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What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too

What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too

Irritated Nerve: Some nerves in the face and neck can become irritated or pinched as the come out of the brain. These nerves include the trigeminal and facial nerve. This would produce symptoms similar to those you describe. I would suggest talking to a neurosurgeon to see if this can be helped by medications, injections or perhaps surgery. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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What could be causing a tendons in my neck to protrude causing pain and tightness in my face? My neck and face are sensitive to touch too

Irritated Nerve: Some nerves in the face and neck can become irritated or pinched as the come out of the brain. These nerves include the trigeminal and facial nerve. This would produce symptoms similar to those you describe. I would suggest talking to a neurosurgeon to see if this can be helped by medications, injections or perhaps surgery. ...Read more

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Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Jaw and Muscle Pain: It appears that you have a serious TMJ and muscle dysfunction that causes these muscles to go into a spasm and the jaw joint (TMJ) to be misaligned. You seriously need treatment from a dentist that is very skilled at treating tmj. Only about 5% of dentist are really good in this realm in that they are very familiar with multiple treatment options to select from based on the patient needs. ...Read more

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Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Local myalgia: Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, and primary tension type headache palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and physical therapy treatment. ...Read more

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Tense neck and tightness feeling on top of head. Is this caused by tension? Been having it for 2 weeks now.

Tense neck and tightness feeling on top of head. Is this caused by tension? Been having it for 2 weeks now.

Sounds like it...: Tightness, especially at the top of the head is usually your scalp muscles (yes, you DO have muscles in your scalp) spasming. The question is why? Neck pain can cause you to hold your head differently; anxiety & stress can make your muscles tighter, or a new pillow, exercise, or activity could have strained your neck muscles. Try heat, massage, hot shower, advil, (ibuprofen) and if not better, see Dr.! ...Read more

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Feeling tightness and heaviness in my head neck and pain in my back. Feel like my head is about to explode what causing it?

Feeling tightness and heaviness in my head neck and pain in my back. Feel like my head is about to explode what causing it?

If in addition you: Feel pressure in the region of your sinuses. It could just be asinus infection. However if you are also having blurry vision, headaches, nausea. Go to your nearest emergency room!!! . While there, have them check thyroid hormones.
With the pain in your back, how long have you had it> any chance you could be pregnant again? ...Read more

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Neck hurts from the back of my head down and on both sides and it feels tight I lift alot of heavy stuff at work. What can I do?

Neck hurts from the back of my head down and on both sides and it feels tight I lift alot of heavy stuff at work. What can I do?

Neck pain: Would consider PT, massage, liftign techniques, Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic and or flexeril at night. Warm shower in AM, ice when home from work If lifting constantly consider breaks every 30 minutes for 1-2 minutes to shake out neck. May consider a few days of neck collar, sometimes at night it helps the neck from rolling all over f/u with doc /urgent care. . ...Read more

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Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when I lean my head to the right?

Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when I lean my head to the right?

Several possibilitie: The most common cause is muscular. Spam, strain or pull.
Swollen lymph nodes could also cause this.
Try massage and anti inflammatories, like alleve. If things don't abate, see your dr. ...Read more

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Iam a male aged 23. I have a skin issue which is giving me quite of uncomfortable days. My face become really tight and it extends till my neck?

Iam a male aged 23. I have a skin issue which is giving me quite of uncomfortable days. My face become really tight and it extends till my neck?

Dry skin vs Anxiety?: Generally, "tightness" of facial skin may be due to several causes. Dryness of the skin may cause the sensation of tightness. Anxiety may cause a sensation of tightness in the face. Scleroderma is an auto-immune
collagen-vascular illness that can cause tightness of the skin. (It is much less common in young male patients living in South Asia). For treatment of Dry Skin >http://wb. Md/29606nB ...Read more

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Why does the back of my neck and head hurts and feel tight in morning?

Why does the back of my neck and head hurts and feel tight in morning?

Tightness: This sounds like muscle stiffness. Try a new pillow. Physical therapy or chiropractic may help this. If persistent, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

I am experiencing some tightness and tingling in the sides and back of my head. I also have some stiffness on the left side of my neck.?

Osteoarthritis: At your age degenerative disease of spine is most common cause of your symptoms. Tingling in head is from irritation or pinching of nerve in upper part of neck. ...Read more

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Snap in top of neck/base of head the other day. Had craniotomy 5 weeks ago. It's tight and hurts a bit. It happened when tilting head back. Help...

Snap in top of neck/base of head the other day. Had craniotomy 5 weeks ago. It's tight and hurts a bit. It happened when tilting head back. Help...

Might be related: Your symptoms may or may not be related to your recent surgery. Would follow up with your neurosurgeon for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

Several causes: Are possible. The most likely cause is muscular. If one is involved in motor vehicular accident or sudden stop or fall, sports any of these can cause the pain. The pain is frequently in the sternocleidomastoid muscle This is a large muscle that involves all of the areas you. If persists see your doc. ...Read more

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Had on & of headache at my back head & neck for 2 months & was gone. Now I feel tightness & stiffness @ back neck & squeezing my head when I get up?

Had on & of headache at my back head & neck for 2 months & was gone. Now I feel tightness & stiffness @ back neck & squeezing my head when I get up?

Tension: These sound very much like tension headaches and you may now be experiencing the direct pain and discomfort in the muscle groups which were affecting your temporalis muscles and producing headache. On the other hand, without seeing you cannot be sure. See a doctor if this keeps up. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I am in my late 30s, and once per week I get kinks in my neck when I turn my head. There is no localized tightness. What can I do to prevent kinks?

I am in my late 30s, and once per week I get kinks in my neck when I turn my head. There is no localized tightness. What can I do to prevent kinks?

Stretching: Everyday would help. Try learning yoga with focus on the spine. Do it daily for 30-45 minutes. Check your workplace to see if your occupation may be a cause. ...Read more

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For the past 4 months the back of neck and sides feel tight when turning head and all day long done meditation herbs nothing works this is everyday?

For the past 4 months the back of neck and sides feel tight when turning head and all day long done meditation herbs nothing works this is everyday?

You need an evaluati: You need to see your physician and have an evaluation. This may be a muscle or pinched nerve or some type of inflammatory arthritis.since it is for four months you need to have it clarified. ...Read more

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I have eds3 And hypermobile neck. 2 days my neck has been tight and hurting, head feels pressured and sometimes I feel spacey. Dangerous or annoying?

I have eds3 And hypermobile neck. 2 days my neck has been tight and hurting, head feels pressured and sometimes I feel spacey. Dangerous or annoying?

You need to be seen.: Without a full history and physical examination, as well as possible dignostic procedures, it is not possible for me to say. See your doctor who can provide diagnosis and appropriate treatment options. ...Read more

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I have been using a tight bra 4 over a year now./studying for hours for months/heavy back bag/4 a few days now I have mild neck to head pain what's it

I have been using a tight bra 4 over a year now./studying for hours for months/heavy back bag/4 a few days now I have mild neck to head pain what's it

Poor posture: Most individuals upper body/neck symptoms are related to poor upper body posture---slumping the shoulder. This leads to more headache-----affects the levator scapular muscle group--that attach to the upper cervical vertebrae cause dysfunction----and cervical strain symptoms---improve the posture and the symptoms will go ...Read more