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Causes Of Head Pressure Sensation
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?
Several things: Your symptoms maybe coming from a couple things. Sinus infections and middle/inner ear conditions can cause head pressure, headaches, even balance problems. Your neck pain could be separate or compensatory to maintaining your upright stance (for balance). I would rec that you start with an appt with your pcp for an exam. If the diagnosis is not obvious, referral to an ENT is next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weird watery sensation in head, head pressure as well as a cracklings sound from head with occasional pain for a week now. woke up with puffy eyelids?
Puffy eyelids: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility without delay. Either they will take care of you (they are usually excellent) or have a specialist see you in the ER. ...Read more
Pressure sensation on nose bridge pressure between right eye and nose complete right side head pressure ONLY when I close my eyes to sleep. (No sinus)?
Sinus pressure : That sounds like sinus pressure. You need to see your 1ry care physician or ENT to figure out the problem, at the mean time try to use saline nasal rinse to relieve to pressure until you get to see your doctor. Feel better. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 was on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for 6 months.My Dr increased it to 15mg.Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause Head Pressure.Thanks?
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