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Over the past few months I have noticed that I get frequent twitching in my left eye, along with my right ear popping and everything sounding "echoy"?

Over the past few months I have noticed that I get frequent twitching in my left eye, along with my right ear popping and everything sounding "echoy"?

Ear popping and: Strange hearing indicates the need to see your doc. He/she can examine your ears. It MAY be simply a wax build up which can easily be removed or something else. Your doc will know. Muscle twitches CAN be low magnesium. Your doc or a natural health practitioner can measure that and you can supplement if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more


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Sore neck/pain in the top back of my head leading to mild headaches and ear popping for over a week! Any idea?

Sore neck/pain in the top back of my head leading to mild headaches and ear popping for over a week! Any idea?

See your doctor: Cervicalgia, is basically a pain in the neck. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain. The headaches and general stiffness in the neck, are symptoms of classic cervicalgia. If your discomfort does not go away with rest, NSAIDs OTC, and moist heat packs, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sore neck/pain in the middle of my head at the top of my neck leading to mild headaches and ears popping. Any idea?

Sore neck/pain in the middle of my head at the top of my neck leading to mild headaches and ears popping. Any idea?

Neck strain: There are blood vessels and nerves running through the muscles of your neck and head up to the top. Any type of strain on these muscles will affect and irritate these nerves causing a headache. Rest will help it as well as Ibuprofen taken accordding to directions and with food in your stomach. ...Read more

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Nevk pain in the middle/back of my head, light headaches and ear popping for over a week. Ear popping most consistent symptom. Any idea?

Nevk pain in the middle/back of my head, light headaches and ear popping for over a week. Ear popping most consistent symptom. Any idea?

Neck pain: Likely arthritis in the neck (cervical spondylosis). Neck muscles that insert on the back of the skull become tense in an attempt to maintain good posture which leads to headaches. These headaches originate in the back of the head and migrate forward. Often the headaches worsen through the day. The popping noise are the facet joints of the cervical spine rubbing together and transmit to the ear. ...Read more

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Eye twitching for a week now headache starting had Mri, mra, ct scan on head last year showed nothing nothin suffer headaches a lot but eye twitch bad?

Eye twitching for a week now headache starting had Mri, mra, ct scan on head last year showed nothing nothin suffer headaches a lot but eye twitch bad?

A Twitch in Time: Blepharospasm is the term used for eye-twitching that can be a manifestation of an underlying peripheral nerve condition or central nervous system process. Acute trauma around the eye can also result in delayed spasm during nerve healing. In many cases anxiety can also cause this secondary to both acute and chronic stress. If stable, consider it only a nuisance. If changing seek an exam. ...Read more

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Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

Can Invisalign cause lasting headaches and ear popping?

It is possible: Invisalign is not the only reason for this, but they do cause pressure on the teeth which can lead to headaches. ...Read more

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I have mild neck stiffness, ear popping and a small, occasional headache for over a week now. Any idea?

I have mild neck stiffness, ear popping and a small, occasional headache for over a week now. Any idea?

TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, neck stiffness or neck pain, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ. ...Read more

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Neck pain into middle/back of head, pain above eyes and back of head for over a week! Ear popping aswell! Any idea?

Neck pain into middle/back of head, pain above eyes and back of head for over a week! Ear popping aswell! Any idea?

Neck pain: Likely arthritis in the neck (cervical spondylosis). Neck muscles that insert on the back of the skull become tense in an attempt to maintain good posture which leads to headaches. These headaches originate in the back of the head and migrate forward. Often the headaches worsen through the day. The popping noise are the facet joints of the cervical spine rubbing together and transmit to the ear. ...Read more

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Eye pressure, ear popping, headache, dizziness with light headness like passing out feeling. All normal mri. Sore cheeks, neck painful?

Eye pressure, ear popping, headache, dizziness with light headness like passing out feeling. All normal mri. Sore cheeks, neck painful?

Sinus disease: Many of the symptoms sound as if you have sinus issues or mastoid sinus disease. You didn't specify what the MRI was for but if it covered the head it may only see a part of the sinuses. Allergic rhinitis may also present with similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Cough, pain around temple & rt eye rt eye tearing. Constant throat clearing. Both ears popping constant since 7 months CT of chest & sinus clear ideas?

Cough, pain around temple & rt eye rt eye tearing. Constant throat clearing. Both ears popping constant since 7 months CT of chest & sinus clear ideas?

Allergic rhinitis: Cough, runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes are all part of allergic rhinitis. Opening and closing of your ear tubes is also indicative off allergic rhinitis. Which also gives you postnasal discharge that can cause you to clear your throat frequently. You should see an allergy immunology physician. ...Read more

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Constant mild headache in temple and right eye 6 months. Ears popping and right ear pain. Sinus CT clear ENT doc thinks migraine and anxiety. Correct?

Constant mild headache in temple and right eye 6 months. Ears popping and right ear pain. Sinus CT clear ENT doc thinks migraine and anxiety. Correct?

Migrainous: You have migranous symptoms, but clearly you also have sinus inflammation. Really depends on how frequent your headaches are. .. Whether you can use only abortive therapy or preventative therapy. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can dry socket occur 2 months after your gums heal very nicely? Achy & itchy throat, ear and jaw ache, eye twitch, neck pops, same side as extractions

Can dry socket occur 2 months after your gums heal very nicely? Achy & itchy throat, ear and jaw ache, eye twitch, neck pops, same side as extractions

Post op symptoms: Your symptoms do not indicate that it's a dry socket. Dry socket usually occurs within the first week of an extraction. You should get an xray of the area and have a dentist examine the extraction site carefully. ...Read more

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Recently have developed a pretty severe eye twitch. This is always accompanied by a debilitating headache. Could be seizure? History of pos epilepsy.

Recently have developed a pretty severe eye twitch. This is always accompanied by a debilitating headache. Could be seizure? History of pos epilepsy.

I'm not sure if you: Mean you have a "possible" history of seizure or a "positive" (confirmed) history of seizure. That may change the interpretation of your symptoms. On the face of it, however, this sounds more like a migraine headache with "aura." However, any recent onset of severe headache should be checked out by a doctor. I wish you the best. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my right eye twitch everyday? I've also been having headaches in my right temple.

Why does the top of my right eye twitch everyday? I've also been having headaches in my right temple.

Stress: Stress, Anxiety, lack of sleep are most common. Rare causes include, calcium electrolyte abnormalities and nerve issues. Please get checked by your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Still having headache when I shut my eyes at the top doc looked in eyes and took BP said I'm fine but still got it with eye twitch what could it be?

Still having headache when I shut my eyes at the top doc looked in eyes and took BP said I'm fine but still got it with eye twitch what could it be?

Eye twitch headache: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and use of stimulants such as caffeine and decongestants. Eye irritation can also add to this, such as dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid infection, inflammation). Eyestrain and reading, computer use, close visual work can contribute and also cause an aching around the eyes. Reducing these may help. ...Read more

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Head, ear pressure, nose, ear popping, headaches, dizziness.

Head, ear pressure, nose, ear popping, headaches, dizziness.

Cold?: This sound like you have a cold. This includes all the symptoms of the usual cold. No treatment is needed at this time unless you feel you need symptomatic treatment. If persists see your doctor. Cold symptoms usually last about a week to 10 days. ...Read more

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Ear popping and pressure (mostly around temples) along with mild headaches (usually later in the day) and occasional pain at the top of my head.

Ear popping and pressure (mostly around temples) along with mild headaches (usually later in the day) and occasional pain at the top of my head.

Sounds like: You may have some sinus inflammation and complicating eustachian tube dysfunction. You may want to consider a trial of Neti Pot use (as in saline irrigation for the sinuses) and safe steam exposure to see if things will open up. Otherwise a more formal HealthTap Prime consultation will allow for better guidance. As always if your symptoms worsen, see your doc in person. ...Read more

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I have a sore dry throat and a cough aswell as a headache ears popping and a stuffy head what could be wrong and what can I do to help it?

I have a sore dry throat and a cough aswell as a headache ears popping and a stuffy head what could be wrong and what can I do to help it?

Viral: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection (head cold) that should run its course in several days to a week. At this stage, decongestant pills (if you're not pregnant) and nasal spray as well as tylenol (acetaminophen) are helpful in relieving symptoms. See your physician if there is worsening cough, wheezing, new fever, chills and sweats. ...Read more

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On the top part of my head (halfdollar size) I get a horrible/painful pressure that makes my right eye twitch uncontrollably. Could it be a brain tumor?

On the top part of my head (halfdollar size) I get a horrible/painful pressure that makes my right eye twitch uncontrollably. Could it be a brain tumor?

Unlikely!: The typical pain associated wih brain tumors is generalized, worse in the morning and with all maneuvers that increasing pressure in the brain such as bearing down, coughing or sneezing. However, most tumors do not follow this typical description. Your pain is non-specific and should be checked out to make sure it is not something serious.. ...Read more

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Feeling extremely tired, dizzy, sleeping too much, head spinning. Eye twitch... I sleep all day & all night what is wrong?

Feeling extremely tired, dizzy, sleeping too much, head spinning. Eye twitch... I sleep all day & all night what is wrong?

Complex potential: You need to have a thorough physical with blood tests. The potential causes of these symptoms are numerous see your family doctor or other primary care provider. ...Read more

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Occipital nerve block 2days prior. Rapid upper right eyelid twitching, brusing, firm, pain, pink at inj. Site. Random neuralgia on R of Head. Any Clue?

Occipital nerve block 2days prior. Rapid upper right eyelid twitching, brusing, firm, pain, pink at inj. Site. Random neuralgia on R of Head. Any Clue?

Rapid Eyelid itching: Allergic reaction to the medications may occur after the injection such as itching, rash, etc. Depending on the medications used. Usually they are mild/moderate, and can be treated with anti-pruritic medication.
The pink at the injection site may be due to the needle injection and fade over a period of time unless it is severe. If the above symptoms persist, you need to contact your physician. ...Read more

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Hi, below my right eye keeps twitching and the eye itself feels like it's burning and I have a very strong headache on the right side of my head?

Hi, below my right eye keeps twitching and the eye itself feels like it's burning and I have a very strong headache on the right side of my head?

Dry eyes?: It sounds as if you may have dry eyes. Dry eyes can certainly cause twitching and burning. It may even cause headaches. You can try OTC artificial tears 4x / day to see if that helps. You should also probably see an eye MD for a complete eye evaluation. ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head on a medal bar while getting up fast from bending down to tied my shoe. I have a headache, my eyes are twitching and imsleepy?

I hit the top of my head on a medal bar while getting up fast from bending down to tied my shoe. I have a headache, my eyes are twitching and imsleepy?

You may have had a: concussion and this may be the result. Please make sure to see a doc and continiue w/him/her until your symptoms have resolved. Such symptoms go away slowly but there are lots of reasons to hope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Twitching on right side of head around temple then I got a headache and now my eye is twitching on the same side what causes this and should I be worried?

Hemifacial spasm: You are suffering from a condition known as hemifacial spasm. This is not at all a rare condition, it is a lot more common and people think. It is treatable with botox. It is not a dangerous condition, and never do to anything as potentially dangerous or debilitating. It was more of a cosmetic issue than anything else. Sometimes, they could follow a viral infection of the trigeminal nerve. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Ears Popping (Definition)

Air pressure changes caused by decreases in altitude can cause painful pressure behind the ear drum. You can help your baby equalize the pressure behind the eardrum by encouraging swallowing. On an airplane, begin feeding your baby when the ...Read more