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I been having a weird feeling on the back of my head and my neck feels tired? And I have anxiety and I was wondering if it was because of my anxiety

I been having a weird feeling on the back of my head and my neck feels tired? And I have anxiety and I was wondering if it was because of my anxiety

May be, worth a trip: Many people "hold" or express their tension with their body, particularly true with anxiety. Your primary care doc is one of the best first stops to explore what is going on. Next stop, if like many you haven't been in a long while, is your dentist. Anxiety and TMJ often co-occur and can contribute to neck, shoulder, jaw and headache pain. Reach out now while you're motivated! ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a sudden feeling like I am about to pass out. A nanosecond in duration. Followed by stiff neck and general tiredness. Possibilities?

Sometimes I get a sudden feeling like I am about to pass out. A nanosecond in duration. Followed by stiff neck and general tiredness. Possibilities?

Positional changes?: I wonder if these may occur when changing position, such as rising up from a seated position? I wonder if you could be mildly dehydrated - it is summer, and you're located in 'the heart of Texas'. Try increasing your fluid intake and see if still present. MVP can do 'funny' things too, so if no relief, you may need to have your heart checked in more detail - such as for transient arrhythmias. ...Read more

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I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

I have been having symptoms like tender back of neck, tiredness, can you help?

Relax: Anxiety or stress may lead to fatigue and tension in the back of the neck. Try to relax. Go for a walk, get fresh air, progressive muscle relaxation or deep breathing exercises. Take care. ...Read more

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Sudden brief dizziness, stiff neck and tiredness lasting 24 hours. Do experience PA's and GAD. Could these sympts be related to those? More serious?

Sudden brief dizziness, stiff neck and tiredness lasting 24 hours. Do experience PA's and GAD. Could these sympts be related to those? More serious?

Consider a MRI brain: While the symptoms that you note could be related to stress, anxiety or panic attacks it is best that you are followed regularly by your medical doctor and a psychiatrist given your history of HTN and mitral valve prolapse. Also a cervical and brain MRI may be in order to evaluate for a pinched nerve or other diagnosis causing the dizziness. ...Read more

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Are tiredness, stiffness in my neck, headaches and memory loss part of meniere's disease?

Are tiredness, stiffness in my neck, headaches and memory loss part of meniere's disease?

No: These symptoms have nothing to do with meniere's disease. Meniere's is classically defined as fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo. ...Read more

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What would it mean if an 8 yr old has had tiredness, headache and coughing which got beta, but not has a sore neck? Its not stiff, just sore.

What would it mean if an 8 yr old has had tiredness, headache and coughing which got beta, but not has a sore neck? Its not stiff, just sore.

Seek evaluation: These symptoms could be caused by many things; viral illness, bacterial illness or even allergies.

Having an evaluation by a pediatrician soon will help sort out what might be causing the symptoms, and help him or her feel better sooner. ...Read more

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My wife has excruciating head aches neck discomfort with sickness and tiredness. She has been told its a virus! We worried its something else

My wife has excruciating head aches neck discomfort with sickness and tiredness. She has been told its a virus! We worried its something else

Viral meningitis: Haven't seen her but by description would be worried about viral meningitis. If not improving in next 24 hours would have her reevaluated. ...Read more

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Lump on right side of neck and under my chin. No symptoms of lymphoma except tiredness which I had for years. No pain? Movable little lump

Lump on right side of neck and under my chin. No symptoms of lymphoma except tiredness which I had for years. No pain? Movable little lump

Exam: See your doctor for examination and labs. Any lumps or bumps need to be examined, at least to determine baseline and cause. ...Read more

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Left sided neck and shoulder pain, middle-lower back pain, dizziness, tingling and tiredness. What are these symptoms of?

Left sided neck and shoulder pain, middle-lower back pain, dizziness, tingling and tiredness. What are these symptoms of?

Many things: Left sided neck and shoulder pain could be from a cervical disk herniation or neck strain. Many things can cause the other symptoms. It would be best to see a medical specialist for a full exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello. Every since having a CSF leak after 3 failed epidurals 18 months ago I have had severe tiredness, constant neck, shoulder, back pain. Pressure?

Hello. Every since having a CSF leak after 3 failed epidurals 18 months ago I have had severe tiredness, constant neck, shoulder, back pain. Pressure?

CSf leak: Dural puncture is a know complication of an epidural. The main question if the first 2 epidurals failed why was a third one done? It is unlikely that the CSF leak is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm really worried lately about my health. Sore throat, glands up, extreme tiredness, night sweats, stiff neck?

I'm really worried lately about my health. Sore throat, glands up, extreme tiredness, night sweats, stiff neck?

Lots of things: Could be stress, an infection, other things--why worry about them? See your dr for a physical & ask about your concerns to get them evaluated. ...Read more

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College student. Asymmetrical swelling of tonsils, and mostly one-sided head and neck lymphadenopathy. Tiredness and foggy brain. Tonsil cancer?

College student. Asymmetrical swelling of tonsils, and mostly one-sided head and neck lymphadenopathy. Tiredness and foggy brain. Tonsil cancer?

May be: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It may be infection or a lymphoid neoplasm. Do see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My bottom lip started twitching & so does my left eye. Also I have sudden extreme tiredness & stiff neck pain, headaches. Both hands numbness & tingling?

My bottom lip started twitching & so does my left eye. Also I have sudden extreme tiredness & stiff neck pain, headaches. Both hands numbness & tingling?

Neuropathy: This requires a full detailed history, physical exam and perhaps some lab testing. See your family doctor and they may want to refer to a specialist if they deem it necessary. ...Read more

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Why does my neck begin to shake when I'm tired?

Why does my neck begin to shake when I'm tired?

Tremor: Fatigue and tiredness exacerbate your physiological tremor. The reason why now, is difficult to speculate. Certain individuals have a familial tendency to exacerbate this tremor. Certain medications and medical conditions can exacerbate the tremor r as well. Need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've noticed 3 lumps on the side of my daughters neck. She hasn't been unwell but have noticed she is tired a lot lately. Any reason for the lumps?

I've noticed 3 lumps on the side of my daughters neck. She hasn't been unwell but have noticed she is tired a lot lately. Any reason for the lumps?

Usually is: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body & generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection & grow to golf ball size & need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read more

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I am really hot around face and neck, and it feels like I can't stay awake like I am super tired. It's really scaring me. And my vision is also bad?

I am really hot around face and neck, and it feels like I can't stay awake like I am super tired. It's really scaring me. And my vision is also bad?

Time to see the Dr.: With such symptoms, that are a bit vague, one has to get a calendar (find a free calendar online) and write down the various symptoms he has, when they occur, what the symptoms interfere with, what makes symptoms worse, what makes symptoms better, what activities are done each day, what foods are eaten each day... and bring the diary to his doctor for an evaluation. Several visits may be needed. ...Read more

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I can't sleep quickly and when I wake up, I feel still tired with some back and neck pain. What can I do?

I can't sleep quickly and when I wake up, I feel still tired with some back and neck pain. What can I do?

See below: This could be a variety of issues. I recommend sleeping on your back with a pillow under your knees. Try to get between 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Use a comfortable mattress. Perform stretches of your neck and low back before getting out of bed for a few minutes. Exercise sith focus on the core muscles of the neck and back. If the symptoms continue, see your general medicine doctor. ...Read more

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On and off experience intense chest pain both sides radiates to neck then headache and tired. 44yo female non smoker no other symptoms.?

On and off experience intense chest pain both sides radiates to neck then headache and tired. 44yo female non smoker no other symptoms.?

Please see doctor: I'm not sure of your previous personal or family history -- but heart disease may present differently in women than it does in men. I suggest seeing your doctor for a thorough workup around these symptoms, so you can get some personalized answers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Found an enlarged lymphnode in neck, been there for 4 months now. Experiencing pressure in chest every day and fatigue, should I be worried?

Found an enlarged lymphnode in neck, been there for 4 months now. Experiencing pressure in chest every day and fatigue, should I be worried?

Mgt.: I would advise seeing your physician right away for an evaluation, which may include a complete blood count, differential, ESR and CRP. Further testing may include imaging. Do you have a history of infections, especially during the last year? ...Read more

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I suffer from anaemia, but I won't feel tired, only feel tideness on my neck n my head feel heavy but no pain, may I know hw to ease away the symptom?

I suffer from anaemia, but I won't feel tired, only feel tideness on my neck n my head feel heavy but no pain, may I know hw to ease away the symptom?

Treat underlying: How anemic are you?
Why are you anemic: what kind of anemia?
If it's nutrient deficiency (iron, b12, folate) then find the cause and replace what's missing.
Make sure there is no blood loss from somewhere.
Is your bone marrow otherwise functioning properly?
These are the questions that must be answered before discussing any treatment.
Please seek proper medical attention. ...Read more

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My tongue feels tired and the muscle in my neck also?

My tongue feels tired and the muscle in my neck also?

What is the question: If your tongue feels tired then stop talking. You have many muscles in your neck so I cannot answer this. Perhaps you just sprained your neck or twisted it. Give it a few days. ...Read more