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I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

Ice Pick Headaches: These are a migraine variant called Ice Pick Headaches most likely. Check with your doctor for confirmation. If he concurs, be reassured they are benign. ...Read more

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Almost passout,ringing in ears,pressure in head,pulse in back of head,shortness of breath....all upon standing up or walking up stairs.

Almost passout,ringing in ears,pressure in head,pulse in back of head,shortness of breath....all upon standing up or walking up stairs.

Ear head pressure: These symptoms are significant and may be from severe illness. You should call your doctor to be seen asap. If you cannot reach your doctor then consider walk in clinci or ER. ...Read more

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What causes my head to painfully pulse with my heartbeat when stretching or standing up to quickly?

What causes my head to painfully pulse with my heartbeat when stretching or standing up to quickly?

See your doctor: The cause may be benign, but it's possible that you have a mild case of intracranial hypotension: Either you're underproducing CSF or removing it too fast or you have a tiny leak from a little hole or tear in your dura mater. This would cause your brain to sag a little when you stand up. Painful but probably not dangerous. It can be tested for. This isn't a diagnosis, just an educated guess. ...Read more

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Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Adderall Comedown ?: Some people have a comedown off of adderall when either the drug effect has worn off or is wearing off. This can cause some to feel irritable, moody & wired (plus potentially quite tired). Please let your prescribing medical provider know about these possible side effects. ...Read more

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Laying down or sitting down side of head twitch or pulse. Not always but throughout the day. No pain associated with it. Why?

Laying down or sitting down side of head twitch or pulse. Not always but throughout the day. No pain associated with it. Why?

Muscle fatigue: Muscles will often twitch when they have been fatigued and then are resting. You may also feel your pulse when you are relaxed and that could be what you're feeling. Sometimes if there is a nerve that's irritated it can cause twitching and cramping but that's usually lower extremity and associated with some pain. Not to worry nothing unusual. Good health ...Read more

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Severe left temple headache that pulses. 4 a week. Pain only on left, whole head. High bp/pulse. Nothing helps. Possibilities? Not a diagnosis. Thanks

C/w Migraine HA: Check answer: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/823704. If migraine ha, compression (low in neck over common carotid artery) to reduce flow, on painful side, to dilated arteries in meninges may quickly reduce pain. If held for up to a minute & careful to minimize head movements next ~5 min, may sometimes dramatically reduce current episode of pain. Focus on patterns/feelings triggering. ...Read more

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Weird pulling, pulsating feeling in head feel my pulse it feels like a leaking/dripping feeling?

Weird pulling, pulsating feeling in head feel my pulse it feels like a leaking/dripping feeling?

If timing of pulse: rate in head is consistent with pulse in carotid artery, then you are feeling a migraine (vascular) sensation. You did not mention pain. Perception of sensations which people cannot see & do not understand are commonly interpreted in quite distorted ways which often do not reflect what is actually happening. However, unable to judge or help much from this distance without more information & clues. ...Read more

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I had a sudden sharp pain under my left lower rib cage & felt quite light headed with racing pulse. It passed after a couple of minutes.

Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more

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Please tell me if any digestive issues can cause head pressure/throbbing pulse in the back of head everyday?

Please tell me if any digestive issues can cause head pressure/throbbing pulse in the back of head everyday?

You could: Be reacting to certain foods, msg for example. Other possibilities are food intolerance or even allergies. Sometimes it takes a while to figure it out. Best to seek advice from GI specialist. ...Read more

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I used slimming capsules for weight loss for 14 days but during and after taking it I felt so weak ,drowsy,extreme back head pain and pulse,bad mood ?

I used slimming capsules for weight loss for 14 days but during and after taking it I felt so weak ,drowsy,extreme back head pain and pulse,bad mood ?

Sounds like: you may be experiencing a LOW BLOOD SUGAR!!! STOP the "SLIMMING" PILLS!!! and obtain a safe weight loss method from a Health Care Professional!!!!!! BTW It may be useful to have your blood sugar tested especially if you have a Family History of Diabetes!!! BE WELL Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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24 y/o eyelid's been twitching for months now I'm getting more body twitches, feeling pressure in head and strong pulse throughout my body, anxiety?

24 y/o eyelid's been twitching for months now I'm getting more body twitches, feeling pressure in head and strong pulse throughout my body, anxiety?

See your doctor: Eye twitches can be a sign of stress, and fatigue and lack of sleep. So by itself it's benign and known as myokymia. But if your entire body is twitching you need to be seen by a doctor and see if your anxiety is making it worse or not. Go ahead and see the doctor, and this will make you feel better. ...Read more

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My pulse is high while standing up but when i lower head looking at floor pulse go down imediately. Why?

My pulse is high while standing up but when i lower head looking at floor pulse go down imediately. Why?

It could be from: Orthostatic hypotension/ drop in BP with sudden standing up with compensatory tachycardia/palpitation or fast heart beat. I won't worry unless accompanied by other symptoms like passing out, chest pain etc. I presume u already had all the heart work up. Take care! ...Read more

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Why is my pulse so fast on my neck could my shunt be having a pulse my head has been hurting all day ?

Why is my pulse so fast on my neck
could my shunt be having a pulse 
my head has been hurting all day ?

Unclear: A VP shunt does not have a pulse.I am not sure why your pulse is so fast but could be caffeine or anxiety. The head hurting needs to be investigated if very severe. do you have migraines? You have not mentioned the MRI results or how long ago it was done. If this is severe you need to call your neurologist for further eval. ...Read more

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How do I stop a pulse feeling in my head? 4 days ago, I had a headache & could feel my heart pulse in my head. Headache gone, but pulse still there.

How do I stop a pulse feeling in my head? 4 days ago, I had a headache & could feel my heart pulse in my head. Headache gone, but pulse still there.

Medical exam: This symptom may be caused by several conditions, e.g. High blood pressure, vascular inflamation, migraine headaches and numerous other problems. It is necessary to discuss this with your physician and have a complete examination as soon as possible. ...Read more

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