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Tightness In Skull
Base of neck/skull-tight, pressure, sensitive to touch, when pressing right under the skull I get disorientated and more pressure. What can this be?
Chronic: Trapezius stretch injury leading to spasm and irritation at its insertion into the base of the skull. Address your posture and the time you spend at the computer. ...Read more
Was in school &got brief tightness on lower section of skull. Neck fluttered right underneath it. No pain, but scared it's a tumor/aneurysm. I'm 18 : (?
Expected 2B benign:
This kind of symptom would almost certainly be from a muscle. None of my patients with tumors or aneurysms ever mentioned this.
Hope that helps! ...Read more
18yrs old. Fell off roof 8 months ago. Had persistent "tightness" in spine, shoulders to skull, since, that makes turning head most ways sting. Ideas?
Pinched nerve: It could be related to residual muscle spasm and sprain, but there could be a herniated disc causing impingement on nerves. Start with an exam by your doctor who may start cervical x-rays and recommend PT if normal, but if no response, I recommend MRI to assess for herniated disc. Best wishes ...Read more
Had MRI scan today I adjusted headphones extremely tight andthey too big forme so pushing inwards on my jaw and face for 30 minutes, make skull narrow?
Dull throbbing at base of skull & painfully tight neck muscles. What can I do? Have tried massage..
Biofeedback is: Another way to treat these tight muscles. Please see your doc to rule out other medical issues. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Do you have recommendations for reducing headaches at the base of the skull that are cervicogenic? I have cervical spondylosis. Neck/upper back tight.
Been on bed for 2 weeks just laying down now. I'm back on my feet but my head feels tight esespecially above the ears and back of skull muscle tension?
Saw chiropractor who adjusted neck w/tool. Neck became tight, sore. When move neck it will pop and then pain at base of skull to forehead.?
Base of skull has been sore for a while, dr, chiro, massage therapist say tight muscles on left side. Bad anxiety, keep poking, is this keeping it sor?
The more you poke: At the area, the more you draw attention to it. Consider lightly pinching the web of skin between your thumb and first finger with the other thumb and first finger instead. Peace and good health, ...Read more
Left side of my face feels full tight, jaw hurts mainly under chin above behind & left ear full, right temple & above & behind full bottom of skull?
Wisdom tooth?: I'm guessing wisdom tooth. Best to see your dentist and oral surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?
Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read more
Shooting pain up from leftside skull base to behind left ear comes and goes. Can tight neck muscles cause? Any dangerous causes or ok to wait 2morrow
Tightness/pressure at base of skull in recent months. Feels like tightening belt, occasional light nausea, worse with prolonged head down and exercise?
See a neurologist: Some toxin, pathogen or allergen at the occiput or cervical spine is causing inflammatory response, so see a neurologist ...Read more
Brain MRI & blood test normal. Headache for months won't go away. Neck muscles tight & tight lump rhs base of skull. Been told this is all from stress?
My friend is a swimmer but she likes to press down on her goggles to tighter it. So now whenever she touch the skull under her eyes, it hurt a bit. Why?
Skull has cranial bones & facial bones.
Cranial bones are Frontal, 2 Parietal, 2 Temporal, Occipital, 2 Sphenoid.
Facial are Ethmoid, Lacrimal, Nasal, Zygomatic, Maxilla, Mandible, Orbital, Nasal, Vomer, Palatine, Styloid, Mastoid. ...Read more
Here are some...: Known to us, we are not born equal despite sharing the same anatomical terminology at certain part of body. Likewise, the length and diameter of opening of the foreskin are widely vary among all men. And some men with inborn long tight foreskin, especially with diabetes and poor hygiene, may develop recurrent chronic inflammation with / without infection, over time leading to cicatrize its opening ...Read more
Do's & Don't's...: The "do's" and "don't's" of a tight foreskin, assuming the guy is a teen or older... Do stretch it by pulling back on the foreskin once or twice a day, until gradually, it slips easily back and forth over the glans (the head of the penis). Don't leave it behind the glans the first few times the foreskin slips behind the glans, or else it might be stuck there if the glans swells quickly. ...Read more
No it's phimosis: Paraphimosis is when a tight scarred foreskin (phimosis) has been pulled back or retracted over the head of the penis (glans) and is so tight that it can not be reduced or returned to its natural position covering the glans. This causes more pressure and swelling of the glans, making paraphimosis dangerous. Phimosis is inconvenient, paraphimosis is an emergency. You have phimosis. ...Read more