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Pressure In Head After Having Neck Down
I feel pressure in the back of my head when lying down after 1 minute. The pressure feels like it is pulling my head back to pillow. Head MRI clear.
Getting more frequent headaches, pain in forehead and back of head. Also shooting pains from back of head down neck when i put pressure on back of head?
Discomfort in the neck and pressure feeling in cheeks, head, and ears. Neck hurts when bending it forward. Had viral infection over a week ago.
Get examined: may be a viral syndrome or recurring infection. You must be examined and tested. ...Read more
Having head pressure and off balance also vertigo any ideas when I move my head forward the pressure moves forward?
Needs evaluation: Symptoms of headache and gait imbalance could be related to increased intracranial pressure. Changes in pain with head movement could related to instability of the spine or cranial/spinal junction. If these symptoms are present, consultation as soon as possible for evaluation is essential. A neurologist and an emergency provider are examples of providers likely able to evaluate further. ...Read more
Facial pressure. Head throbbing in back of head and neck. Feel my heartbeat in back of head right eye green stuff in morning and headache when i getup?
Sinus vs Blephoritis: You need to see an Internist, these symptoms are complex and possibly dangerous. You need to see an internist ASAP. ...Read more
Daily headache localized at the back of my head on Rt side. Causes pressure in my eyes and ears. Worse in the am after laying down.
New or changed?: If a headache is something new or different we usually recommend seeing a doctor. Details of the history of this pain are very important. Most headaches are not caused by anything dangerous. A good history and physical exam can usually determine that. Rarely other testing is needed. ...Read more
Have neck & back pain , pinching pains in scalp.was stretching after sitting in awkward position ..& felt pressure in base of neck & felt it pulsate ..back of head too. Then dizzy when I stood. Ideas?
Pulled muscle: The first thing to consider is a pulled muscle. You put some ice on the area that hurts when you have an acute injury and do repeated ice for the next couple of days but after 36 hours and you can use heat. If your symptoms don't improve you need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more
Weird feeling in the back of head after throbbing. Now have slight throb in the left temple. Neck and shoulder pain too.
C-spine disease: This sounds more like a cervical radiculopathy type of pain with a resultant tension type of headache and radiation of the nerve to the shoulders. Still you have to be seen so as not to miss anything more severe. A good exam and a good advise is best as the pain may be simple to treat as a symptom but the underlying disease may not be as easy. Go to your md. ...Read more
Tightness and pain in the left neck , head and shoulder muscle subsides after lying down ... Why???
Possibly GERD or OH: I think of 2 things which could cause nausea by placing the head down. One would be reflux of acid into the esophagus and the 2nd is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Also, depends on what you mean by "head down"-- do you mean as in reclining back in the chair or placing head forward on the lap or between legs? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart aware: Some people are more heart aware than others. Most people do not feel their heart unless they are lying down on the left side. It may be normal for you to feel it in your neck but there are a few abnormalities that could make this a more prominent symptom for you. It would be worth your time to seek an evaluation by a health care provider to exclude anything significant being wrong. Reassuring too ...Read more
Having throbbing vessels, pressure and faint feeling in back of head. Cant sit up. Had mri/mra of brain and neck. Any other tests?
My head throbs in the temples when I bend over or turn my neck when lying down flat. No history of migraine or recent sinus/upper respiratory infectio?
Check it out: Nothing comes to mind with this history, particularly at your age, but there are unusual things like temporal arteritis etc..and the positional issues are not typical of migraines. My conclusion, see your doctor and let them do a brief exam/history..current meds etc. and perhaps even draw some blood and f/u as needed. ...Read more
Constant burning feel top back head w. occasional head weight feel causing elevator effect when walking. dizzy can be replicated w pressure back head.
Head injury- 2 days later. Sharp pain in back of head when bending over and it goes away after standing up. Neuro exam normal.
Need more info: if you hit the back of your head this could be occipital neuralgia, another possibility is a pinched cervical nerve which can get more compressed with certain neck positioning (MRI C-spine would show it); if sharp pain is primarily below the hairline, this could also be a muscle strain at the back of the neck (worsening with neck flexion), need more information to help you figure this ...Read more
Hi. Pinch nerve in neck. (Right side) I feel winded when I get up from sitting down or vice versa..feels tense in back of neck ?
Getting winded: "feeling winded" sounds like a whole different set of issues. I would suggest immediate medical attention ...Read more
Having head pressure everyday at the back of my head which feel blood circulation shortage, had mra/mri of head/neck. Both negative. Lightheaded?
Chronicity: The prior term, chronic daily headaches, now migraines, may well be applied to your pattern. My thoughts, assuming you have no jaw, neck, dental, or sinus triggers, would be to place you on a trial of an anti migraine agent, and would opt for an OTC prep such as riboflavin, CoQ-10, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have neck pain that is worsened when turning head either way, with headache. Also pressure in lower back of head. Any ideas?
Cervical: It could be multiple reasons but musculoskeletal cevical pain is likely. It means it can be related to increased tension of your neck muscles or it could be due to a problem with the anatomy of your cervical spine. Start with over the counter anti inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. See your primary MD if not better. ...Read more
Stiff neck and weird sensation in head, when bending down head feels dizzy and fuzzy. Face pain and head pain, stabbing pain in ear ?
I keep having random pains in the left back side of my head. Also keep having burning/pressure sensation in back of neck to my head.
Pain: Off to your primary doctor as soon as you can get in. If there is a long delay please go to the nearest Emergency facility for care. ...Read more
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