involuntary tensing of the head dangerous as sometimes I have felt some pain and two times it has been sharp pain?
Sharp pain how long stayed, how long you had it.
Any family history of major disease? ...Read more
Absolutely: As a matter of fact, facial pain and pressure are the hallmark symptoms of a sinus infection. You may have started out with "just" a run-of-the-mill cold with mainly nasal drainage and congestion, but sometimes that infection will invade your maxillary and frontal sinuses, causes added facial pain and pressure, along with intense headache/pressure. Try a neti pot, hot steam, warm compresses, naproxen ...Read more
Likely benign: Some form of trigeminal irritation of a terminal nasal nerve branch which is hypersensitive for any number of reasons & activates the trigeminovascular system of the brainstem in the mildest of ways to produce what could be interpreted as a very subtle "knock on the door" of what under other scenarios could become a migraine headache. If you don't have headaches I'd just watch this for now. ...Read more
Possibly: Reflux can literally "go to your head" and cause sinus disease which may be your head pressure. Also reflux may cause you to cough - even during sleep- after which you may be left with head pressure. Gord can also be associated with asthma symptoms such as wheezing or shortness of breath, so get it checked out. ...Read more
Went to my dr cause had head pressure, and dizzyness. She said was sinuses. Gave me nuerological test said it was fine good sign. What do they prove?
Headache: Unfortunately, just about anything can cause a headache. Depending on the antidepressant you were taking - this is more or less likely to occur. It's for this reason, that we usually taper them off over a month or two rather than stopping cold turkey. It allows the body to adjust and is a smoother transition for you as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more
What could be causes of itching anus, dizziness and head pressure? All three presented at the same time.
Many things: Itching anus is most commonly due to irritation of the tissue in that area (hemorrhoids, tear (rough wiping), infection, dryness, rash) and may be visible with a mirror. It may be unrelated to other symptoms, but people facing crises can have all three complaints if rectal tension develops or they have to sit too much. Headache and dizziness can result from many things. If not better, see MD ...Read more
Wat can be the cause of these daily head aches. Head pressure feeling. Like a rubber band. Get upon waking. Point where head feels like locks up.
What can cause neck pain and a sudden incidence of moderate to severe head pressure with a buzzing sensation in the head lasting only 5-10 seconds?
Neck problem: I would be suspicious for neck problem. Disc, arthritids or vascular obstruction. Do symptoms change with head movement? ...Read more
Head pressure about 15 secs after standing no pain not dizzy. When I read about orthostatic hypo symptoms, never say head pressure. What other cause?
Orthostasis: Gravity-induced blood pooling in legs compromises venous return of blood leading to reduced cardiac output, hence lowering of arterial BP. Some causes are Dehydration, Blood loss, Diuretics, Diabetes, Atherosclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Inner ear problems, Tricyclic antidepressants, Cannabis, Eating disorders, Postpartum women, Vitamin B12 deficiency Alcohol. ...Read more
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