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Doctor insights on: Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue And Neck Pain

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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Can back of the neck pain cause headache and dizziness?

Migraine?: Migraine headache can have symptoms of dizziness, vertigo, neck pain, problems with light or sound, and aura. The neck pain may not cause for headache but the headache may be a cause of the neck pain. ...Read more

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Can neck pain cause dizziness, and headache? I have been having trapezius spasms, and I don't know the cause.

Can neck pain cause dizziness, and headache? I have been having trapezius spasms, and I don't know the cause.

Not exactly: Problems in the neck can cause both neck pain, headaches, and even pain that runs into the shoulder and arm. Neck problems usually do not cause dizziness. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have history of sinuitis have had headache and serious neck pain a week now and been really dizzy what could it be?

Have history of sinuitis have had headache and serious neck pain a week now and been really dizzy what could it be?

Sinusitis: Please see your family doctor as soon as possible. Sinus infections can lead to abscesses in the brain. If they persist, they need careful evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Headaches, tinnitus, neck pain, dizziness/vertigo in a fifteen year old female. What could this be?

Headaches, tinnitus, neck pain, dizziness/vertigo in a fifteen year old female. What could this be?

Migraine: Is a neurovascular pain disorder. The migraine includes a large number of clinical presentations ranging from the typical and many variant forms with "headaches, tinnitus, neck pain, dizziness/vertigo".
Rec. Appointment with pcp to rule out secondary headache. ...Read more

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I have episodes of extreme difficulty standing up+extreme weakness when walking afterward. Prior I get dizziness, neck pain, and headache. Causes?

I have episodes of extreme difficulty standing up+extreme weakness when walking afterward. Prior I get dizziness, neck pain, and headache. Causes?

Neuro Condition: Gait is a manner of walking or moving on foot. It is an important aspect of signs that may provide information about several musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. There are several basic pathological gaits that can be attributed to neurological conditions.
Rec.: see a neurologist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Neck pain, tensions headache, some dizziness after lifting head an getting up from uncomfortable 2 hour lying on sofa. Slowly getting better, normal?

Sounds like ortho-: -static hypotension. In a young kid it should B evaled 2 make sure that this is normal. @ Ur age, this is not normal. U should C an internist & B checked out. ...Read more

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Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Pulsatile headache on the right part of my head, neck pain and dizziness for over than one month. Pain feels like a pressure when I stay on my pillow.

Hemicrania continua: Hemicrania continua is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region, pain may also be experienced in the maxilla or in the occipital region. The patient usually responds to
indomethacin within 48 hours.
Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Is my headache, dizziness and neck pain caused from my wisdom teeth?

Is my headache, dizziness and neck pain caused from my wisdom teeth?

Maybe: As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches. ...Read more

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Can papllidema cause headaches, dizziness, eye pressure, neck pain?

Increaed ICP: The same thing that's causing the headaches, dizziness, eye pressure, neck pain (symptoms) can also be causing papilledema (a physical sign; not a diagnosis). Constellation of reported signs and symptoms is consistent with increased intracranial pressure and requires urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Getting very dizzy if I move my head from side to side. Been also having daily headaches towards the back of my head and neck pain. Thank you?

Getting very dizzy if I move my head from side to side. Been also having daily headaches towards the back of my head and neck pain. Thank you?

See a neurologist: Probably want to scan the head if the diagnosis is not obvious. In a young person without a history of trauma this may be a sign of low lying cerebellar tonsils (Chiari Malformation) or a problem with the cervical spine. Dizziness with sudden head turns is a fairly common complaint in the days and weeks following TBI. Avoid prolonged neck hyper-extension or maneuvers that exacerbate dizziness ...Read more

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My fiancee woke up with neck pain (she rated an 8/10 in pain). She also described a headache (gets dizzy every so often) and difficulty swallowing.

Seek medical care: Headache, neck pain, dizziness and difficulty swallowing - this patient should be seen in person by a physician. This could be caused by many different conditions but some serious. ...Read more

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Headache ringing ears sinus pain dizziness when bending forward shoulder and neck pain?

Headache ringing ears sinus pain dizziness when bending forward shoulder and neck pain?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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Lower/middle right back pain, coughing, shortness of breath, headache/dizziness when standing or sitting, right side neck pain?

See doctor: With these symptoms, it's time to see your doctor! Do call now, so you can be examined asap. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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My ear feel pressured and I have dizziness, and headache and neck pain. I have fainted and told I have vertigo. Can vertigo cause all this?

My ear feel pressured and I have dizziness, and headache and neck pain. I have fainted and told I have vertigo. Can vertigo cause all this?

Vertigo is a symptom: Vertigo is a symptom, not a disease. It describes dizziness in which you feel the room is spinning around you as opposed to being unsteady. There are certain processes that can cause ear pressure, vertigo, and fainting. One that comes to mind is meniere's disease (fainting in this situation is called drop attacks). A ENT visit is warranted. ...Read more

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I hit my head a couple days ago and passed out. I woke up today with neck pain and have headaches and dizziness. Should I wait to see a doctor?

I hit my head a couple days ago and passed out. I woke up today with neck pain and have headaches and dizziness. Should I wait to see a doctor?

You should not wait: Although chances of intra cranial injury are low, loss of consciousness means significant injury. You might also have a neck injury. Only a neuro exam by a doctor can tell whether you need more tests, such as a CT brain scan. ...Read more

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My symtomps will come and go like dizziness headache neck pain sometimes my elbow. Tingling in any one of my finger only 1 finger. Please help me?

My symtomps will come and go like dizziness headache neck pain sometimes my elbow. Tingling in any one of my finger only 1 finger. Please help me?

Dizziness: Dizziness with headaches and tingling in the fingers needs thorough evaluation by a physician. The possibilities are many, but the patient needs evaluation for entities such as thoracic inlet syndrome and abnormalities in the cervical spine and brain stem. Depending on physical examination, the patent may need imaging such as an MRI of the brain stem and spine ...Read more

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I have headaches neck pain decreased range of neck motion feel dizzy at times. Also the bumps on the back of my head r gone I think cuz of swelling?

Clarification: Is this all the time or these symptoms come and go during the course of the day? If these are persistent you may benefit from being evaluated by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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During exercise, fell back and hit back of head on floor. Did not feel dizzy or headache, but neck pain set in quick, esp. While turning. Advice?

During exercise, fell back and hit back of head on floor. Did not feel dizzy or headache, but neck pain set in quick, esp. While turning. Advice?

Many people have-: -falls of this type every day. You may have some early degerative disease in your cervical spine. If this just happened & you have not had this before, to you it may seem very worrisome. For now rest ice NSAIDS if you are able, & activity modification. Should clear fairly soon @ Ur age give it some time. If persistent or worsens see your PCP 4 eval & referrals can B made if indicated. ...Read more

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I got hms, recent back n neck pain, dizziness (lightheaded, spin), vomitting feel n headache. Stress n lack of sleep (finals). And advice?

Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with an inner ear infection over two months ago, I experince dizziness daily and now neck pain and headaches what can I do?

I was diagnosed with an inner ear infection over two months ago, I experince dizziness daily and now neck pain and headaches what can I do?

Ear infection: Inner infection can cause dizziness, there are instances where people develop meningitis after an ear infection causing headache, it is advisable to go see doctor to find out the cause of the headache specially if it is a daily headache ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more