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Baby Presents Head Down Facing Up
Possibly GERD or OH: I think of 2 things which could cause nausea by placing the head down. One would be reflux of acid into the esophagus and the 2nd is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Also, depends on what you mean by "head down"-- do you mean as in reclining back in the chair or placing head forward on the lap or between legs? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10 week stiffens legs to stand on, flares and jerks body around, throws herself forward and arches back while laying down, pushing self up with head?
Could be: If you are in the last trimester or last month and you have "dropped" and the pressure is increased, then yes the babys head could be engaging....Ask your OB at your net visit. They should be weekly if you are nearing term. ...Read more
Son, 21 yrs. Old, has head pain when he lies down on back or changes position suddenly. Feels like a big bruise inside his head. ?
My mother is 70 years old she leant down to clean a table her back ache struck suddenly now she can't sit up or stand up without lower back pain?
Can a baby move fron head down to sideways at 39 weeks? Felt extreme pressure yesterday and now the baby feels like she's in there sideways.
Babies : Babies can move around a great deal, so this would be possible. It may be that the baby did more of a roll however, and could still be head down, but the shoulder or buttocks are in a different position are are more palpable. ...Read more
10 week old, flares arms and stiffens legs to stand on. Stares off, arches back, pushes off head, rigid movemts with fists, screams alot
Standing up my forehead fills up with pressure looking down \u0026 then raising head i feel like there's thick liquid moving in my forehead. Sinuses?
Could be: A fluid filled sinus have entered or md v examine you. ...Read more
10 week old arches back, stiffens legs to stand, flares and has rigid movements, zones out, and pushes body up off head. Had high jaundice as a baby?
4 month old baby started rolling on stomach in sleep and is sleeping more comfortably. Will he turn head to side? Sometimes hes face down in matress.
Two issues: First, I never worry about whether a baby shifts their position at night when they have the physical ability to role. Second, since SIDS is associated with belly sleeping, I don't put them down on their belly for the first year. Yes they can turn their head, and we belly slept babies up until 1992 when the back to sleep movement began. Since then we have seen a 40% decline in SIDS ...Read more
My 2 month old isn't holding his head up during tummy time, he just lays there and turns his head from one side to another ?
If he was full-term,: his pediatrician will check his muscle tone, reflexes & overall physical & neurological status to look for signs of genetic & other medical causes of his gross motor delay. Also, call (713) 696-2130 for an evaluation by Texas' Early Intervention Program, where a team of specialists evaluates infants birth-3 years for eligibility for services, at no cost to the family. No referral is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 weeks old baby always keeps her head facing right side. She doesn't feel comfortable keeping head turned left side. Is that a concern?
Why does my 6 month old baby drop her head down or to the side suddenly then picks it back up? It looks like when a person falls asleep sitting up
If you're not sure: If this is an involuntary movement, video an episode on your smart phone. Include your child's behavior for a few minutes after the episode.Note what she's doing prior to an event, how often it happens, & whether the movement interferes with eating, playing, etc., all useful history for her doctor, along with physical & neurological exams & developmental screening ( see firstsigns.Org). ...Read more
Occasionally my 4.5 year old son rolls his eyes sideways and turning his head (jerky motion) sideways in the right direction.
? Nystagmus : He needs to be evacuated by a neurologist/ENT, might not need any treatment, but he needs to be seen, best wishes ...Read more
I feel pressure in the back of my head when lying down after 1 minute. The pressure feels like it is pulling my head back to pillow. Head MRI clear.
Accidental: That must have been accidental. Is she otherwise normal- sucking well? Feeding well? Moving her neck,arms and legs appropriately? Not crying incessantly? All this wld suggest that it happened by accident. If different or u r worried u shd have here examined by a pediatrician in urgent care or emergency room as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I lay down my head feels great. I sit up, forehead fills up with fullness like balloon over eyes. I lay down and goes away in a flash. Sinus mucus?
Usually the opposite: When a person lies down, there is more venous congestion in the nose and sinuses. When you are erect, there is less venous pressure and better mucus flow by gravity. Regardless of the positional explanation, it would be a good idea to get an ENT consult for a specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Orthostatic headache: Orthostatic decrease of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure thus leads to compensatory dilatation of pain sensitive intracranial venous structures which in turn causes orthostatic headache and facial pain/pressure. Rec. See a pain management or orofacial pain specialist for comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
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