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Cold Feeling In The Head
Very rarely, when I wakeup I feel some kind of numbness and cold feeling in my head, is this bcoz of sleep or what. Shud I b concerned?
This is not: Anything to be concerned aboutGet a more detailed answer ›
Cold feeling in my head with electricity also stabbing pain in top of my head vertigo crawling feeling in head smelling things not actually there?
I have a weird cold feeling in my head. Both sides near the temples and behind my eyes. Similar to a mini brain freeze that won't go away?
Ice cream headache: Do you take a lot of ice cream or frozen beverages? If so, try to cut back on it to see if the symptoms resolve. If not, pl get checked by your doctor for an ENT exam for a proper assessment and treatment as needed. Feel better! ...Read more
I am always getting a cold feeling around my head, there is no pain my head just always feels cold. What could this be?
Hard to tell.: Symptoms do not reveal an answer. See doctor and tell your story. ...Read more
My eyes closed by themself I kinda fainted and leaned to left side (just seconds) very cold feeling behind my head/neck no headache. Is it a stroke?
I have a cold feeling inside my head like as if my brain is icy with a headache for two days and painkillers don't seem to work?
I have a numb cold bruise feeling in my head when I touch it do you have any idea what it could be?,
Numbness of area: In /on head noticed when touching it (I can assume we are talking about your scalp as you are not likely able to touch anything in your head without doing some major surgery), is usually due to altered sensibility due to trauma or infection. inflammation of the posterior auricular nerve or the occipital nerve in the back of your head can also do this without trauma or infection. More information? ...Read more
Whenever I listen to the chorus of certain songs, this cold feeling goes through my head and it feels like my head expands and gets hard. What is this?
I am waking up in the night with a very cold feeling along with tingling in my head. Thought I was cold, warming up doesn't stop it. Recent changes: quit smoking and Celebrex (celecoxib). Only occurs at night.
I've been getting a numb/cold feeling from the back of my head over the last year. Now painful, dizzy sore eyes worse when I lay down or lean forward?
See MD: Troublesome symptoms. See your MD for evaluation/tests/diagnosis. ...Read more
I just got over being sick with a cold and about 2 days after I started to feel better I woke up with a pressure feeling in my head nose ears and neck?
Sinus..: It seems you might be starting a sinus congestion which can cause those symptoms. Usually this may last 7-10 days and if not significant fever, severe pain, worsening over the course of the next few days should be resolved with lots of fluids, rest, decongestants, and anti-inflammatory meds (like ibuprofen if not allergic). If symptoms get worse see your doctor for formal evaluation. ...Read more
What is that horrible painful feeling you get in your head after you eat something that is really cold?
Ice Cream Headache:
I scream? You scream?
When something very cold touches the roof of your mouth, the nerves on your palate can refer pain to your head. Ow! things you can do: 1/ press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 2/ tilt your head backwards for 10 seconds. 3/ drink something warmer than what you just ate. ...Read more
Sometimes I get a fuzzy, cold feeling in the left side of my head that lasts for 5-10 seconds, what is this?
My bf keeps getting a very cold feeling on his head. He says it feels like there's ice on it. What could this be?
Hi. Some days I wake up with a cold feeling on the left side of my head and it scares me so much. It happened again this morning. Should I be worried?
See clinician: Not sure what's causing your symptoms, but if making you upset, then do get checked. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have been having a cold sensation of the top of my head, a cold freezing feeling. Could this be that I am just cold or something serious?
Not serious: Having a cold feeling on top of your head is not a symptom of any particular illness. I would't worry about it. ...Read more
I have had a head cold for about two weeks. I started feeling better on Tuesday this week but yesterday and today the symptoms have increased.
Sinusitis: A routine head cold should have run its course in about a week or so. I suspect you've proceeded to a bacterial infection of your paranasal sinuses and/or bronchial tract and, in my opinion, antibiotics could now be prescribed after an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Cold symptoms: Unfortunately, there is no cure for sneezing from the cold. ...Read more
Heavy drinker for over 5 years. I quit cold turkey and have been sober for almost a month now. I get a weird head feeling like im going to pass out!
Withdrawal: Quitting as you have done after using alcohol so long may be sign of of other problems. You need blood work and may need to be on vitamins. When you drink for such along time, you don't always eat properly. Your problem may be that simple. But also, alcohol could be completely unrelated so, I suggest you have blood work and ekg especially if you are smoker to, . ...Read more
Sinus infection?: You may have a sinus infection. I advise that you go for a physical exam. ...Read more
Is it normal if after taking a seroquel (quetiapine) to feel a cold feeling in your head like you can feel it going around?
Between Mon & Tues I took 3 Allegra (fexofenadine) pills for a cold. Today Wed, I'm feeling weird in my head. I also am on Minocycline. Should I be concerned?
No: Good that you ask when on multiple medications. Although what do you mean by "weired"? What kind of allegra, (fexofenadine) and what dosage? We don't know and also how much minocycline you're on and for how long? We don't know, but either of them can cause drowsiness as a side effect, although they don't interact. If you really don't feel yourself and the symptoms are worrisome, see your doctor, ...Read more
I've been coughing after almost getting over a cold and just now I was coughing and when I stopped is got a pulsating feeling it's was pain but in my head it didn't last long is this serious?
No.: Nerves that supply sensation to the head and to the brain are entirely separate. ...Read more
I have pain on my back side of my head and feeling cold and also feeling cold on my eyes? What is it? : (
Head congestion: You may have acute sinusitis or rhinosinusitus, which means that there is fluid building up inside the sinus located on the facial bones, as well as nose. Its most often due to "allergic rhinitis" or a viral infection. Sometimes, it can be infected with bacteria and rarely with fungus. Please get ENT exam by your physician. You may need x-ray or a ct-scan if your doctor thinks appropriate. ...Read more
I have a lump on top of my head and it has a cold feeling underneath the skin it bothers me so much I can't sleep.
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation. This could be many different things. Probably can be excised. ...Read more
Vertigo with extreme headaches and feelings of cold water being poured on my head and electricity feeling at times in my head..
The type of headaches you are getting may be migraines. These can give you these type of headaches. The symptoms are quite possible with this type of headache. The other thing that might present in this odd type fashion is a type of seizure called partial seizure.
YOu need to see your doctor and see if the doc will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
Feeling feverish, a little disoriented, stuffy, zoned, and anxious. Is this anxiety, a head cold, or could it be something more serious?
Yes it could be: Any one of the three options u listed, therefore, it is important to see. U pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Pressure feeling in forehead, feels like somethings stuck in side of head causing a pushing feeling. Woke up with cold sensation in head.
Last few days I have noticed that I get a cold wet feeling when I lean back onto something. I check and my back is dry and warm. Doesn't matter what it is I lean back on. I also feel hot in the head and face. No fever. No other symptoms.
Sensations: These sensations could be a manifestation of release of chemicals at the skin level related to a type of a reaction causing vasodilation. This would be akin to blushing. Such reactions may be a response to temperature changes, certain foods or spices or chemicals. The cause may be quite elusive, however. In the meantime observe for skin changes and any evidence of the above causes. ...Read more