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Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when i lean my head to the right?

Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when i lean my head to the right?

Several possibilitie: The most common cause is muscular. Spam, strain or pull. Swollen lymph nodes could also cause this. Try massage and anti inflammatories, like alleve. If things don't abate, see your dr. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I have for a month tightness in the left side of my head was 3 times inER all blood tests and head scan came ok fella like my head is inflamed?

I have for a month tightness in the left side of my head was 3 times inER all blood tests and head scan came ok fella like my head is inflamed?

TMJ: You have covered most of the important areas. This makes me wonder if you have some "minor" yet painful problem . If you have TMJ this might feel like that. You did not say where on the side your head hurts. It also could be there if you have dentures that do not fit right. An otitis externa can also feel this way. Instead of the ER see your primary care doc or get one. ...Read more

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Heavy and tight feelings on my head for about a week, started with nerve twitchings on right side of my head. Now starting to cover also the left side?

Heavy and tight feelings on my head for about a week, started with nerve twitchings on right side of my head. Now starting to cover also the left side?

Tight head/twitch: May be sinusitis, change of season ( try zyrtec) or lyme or herpes I ( I have seen bad headaches with this) which responds to acyclovir. can also be cervicalgia from nerve compression/irritation in neck, though you are young, may also be from TMJ ( tempormadibular joint) or teeth grinding f/u w/doc within 48 hours ...Read more

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My face on the Left side feels tight and hurts ? Pain radiates to my ear

My face on the Left side feels tight and hurts ? Pain radiates to my ear

Face: may be related to your jaw and a sign of bite or teeth issues. Warm compresses soft diet and ibuprofen with dental evaluation ...Read more

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What can cause left side of face to feel tight kind of numb. Feel tired no ambition?

What can cause left side of face to feel tight kind of numb. Feel tired no ambition?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Hi, i was wondering what this stabbing , warmness and tight sensations on my left side of the head near temple? Along with anxiety.

Hi, i was wondering what this stabbing , warmness and tight sensations on my left side of the head near temple? Along with anxiety.

Tension headaches...: Your head is covered with very thin muscles that in moments of stress can get tight and cause headaches. The fact that you mention that you are suffering of anxiety as well increases the chances of this diagnosis. However, if this is new for you it is always advisable to see your doctor for exam and tests as needed or necessary if persistent. If headache gets severe it is time to go to the ER. ...Read more

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I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

Osteoarthritis: At your age degenerative disease of spine is most common cause of your symptoms. Tingling in head is from irritation or pinching of nerve in upper part of neck. ...Read more

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I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

Several causes: are possible. The most likely cause is muscular.If one is involved in motor vehicular accident or sudden stop or fall , sports any of these can cause the pain. The pain is frequently in the sternocleidomastoid muscle This is a large muscle that involves all of the areas you. If persists see your doc. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 25 and for the passed three day I have had tightness on one or both side my head and when I eat something my jaw gets tight what could it be?

Hi I'm 25 and for the passed three day I have had tightness on one or both side my head and when I eat something my jaw gets tight what could it be?

Some possibilties: without an exam, I can only give general information, and spasm of the neck is quite common can be with poor posture, working over something on top of a desk, or just out of the blue. rest, cervical collar, maybe physical ther. maybe NSAIDS and muscle relaxers. ...Read more

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Neck pain that's tight, and feels like i need to stretch neck back forth It's left side and it effects left side of back.Burning feeling left of face?

Neck pain that's tight, and feels like i need to stretch neck back forth It's left side and it effects left side of back.Burning feeling left of face?

Muscle Spasm: This sounds like a muscle spasm. I would apply heat, little bit of massage may also help relax those tight muscles and you may take Ibuprofen for pain as needed. ...Read more

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Tightness on left side of head, shoulder and heaviness on left neck & ear subsides after lying down .y?

Tightness on left side of head, shoulder and heaviness on left neck & ear subsides after lying down .y?

You need an exam: Tightness on one side of the head and shoulder along with neck and ear heaviness, that is relieved by lying down, suggest a mechanical cause. It may be due to several possibilities. These would include, among others, muscle strain in the neck/shoulder area and possibly a pinched nerve coming from your neck. Although the latter would usually cause pain, when turning your head to either side. ...Read more

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Why does the right neck/side of face go numb and tingly for 10 sec when slightly strained by moving it to look to my left? It constantly feels tight.

Why does the right neck/side of face go numb and tingly for 10 sec when slightly strained by moving it to look to my left? It constantly feels tight.

Muscle tension: If you stretch the neck by looking towards the left and the tingling is on the right side, that is produced by muscle tension; the opposite may be produced by neck spondylosis and reduced size of the neural foramina. It is probably muscle tension and a very benign problem that could goes away with massage, ice and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Head ache on just left side, also tingles and feels tight, third day running now constant with on off stuff neck ideas?

Head ache on just left side, also tingles and feels tight, third day running now constant with on off stuff neck ideas?

Many possibilities: The intermittent stiff neck is what is concerning here- it may be the effects of a muscle spasm like torticollis, but without further information, it is best to discuss your situation in person with a healthcare provider today in order to rule out other diagnoses such as meningitis and migraine headache. All the best. ...Read more

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Not really pain,right side of head feels tight/tired since tues night.left side of head feel a little pain.head feels tired.having cought & runny nose

Not really pain,right side of head feels tight/tired since tues night.left side of head feel a little pain.head feels tired.having cought & runny nose

This could be...: Could be a variety of things, ranging from harmless to a little more serious. I would consider "scalp fatigue" caused by diminished local circulation or nerve pain due to the pressure of certain hair styles such as braids. Would first rule out more serious things like multiple sclerosis or immune process like arteritis (inflammation of arteries). I do not think the cough/cold symptoms are related. ...Read more