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Stiff Neck Causing Dizziness
Can stiff neck cause dizziness... My neck shoulder remains stiff next morning aftrr heavy badminton games.
Does neck degeneration cause stiff neck? Dizziness? What symptoms cpme from. This and what does it mean? Xrays showed it don't know what it is
Can neck pain/stiff neck/neck cracking through maybe 15 years cause dizziness, pain in both upper arms and facial nerve tingling - for 3 months now?
Last Fri had an emergency csection with epidural. Next day I had throbbing thigh pain. I have cold headaches with white flashes, dizziness, stiff neck n upper left back n shoulder pain. Is this cause of the epidural or was there spinal fluid leakage?
My brother has dizziness, a stiff neck and a rash. Are they related and what could be causing these symptoms?
See a doctor: Could be due to many things, some including medical emergencies. Go see a doctor. ...Read more
Stiff neck for months. Dizziness while lying down, last night a very sharp pain woke me up on right side of my head that seemed to travel up?
I would: Go to the hospital, now. I would not even wait till the morning please. You need to know why this is happening. Please don't put this off till tomorrow. ...Read more
During basketball I fell and slammed my head on the floor, had dizziness for a few minutes and how I have a stiff neck. What can I do, what is it?
Head and neck injury: When one strikes their head on a hard surface and experiences dizziness and neck symptoms, I always get concerned about a head injury (subdural bleed, concussion, etc.) and a neck injury (cervical spine fracture, slipped disc, strain, etc.) although some of these are unlikely, they certainly are seriousness enough to deserve medical attention. See your doctor, go to the er, or call 911 if severe. ...Read more
Need I be worried about pressure in the front of my head, a stiff neck, and mild dizziness after hitting back of my head on an ice rink two days ago?
Dizziness lasting a few minutes at a time. This has been happening throughout the day for a week. Stiff neck. Shoulder pain and nausea?
Occipital neuralgia: (ON) involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. See orofacial pain or pain management specialist. ...Read more
I had a cold earlier this week. However for 4 days I have been experiencing off/on heavy head, stiff neck, pressure in face and slight dizziness. Help!
Pain meds/Vist your: If you have any fever you should go see your docotr. Otherwise pain medicine will help your headache. For mild headache take tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 tabs every 6 hourly if needed, if this does not help after one or two doses, take Aspirin or ibuprofen (motrin or advil) 2 tablets at a time, every 6-8 hourly for one or two days as needed. ...Read more
Sudden brief dizziness, stiff neck and tiredness lasting 24 hours. Do experience PA's and GAD. Could these sympts be related to those? More serious?
Consider a MRI brain: While the symptoms that you note could be related to stress, anxiety or panic attacks it is best that you are followed regularly by your medical doctor and a psychiatrist given your history of HTN and mitral valve prolapse. Also a cervical and brain MRI may be in order to evaluate for a pinched nerve or other diagnosis causing the dizziness. ...Read more
Chronic stiff neck/neck pain and pain often goes to the back of my head and I get dizzy when I move my head in certain ways. +neuro problems. Help?!
Stiff neck: Any old trauma or whiplashes. You are welcome to check with the neurologist first to exclude rare but serious problems but most cases are helped by an osteopath, physiatrist or chiropractor. ...Read more
Bad dizziness, headaches, nosebridge & temples pressure, woke me up at night. Pressure in the back of the head & painful stiff neck. What is it?
Migraine headache?: Your symptoms are suggestive of vascular headache. But if you are under lots of stress than also you at wake up with stiff neck but usually not pounding headache. Try Antiinflammtory medicine like Ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen). Drink lots of fluid bid this is recurrent episode please consult your MD ...Read more
Should I be concerned with a feeling of pressure in my head, dizziness, and a very sore stiff neck after hitting the back of my head on an ice rink?
Yes: Please to the emergency room immediately. I would go by ambulance. Please do not drive yourself. ...Read more
I am 17yrs old symptoms: pounding headache moodswings dizziness stiff neck/shoulder/back heavy head almost imposible to get my headup in the morning?
See your doctor: Although this could be viral; but the younger the age the more likely chance of bacterial infection. With stiff neck and not being able to get your headup I would worry about meningitis that can become dangerous. See your family md asap. If rapid decline go to nearest emergency room. ...Read more
Why, when, after-: -what? This is a statement, where's the question? ...Read more
Chronic stiff neck pain to the top of my head, flushed face, headache, dizziness, and neurological problems. Help?!
Flushed face plus he: See the neurologist right away. Make sure your BP is checked and that there is no major diarrhea. ...Read more
Hit my head on the street yesterday. I have a mild concussion. Headache and dizziness better today. Have a stiff neck though. Should I go to er?
Yes: You must rule out the possibility of bleeding into the brain. There is a well known lucid interval that may last for hours following a head injury. It would be wise to go to the emergency room and rule out the possibility of a sub dural bleed. ...Read more
Severe dizziness when I bend my head back started 2 days ago when I layed down outta no where with vomiting stiff neck no fever never felt this before?
I haven't been feeling right for going on a week now. I have no appetite, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck and shoulders and pain in the right side of my head. What should I do?
This is not good and may be a viral syndrome and the nausea and vomiting could be symptoms of a severe illness or problem that needs treatment. I would see your doctor tomorrow or go to an urgicenter if not able to be see at the office. Could be an atypical viral meningitis. This would be unusual especially in the winter but there are also other things in the differential.
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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 had a panic attack a year ago, and since then I've had bad anxiety. I often feel dizzy. I get temple headaches. Today I feel dizzy and have a stiff neck. I'm worried about aneurysms. Should I relax?
Have been having pressure in right side of head behind ear for 2 months with dizziness and stiff neck on that side. Ct w/o contast?
Scan, yes: Because you are young the statistics shift toward less serious problems. However, a lesion of some type involving the mastoid or skull base near the mastoid might give you these symptoms. So, yes; you should have scan. Type of scan questionable. For bone CT is best. For other structure MR is best. Talk to your doctor. Contrast helps but we avoid in some conditions. ...Read more
36 yr old, stiff neck and back, dizzy-like headache, no vomit or fever, plus a Balanitis recently, shall I see doc immediately to rule out meningitis?
Need an exam: While the overwhelming likelihood is that your symptoms are due to a viral illness, one cannot be sure without an in person evaluation which should not wait. ...Read more
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