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Dizziness When Head Is Tilted Back
I feel pressure in the back of my head when lying down after 1 minute. The pressure feels like it is pulling my head back to pillow. Head MRI clear.
What could cause severe pain when tilting head backwards flexion? Pain started all of a sudden. Pain is slight to moderate when turning head. Pain about a 7 when tilting forward, and off the chart when tilting backwards. No nausea slight headache, no feve
Having head pressure and off balance also vertigo any ideas when I move my head forward the pressure moves forward?
Needs evaluation: Symptoms of headache and gait imbalance could be related to increased intracranial pressure. Changes in pain with head movement could related to instability of the spine or cranial/spinal junction. If these symptoms are present, consultation as soon as possible for evaluation is essential. A neurologist and an emergency provider are examples of providers likely able to evaluate further. ...Read more
Experiencing transient head pain behind both ears upwards especially when moving head positions. What's happening?
A neck problem: Pain in the area that you described is from irritation of the attachment site of muscles that support the neck. In someone 49 years old this usually represents osteoarthritis of the joints of the neck with secondary muscle spasm. Our bodies use muscle spasm as a protective mechanism for injury, inflammation or infection. Unfortunately muscle spasm also causes pain at the involved site. ...Read more
Constant burning feel top back head w. occasional head weight feel causing elevator effect when walking. dizzy can be replicated w pressure back head.
Pressure head aches mostly when lay down or lay on stomach with head turned.Improve when upright.Normal brain MRI . What can cause this?
When i tilt my head from side to side, or back and forth it feels like fluid moving around, get vertigo mainly when lying down, and rising back up.
Vestibular rehab: This happens when a crystal in the inner ear gets dislodged. It causes excess sensory stimulation of the vestibular nerve. Very often it responds well to vestibular rehabilitation where a specially trained physical therapist can help put it back in place. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Head pressure in back of head, tight neck/shoulder muscles, balance issues, head heaviness, extreme fatigue, for 6 months straight, what could this be?
With head turned to left while horizontal, vertigo. Simply lying on the left side, no vertigo. Turning to the left while upright, no vertigo. BPPV?
Possibly: It is likely BPPV and you should have your physician do the particle repositioning maneuvers which can be curative such as the Epley. There are other maneuvers to be done but an evaluation should first be done to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Head dizziness when lying once and when bending 3tms in 3dys, what is it? Head tumor, atherosclerosis or?
Head has pressure, feels heavy. Floor feels bouncy when i stand up and subsides when laying down. Sinus infection cause this?
When I sit up, get electric-like head tingling, head pressure, dizzy, air-flow noise, sharp pains in head then severe migraine. What could cause that?
R/O MIGRAINE : The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES can have a PRODROME beforehand . Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more
Stiff neck back left side, sharp pain in that area when swallowing. No throat pain just sharp stabs in neck. Head feels heavy when tilt head back?
Get examined: Without being able to see you there is not any way to know what is going on. This cannot be done over the internet. See somebody face to face. ...Read more
Can neck pain cause vertigo and dizziness when bending head and neck over or to the side? Or when laying down? It's not bppv (as told by my ent)
I'm having dizziness and headache. the dizziness gets worse when I lean my head back or lay down. what could this be?
Dizziness: Causes of dizziness like this can be from BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo), labrynthitis (an inflammation of the inner ear), otitis media (middle ear pressure), or other more concerning causes involving the brain and balance center (acoustic neuroma or even brain tumor or bleed). An in person exam is best. An urgent care center is a good option. ...Read more
Three day headache on the back of my head, right side. Originally extreme sudden pain but dulled now. Worse when bending. Head feels wet with pressure?
?occipital neuralgia: You may have a trigger over right side of neck, but there may be irritation at base of skull affecting the greater occipital nerve of Arnold. This should be self-limited and resolve over next few days to weeks, but if persistent, might consider occipital nerve block injection. ...Read more
Pulsatile tinnitus when turning head to right. Stops when pressing neck (probably vein). Worse in the morning. I don't hear it when on normal posture?
When I tilt my head to the left or backwards, it feels like I'm pulling a muscle in the side, back and top of head. Symp are positional. Any ideas?
Pressure at base of head, tension, throbs, fluid feeling, worst when sitting up, sensitive to touch can't lay on it, slight dizziness, no pain. What is this?
Mastoid sinuses: Sounds like your mastoid sinuses, but you need to see a doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Lightheaded when sitting and holding head up to look at computer. Neck muscles tight. Tingling in back of head. What is it?
Ear/TMJ/???: Hard to say. Could be one main cause or many triggers. Get to a md/do first. ...Read more
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