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Why do i experience cold wet sensation in back of head and i feel drowsy all day?

Why do i experience cold wet sensation in back of head and i feel drowsy all day?

Rainy Day Feelin?: The sensation of cold and wetness where really there is none can be produced by a nerve or nerve root which is not functioning properly for some reason. See your doctor or neurologist for an examination to look specifically at either your occipital nerve function or your cervical spinal nerve roots. Drowsy all day may have a metabolic cause. Again, you will need some tests and an examination. GL. ...Read more

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I have tingling sensation on back of head that lasts 15 seconds for past few days, what could this be?

I  have tingling sensation on back of head that lasts 15 seconds for past few days, what could this be?

That could be tough: In that it doesn't sound like a disease process. No headaches? No new scalp products? Hair not pulled too tight? Have u been grinding your teeth at night? If this is your only sx and nothing else occurring it will likely be a transient problem in my opinion. If it worsens, evoles into headaches go in. Sometimes we can just tell whether or not something is disease, not it's exact cause. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Had badheadache for 6 days straight with no relief from paracetamol or co-codomol, now in addition I am getting a sensation like back of head is wet?

Had badheadache for 6 days straight with no relief from paracetamol or co-codomol, now in addition I am getting a sensation like back of head is wet?

Call your doctor: All of these symptoms are not normal, especially if you've had no headache relief in six days using over-the-counter pain relief medications. So, it's time to let the medical expert come in to help you out. S/he will probably need to adjust what you're taking, and make sure that you're not experiencing any side effects from what you're taking, and check your total dose of each medication. Don't delay as you need further workup soon. ...Read more

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Warm liquid sensation in back of head, sinuses, head issue, anxiety... I'm not sure what to think ?

Warm liquid sensation in back of head, sinuses, head issue, anxiety... I'm not sure what to think ?

Visit an EENT to: start. These conditions can be caused by LOTS of conditions, mostly medical I would think at first. If you get a clean bill of health, THEN we look more at anxiety, conversion reactions, and the like. Might need a head CT. ...Read more

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Having periodic episodes of pulsating pain on left side of head starting from temporal area and rushing sensation to back of head. Need for worry?

Having periodic episodes of pulsating pain on left side of head starting from temporal area and rushing sensation to back of head. Need for worry?

Headache: You experience some from of headache, need more information to narrow down to the diagnosis. How long? how often? any associated symptoms and so on. Based on the type the prognosis and the treatment could be planned ...Read more

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Hi felt popping sensation in back of head , Is that sinus related? have rhinitis..being treated for it. hard to tell because I have anxiety too lol

Hi felt popping sensation in back of head , Is that sinus related? have rhinitis..being treated for it. hard to tell because I have anxiety too lol

Anxiety: I understand your concern. I commend you for your concern for Health. Since you are receiving treatment for Rhinitis, see your Physician for follow up and discuss your concern about sinus problem. It is likely that “Popping sensation in the back of head” is not sinus related, and is due to Anxiety. Do Breathing and Music, Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for Anxiety. ...Read more

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What would cause an electrocution sensation to back of head with numbness in both legs ?

What would cause an electrocution sensation to back of head with numbness in both legs ?

Multiple things: One reason that comes to my mind is arthritis of the neck with pinched nerves. However, other more serious disorders such as multiple sclerosis or other structural issues need to be ruled out. If symptoms persist, I suggest you go for a consultation with a neurologist ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Can anxiety cause you to get a burning sensation at back of head and around just above the ears? This burning comes and goes.

Possible but...: Anxiety can produce tingling, numbness, and other uncomfortable sensations. The burning pain you describe is not the most typical for anxiety and you need to have a physician rule out problems in your cervical spine, neck and upper back muscles, and occipital nerves. ...Read more

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Have a Chiari malformation with no blocked flow but just had a vibrating sensation in back of head/jaw that lasted a few seconds. Should I be worried?

Have a Chiari malformation with no blocked flow but just had a vibrating sensation in back of head/jaw that lasted a few seconds. Should I be worried?

Not at all: The symptoms you have described at the age of 36,are not typical symptoms of Chiari Malformation Type 1.But if you get symptomslike Neck Pain,Dizziness,Ringing&Buzzing in ears,Unsteady gait,Vision Problems,Speech Problems,Diddiculty Swallowing,Weakness,Abnormal Breathing,Numness&Tingling in hands andPoor Hand Coordination Then consult your Doctor or Neurologist ...Read more

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19 year old male taking risperidone 2 mg per day, experiencing numbness (pins and needles sensation) in back of head when lying down. POA?

19 year old male taking risperidone 2 mg per day, experiencing numbness (pins and needles sensation) in back of head when lying down. POA?

Risperdal: All drugs have effects and side effects. Check these out and get a good psychiatric evaluation. Risperdal is a potent antipsychotic. ...Read more