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What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some, probably migraine sufferers moreso, this lining can be sensitive and you may notice weird sensations like this when you turn your head. ...Read more

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I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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When laying down i get a feeling in the top of my head like an elastic band being snapped, what could cause this?

When laying down i get a feeling in the top of my head like an elastic band being snapped, what could cause this?

Tension Headache: The most common type of headache is the tension headache, where the sufferer experiences a tight band around the head, almost as if the head were caught in a "vise-grip." the pain and tightness is usually the most intense at the base of the skull and tends to start in the neck and shoulder muscles. The headache can last only one day but may last up to a week or more. ...Read more

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Why do I get sore spots on my head when I have had my hair in a ponytail? My elastic band is lose and isn't always the same spot. They come and go

Why do I get sore spots on my head when I have had my hair in a ponytail? My elastic band is lose and isn't always the same spot. They come and go

Tension : The hair is being pulled back by the hairstyle causing low grade constant tension. This can lead to pain from the hair being pulled or from the muscles of the scalp spasming in response to the irritation. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

What could cause a loud cracking sound and a sharp pain in my head?

TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tissue that are stretched and pinched when the disc is pushed out of place. ...Read more

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Good day I sometimes hear a crackling sound when my head moves,but what causes that?

Good day I sometimes hear a crackling sound when my head moves,but what causes that?

Arthritis: This usually represents some arthritis in the neck. The sound comes from the vertebrae not moving smoothly as you turn your head. or flex neck. It may not be present all the time and there does not have to be any pain involved. If you start to have pain and cracking see your doctor. It is important to set your car headrest so the neck cannot snap way back. Protect your neck from jerking movements. ...Read more

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What can cause a whooshing sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

What can cause a whooshing sound in my head and hearing my heartbeat?

Turbulent flow: Anything that is obstructing your flow and cause turbulence can explain this. Not common but can - Location of stenosis (coarctation of the aorta) - Aortic Stenosis - HOCM etc ...Read more

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What causes hissing sounds in head?

What causes hissing sounds in head?

TINNITUS: The hissing sound (called "tinnitus" can be due to a number of inner ear problems...the most common of which is AGING which is always accompanied by high frequency hearing loss..an early manifestation of which is tinnitus....You should be evaluated by a Licensed AUDIOLOGIST to furrher clarify....don't postpone..you may be missing a lot of nice sounds Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more