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Dizziness Headache Nausea Neck Pain
Woke up with very bad dizziness... All day dizziness, nausea, headache, really bad neck pain at the back of neck. Dizziness gets worse lying down?
Concerning: In an otherwise healthy 26-year-old, the description is concerning for meningitis (or several other causes of severe/life-threatening headache). If this new headache with dizziness is ongoing without any abatement or worsening throughout the day, then there should be a low threshold for seeking emergency evaluation. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
I have frequent night time headaches at the back of my skull with little to no back or neck pain associated. It comes with nausea, dizziness, general confusion and a lightheaded feeling. Doc says it's from laptop, but it happens even without. Help?
Needs investigation!: Frequent headaches of this type should be evaluated by a neurologist! ...Read more
Headaches I hadn't experienced feel like migraines for they come with nausea vomiting dizziness weakness also cold toes cold sweats neck pain clammy?
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Gradual onset of vertigo over 5 weeks now, tinnitus on both ears, no nausea, no neurological issues, neck pain for 4 years, mild headaches on back?
Tinnitus+vertigo: Needs evaluation by ENT. Numerous possible causes, some minor, some serious. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
What to do if I have headache with nausea, dizziness, seeing black spots and neck pain for several days?
I was given propofol for a colonoscopy and egd about a week ago. I have been dizzy with a bad headache, nausea and neck pain ever since. What should I do?
Unlikely: It is not likely that it is residual sedation; call your GI doc ...Read more
Ok if I have had a headache for 6 days and neck pain (feels kinda like muscle tightness) and dizziness, is there any way this is meningitis? No fever. No vomiting, slight nausea.
Can neck pain cause dizziness, and headache? I have been having trapezius spasms, and I don't know the cause.
Have history of sinuitis have had headache and serious neck pain a week now and been really dizzy what could it be?
Sinusitis: Please see your family doctor as soon as possible. Sinus infections can lead to abscesses in the brain. If they persist, they need careful evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Headaches, tinnitus, neck pain, dizziness/vertigo in a fifteen year old female. What could this be?
I moved my neck wrong now have serve neck pain can't move it, iam dizzy and having small spots in my vision, a little nausea?
Get seen ASAP: That sounds very concerning. It could be numerous things and some of it is very serious (dissection, stroke etc). Please be seen asap if you haven't already. All the best! ...Read more
I have episodes of extreme difficulty standing up+extreme weakness when walking afterward. Prior I get dizziness, neck pain, and headache. Causes?
Gait is a manner of walking or moving on foot. It is an important aspect of signs that may provide information about several musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. There are several basic pathological gaits that can be attributed to neurological conditions.
Rec.: see a neurologist for further investigation. ...Read more
Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
Chronic stiff neck pain to the top of my head, flushed face, headache, dizziness, and neurological problems. Help?!
Flushed face plus he: See the neurologist right away. Make sure your BP is checked and that there is no major diarrhea. ...Read more
I've been getting headache neck pain dizzy spells times everything goes dark for few seconds and at times chest pains what would that be from?
Pulsatile headache on the right part of my head, neck pain and dizziness for over than one month. Pain feels like a pressure when I stay on my pillow.
Hemicrania continua is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region, pain may also be experienced in the maxilla or in the occipital region. The patient usually responds to
indomethacin within 48 hours.
Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
Maybe: As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches. ...Read more
Increaed ICP: The same thing that's causing the headaches, dizziness, eye pressure, neck pain (symptoms) can also be causing papilledema (a physical sign; not a diagnosis). Constellation of reported signs and symptoms is consistent with increased intracranial pressure and requires urgent medical attention. ...Read more
4 months post pontine stroke in a previously healthy 44yr old male. Orgasm causes severe neck pain, nausea and dizziness lasting 2-4 hours.
Worrisome: So the stroke victim is apparently not you. Something about this case smells to me like the stroke was due to a top-of-the-basilar occlusion or basilar artery dissection or both. My advice is to lay off the whoopee pending a thorough reassessment by a neurologist including possibly repeat imaging studies viz. MRI and MRA. ...Read more
Getting very dizzy if I move my head from side to side. Been also having daily headaches towards the back of my head and neck pain. Thank you?
See a neurologist: Probably want to scan the head if the diagnosis is not obvious. In a young person without a history of trauma this may be a sign of low lying cerebellar tonsils (Chiari Malformation) or a problem with the cervical spine. Dizziness with sudden head turns is a fairly common complaint in the days and weeks following TBI. Avoid prolonged neck hyper-extension or maneuvers that exacerbate dizziness ...Read more
My fiancee woke up with neck pain (she rated an 8/10 in pain). She also described a headache (gets dizzy every so often) and difficulty swallowing.
Do I require a tetanus shot for a cut from a concrete block? 72 hours ago. Feeling dizzy/nausea for 48hrs. Woke up with intense neck pain, now passed.
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more
Lower/middle right back pain, coughing, shortness of breath, headache/dizziness when standing or sitting, right side neck pain?
See doctor: With these symptoms, it's time to see your doctor! Do call now, so you can be examined asap. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
My ear feel pressured and I have dizziness, and headache and neck pain. I have fainted and told I have vertigo. Can vertigo cause all this?
Vertigo is a symptom: Vertigo is a symptom, not a disease. It describes dizziness in which you feel the room is spinning around you as opposed to being unsteady. There are certain processes that can cause ear pressure, vertigo, and fainting. One that comes to mind is meniere's disease (fainting in this situation is called drop attacks). A ENT visit is warranted. ...Read more
I hit my head a couple days ago and passed out. I woke up today with neck pain and have headaches and dizziness. Should I wait to see a doctor?
You should not wait: Although chances of intra cranial injury are low, loss of consciousness means significant injury. You might also have a neck injury. Only a neuro exam by a doctor can tell whether you need more tests, such as a CT brain scan. ...Read more
My symtomps will come and go like dizziness headache neck pain sometimes my elbow. Tingling in any one of my finger only 1 finger. Please help me?
Dizziness: Dizziness with headaches and tingling in the fingers needs thorough evaluation by a physician. The possibilities are many, but the patient needs evaluation for entities such as thoracic inlet syndrome and abnormalities in the cervical spine and brain stem. Depending on physical examination, the patent may need imaging such as an MRI of the brain stem and spine ...Read more
I have headaches neck pain decreased range of neck motion feel dizzy at times. Also the bumps on the back of my head r gone I think cuz of swelling?
Clarification: Is this all the time or these symptoms come and go during the course of the day? If these are persistent you may benefit from being evaluated by your primary doctor. ...Read more
Headache has gotten worse today taken nurofen as only strongest pain relief I able to get. Had headaches 2months and getting several dizzy spells and tingly feeling face/head neck pain at the top?
During exercise, fell back and hit back of head on floor. Did not feel dizzy or headache, but neck pain set in quick, esp. While turning. Advice?
Many people have-: -falls of this type every day. You may have some early degerative disease in your cervical spine. If this just happened & you have not had this before, to you it may seem very worrisome. For now rest ice NSAIDS if you are able, & activity modification. Should clear fairly soon @ Ur age give it some time. If persistent or worsens see your PCP 4 eval & referrals can B made if indicated. ...Read more
Pounding left sided headaches with ear jaw neck pain. Last two days. Dizziness, no appetite, confusion, should I worry?
Be seen: Not worry so much as it would be wise to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I got hms, recent back n neck pain, dizziness (lightheaded, spin), vomitting feel n headache. Stress n lack of sleep (finals). And advice?
Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a severe headache w/dizziness & nauseous. Pain mostly on rs includes ear/neck pain. Now my whole cheek is swollen? What could it be?
Frequent headaches, neck pain and dizziness had a normal CT scan a few months ago. Worried about aneurysms. Should my headaches be further looked into?
Aneurysms: Would not be a cause of your symptoms. Check with a neurologist about ways to control headaches and to get a thorough neurological exam. ...Read more
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