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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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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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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