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Why does my head heat up all day and night?

Why does my head heat up all day and night?

Heat in the head: Heat in the head is very unusual symptom and if you feel it all the time then you should check with your doctor as to what is causing the heat in your head. It is difficult to say what it can be without more detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Is it appropriate to use ice or heat on head injuries?

Is it appropriate to use ice or heat on head injuries?

Depends: If the ice is used on a superficial contusion, that is fine but for any possible internal or closed head injury, the treatment is to get seen asap by a medical professional. ...Read more

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What happens when somebody feels heat as if it is peppery at the center of the head. This happens once a while.

What happens when somebody feels heat as if it is peppery at the center of the head. This happens once a while.

Heat: It sounds like you are having hot flashes. This may be normal for your age. Do you still get periods? Hot flashes happen sporadically and are typically worse at night. If it is bothersome get labs to check your hormonal levels to confirm and you may be a candidate for hormone replacement. You can also try taking 2 max strength estroven every morning to help with your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes your head and back to feel like its on fire? For ex. My head feels heat and a little tingly and it reaches up to the middle of my back.

What causes your head and back to feel like its on fire? For ex. My head feels heat and a little tingly and it reaches up to the middle of my back.

Muscle strain/spasm: The strong muscles in the back and neck can spasm or get inflamed from trauma and cause a sensation of pain that may last for some time. The pain could be a result of nerve pinching as well. Depending on other symptoms and duration it may warrant an evaluation if not resolving with simple measures of time and anti inflammatories. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is most of my body heat lost through my head in cold air?

Is most of my body heat lost through my head in cold air?

Not quite, but: A quarter of all blood flow goes to the brain, so the head definitely is a place where significant heat transfer can take place. Wearing a hat in the cold will prevent a significant amount of heat loss. ...Read more

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I feel headache in my head and heat and chills?

I feel headache in my head and heat and chills?

Some thoughts...: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be examined. ...Read more

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My husband was sitting quietly in a recliner when suddenly felt a rush of heat move from his lower body up to his head. What could cause this?

My husband was sitting quietly in a recliner when suddenly felt a rush of heat move from his lower body up to his head. What could cause this?

Several things: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Pain free "heat" sensation in ulq abdomen. Seems to happen more if I turn my head left and down, esp if posture poor. Sometimes radiates llqward

Pain free "heat" sensation in ulq abdomen. Seems to happen more if I turn my head left and down, esp if posture poor. Sometimes radiates llqward

Nerve related?: Odd sensations on the body or limbs, especially ones that change with changing positions of the head, neck, or the rest of the spine, can be related to compression on some of the nerves coming out of the spinal cord. Such sensations also radiate along the areas covered by the affected nerves. A primary care doctor, neurologist, or pm&r (physical medicine or physiatry) doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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It is possible for head trauma to cause heat intolerance?

It is possible for head trauma to cause heat intolerance?

Heat intolerance: Yes, if the brain injured involves the area of temperature control. However, most mild to moderate brain injury patient will develop post brain injury late effects, such as anxiety, personality disorder, depress. Most of these cases will report intolerance of heat during summer. ...Read more

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Hot shooting pain on my left front side of my head (inside) feels like a tingle with heat. What can it be?

Hot shooting pain on my left front side of my head (inside) feels like a tingle with heat. What can it be?

See a doctor: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for headache evaluation, tests and treatment options. ...Read more

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My 5 month olds soft spot on her head is slightly swollen but no other side affects aside from slight body heat and teething, should I worry?

My 5 month olds soft spot on her head is slightly swollen but no other side affects aside from slight body heat and teething, should I worry?

Fussy? Crying?: Is the baby fussy, crying uncontrollably? Is the baby lethargic and having a hard time staying awake? If none of those things, and the baby seems generally in good spirits, you can keep an eye on her. Happy alert babies are usually well babies. However, mom, it's always best to have her checked if you're worried. If the babies temp is over 102 you should call her doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of medication would you give me for my terrible headaches. Every time when I go outside in the sun or in the heat my head hurts. Why?

Sunglasses?: Sometimes when we go in the sun we squint and contract a lot of the muscles around the face and in the head causing pain. A simple solution is using dark sunglasses. ...Read more

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Since menopause, my head sweats profusely and I simply cannot handle heat without a towel around my neck. At night, when I get in bed, I freeze! ?

Since menopause, my head sweats profusely and I simply cannot handle heat without a towel around my neck. At night, when I get in bed, I freeze! ?

Menopausal symptoms: These are not uncommon symptoms with women who have severe hot flashes with their menopause. The freezing is somewhat unusual unless you are sweating through your bed clothes and the wetness of them is making you cold. ...Read more

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My head is always hot, when I touch it I can feel the heat & sometimes I get headache too, how to overcome this, ? I apply fenugreek once in a week. .

My head is always hot, when I touch it I can feel the heat & sometimes I get headache too, how to overcome this, ? I apply fenugreek once in a week. .

Is your head hot or: Are your hands cold. Your head may feel hot because you are dehydrated and your hands are cold. This would cause a headache. Try increasing your intake of fluids and salt for a day or two and if you remain concerned seek a medical exam. ...Read more

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For a head bruise/contusion, how many hours after the injury can I apply heat? How many times & how many minutes each time? Use heat for how many days?

For a head bruise/contusion, how many hours after the injury can I apply heat? How many times & how many minutes each time? Use heat for how many days?

No set rules: To minimize swelling after an injury, cold applications are recommended for 24 to 48 hours and then switch to warm applications for 20 minutes every few hours. The heat increases blood supply and breaks down blood clots under skin and promotes healing. Wrap the ice and the hot packs in a towel when applying. Discontinue the warm applications when soreness improves which is usually after several day. ...Read more

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Can too much heat on head from dryers cause skin cancer?

Can too much heat on head from dryers cause skin cancer?

NO: That will not cause skin cancer, but constant exposure to sun (actinic rays), insensitive individuals may result skin cancer, not occasional heat from deers. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for the heat shingles causes in my head not pain but heat that comes in waves for over a year.

Is there any treatment for the heat shingles causes in my head not pain but heat that comes in waves for over a year.

More information: This is not a common complaint, and more information would be needed to figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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16 yrs female, strange symtoms starts with heat flash, then ringing of ears, dizziness, funny feeling in head, disoriented then stops? Etc

16 yrs female, strange symtoms starts with heat flash, then ringing of ears, dizziness, funny feeling in head, disoriented then stops? Etc

Lots of things: But first, a word from our legal dept. Unfortunately, while you are quite legal to drive a car, quit school, get a job, and stay home by yourself without parental supervision; you are not old enough for us to be answering questions for you without parental consent. If you can get one of your parents or guardians to pose the question for you then, you may ask MANY, MANY questions on HealthTap! ...Read more

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Mosquito bite: Found 2 bites just above elbow. One looks like a normal mosquito bite. One has tiny white head. No pain/ heat. Is that normal?

Mosquito bite: Found 2 bites just above elbow. One looks like a normal mosquito bite. One has tiny white head. No pain/ heat. Is that normal?

Mosquito bites.: It is not unusual to see a small white head/blister at the site of an insect bite. It should subside. If it enlarges and/or turns red, it is infected, and needs monitoring. ...Read more

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I was out working in the heat and felt pressure in chest and head. Body temp is 96.0. Just heat exhaustion?

I was out working in the heat and felt pressure in chest and head. Body temp is 96.0. Just heat exhaustion?

Usually heat -: -exhaustion or sun stroke is accompanied by fever. Body temp rises not drops. Best 2 rule out a cardiac problem. Talk 2 Ur PCP. It may B just that U R tired, but 2 B on the safe side call. ...Read more

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I have strange symtoms, it starts witha heat flash then ears ring, dizziness, funny feeling in head then some suddend pain. Then stops?

I have strange symtoms, it starts witha heat flash then ears ring, dizziness, funny feeling in head then some suddend pain. Then stops?

You are right!: Those are strange symptoms. Only the exceptional, not the ordinary, for you! See your doctor to find out what is going on. In the meantime, stop any caffeine, nicotine, recreational drugs, supplements or over the counter meds you are taking, which can cause unexpectedness symptoms in some. ...Read more

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Hi I have this issue with blood pressure usually at 140 and i. Take meds but sometimes when I stay up on my feet for sometimes I feel heat my head?

Hi I have this issue with blood pressure usually at 140 and i. Take meds but sometimes when I stay up on my feet for sometimes I feel heat my head?

These could be...: ...Related. You may be one of the fortunate people who are given a warning that your blood pressure is too high. For many it's the "silent killer". See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the use of heat for treatment of general bruises/contusions the same as the use of it for treatment of "head" bruises/contusions or different?

Does the use of heat for treatment of general bruises/contusions the same as the use of it for treatment of "head" bruises/contusions or different?

Same: The principles are the same if you're referring to scalp contusions and not brain injuries. Of course with head injuries you have to be on the lookout for worsening headaches, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, confusion, etc which would raise the suspicion of associated brain injury. ...Read more

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I was driving the other night, and felt a warm heat spot on top of my head. Lasted less than 1min. Sometimes random warm spots, any ideas, aneurysm?

I was driving the other night, and felt a warm heat spot on top of my head. Lasted less than 1min. Sometimes random warm spots, any ideas, aneurysm?

Not aneurysm: Aneurysms are not random, do not occur in different locations, and aren't located on the top of your head. ...Read more

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Pain like pressure and throbbing in back and front of head is it serious no other symptoms I do work alot in the heat could it be from being fatigued?

Pain like pressure and throbbing in back and front of head is it serious no other symptoms I do work alot in the heat could it be from being fatigued?

Headache: Headaches could be signs of dehydration, stress, sinus issues, migraines, vision problems, blood pressure problems, blood related issues etc. Please drink plenty of fluids. Try over the counter analgesics, if persisting see your doctor. ...Read more

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Rash on penis head, is this a heat rash?

Rash on penis head, is this a heat rash?

Rash: Any rash on the head of the penis is usually from some kind of inflammation, moisture or infection. You should see your doctor ...Read more

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Can eating too much sweets and the heat cause me to feel dizzy and light headed?

Lightheadedness: Heat exhaustion and dehydration can certainly lead to lightheadedness. Eating sweats may affect pre-diabetics and diabetics with compensatory hypoglycemia after ingestion which causes lightheadedness. Make sure your heartrate isn't irreglar or too fast. Count beats at carotid artery of neck for 6 seconds and multiply by 10. Should be less than 120, unless exercising. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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Why is it when I use heat for my neck artheritis my eyes go blur or water and my head pains?

Why is it when I use heat for my neck artheritis my eyes go blur or water and my head pains?

Heat= inflammation: Heat can help decrease muscle pain and spasm but it can make arthritis symptoms worse. Ice is a good anti- inflammatory modality. Do not use anything at the extreme ranges of temperature- you might be irritating the nerves with something too hot. Check with your doctor or physical therapist to make sure you are using the modalities correctly. ...Read more