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Pain In Head When Bending Down
Stabbing pain in right side of head when bending down or getting up from sitting. Leaves aching head and ache behind right eye?
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
What causes a headache in the back of the head that only occurs with bending down, standing up too quickly, or other rapid head movements?
?muscle tension: Possible that a posterior cervical muscle issue is causing a "Muscle Tension" head ache. Get eval, best wishes. ...Read more
Why do I get awful headaches when i bend over? Kneeling doesn't cause them, but bending my head to look down does. No neck/shoulder problems.
If i lay down longer than 8-9 hours (asleep or awake) i develop a severe headache. Worst when lying down or bending over at the waist. Whole head hurts, but feels worse at back bottom of skull. Advice?
Positional headache: Postural headache is usually associated with low intracranial pressure. Headaches with a postural component need to be evaluated to exclude a lesion in the posterior fossa or a condition with low CSF pressure. Rec.: see headache specialist for further investigation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over.Not like room spinning just unbalanced.No nausea headache blurred vision.Any suggestions?
Positional vertigo.: In benigh paroxysmal positional vertigo you may experience a feeling of spinning or tilting while moving your head, rolling over in bed, turning your head quickly, bending over, or tipping your head back. It occurs due to some problem in the inner ear, causing brief vertigo spells that come and go. See an ENT specialist to confirm the diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Swollen glands on back of head w headache made worse by bending down & moving eyes. Intermittent low grade fever <39degrees in evenings.Bk from africa?
Worried: You need to see your pcp, it can be infection or something more, but get evaluation urgently. ...Read more
Oversleeping = day long headaches, different from my migraines. Throb from base of skull into temples. Worse sitting, bending over, lying down. DDX?
Pain in head when bending over/straining. Normal CT scan and otherwise healthy. What could this be?
Three day headache on the back of my head, right side. Originally extreme sudden pain but dulled now. Worse when bending. Head feels wet with pressure?
?occipital neuralgia: You may have a trigger over right side of neck, but there may be irritation at base of skull affecting the greater occipital nerve of Arnold. This should be self-limited and resolve over next few days to weeks, but if persistent, might consider occipital nerve block injection. ...Read more
Abdominal Pressure: Bending at the waist increases intra-abdominal pressure causing venous return to the heart to decrease. This backs up the blood being pumped from the heart to the periphery which for your upper body is your head. Increasing venous pressure causes increased pressure in the head which leads to that headache. That's also why your face turns red. Same thing from a valsalva maneuver. ...Read more
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