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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Susan Arnoult Dr. Arnoult
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Charles Harvey Dr. Harvey
Neurosurgery
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Had a cramp in calf then it moved to my butt cheek. Then mild pain from butt to foot. Now leg feels numbish. i have mild sciatica in other leg.see dr?

Had a cramp in calf then it moved to my butt cheek. Then mild pain from butt to foot. Now leg feels numbish. i have mild sciatica in other leg.see dr?

Yes: Pregnant women often have sciatic pain, and in most cases it will improve. If the pain has lasted more than 2-3 weeks, discuss it with your OB. Some Physical Therapy may help, or mild pain medication. Surgery is very rarely needed at this point. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Cohen Dr. Cohen
Family Medicine
24 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Robert Roaney Dr. Roaney
Family Medicine
57 years in practice
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc Dr. Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
State Medical University N Testemitanu of Republic of Moldova
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What are head cramps and are they dangerous?

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

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
Family Medicine
years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Nicholas Mexas Dr. Mexas
Internal Medicine
19 years in practice
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Evan Hirsch Dr. Hirsch
Integrative Medicine
5 years in practice
University of Toledo College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Vance Harris Dr. Harris
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Sandra Pinkham Dr. Pinkham
Holistic Medicine
49 years in practice
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
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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

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Dr. Vance Harris Dr. Harris
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Joseph Bouvier Dr. Bouvier
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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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

Dr. Arnold Malerman Dr. Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
49 years in practice
Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Temple University)
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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

Dr. Douglas Tavenner Dr. Tavenner
Dentistry
46 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau Dr. Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine
20 years in practice
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
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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

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Dr. Katharine Cox Dr. Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
41 years in practice
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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

Dr. Richard Zimon Dr. Zimon
Internal Medicine
55 years in practice
Harvard Medical School
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