Top
30
Doctor insights on: Causes Of My Head Cramps

Share
1

1
Possible causes of my head cramps?

Possible causes of my head cramps?

Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time I looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection., prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more

2

2
What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

Headaches: Headaches can have a variety of causes. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

3

3
What causes sudden cramp in the head and neck?

What causes sudden cramp in the head and neck?

Muscle spasms: Are the most likely cause. Why this occurs can be related to many causes. ...Read more

5

5
Hi doc (s), I have just learnt that ibuprofen may cause kidney or/and liver problems. I took ibuprofen the past 3 days or so to ease cramps and noticed lately that my skin has become rather dull. May I know if this may be caused by ibuprofen not being exc

Hi doc (s), I have just learnt that ibuprofen may cause kidney or/and liver problems. I took ibuprofen the past 3 days or so to ease cramps and noticed lately that my skin has become rather dull. May I know if this may be caused by ibuprofen not being exc

Ibuprofen: In an otherwise healthy young woman, ibuprofen when taken as prescribed is unlikely to cause any significant problems. Skin dullness is more apt to be due to some other cause. However, if there is concern, a doctor could do simple testing to ensure kidney function. ...Read more

7

7
Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

TMJ: It is likely tmj. Try Ibuprofen or see an oral facial maxial surgeon. But please see a doctor if this is really affecting you. ...Read more

8

8
When I'm in bed I can't sleep cause I feel like I have constant cramp in my legs and feet, but there's nothing wrong with them, isit my mind?

When I'm in bed I can't sleep cause I feel like I have constant cramp in my legs and feet, but there's nothing wrong with them, isit my mind?

Cramps: If your diet is calcium-deficient, or you exercise heavily in the evenings, cramping can be real after falling asleep. At your age, claudication, or cramping due to cardiac illness is very unlikely. As a female, you are past the age of rapid linear growth, which can cause 'growing pains' ...Read more

9

9
It's like a sharp cramp feeling on the left side above my ear, in a half dollar coin sized area, doesn't last long and is random but getting it in the same spot for the past week. I do have a cold, could that be the cause?

It's like a sharp cramp feeling on the left side above my ear, in a half dollar coin sized area, doesn't last long and is random but getting it in the same spot for the past week. I do have a cold, could that be the cause?

Could be Rhinitis: Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, running, ear fullness, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can resemble a cold. If you get "colds" every spring could be secondary to tree pollen (out now). Increased swelling and inflammation in sinuses can refer to ear and cause fullness/pain. I'm in your area if you need to be seen. Feel better. ...Read more

10

10
Does travoprost eye drop cause abdominal cramps and pains?

Does travoprost eye drop cause abdominal cramps and pains?

Unlikely!: With prostaglandin analogues, there a host of unusual things that can happen, but given the limited volume and absorption, it is very unlikely that that is the source.
Stop and see if the cramps go away. Then restart when feeling well and see if it recurs! If it does, then it is travaprost! ...Read more

11

11
Can post-lasik prescription eye drops cause stomach cramps?

Can post-lasik prescription eye drops cause stomach cramps?

Eye drop side effect: It is rare for eye drops to cause stomach issues. While some eye drops can be absorbed into the body, the level of medicine is usually so low that it is unlikely to cause any adverse events. I would see your own medical doctor to explore whether there is an underlying cause for your condition. ...Read more

12

12
I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. She said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. Can barely stand up or walk?

I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. She said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. Can barely stand up or walk?

Probably unrelated: But, if you are in severe pain and cannot stand or walk, then you need re-evaluated, usually in an ER. If no immediate ride in, then call an ambulance. If any possibility you are pregnant, then all the more potentially serious. ...Read more

13

13
Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more

14

14
What specific virus causes mild fever, cramps w/Diarr, runny nose, mild sore throat, nausea? Trying to determine length of this.

What specific virus causes mild fever, cramps w/Diarr, runny nose, mild sore throat, nausea? Trying to determine length of this.

I could list dozens: ...since your symptoms are nonspecific. Perhaps as good a judge as any as to the expected duration of your illness is to identify from whom you contracted it and determine how long it took them to recover. Tis the season for what you've described... ...Read more

16

16
What are head cramps and are they dangerous?

Head cramps: Head cramps is not a common description of a problem. If you are referring to a sort of headache, please clarify it. ...Read more

17

17
Iv been havin alot of head cramps then after I get a really bad head ACE what should I do.?

Iv been havin alot of head cramps then after I get a really bad head ACE what should I do.?

Seek help: Reasons for headaches vary from migraines to stress related and many other less common causes. You can treat occasional headaches with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or something like Motrin. If these headaches happen frequently I would see your doctor who will help figure out why this is happening and how to treat and possibly prevent them. ...Read more

18

18
Why do I have cramps in the back of my head?

Why do I have cramps in the back of my head?

Migraine Headaches: Without knowing more details about the cramping in the back of your head, I am unclear of the actual diagnosis. A potential diagnosis is a migraine headache, which presents with symptoms similar to this presentation. Follow up with your primary care physician to more accurately diagnosis your condition. ...Read more

19

19
L have cramps in the whole back and a feeling of hot and tension in the back of my head for 1 month.?

L have cramps in the whole back and a feeling of hot and tension in the back of my head for 1 month.?

Get to the doctor...: Your question is non-descript; these symptoms could be from a number of different causes so I would advise going to your health care provider and have him/her get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

20

20
My headaches feel like cramps and as if my head is going to explode all over the place. Any ideas?

My headaches feel like cramps and as if my head is going to explode all over the place. Any ideas?

Magnesium: Hi,

Headaches caused by the muscles in your neck, face and scalp can be helped with high doses of magnesium. Take an epsom salt bath 2 cups for 30 mins every night and magnesium chelate 1 cap/night and increase until you get soft stool. This will be the amount of magnesium you should take daily. If this doesn't work, consult me to find the answer. ...Read more

21

21
I got cramps in my head and I got pills for like stress from my Dr don't know if they work I can't sleep at night I messing it to stop?

I got cramps in my head and I got pills for like stress from my Dr don't know if they work I can't sleep at night I messing it to stop?

See your Doctor: Talk to your doctor if the pills to help reduce feelings of stress aren't working. Living in constant stress can't be easy and we know it is very unhealthy. Headaches can be common. Get your doctors help. This is hard to fix but well worth the effort. The next step is to followup and review treatment. ...Read more

22

22
I feel little aches like cramps in the lower right sido of my head, it's like a kind of cramp focused, the pain does not radiate. What could it be?

I feel little aches like cramps in the lower right sido of my head, it's like a kind of cramp focused, the pain does not radiate. What could it be?

Muscle tension: See if heat, massage, or topical magnesium oil helps. Eat 6 healthy meals, breathe and relax for 5 minutes and then move doing both aerobic and resistive exercises to lower stress. See kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct. ...Read more

23

23
Last thursday I fainted from overworking out in the gym. SInce then I've been having back of the head and neck cramps along with slight loss of balanc?

Last thursday I fainted from overworking out in the gym. SInce then I've been having back of the head and neck cramps along with slight loss of balanc?

Fainting=see doctor: Anytime someone faint when working out it can be a sign of something seriously wrong. You need to see your physician to have this evaluated. After falling it is not uncommon to get neck and head pain. The dizziness that you have also be related to the fall. All of the symptoms make this something you should see your doctor about soon. ...Read more

24

24
Is it possible to get a head cramp? That cramp feeling you get in your jaw from eating something sour or blowing something is the feeling in my head?

Is it possible to get a head cramp? That cramp feeling you get in your jaw from eating something sour or blowing something is the feeling in my head?

Salivary gland: The area affected is the Parotid glands, the major salivary glands in your cheeks, the ones affected by Mumps. Talk this over with your PCP. ...Read more

25

25
Cramps, head aches and discharging loads. Can I be pregnant?

Cramps, head aches and discharging loads. Can I be pregnant?

Pregnant?: Your symptoms of cramps, and (vaginal?) discharge with headaches can be due to several conditions. Pregnancy is not high on the list of causes. Your doctor may wish to obtain vaginal specimen to send to the lab as well as a blood count as well as a pregnancy test. The latter to put your mind at ease. ...Read more

26

26
Head feels so sore, almost like a cramp. What do I do to help or cure the pain?

Head feels so sore, almost like a cramp. What do I do to help or cure the pain?

TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more

28

28
If I look over my left shoulder the left side of my neck cramps up and I feel pain in my neck and my head shooting up. What can it be?

Muscular...: If you have not suffered any injuries this is most likely related to a muscle spasm. Ice and anti-inflammatory meds (like ibuprofen) should help with symptoms. If you have suffered recent head or neck injury go to the nearest urgent care center for evaluation. ...Read more

29

29
My sister daughter banged her head on my wife, there was mild cramp for 1 hour as my wife is 22 week pregnant. Is there any thing to worry about baby?

My sister daughter banged her head on my wife, there was mild cramp for 1 hour as my wife is 22 week pregnant. Is there any thing to worry about baby?

Assess: If the baby is moving as before and there is no persistent pain or bleeding it is likely OK. If there are concerns arrange for an assessment and an ultrasound. ...Read more