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Pressure In Head When Sneezing
Several possibilitie: All these activities increase venous blood pressure during the action so it may be normal especially if you cough frequently. May also indicate inflammation throughout the sinuses particularly if there is nasal congestion or drainage. Make sure your blood pressure is normal. If body mass index over 40 may indicate benign intracranial hypertension. ...Read more
Several causes: Pressure is either from transient blood pressure increases during the cough causing swelling of the sinus linings or temporary distension of the veins inside the skull which are very sensitive (cough headache). May also have sinus inflammation which can cause head discomfort that can worsen with cough. If the pressure persists after the cough has gone, see md. ...Read more
I have extreme headaches for the last 24hours, it is like pressure headaches, everytime a sneeze of cough I feel like my head will explode?
What are symptoms of intercranial brain pressure? How can I relieve the slight pressure in my head from holding a sneeze? Pressure has lasted 1 wk.
Doubt you possess: If you do indeed have increased intracranial pressure, you will experience headache, nausea, vomiting, blurring and/or doubling of vision, associated with increased blood pressure, and slowing of pulse. All of this could be progressive, but if chronic, such as pseudo tumor cerebri, may periodically lose vision, obscurational spells. ...Read more
What are the consequences of plugging my nose when sneezing? Feeling slight lightheadedness, head pressure for 1-week possibly from a sneeze I held.
Do not plug nose: If you sneeze with both of your nostrils plugged, you will force air through the Eustachian tube and create a great deal of positive pressure in your middle ear. Rarely, you could perforate your ear drum. Also this method of blowing your nose can lead to increased intracranial (brain) pressure. Learn to use handkerchief or Kleenex a few mm. Away from nose to avoid these potential complications. ...Read more
Head pressure feeling when coughing or sneezing and my boogers were yellow/green but now are orange what's the cause?
My nasal passages are stuffy/runny. My allergy pill is not stopping my sneezing. My head is full of pressure. Should I see a dr?
Nasal steroid spray: The most effective treatment for nasal allergy symptoms especially congestion/stuffiness is the nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) veramyst, etc) they are by prescription only but well worth it. They have a good safety profile and safe for ongoing use as opposed to otc nasal decongestant sprays where you can become dependent! ...Read more
Can fluid in ear cause stabbing pains in same side back of head when coughing, bending over, sneezing? Dr says ear is full fluid and it's pressure.
Yes: Fluid in ear or sinuses can cause excruciating pain &/or headaches. What was the cause & what treatment was given. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more
Had to sneeze to inside because had the mouth full with a drink. But felt pressure in my head and inside my nose. Is that dangerous?
Unlikely: Unlikely. You could have forced soda into your nose - no problem. You could have forced it into your middle ear through eustachian tube. Contact ENT doc of you develop ear symptoms (ear pain, decreased hearing). ...Read more
I hit my head 5 days ago. This morning I woke up sneezing blood and my blood pressure was 144/110. Heart rate was 155 bpm. Can this be related?
I'm 16 and I have pressure on the right side of my head when I blink my right eye. My forehead feels tight. After I sneezed I smell a sweet smell. My eyes are dry. I'm not sure what this is.?
See doctor: Symptoms are nonspecific but you may possibly have a sinus infection. If this has been present for more than 10 days or getting worse, see your doctor. ...Read more
My head has been hurting for 2 weeks. I have pressure behind my right eye my eyes are watery, sneezing, my right eye is a little blurry, fatigued, ?
My symptoms: feels like I need to sneeze but can't. Tickle in my nose and head. Ear and head pressure, dizzy, what's wrong?
I am getting over a cold stuffy nose cough phlegm. I now have a clogged ear and pressure in the back of my head when I cough sneeze or pick up my son.
Otitis?: Your ears will improve when your sore throat and pharyngitis which leads to inflamed ear canals, has a chance to recover. Fluids, antihistamines, and antibiotics are all helpful adjuncts that, with time, will help to resolve the symptoms of your bacterial and/or viral pharyngitis. As long as your symptoms improve with therapy, you need not worry ...Read more
I been sneezing alot, head pressure when I bend down and dizzness/ my head feels heavy. Had head CT scan no contrast recently, no problems. Any ideas?
Runny nose, drainage from nose in back throat, sneezing, head pressure, have orthostatic hypotension, any suggestions on OTC medicine I can take?
Pressure in head, ears and face/jaw, weakness, sore throat, body aches, fatigue, no fever, sneezing w/o runny nose, no cough. Cause?
Common cold: This sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection, but might be allergies. If it persists or fails to respond to symptomatic OTC medications see your family doctor. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Tiny amount of blood after sneezing, through mouth. Brown in colour. Taking daily blood thinners, 21 years old, good blood pressure. Should I worry?
Bleeding: I do not know why you were taking blood thinners at 19 years of age I would suggest if they have been prescribed by physician you should see that doctor to make sure that what you were taking is in the right amount ...Read more
Feeling what feels like sinus pressure for over a week. No other symptoms. Possibly from having plugged nose during sneeze. How do I relieve pressure?
Sinusitis: Sinusitis is a condition characterized by onflammation of the sinus cavities within the face. Common triggers can be 1. Allergy 2. Infection - viral or bacterial 3. Mechanical obstruction from causes such as deviated nasal septum. Treatment is directed towards underlying cause. Nasal decongestants such as phenylephrine, Pseudoephedrine may be helpful initially for a short time (4-5 days). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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