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What might cause a tingling pressure feeling at top of head and top of forehead?

What might cause a tingling pressure feeling at top of head and top of forehead?

Stress/Anxiety: One of the more common causes would be stress and anxiety. Stop worrying about it and try some relaxation exercises. I suspect the symptoms will disappear or become less bothersome. Of course you should see your physician should the symptoms persist. See>http://bit. Ly/1v0GgZh http://bit. Ly/1t1LbhG http://bit. Ly/1gJU36u See my checklist"Overcoming Anxiety and Stress" ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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When I sit up, get electric-like head tingling, head pressure, dizzy, air-flow noise, sharp pains in head then severe migraine. What could cause that?

When I sit up, get electric-like head tingling, head pressure, dizzy, air-flow noise, sharp pains in head then severe migraine. What could cause that?

R/O MIGRAINE: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES can have a PRODROME beforehand. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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MRI facet changes seen on C2-C7. MRI lft side form narrow on C3-4 and rt side form narrow on C5-C6. Pain, dizzy, tingling/vibration, head pressure.??

MRI facet changes seen on C2-C7. MRI lft side form narrow on C3-4 and rt side form narrow on C5-C6. Pain, dizzy, tingling/vibration, head pressure.??

Need more info: The MRI descriptions sounds like degenerative changes of cervical spine that are very common findings as we get older. It can cause pain but I need to know where that pain is. It can cause tingling as well but also need location of tingling. It can also cause dizziness and head pressure. These can all come from degenerated cervical spine. ...Read more

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Tingling pressure back left side of head where head curves, have pollen allergies, start 2 days ago, left eye watery, ac on, left nostril pressure?

Tingling pressure back left side of head where head curves, have pollen allergies, start 2 days ago, left eye watery, ac on, left nostril pressure?

Allergies: Sounds like can be related to your allergies. Allergies can lead to sinus infections from all the congestion, which is possible too. Try some decongestants and advil (ibuprofen) for the headache. If no improvement then get checked out to see if its a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Had a sudden change in the way my head feels pressure from the inside then sudden headache tinging in face hands and tongue and change in speech. Why?

Had a sudden change in the way my head feels pressure from the inside then sudden headache tinging in face hands and tongue and change in speech. Why?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It is possible that your symptoms represent postictal reaction.
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When pressured or stressed my nose & lips start tingling sort of going numb then it goes to the rest of my face & I get dizzy. Why does this happen?

When pressured or stressed my nose & lips start tingling sort of going numb then it goes to the rest of my face & I get dizzy. Why does this happen?

Sounds like an: Anxiety reaction. Try to find a therapist who can help you in these situations. A counselor can help you identify the stressors and learn coping strategies so you don't get the physical sensations. ...Read more

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Some weird symptoms optic neuritis dizzy bloated headaches numbness and tingling tinnitus head pressure and sore not swollen lymph nodes all over?

Some weird symptoms optic neuritis dizzy bloated headaches numbness and tingling tinnitus head pressure and sore not swollen lymph nodes all over?

Needs evaluation: If these symptoms are recent - it could be a viral illness. If they have persisted more than 1-2 weeks, then an evaluation is needed. Possibilities include multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, fungal disease, sarcoid, TB and many others. If persistent then seek the help of your family doctor or an internist. The details can then be enumerated and proper laboratory testing will be done. ...Read more

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Slight bulge as wide as a penny, on top of head. Has been there for yrs. Extremely painful, only when slight pressure is applied i.e. when shampooing.

Slight bulge as wide as a penny, on top of head. Has been there for yrs. Extremely painful, only when slight pressure is applied i.e. when shampooing.

Possible cyst: An exam by your primary care can sort this out easily. Please make an appointment soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I get a tingling in my head?

I get a tingling in my head?

Nonspecific symptom: Based on this description, it is difficult to tell what could be causing this issue. Try to post more related history and details. ...Read more

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I have a tingling in my head since Saturday.

I have a tingling in my head since Saturday.

Okay....: Unfortunately, your question is only the beginning, not the end. Hearing this, a doctor would then take a detailed history in an effort to construct a differential diagnosis. Your statement is so nonspecific that one can't even generate a list of possibilities. That's something that properly ought to take place in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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What causes pressure to build up in the head?

What causes pressure to build up in the head?

Too many to answer: Causes can be:
tumor, infection, bleeding, trauma, lymphoma, idiopathic- we don't know why,
from surgery, sinus leaks, and so many other reasons, I can't list them. ...Read more

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Why am I having constant pressure in my head?

Why am I having constant pressure in my head?

Several reasons: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of constant head pain (pressure is also pain) ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. The exact causes of headaches aren't known. Try applying moist heat on the temples, deep breathing and massage your jaws. Have you consulted your pcp? ...Read more

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I have a pressure in my head that comes and goes?

I have a pressure in my head that comes and goes?

Head pressure: See u md for evaluation and work up. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could daily pressure of the head be causes by?

What could daily pressure of the head be causes by?

Many possibilities: One would be to tight a hat.

But really, there are many possibilities, listing all of them would just cause anxiety over things that are prob not even possible.

Best to get an exam, and get a correct DX and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Pressure in temples and top of head?

Headache: You may have a simple head ache. Try taking over the counter head ache meds and if it persists, see a dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pressure in head during cocaine usage?

Pressure in head during cocaine usage?

Headache: During or following cocaine use is a common problem. The best resolution is to stop cocaine use. It is so dangerous. I am not sure what your question is. If there is a specific question - please resubmit & be clear about what you would like to know. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What to do for head pressure when I lay down?

What to do for head pressure when I lay down?

See a doctor: As I always say to others, any type of headache can be benign, but there are serious causes to consider as well and these must always be ruled out. ...Read more

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What can cause pressure in head while walking?

What can cause pressure in head while walking?

Many things: If you already have a headache disorder, the physical exercise from walking may be sufficient to cause pressure in the head. If you have no headache disorder, the likeliest probability is a neck problem. But also consider sinus inflammation, hypertension, etc. ...Read more

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What can instantly relieve head pressure/tension?

Stretching temples: It depends on the cause; common tension headaches can be due to muscular tension and stretching the temples by massaging them with fingertips could be helpful. Also try taking some ice in a thin cloth and rub it on the temples and back of the neck. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

What can cause tingling or numbness in your head?

Many Things: Could be anything from muscle spasm to an infectious process to circulatory problems. You need to sort this out with a doctor. ...Read more

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Tingling top of head. Could this be from anxiety?

Tingling top of head. Could this be from anxiety?

Anxiety: Possibly but you should check with your doctor to rule out any medical concerns. Best. ...Read more

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I am feling pressure in my head what's that reason?

I am feling pressure in my head what's that reason?

Several possibilties: Elevated blood pressure is one cause. That is one of concern. Muscle spasms in the neck or jaw could cause it. Stress, posture, sleeping position, daily activities that stress the neck all could de involved. Start with the blood pressure check. ...Read more

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Pressure in one spot of my head that comes and goes?

Pressure in one spot of my head that comes and goes?

Headache.: While a large number of headaches are benign, there are some clinical factors that argue towards testing being done, just to be sure. When one gets a headache always in the same particular spot, we usually like to do some testing - blood tests and MRI of the brain - just to be sure. ...Read more