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Can stomach spasms cause neck spasms an headache, sweating, an dizziness an what do u do for them?

Can stomach spasms cause neck spasms an headache, sweating, an dizziness an what do u do for them?

No...: All these symptoms are very non specific and not necessarily related to stomach issues. However, since I don't know your whole history, based on your age and if these symptoms are new to you and not checked before for those I would strongly suggest to get seen as soon as possible. In some cases, especially women, this could be related to heart issues. If very sick please go to the ER now. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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What causes upper right side belly inflammation dull swelling feeling an makes me sick an upper right side neck spasm an headache?

What causes upper right side belly inflammation dull swelling feeling an makes me sick an upper right side neck spasm an headache?

RUQ PAIN: HI, you have some symptoms that do not connect very well. The ruq pain could be gallstones or an ulcer, also a problem with the liver is also a considetation, you will need blood work and an US of the ruq.
The headache and neck spasm does not fit, omeprazole can cause headaches. ...Read more

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I went to neurologist for my headaches and diagnosed me with neck muscle spasm. But I am afraid its something worse because they don't go away?

I went to neurologist for my headaches and diagnosed me with neck muscle spasm. But I am afraid its something worse because they don't go away?

Could be the neck to: Neck muscle spasm can also cause a headache that does not go away. It should also feel worse with palpation (touching the neck) or head movement.

A person can have a headache and neck muscle spasm at the same time also. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with GAD and neck muscle spasm. I get daily chtonic headaches due to the spasm but I fear Brain tumor. Dr won't send m for mri. Help?

Second opinion: Chronic headache might cause anyone to worry. In satisfying differential diagnostic problems, doctors properly examine & test patients to rule in & rule out disorders. When no organic causes are discovered, only then should functional & psychological disorders rise to top of differential list. Sometimes definitive studies, including imaging studies, are therapeutic; as negative results are shown. ...Read more

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I battle with muscle spasms in the neck and shoulders and headaches?

I battle with muscle spasms in the neck and shoulders and headaches?

Muscle Tension: Most causes of muscle tension is posture related. You can have Xrays neck just to double check underlying conditions, but see a physiotherapist, and get advice on stretching and strengthening exercise. Correct posture problems and ergonomics. Ie like work computer etc
There are medications that can help the symptoms, ie low dose Amitriptyline. ...Read more

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Can neck pain cause dizziness, and headache? I have been having trapezius spasms, and I don't know the cause.

Can neck pain cause dizziness, and headache? I have been having trapezius spasms, and I don't know the cause.

Not exactly: Problems in the neck can cause both neck pain, headaches, and even pain that runs into the shoulder and arm. Neck problems usually do not cause dizziness. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Neck pain due to texting? Got headaches sometimes. Affected neck posture? Is it due to muscle tightness or spasm? When I extend my head it relieves.

Neck pain due to texting? Got headaches sometimes. Affected neck posture? Is it due to muscle tightness or spasm? When I extend my head it relieves.

Texting: At your age this is muscular. Yes it is directly due to you constantly flexing and looking down due to texting. You have to modify this is you do not want neck issues as you get older. ...Read more

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Got a bad pulsing headache where head and neck meet on r side after sex. DO said my neck was out of alignment and my muscles spasmed. Any worry anuersm?

Got a bad pulsing headache where head and neck meet on r side after sex. DO said my neck was out of alignment and my muscles spasmed. Any worry anuersm?

Unlikely: The answer from your DO seems very reasonable. Symptoms you describe not likely associated with aneurysm. Most aneurysms are without symptoms until they rupture. If symptomatic, generalized headache and not neck pain would be the symptom they present with. Be careful with positions during sexto avoid strain on the neck area. ...Read more

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Whenever I have muscle spasm in neck I develop headache and blurred vision. Why?

Whenever I have muscle spasm in neck I develop headache and blurred vision. Why?

Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache, dizziness, blurred vision, etc. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Mri of my neck shows straightening of the curvature after having muscle spasms and nerve injury. I have headaches everyday. Does this cause it?

Mri of my neck shows straightening of the curvature after having muscle spasms and nerve injury. I have headaches everyday. Does this cause it?

YES: You could be suffering from cervicogenic headaches, a common form of headaches due to cervical spine disease or muscle spasms. ...Read more

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Surgery resolved my occipital neuralgia a year ago. Constant muscle spasm in neck/shoulders, plus tension headache, remain. What's the next step?

Surgery resolved my occipital neuralgia a year ago. Constant muscle spasm in neck/shoulders, plus tension headache, remain. What's the next step?

Pin down cause: Glad surgery worked, but talk to your doc about MRI of neck and thoracic spines, and maybe EMG of brachial plexus. An experienced physical therapist could be very helpful. ...Read more

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Iv had high blood pressure and labored breathing along w headaches and neck spasms! Also have a hypo active thyroid! What could it be?

Iv had high blood pressure and labored breathing along w headaches and neck spasms! Also have a hypo active thyroid! What could it be?

Depends: If you're thyroid is being treated appropriately with the proper dose of brand name T4 and your levels are normal, your symptoms are not due to your thyroid. Make sure you're not also taking armour thyroid, which can cause such symptoms -- and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I got increased heart pulse. Not enable to produce tears. Muscle spasm. Stiff neck. Insomnia problems. Pain the stomach. Headaches do have fatal insomnia?

I got increased heart pulse. Not enable to produce tears. Muscle spasm. Stiff neck. Insomnia problems. Pain the stomach. Headaches do have fatal insomnia?

Probably not: Most probably you do not have fatal insomnia, but something is surely bothering you. This needs evaluation, and you need help for your concerns. Please see your own physician, who can help you find the source of your troubles and make good treatment suggestions. This may include working with a psychiatrist and/or therapist as well. ...Read more

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I am having neck pain/ brain tingling sinuses hurt/ ear hurts. Muscle spasms often all over body and headaches and trouble breathing. Ideas?

I am having neck pain/ brain tingling sinuses hurt/ ear hurts. Muscle spasms often all over body and headaches and trouble breathing. Ideas?

A lot of issues: You have a lot of symptoms. The most potentially serious one is that you have trouble breathing. It's hard to tie them all together. Some simple testing like a chest x-ray, complete blood count, and maybe sinus films would help sort some of this out. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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The neck spasm is not getting better with physicotherpy. What could be the reason?

The neck spasm is not getting better with physicotherpy. What could be the reason?

Reason: Just like a person might be on the wrong medicine and not get results, you might be getting the wrong kind of therapy. Your doctor needs to review what the therapist is doing and alter the treatment. ...Read more

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I have a neck spasm because I play too much games?

I have a neck spasm because I play too much games?

Need more informatio: Neck pain probebely in your case is from muscle pain, but before we are sure about it, we need more information to advice in your case, like what kind of games you play and how the neck muscles and other muscles are involved in that process
meanwhile if you think playing games is causing that, give yourself a rest from playing these games and check in with your doctor if you need anything else. ...Read more

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What can I do? I have occipital lube pain and neck spasm?

What can I do? I have occipital lube pain and neck spasm?

ON: I would see a pain specialist or neurologist who is able to perform occipital nerve injections. ...Read more

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What can I do if my friend heard a crunch in his neck and now has pain and headache. Did he damage something?

May have: He may have irritated a nerve in his upper neck. The nerve roots from the upper cervical spine supply much of the sensation to the head. If these nerves get irritated, they can cause pretty bad headaches. I would recommend seeing a pain physician and having a diagnostic nerve block for occipital neuralgia. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What should I do for a stiff neck and headache?

What should I do for a stiff neck and headache?

See a doc asap: A stiff neck and headache can be a symptom of a neurological problem, especially if the stiff neck is new and not simply part of a chronic pain problem or neck injury. Prompt if not immediate medical attention would normally be advised. ...Read more

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Morning headache and stiffed neck. Is it serious?

Morning headache and stiffed neck. Is it serious?

Probably not: It may be serious if you have been having these symptoms for a long time. But it is nice to get it checked with a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can be done about a stiff neck and headache?

What can be done about a stiff neck and headache?

Find out why: The treatment will be determined by the cause, reducing or eliminating thereason helps get it beter. ...Read more

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Experiencing headache and pain in the back of the neck?

Experiencing headache and pain in the back of the neck?

Cervical spine.: That combination of symptoms leads me to think you have cervical spine pathology. This can causer neck pain, of course, as well as a headache that arcs over the head, as if you were putting on a helmet from back to front. ...Read more