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I Hear Clicking Noises In My Head
When I'm just sitting still or (sometimes) walking I hear a clicking noise in my head (at the top), it happens at least twice a day?
Clicking: Lots of possibilities. Could be muscular, from the bones of the spine, jaw issues or less likely your eustachian tube opening and closing. See your primary care to check it out. May need to see an ENT ...Read more
When I'm just sitting still I hear a clicking noise in my head (at my forehead), it clicks a couple times then stops, usually there is no pain.
Clicking in forehead: "Clicking noises" in one's forehead are usually dental in nature, and can come with shifting of the jaw where it joins the skull. The noise is easily transmitted by bone, and may seem to occur in the front of your skull (forehead). See if you can duplicate the noise you describe by consciously shifting your clenched jaw. ...Read more
Hi doctor. Sometimes when I walk I can hear a clicking noise coming from my head. Please tell me what this is.?
Head: It is more likely to be coming from your neck and is if no consequence ...Read more
I want help, clicking that I can hear and feel slightly to the right of the center of the top of my head?
Clicking: Does it happen when you chew. If so suspect TMJ problem. ...Read more
Most likely: Articulation of upper cervical vertebrae. As we walk, our cervical spine normally rotates on itself to compensate for the motion of legs/pelvis. You may have mild osteoarthritis or mal-alignment of the cervical spine that is causing some clicking while walking. Try strengthening and strengthening exercises of cervical spine and possibly manipulation could help as well. ...Read more
Almost every soccer game, after a few headers, I begin to hear a clicking noise in back of my head. Should I be concerned?
R/O ARTHRITIS: You may have osteoarthritis of the neck. You need a full exam, CERVICAL SPINE X-RAY and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers to be through. You should also go gluten free wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretral. Also PT eval for ROM and strengthening. IF SX PERSIST OR WORSEN AN MRI MAY BE WARRANTED. ...Read more
What: Part of your head hurts?Get a more detailed answer ›
Not Tumor: It is most likely loose muscles or tendons or both. ...Read more
I was walking and could hear clicking on the top of my head now I sat down I got a headache. Why is this?
Need more info plz: I honestly don't think anything was literally loose in or on your head. Unless of course, you forgot to tell the little man in the control room to buckle in for the walk...you know the little fella keeping the master control room in good operation? Are headaches frequent for you? How bad was it? Did it go away before you got up? I'll send you my information if you'd like to schedule a 1-1. Cheers! ...Read more
I sometimes hear a strange click (or possibly even crackle) at the top of my head, it doesn't happen often but it can be provoked by running.
I'm a runner And just today I was running and I started to hear a clicking sound in the back of my head I'm getting really worried?
Head clicks: I've seen this complaint before, and it always seems to be a mystery and it's never been anything scary (like a tumor). HOWEVER, I always check everything out. Possibilities include ear canal (wax can cause amplified internal sounds), joint issues in cervical spine, temporomandibular joint problems, and of course, brain issues. See your provider and ease off on running until then. ...Read more
I hear a clicking or snapping sound in the back of my head but it's not when I'm walking its usually when I'm still? I can also feel it, no pain.
Displacing disc: Possilble explanation is a displacing disc in either the TM joints or in the cervical joints due to disc laxity. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Been hearing clicking in head and every so often I have really bad pain around shunt area Going back to doc What would u do in situation?
Concur: Go back to Doctor who knows your case. Good luck! ...Read more
Once or twice/week when I am waking up, if I yawn hard, I can hear a "click" in the back if my head, and it gives me a migraine. Should I get x-rayed?
Maybe?: May be an upper neck issue? C2-c4 levels. But let your doctor know this and ask which test are necessary. ...Read more
Hi. I have experienced a weird clicking sound somewhere in the top of my head. It doesn't hurt, its just annoying. I usually hear it when I run or jump?
Clicking noise in back of my head above my neck only when I jump, I hear a faint click like a nail tap when I jump? What is this?
It could be: Sound from the stretching of ligaments or gliding of the cervical vertebrae. Take care! ...Read more
I've been hearing my heartbeat in my head (sounds like a clicking or popping that goes with the rhythm of my heart). Should I be concerned?
It's like an internal clicking I hear when I walk inside the top of my head almost like someone is tapping a coin against my skull, what is it?
Tapping noise: skull: Your body is mostly liquid, and as you may know from swimming with your head under water, sounds in water are transmitted loudly. The noise you describe is probably from a joint in your shoulder or hip which may be "heard" while walking. It probably is not serious, but if it continues, see an orthopedic doctor or an internist to determine the cause. ...Read more
I've been hearin clicking in my head. And when I turn my head a certain direction I hear scraping in my left ear. No pain. Just noises. And I'm scared?
Clicking: Have someone look in your eat for wax or bug but more likely wax. ...Read more
I hear and feel a click in my head it feels as ifits deep in the centre of my brain! Behind my eyes, it's usually when I shift my eyes half a second later I will feel and hear it?
See a doc: That's a very strange symptom and it should be evaluated. I would start with an eye doctor. ...Read more
I hear clicking sounds in my ear/head when I move around even a little bit. I think it's related to my TMJD. I am afraid it will get worse?
TMJ: If this persists, see a dentist who treats Temporomandibular Dysfunction. If you need an MD/ EENT, you will be referred. The ear is close to the TMJ and can be affected if there's an aberration in the area. ...Read more
I'm hearing a lot of clicking or crackling noises which sound like they are coming from my ear. Also my head has pressure. What could this be?
Eustachian tube: If you have fluid in the ear or a swollen eustachian tube from a recent viral illness, allergy flare up, or other upper respiratory inflammation, you can hear popping or crackling sounds. Head pressure could be from sinuses. Another possibility, is tempormandibular joint dysfunction & muscle pain can cause your symptoms. You should see an ENT and get fully evaluated. ...Read more
The muscle in my ear makes a double click when I move my head and people around me can hear. Have had this for months. Is this treatable.
Not your ear: The sound is not likely coming from the ear itself, or a muscle at all. More likely a ligament or bone in your upper neck is the source. You would be wise to start off with a visit to, your family doctor, especially if he/she is a DO. In any case, a physiatrist may be able to help you sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a clicking sound in the back of my head. It’s not my ears or my neck popping. The sound is inside my head. No one can hear it, just me.?
Neck bones: Rubbing against each other very near to the ear canals (so you're basically "hearing" it by the feel) is still the most likely possibility. It probably is not worth worrying about unless you also have pain or have had an injury. In which case, see a doctor and get some x-rays. ...Read more
Shunt is hurting in the back of my head No puking but nausea Parents won't take me and it is expensive to go Also I hear clicking frequently?
May be a malfunction: If you have a shunt, a change in headache can be a sign of shunt malfunction. A CT or MRI or other evaluation may be helpful. I would recommend that you get evaluated promptly. Excessive sleepiness, nausea or vomiting would be other signs that the shunt is not working properly. Of course, testing may show no change! People with shunts get headaches too... ...Read more
I keep hearing a clicking noise in my head. It sounds/feels like it's above right behind the lump on the roof of my mouth, inside the my head.?
Tori's palitanus: You are likely referred to the palatial tori as the bump on the roof of your mouth. Tori are extra bone in your mouth. Has this bump bee there your whole life? Or for as long as you can remember? The clicking is probably related to sinusitis. Sometimes with sinusitis, you get popping or clicking in the sinuses abut where the tori is. When in doubt, see your dentist or ENT. ...Read more
Right ear hearing muffled if I swallow or yawn. Tipping head temp relieves, upside down head causes click above ear and most effective. Click hurts.
I have had a moderate headache with white noise in my head and neck pain for 2 weeks. Also hear clicking sound in my head when walking. Please help.?
Tension type: Headache. There is no evidence that white noise can cause headaches. The symptoms you have presented are similar with tension type headache. The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles (neck) as well as the pericranial muscles. Rec.: see orofacial pain/headache specialist. ...Read more
I hear clicking in my head but doc says ct mri and shunt series good I think my shunt is making the noise what else could it b?
Frequently: Clicking is idiopathic meaning no real answer exists....but you had all the necessary tests ...Read more
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