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Head Cramps Causes
Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time I looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection., prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more
Headaches: Headaches can have a variety of causes. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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Hi doc (s), I have just learnt that ibuprofen may cause kidney or/and liver problems. I took ibuprofen the past 3 days or so to ease cramps and noticed lately that my skin has become rather dull. May I know if this may be caused by ibuprofen not being exc
Very liquid diahhrea smells like burnt hair. Middle& upper cramps/pain and nausea. Cause for concern or wait it out?
Gastroenteritis: Usually self limiting, if prolongs more than 5 days need to be checked out for specific bugs and treated. ...Read more
Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?
When I'm in bed I can't sleep cause I feel like I have constant cramp in my legs and feet, but there's nothing wrong with them, isit my mind?
Cramps: If your diet is calcium-deficient, or you exercise heavily in the evenings, cramping can be real after falling asleep. At your age, claudication, or cramping due to cardiac illness is very unlikely. As a female, you are past the age of rapid linear growth, which can cause 'growing pains' ...Read more
It's like a sharp cramp feeling on the left side above my ear, in a half dollar coin sized area, doesn't last long and is random but getting it in the same spot for the past week. I do have a cold, could that be the cause?
Could be Rhinitis: Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, running, ear fullness, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can resemble a cold. If you get "colds" every spring could be secondary to tree pollen (out now). Increased swelling and inflammation in sinuses can refer to ear and cause fullness/pain. I'm in your area if you need to be seen. Feel better. ...Read more
With prostaglandin analogues, there a host of unusual things that can happen, but given the limited volume and absorption, it is very unlikely that that is the source.
Stop and see if the cramps go away. Then restart when feeling well and see if it recurs! If it does, then it is travaprost! ...Read more
Eye drop side effect: It is rare for eye drops to cause stomach issues. While some eye drops can be absorbed into the body, the level of medicine is usually so low that it is unlikely to cause any adverse events. I would see your own medical doctor to explore whether there is an underlying cause for your condition. ...Read more
I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. She said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. Can barely stand up or walk?
Probably unrelated: But, if you are in severe pain and cannot stand or walk, then you need re-evaluated, usually in an ER. If no immediate ride in, then call an ambulance. If any possibility you are pregnant, then all the more potentially serious. ...Read more
Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?
Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more
What specific virus causes mild fever, cramps w/Diarr, runny nose, mild sore throat, nausea? Trying to determine length of this.
I could list dozens: ...since your symptoms are nonspecific. Perhaps as good a judge as any as to the expected duration of your illness is to identify from whom you contracted it and determine how long it took them to recover. Tis the season for what you've described... ...Read more
Sore boobs, one nipple darker, stomach cramp, pubic/back ache, runny nose, watery discharge - mainly afternoon, need wee more, period in 4days -cause?
Strange: You should see your doctor. Laboratory tests are in order... you could be pregnant ...Read more
Seek help: Reasons for headaches vary from migraines to stress related and many other less common causes. You can treat occasional headaches with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or something like Motrin. If these headaches happen frequently I would see your doctor who will help figure out why this is happening and how to treat and possibly prevent them. ...Read more
Migraine Headaches: Without knowing more details about the cramping in the back of your head, I am unclear of the actual diagnosis. A potential diagnosis is a migraine headache, which presents with symptoms similar to this presentation. Follow up with your primary care physician to more accurately diagnosis your condition. ...Read more
L have cramps in the whole back and a feeling of hot and tension in the back of my head for 1 month.?
Get to the doctor...: Your question is non-descript; these symptoms could be from a number of different causes so I would advise going to your health care provider and have him/her get to the bottom of it. ...Read more
My headaches feel like cramps and as if my head is going to explode all over the place. Any ideas?
Headaches caused by the muscles in your neck, face and scalp can be helped with high doses of magnesium. Take an epsom salt bath 2 cups for 30 mins every night and magnesium chelate 1 cap/night and increase until you get soft stool. This will be the amount of magnesium you should take daily. If this doesn't work, consult me to find the answer. ...Read more
I got cramps in my head and I got pills for like stress from my Dr don't know if they work I can't sleep at night I messing it to stop?
See your Doctor: Talk to your doctor if the pills to help reduce feelings of stress aren't working. Living in constant stress can't be easy and we know it is very unhealthy. Headaches can be common. Get your doctors help. This is hard to fix but well worth the effort. The next step is to followup and review treatment. ...Read more
I feel little aches like cramps in the lower right sido of my head, it's like a kind of cramp focused, the pain does not radiate. What could it be?
Last thursday I fainted from overworking out in the gym. SInce then I've been having back of the head and neck cramps along with slight loss of balanc?
Fainting=see doctor: Anytime someone faint when working out it can be a sign of something seriously wrong. You need to see your physician to have this evaluated. After falling it is not uncommon to get neck and head pain. The dizziness that you have also be related to the fall. All of the symptoms make this something you should see your doctor about soon. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a head cramp? That cramp feeling you get in your jaw from eating something sour or blowing something is the feeling in my head?
Pregnant?: Your symptoms of cramps, and (vaginal?) discharge with headaches can be due to several conditions. Pregnancy is not high on the list of causes. Your doctor may wish to obtain vaginal specimen to send to the lab as well as a blood count as well as a pregnancy test. The latter to put your mind at ease. ...Read more
3mo back I had viral inf, high grade fever. Eversince, I've noticed crampy pain immediately after milk & excessive diffuse hair loss. Cause?
Lactose intolerance: You may have lactose intolerance as you're having abdominal discomfort after ingesting milk. Try using lactaid which should help you tolerate milk products. Thyroid disorders are a cause of hair loss. Discuss these issues with your physician who will order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Many possibilities: See a doctor. This requires more history, physical exam and possibly labs. Sounds as if you may be quite ill and hope you get help and are better soon. ...Read more
TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more
I am 36 weeks and I am not dialted but his head is down. I have been having really bad cramps and pressure. What does that mean?
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