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Flashes Lightning Headache
I keep seeing jagged flashes of lightning bolts that shimmer around an object followed by an intense headache. Are these hallucinations?
No: These are not hallucinations and you need to be seen by a doctor. Seeing lightning bolts can mean there is eye problem like a torn retina or neurologic problem like a migraine. If you are pregnant, visual changes associated with a headache can indicate a serious complication called pre eclampsia. If you have these symptoms it is very important you see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
? Migraine headache: This could be a headache migraine or an ocular migraine. The latter is usually not associated with pain, however. Migraine headaches can be associated with visual symptoms such as flashes, spots, formed hallucinations, etc. I'd recommend a systemic physical exam to rule out medical problems. If physically normal then have ophthalmologic evaluation to rule out ocular problems. ...Read more
I get flashes of svere headache fr sometime only and i often faint as well and loose my balance! is this normal?
No: See a neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Up from lying down, had aura(flashes, geometric patterns spread from middle) covering vision, mild headache and balance issue. Last few secs. Concern?
If this happens: repeatedly then, YES, it's a concern. If, on the other hand, it happens only once or twice, it's not much of a concern. A "head rush" can happen when standing upright from a sitting or crouching position if the heart & blood vessels haven't had a chance to accommodate to the change in posture. Dehydration, overheating & certain other conditions can contribute to head rushes. ...Read more
Been getting aura headaches often right after i get home from work around the same time i see light flashes in vision then headache what's the cause?
I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes theres not many sometimes theres loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri
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