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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