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Tightness In Head And Ears
Sometimes i go outside and play sports i get a tight/pressure feeling in my head and ears or my eyes will get blurry/waterish feeling..Anxiety?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
I've been suffering with tight pressure in my head, ringing ears, dizzy and servere fatigue, I have spondolosis in C5 6. Cat scan normal. Bp 150-90?
Physical exam: This is not from your spondylosis. Physical exam needed. What is your body mass index (bmi)? Does your systolic blood pressure run at 150 or higher most of the time? Did you get your blood checked (thyroid hormone levels etc)? Ask your family physician to look things over for you. ...Read more
Episodes of tightness in head accompanied by swishing sounds in hearing and narrowed vision like may pass out. Lasts 60-90 seconds. No part trigger.
Need to be seen : You need to see a doctor. Your pre-syncopal symptoms (the sensation that you are about to pass out) can be from anything. Arrhythmias, migraines, seizures, intracranial lesions, and panic attacks can all cause your symptoms. See a doctor asap. ...Read more
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
I have had a headache and tightness tingly feeling in my head and feeling sick constantly, very tired also been going on for 14 days. Is this serious?
You'd better check: Being sick for 14 days is not normal- get this checked. ...Read more
I'm 30 had a twinge in my head , now I've got a terrible headache and it's worse when I move and better when laying down feels tight?
I have had a headache at the top of head for nearly a week it also makes my eyes feel tight it is worrying me can you please help ?
I've been feeling a tightness in my head and my jaw when I have a headache. I also feel like a throbbing sensation as well. Whta could it be?
Many things: Many things. Depends on what your other symptoms are. I'd see your md asap. ...Read more
Where is the location of a headache from intracranial hypertension? I have a headache on the top of my head, its not bad just feels tight and achy?
Can a GI problem cause some damage in the nerve in the back of the head or neck bcause i feel too much pressure and tightness in head 4 3 months now?
Unlikely: Probably separate issues. See your doctor for complete evaluation of your problem. ...Read more
My jaw, front of my neck, back of my head are numb and tight. I am wondering what this is given it's accompanied by a headache?
Nondiagnostic: This constellation of symptoms require a thorough history and physical examination for diagnosis. Referral to a neurologist and/or an otolaryngologist May be recommended after your physician examines you. ...Read more
I keep having tightness and tension at the back of my head down to my neck and jaw. I don't know what it is but it makes me wonder what this cause could be. It's doesn't feel like a headache migraine so what is it?
Neck &jaw tension:
This sounds like symptoms of bruxism (grinding or clenching your teeth). This can take place at night when you sleep, and also at various times during the day.
If at night, you should wear a nightguard. If during the day, you need make sure that your jaw is relaxed and your teeth are not held together except when you are eating.
It's best if you check with your dentist. ...Read more
Is it safe to tie a scarf tight around your forehead to get rid of the headache? And why does it make my head feel better to do this?
Should be safe: It should be safe, just make sure it is not so tight that it cuts the circulation. The reason it helps is because many of our headaches are tension type headaches, in which muscle spasm may also be a culprit. Tightening the scarf is somewhat like massage and relaxing the muscles so it helps. Other things helpful would be relaxation, meditation and obviously if no contraindications tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Muscle tightness in head while at work that causes some dizziness. I'm a programmer. I have anxiety and some tight muscles in my back too?
Tension headache: Do you have any pain associated with the dizziness? If the sides is on both sides of your head and feels like a vice squeezing your temples, you could have recurring tension type headaches. Try Ibuprofen 800 mg to see if you can get some relief and please let me know if you do! ...Read more
Can a headache be the only sign of a brain tumor. No history in family no other symtomps. Apart from tight feeling allover head that lasts allday?
33 year old female with ear swishing sensation, tight jaw, ear pain, and headache. What could it be?
Ear pain: There are quite a few things that can cause ear pain, headache and a swishing sound in the ear. The first one that comes to mind is an ear infection. You may have some ear drainage and fever if that was the case. Another common condition would be temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction, commonly call TMJ or TMD. Best to have an ENT specialist evaluate so you can get started on the right treatm ...Read more
Ok so I was like raising my eyebrows and then all the sudden I got what felt like a muscle cramp in my head. Is this normal? My muscle feel tight in my face also. Also got a headache.
Normal: Sustained contraction of any muscle can cause cramps. Some times low potassium in the blood can cause similar symptoms. Home remedies if it is due to low potassium is to have one to two servings of banana and or oranges. Contraction of forhead muscles can cause headaches occassionally. ...Read more
Dizzy, head feels heavy&i feel like i'm falling to the left.Headache w tight neck(tension headache?) is dizziness related to headache? What can I do?
Complex headache: If you are truly having a persistent tendency to fall to the left with your headache, this is a specific abnormal neurological symptom and you need a full evaluation. This is not a feature of common headaches like muscle tension, and would be very rare even for migraine headache. Don't try any specific treatment until the cause of the headache is determined. ...Read more
Sometimes when I sit or lay down I can feel my pulse in the nape if my neck, back of head. No real headache. Is this just tight muscles?
Feeling of numbness in limbs, headache in back if head, tightness&sharp pain in chest, feeling very off...What is up with me, little worried?
Go to ER: Anytime you experience numbness, especially with headaches, you need to go to the er now. Feel better! ...Read more
Heartbeat in ear for years. Recently, I notice it gets very loud almost like a tight swish when I throw up or get frightened. I get headache too.
Pulsatile tinnitus: Hearing one's own pulse or blood flow sound (often a swishing sound) is called pulsatile tinnitus. It's always loudest when the heart is beating strongly or with higher blood pressure, which goes along with fear, pain, anxiety, etc. It usually is due to a bend in an artery in the area and is harmless. But discuss with a doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
Everyday off and on for a couple of months I have a tightness in my head, dull headache (temple pain and behind eyes), and neck pain tender to touch.?
See your Dr: Ongoing headaches like this are not normal. See your neurologist for a formal workup. This needs to be looked into. ...Read more
Whenever i sit continous for a long time then i get numbness tingling in my arms legs and stifness tightness in head or face..Plz please tell what to do?
Walk around: You should try walking around every 30 minutes or so to get your blood flowing. Try not to stay seated continuously for a long period of time, try stretching your legs out and moving your arms if you aren't able to get out of your chair. ...Read more
Can some seizures cause staring into space, tachycardia, tightness in head and dim vision but no severe shaking?
Seizures : Seizures at times can present as non epileptic in nature . Would see a neurologist to be sure ...Read more
What to do if i'm experiencing frequent tightness at shoulder, neck and head. Headache and teeth grinding. Doctor say nothing to worry. Help!?
Often referred to as myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. Symptoms including increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted range of motion, headache and vertigo.
Rec.: see an orofacial pain or pain management specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have really bad ear ache a headache a tight chest And a fever, I've started to be sick too is this something I need to be really concerned about?
Assaulted 6 weeks ago. Head ct fine. No headache no dizziness. Feel normal standing up. But if i lie down and lift head up i'll feel head tightness. ?
Concussion: The symptoms you describe may be that of a concussion. You should be followed by your doctor and have an evaluation by a specialist to ensure that you are getting appropriate therapy to manage these symptoms. Please see your health care provider to have a discussion on care. ...Read more
History of migraines. MRI in January clear. two weeks have had headache on and off. Dull aching back of head/neck. Tight muscles in shoulder. What2do?
Help your neck: Chicken or egg it doesn't matter. Find ways to get your neck muscles to relax and your condition will improve. A loving MASSAGE from a loving partner might be a start. Warm moist soaks on the neck could help. Get really angry and scream and shout, herbs, meds, acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, good sex, there are many options but remember prevention is best. All the best. ...Read more
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