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Pulsating Nerve In Head
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Strange buzzing/vibration feeling in left chest quadrant and abdomen. Relief by massaging under left jaw. Vagus nerve issue? Carotid artery blockage?
Vagus maybe: doubt carotid, his would lead to stroke,blurred vision, headaches, get ultrasound of carotids if concerned; get chest xray and or cat scan, espec. if smoke , this causes cancer so if you do , quit now;if in abdomen, could be gas or nervous twitch of muscles, if doesn't go away so do the above . ...Read more
Could stress cause a constant throbbing headache and forehead pressure, nose pressure, twitching in temple and crawling sensation in temple?
R/O TENSION HA: YES: 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vertigo stabbing pain and pressure in head numbness in face scalp tenderness eyes hurt and crawling feeling inside head n burning/cold feeling in head?
Headaches,pain base of skull travelling between shoulder blades, sensations in head, slight unsteady gait,pressure in head at front and neck,in a daze?
CervicogenicHeadache: is one of the most unusual headaches because the pain truly isn’t in the head. Cervicogenic headache is referred pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. Treatments include blocks, physical therapy. Physical therapy and breathing exercises produce the best results. See pain management specialist for source of the pain treatment. ...Read more
Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more
Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?
Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more
Headache neck ache pain in jaw pressure in forhead numbness in face spaced out feel wired brain tumor or brain abcess vertigo legs feel heavy?
Pressure Between Shoulders That Travels Into Head Causing Severe Head Pressure/Numbness/Vision Disturbances/Fainting and Muffled Hearing.
Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.
Sharp throbbing pains each side of throat in front in internal carotid artery region. Ears feel clogged/fuzzy. Right LN swollen. Worse with exertion?
An infection: It sounds like you have a viral or bacterial infection. Get a throat culture to make sure you do not have strep throat which is usually the only reason that you may need antibiotics for this. In the meantime, tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin, fluids, chloraseptic or cepastat and rest. If you get much worse, severe headaches, throat closes, or shortness of breath, or anything else scary, then go to the ER ...Read more
Daily occipital headaches, pulse in head, pain at base of skull rt side, muffled hearing, dizzy looking. Causes
I am feeling severe pain in left side of neck, head, shoulder and arm. The vein above and behind left ear in brain is stretched, head pulled to left.?
See U PCP for evalua: If u have not been seen by u physician, try to see him/her. Good luck. ...Read more
Head at base of skull under the occipital bone, when pressed, there is pressure, tension and numbness in head. Dizzy, disoriented. What can this be?
Had throbbing on right side of head in back. With soreness in neck and shoulders. Pressure in head, right ear burning eyes throbbing. Feel congested?
Yes: A pinched nerve certainly can, most notably in a distribution starting at the base of your skull in the back and wrapping up around your scalp and onto your forehead on one side. Irritation to some nerves in your neck can also lead to lower face and head tingling as well. If it progresses, or if it does not go away in a few weeks, you may need some imaging to make sure there is no entrapment. ...Read more
Brain aneurysm in mid 20's? Left side ear ache that travels to back of head and shoulders. Slight blurry vision in left eye (comes and goes). Scared!
Had on and off sharp pain for 2 days, pulsating, right side of head, doesn't feel like headache as it comes and goes within seconds, is it posture/nerves?
Many conditions: Many conditions cause a throbbing pain in the head. Are you certain it is a nerve pain? Where is it? How long does it last? Is it worse with any activities? Migraine headache is the most common throbbing head pain, trigeminal neuralgia, tension headache, and headache related to the sinuses are some of the other possible causes. You may need an examination and testing to get the answer. ...Read more
The nerves on both sides of my nose pulsate endlessly and I think are causing the pain in my sinus area, is this a neurological disorder?
Likely no: It's hard to know what you mean by "nerves on both sides of the nose." this is likely a pulsating sensation coming from pressure within the maxillary sinuses due to infection or from irritation of the infra-orbital nerves which run under the eye and through the top of the maxillary sinus before exiting the skull below your eye to give sensation over the cheeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain right top of head about 2 inches back from forehead, 5 days constant, dull and throbbing, doctor say its nerve, i'm worried its serious. Help?
I am currently on propanllol however this week I have had this throbbing pain behind my left eye as well as on one of the nerve on the back of my head?
Sometimes I have headaches at forehead left/right nerves (lil bit above eye brows) and they seem to pulsate with heartbeats? How to stop them?
What in the back of the head can be throbbing and pressure? Muscles, nerves, or blood vessels? Had mri..Negative...Is this serious?
Probably muscle: Muscle tension headaches are very common. Please see your doctor and discuss options and other possible diagnoses with them. Seeing a brain and nerve specialist (neurologist), especially one who specifically treats headaches may be helpful. Further imaging with mra to look at the major arteries in the head may be helpful depending on the rest of the evaluation/workup. ...Read more
Herpes - no symptoms but got parotid duct & non stop discomfort pulsating nerve inner lip. What treatment to them reducing or stop of drug/remedy?
What could be cause of intermittent pressure that pulsates in the back of my head? No pain, just pressure which seems to pulsate or throb at times.
I've been coughing after almost getting over a cold and just now I was coughing and when I stopped is got a pulsating feeling it's was pain but in my head it didn't last long is this serious?
How long? : It is not possible to diagnose anything with that much information? ...Read more
High blood pressure : You note your head is pulsating when you lay down but gets better with slight elevation. It could be high blood pressure. It could also be aortic valve insufficiency. Make sure to get your rest. If you notice this continues then see your doctor. Even for 36 years of age it is important to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had a headache for about 2 weeks on the upper right side of my head. It is a pulsating feeling. ?
I have random pulsating feeling / hart beat-like feeling in my head. Happens when I am watching a video on my laptop. What is this?
It seems that after very eventful even fun days i end up tired and with headache by the end? Some days my head pulsates. I don't have to be stressed.
TTH: Tension-type headache (tth) is the most common primary headache disorder with a prevalence of 40-80% depending upon the particular study. Tth has been described as recurrent episodes of headache lasting minutes to days. Common triggers such as stress, mental tension, fatigue, lack of sleep, alcohol, and menstruation. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and management. ...Read more
Hi. 28 yr old female and recently noticed a pulsating/throbbing sensation in my head when lying down. The past few nights it has kept me awake. Ideas?
Not sure exactly: This sounds like what happens to me when i pay close attention. But usually i just go to sleep so don't notice it. Might possibly be related to your blood pressure, maybe some congestion in your ears or sinuses. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Cannot diagnose: There is no way in which to even guess what is going on without more history and a physical exam. The medical care in UK is outstanding. Go and see a local doctor. Hope this works out OK and this advice is of value. ...Read more