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When I lay down on my stomach, I get a pulsating pressure in my ears & head, and my legs start to tingle and feel numb from feet upwards. Why?

When I lay down on my stomach, I get a pulsating pressure in my ears & head, and my legs start to tingle and feel numb from feet upwards. Why?

Needs evaluation: I would suggest a specialist in vascular (circulatory) problems. You aren't pregnant by any chance, are you? This sounds like vena caval compression. If pregnant see your OB. If not, a cardiologist or internist would be the place to start. ...Read more

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Everytime I cough it hurts my head. When I go walking my head starts to hurt. Mainly the back of my head. Stress makes hurt too. A pulsating pressure??

Everytime I cough it hurts my head. When I go walking my head starts to hurt. Mainly the back of my head. Stress makes hurt too. A pulsating pressure??

Headache: It will be better to consult a physician and provide more information for diagnosis and treatment. In general, you should always see your doctor if its a new headache, its severe, fever, seizure, associated with exercise or injury, weakness, numbness, personality change, confusion etc are associated with headache. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why does either side of my head pulsate/twitch when sleeping facing one side? (right left) Is it pressure to the blood vessel near jaw/side of head?

Why does either side of my head pulsate/twitch when sleeping facing one side? (right left) Is it pressure to the blood vessel near jaw/side of head?

Fasciculation: This is called a fasciculation. You may have a condition known as hemifacial spasm, which is benigh condition in which the muscles in your face contract involuntarily. This is treated with botox. Rarely, it can be caused by something irritating the nerve going to your facial muscles, the facial nerve ...Read more

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Pulsing in right ear off and on. It's not like a heartbeat, its more of a pulsating sound. I have a cold and some sinus pressure in my head.?

Pulsing in right ear off and on. It's not like a heartbeat, its more of a pulsating sound. I have a cold and some sinus pressure in my head.?

Pulsations in ear: If the pulsating sensation in the ear is recent and related to the sinus pressure in your head and cold symptoms, it is to be expected. A cold commonly is associated with dysfunction of the eustachian tube connecting the nose and ear. A visit to your ear nose and throat doctor will likely be helpful because prescription medications to reduce inflammation will also affect the ear pulsations. ...Read more

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I have pressure on the top of my head that comes and goes. Also get throbbing pains every now and then. Haven't slept well all week. Sound Serious?

I have pressure on the top of my head that comes and goes. Also get throbbing pains every now and then. Haven't slept well all week. Sound Serious?

Possible Migraine: This sounds like a possible variation of migraine/vascular headache. You should call your family physician and go in for a checkup. He/she may refer you to a neurologist to give you an evaluation. You should always check out any symptoms of this type, just to stay safe. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache (side: left) (severity: moderate) (occurred: > 3 hrs) (quality: sensation of pressure or fullness, throbbing sensation)...most likely from accidentally hitting my head on a door. What symptoms would warrant a dr visit?

I am experiencing headache (side: left) (severity: moderate) (occurred: > 3 hrs) (quality: sensation of pressure or fullness, throbbing sensation)...most likely from accidentally hitting my head on a door. What symptoms would warrant a dr visit?

Trauma: Headaches are not unusual even after trivial head injury. However if there are moderate or intense headaches which persist, they warrant an evaluation for brain injury or bleeding. Other worrisome symptoms are nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, visual disturbance or confusion. Being on anticoagulants, aspirin or medications like Aleve make one prone to bleeding. ...Read more

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What could be causing pressure pulsing in my eyes and head?

What could be causing pressure pulsing in my eyes and head?

Sinusitis: Since the nerves of socket of the eye and sinuses are common, acute or chronic sinusitis often has deep pulsating eye pain. See your primary care for a ct scan of sinuses. If positive you will be referred to an ENT specialist for rx. ...Read more

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Hi, 35yr old male both sides of temple area I get a lot of pressure and can feel pulsating, gets worse while concentrating or focusing, no pain?

Hi, 35yr old male both sides of temple area I get a lot of pressure and can feel pulsating, gets worse while concentrating or focusing, no pain?

Arteries throb.: The temporal arteries and temporal veins lie immediately adjacent to each other. During exercise or increased activity, the arteries will pulsate because of increased heart rate and flow of blood. What you are seeing is the arterial pulsation. It looks like the vein pulsating because the vein sits over the artery and can move with the artery. See a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I get this bad head pressure top of head. Doc said headache? It feels like my head will lock up & explode. Not throbbing. Just pressure. Thoughts?

I get this bad head pressure top of head. Doc said headache? It feels like my head will lock up & explode. Not throbbing. Just pressure. Thoughts?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Https://www. Aan. Com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic? TopicId=16 ...Read more

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Is it normal for someone with vp shunt to feel pressure inside head? (sometimes like a pulsing throb for a few seconds when standing up or something)

Is it normal for someone with vp shunt to feel pressure inside head? (sometimes like a pulsing throb for a few seconds when standing up or something)

Yes: Pressure fluctuations during position changes etc are common in shunts. Often, once the shunt has been in for a long time, symptoms may improve. ...Read more

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Pain like pressure and throbbing in back and front of head is it serious no other symptoms I do work alot in the heat could it be from being fatigued?

Headache: Headaches could be signs of dehydration, stress, sinus issues, migraines, vision problems, blood pressure problems, blood related issues etc. Please drink plenty of fluids. Try over the counter analgesics, if persisting see your doctor. ...Read more

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I usually get headaches after moving head up really fast. It feels like throbbing, pressure in the front of my head. Always have throbbing headaches.?

I usually get headaches after moving head up really fast. It feels like throbbing, pressure in the front of my head. Always have throbbing headaches.?

Tension headaches?: There are lots and lots of causes of headaches. Tension headaches, due to muscle contraction are very common, especially with a lot of computer use. See a doc and find out what is causing it. Often, if tension HA, there are simple treatments, like adjusting screen and hand position at computer, breaks, strengthening muscles. Etc. ...Read more

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Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?

Headaches/Neck pain: The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine. The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful. ...Read more