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When my heart rate increases I get throbbing pressure throughout my head. The worst of the pain is above my forehead. Any ideas?

When my heart rate increases I get throbbing pressure throughout my head. The worst of the pain is above my forehead. Any ideas?

See a Dr: The answer is in the details. EXACTLY what is the heart rate? There are a variety of diagnoses to be determined by professional evaluation. The most likely explanation is panic attacks/ anxiety. ...Read more

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I have had throbbing pressure in my head behind my left ear. It comes and goes, but when it comes its a stabbing pain. Strange brain fog as well?

I have had throbbing pressure in my head behind my left ear. It comes and goes, but when it comes its a stabbing pain. Strange brain fog as well?

Get check up: Please get a thorough check up by your physician to identity the correct diagnosis. Most of these headaches are related to ent problem or vision refractory errors. Good luck! ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph node behind 1 ear. The lump feels warm, throbs, on/off pressure in head & lightheadedness, only sleeping few hrs at a time, and fatigue?

Enlarged lymph node behind 1 ear. The lump feels warm, throbs, on/off pressure in head & lightheadedness, only sleeping few hrs at a time, and fatigue?

Enlarged Lymph Node: A hot, painful lymph node such as you describe usually signifies it is draining an infection in the area, or is part of a systemic lymphadenopathy, of which there can be many. I would definitely schedule an appointment immediately with a doctor to undergo a thorough evaluation to pinpoint the source. ...Read more

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I've been having a throbbing pressure-like feeling in my head past 2 weeks and often dizziness. And pain in the left side of my throat when swallowing?

I've been having a throbbing pressure-like feeling in my head past 2 weeks and often dizziness. And pain in the left side of my throat when swallowing?

Allergic rhinitis: Your symptoms suggest pressure changes in the sinuses and in absence of fever due to allergy medicines try otc for sinuses see if it improves. ...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?

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

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

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Very bad head throbbing that last forever and makes me light headed feels like pressure body always hurts and super tired all the time?

Very bad head throbbing that last forever and makes me light headed feels like pressure body always hurts and super tired all the time?

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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Please tell me if any digestive issues can cause head pressure/throbbing pulse in the back of head everyday?

You could: Be reacting to certain foods, msg for example. Other possibilities are food intolerance or even allergies. Sometimes it takes a while to figure it out. Best to seek advice from GI specialist. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain comes n goes in left temple head n back side,sometimes on right too,for a week.left ear blocks n pressure on neck.im so worried.weaknes?

Throbbing pain comes n goes in left temple head n back side,sometimes on right too,for a week.left ear blocks n pressure on neck.im so worried.weaknes?

Evaluation!: Any time you have headaches associated with weakness you need to be evaluated. I would call your Family Doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Can a chemical in balance from taking tricyclic ad and benzo then stop CT cause head pressure, throbbing, numb and faint feelings all day for months?

Can a chemical in balance from taking tricyclic ad and benzo then stop CT cause head pressure, throbbing, numb and faint feelings all day for months?

In the short term: Abrupt discontinuation of either can cause "discontinuation" issues such as you describe or even seizures in the case of high. Dose benzo use. They have not created a permanent imbalance. In fact, if you are having vague sx's that cannot be explained, consider restarting mental health treatment. If tired all the time, not sleeping at night, that can cause sx's and be sign of anxiety, mood prob. ...Read more

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Can a GI issue cause everyday head pressure, vessel throbbing, numb feeling in back of head. Seems to be worse when i eat. But its all day non stop.

Can be migraine,,: This could easily be migraine. This can be triggered especially after eating as well as by certain foods like wine and cheese. Migraines also have GI symptoms like nausea and vomiting as well as overall disturbance. It would be smart to see your doctor to get an exam, possible treatments and a diet to help avoid triggering of future episodes if this does turn out to be migraine. Best of luck. ...Read more