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What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

What could cause a pinging sound in my head that feels like an elastic band?

Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some, probably migraine sufferers moreso, this lining can be sensitive and you may notice weird sensations like this when you turn your head. ...Read more

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I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

I have strange pinging sounds in my head like an elastic band, should I be concerned?

Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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When laying down i get a feeling in the top of my head like an elastic band being snapped, what could cause this?

When laying down i get a feeling in the top of my head like an elastic band being snapped, what could cause this?

Tension Headache: The most common type of headache is the tension headache, where the sufferer experiences a tight band around the head, almost as if the head were caught in a "vise-grip." the pain and tightness is usually the most intense at the base of the skull and tends to start in the neck and shoulder muscles. The headache can last only one day but may last up to a week or more. ...Read more

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Why do I get sore spots on my head when I have had my hair in a ponytail? My elastic band is lose and isn't always the same spot. They come and go

Why do I get sore spots on my head when I have had my hair in a ponytail? My elastic band is lose and isn't always the same spot. They come and go

Tension : The hair is being pulled back by the hairstyle causing low grade constant tension. This can lead to pain from the hair being pulled or from the muscles of the scalp spasming in response to the irritation. ...Read more

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This morning it felt like a rubberband snapped inside my head, it left feeling very lightheaded and still feel very fatigued.

This morning it felt like a rubberband snapped inside my head, it left feeling very lightheaded and still feel very fatigued.

See your doctor: Because you are having ongoing issues, it would be best to go to ER or see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a quick sharp pain in my elbow like an elastic band pinging when in mid press-up descent (but not during ascent)? How can I treat it?

What causes a quick sharp pain in my elbow like an elastic band pinging when in mid press-up descent (but not during ascent)? How can I treat it?

Get evaluated: Popping in the elbow can be attributed to a number of pathologies. First it could be within the joint and due to a cartilage irregularity, loose fragment, or it could be inflamed joint lining (plica). Another possibility could be instability of the elbow secondary to a torn ligament. The third possibility could be a snapping ulnar nerve which would also elicit numbness and tingling in the fingers. ...Read more

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Is pinging an elastic band on your wrist self harm?

Is pinging an elastic band on your wrist self harm?

Elastic wrist band: Can be, if done to inflict pain or habitually. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain in neck followed by Pins and needles in arm. Felt like an elastic band had snapped. Neck still feels tender and had a few twinges?

 Sudden sharp pain in neck followed by Pins and needles in arm. Felt like an elastic band had snapped. Neck still feels tender and had a few twinges?

See a PMR or ortho: Nerves from the neck travel to the arms, and stretching or pinching these nerves often produce these symptoms. Muscle spasm can arise from malposition of cervical vertebra, rapid stretch, or trauma, causing further symptoms. Pillows make a huge difference in providing support for the head over neck. EMG studies can tell if a pinch is present. ...Read more

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I'm 24 and feel like I have an elastic band around under my boobs and back ( we're bra sits ) I can not get comfy and it feels like it gettin tighter?

I'm 24 and feel like I have an elastic band around under my boobs and back ( we're bra sits ) I can not get comfy and it feels like it gettin tighter?

Upper abdominal pain: I assume it is not your bra. Causes of upper abdominal pain can be reflux ( with or without H pylori), gallstones, even clots to the lung( especially if family history or on birth control) ,Since clots is a medical emergency would seek immediate medical attention at an ER. ...Read more

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My wrist feels like it has an elastic band around it but it hasn't I have got a sickness bug could this all be connected?

My wrist feels like it has an elastic band around it but it hasn't I have got a sickness bug could this all be connected?

Uncertain: You will need to see your physician to clrify if there is swelling like arthritis or medial nerve entrapment which we call carpal tunnel or something else. ...Read more