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I have roaring in ear, nagging headache on forehead, top of head, temples. Dizziness., ENT did tests nothing showed. Could it be tension? Wants me to mri

I have roaring in ear, nagging headache on forehead, top of head, temples. Dizziness., ENT did tests nothing showed. Could it be tension? Wants me to mri

Listen to your doc: Tinnitus is a common problem but only rarely caused by a serious problem. If the initial examination did not reveal a likely cause, an MRI is the next best step. ...Read more

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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I have a severe headache on the top of my head. Dizziness nausea and feeling flush comes with it. What could this be?

I have a severe headache on the top of my head. Dizziness nausea and feeling flush comes with it. What could this be?

Few reasons.: What u explaining can be generally be from a headache. Like migraine. Like tension. But you have to make sure your blood pressure is also normal. Also depends how often you get these headaches. Treatments can vary. ...Read more

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If probably empty sella is normal. Why I feel too much headache pressure on my top of head & forehead vomiting dizziness weekness please help me.

If probably empty sella is normal. Why I feel too much headache pressure on my top of head & forehead vomiting dizziness weekness please help me.

See doc immediately: How long have you had symptoms? . This couldbe symptoms of a migraine or tension headacheshowever, in view of your symptomatology you should be evaluated by a neurologist because these could be symptoms of things more serious. ...Read more

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Headache in the forehead. Sometimes top of head for almost 2 years. Dizziness as well.

Headache in the forehead. Sometimes top of head for almost 2 years. Dizziness as well.

Headache: That is a long time to suffer from headaches and dizziness. Keeping a record to establish any triggers and getting a thorough physical exam will help to diagnose a cause and direct any investigations. All the best. ...Read more

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I've been having a severe headache after waking up since last week. The pain is around top to back on half of my head. I feel dizzy. Is this dangerous?

I've been having a severe headache after waking up since last week. The pain is around top to back on half of my head. I feel dizzy. Is this dangerous?

If this is brand new: & if you're experiencing any neurological symptoms such as weakness in an arm, leg, slurred speech, uncontrolled nausea/vomiting, loss of balance, double vision or other physical things other than pain you should be evaluated in an ER, however, if this is going on for a week, and you've had headaches of some nature in the past and none of what I said is happening, get an appointment with your doc ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the top of my head which has been there for a while. Now it randomly starts hurting, causing headaches & dizziness. What is it?

I have a small lump on the top of my head which has been there for a while. Now it randomly starts hurting, causing headaches & dizziness. What is it?

Cyst: Mist likely it is s pilar cyst or a sebaceous cyst it can get large and it can get infected and that why it may start hurting my advice see a doctor might need antibiotics or other medicine ...Read more

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Pins and needles on top of my head, headache, nausea, sweating, dizzy?

Pins and needles on top of my head, headache, nausea, sweating, dizzy?

Head parathesias: Could be sinusitis, early shingles, lyme disease, possible vascular/cardiac issues would seek medical attention ...Read more

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Had an aura migraine four days ago. Ever since, I've had dizziness, facial numbness & a feeling of pressure on top my head, headache. Should I worry?

Had an aura migraine four days ago. Ever since, I've had dizziness, facial numbness & a feeling of pressure on top my head, headache. Should I worry?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Headache for 2 weeks, throbbing, pressure or tension at top of head and goes towards back of head. At times I do feel dizzy. What is this? Thanks.

Headache for 2 weeks, throbbing, pressure or tension at top of head and goes towards back of head. At times I do feel dizzy. What is this? Thanks.

Not clear but...: This sounds like a stress headache. This frequently is throbbing or pressure and feels like a hat is to tight. Many times it will go to the back of the head and into the neck. This will last sometimes for days or weeks as you have said. What is your stress level? Are you having much caffeine? How are you sleeping?
These are all important in this type of headache?
See your doc. ...Read more

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On/off dull throbbing at temples, top of head and behind ears. Also, feeling dizzy. Especially if I turn head too fast. Better when lying down. Headache?

On/off dull throbbing at temples, top of head and behind ears. Also, feeling dizzy. Especially if I turn head too fast. Better when lying down. Headache?

Mixed headache: Sounds like a mixed headache; please see your doctor to be evaluated for potential treatment options and an assessment, particularly if these are new headaches. ...Read more

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Headache for 5 days throbbing pain & dizzy, saw doctor gave me nurfon plus but I still wake up every morning with it, feel it on top of my head &1side?

Headache for 5 days throbbing pain & dizzy, saw doctor gave me nurfon plus but I still wake up every morning with it, feel it on top of my head &1side?

Exam and history: Too vague a question without having a thorough history and an examination. Too many variables when attempting to determine the cause of a headache. The cause, severity and location of the headache are very important. Could be nighttime bruxism- grinding your teeth, which often causes morning headaches, could consider a tmj? Tmd specialist, after seeing your dr. Again. ...Read more

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Hit head on granite counter top. No bump and no major headache. Little dizzy after. Been 15 hrs. Eyes were not dialated. Still worried about internal?

Hit head on granite counter top. No bump and no major headache. Little dizzy after. Been 15 hrs. Eyes were not dialated. Still worried about internal?

Follow up: I would make sure you are near a loved one to monitor you for any changes in your condition. I would go to an emergency room if there is any deterioration. I would not trust myself to make these decisions, and the kids do not count))). ...Read more

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Tingly sensation in the top left hand side of my head for 6 days. Sometimes causes pain, dizziness, drowsiness and headaches. Painkillers don't work?

Tingly sensation in the top left hand side of my head for 6 days. Sometimes causes pain, dizziness, drowsiness and headaches. Painkillers don't work?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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Sudden on off pain in left side head similar to nerve pain, pain on top of eye, headache, feeling dizzy and nauseous, slight loss of balance any clue?

Sudden on off pain in left side head similar to nerve pain, pain on top of eye, headache, feeling dizzy and nauseous, slight loss of balance any clue?

Answer two questions: 1) What do you mean by "nerve pain"? 2) Please repost and include what your doctor thinks of your symptoms; or, if you haven't seen a doctor about it, please state why not. ...Read more

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Dizzy spells/headaches on top of head moving/standing. Normal EKG, VISION, EARS, PEE. 4 days now.

Dizzy spells/headaches on top of head moving/standing. Normal EKG, VISION, EARS, PEE. 4 days now.

Dizzy with headache: Lasting 4 days. I suggest you scan the head and makes sure you don't have a problem. At least run this by a neurologist. The acute onset of a headache with dizziness can be symptoms of a cerebellar hemorrhage or other potentially life threatening condition ...Read more

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Top of nose hurt goes to temples and sometimes ear with occ. Dizziness. Is this a sinus headache or sinueses. What can I do to treat it?

Top of nose hurt goes to temples and sometimes ear with occ. Dizziness. Is this a sinus headache or sinueses. What can I do to treat it?

See your physician: These symptoms may represent sinus issues, a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. You might be referred to a neurologist or ENT physician. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000647.htm ...Read more

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Hi I have a lump behind my right ear on the bone and it starts from the top behind my ear lobe to the bottom and its causing headaches amd dizziness?

Hi I have a lump behind my right ear on the bone and it starts from the top behind my ear lobe to the bottom and its causing headaches amd dizziness?

Lump: This may be a lymph node which is usually due to infection or inflammation. It can cause pain but will not cause dizziness. get this checked by your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Major headaches for the past weeks, a hard pressure on the top and both my eyes. I've noticed my right eye pupil dilated and vertigo/dizzy. I'm scared?

Major headaches for the past weeks, a hard pressure on the top and both my eyes. I've noticed my right eye pupil dilated and vertigo/dizzy. I'm scared?

You need evaluation: Evaluation of the dilated pupil will be pivotal to the overall evaluation. If the pupil is truly abnormal then this will guide testing. Minor differences in pupil size may not be pathological (physiological anisocoria). Eye doctor needs to evaluate. ...Read more

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Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?

Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?

Multiple symptoms: We don't know anything about you including what was going on or what happened before these symptoms appeared but they are worrisome and I recommend you seek medical attention without further delay. ...Read more

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Dizziness, headaches, lack of concentration and fatigue for 3 weeks recently accompanied by twitching in left eye and pain in top of left nostril.

Dizziness, headaches, lack of concentration and fatigue for 3 weeks recently accompanied by twitching in left eye and pain in top of left nostril.

Need Evaluation: You need to seeyour doctor to find out what is causing your symptoms. It may be a sinus infection or something else, it has gone on for three weeks and not getting better, it is about time you see your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Top of throat is yellow /w red dots; hurts to swallow; congested; sore face; first day I had spurts of dizziness; mild headaches; mucus in throat?

Top of throat is yellow /w red dots; hurts to swallow; congested; sore face; first day I had spurts of dizziness; mild headaches; mucus in throat?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold, influenza, or "mono" (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more

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I have been having headaches and dizziness and a swimmy feeling in my head what can be the problem?

I have been having headaches and dizziness and a swimmy feeling in my head what can be the problem?

Many things: Most likely something benign such as viral labyrinthitis but could be something more serious such as intracranial mass. If symptoms do not resolve you should see a doc for at least head ct. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for two days along with the head I experienced dizziness and lighthead what could be wrong?

I have had a headache for two days along with the head I experienced dizziness and lighthead what could be wrong?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities. Majority are self limiting and benign.

However, it is impossible to give you reassurance without an exam.

If you cont to have symptoms, if new one appear then it would be best to seek an exam ...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