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I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

Cervical vertigo: I continue to be worried when doctors don't clearly help you understand what the problem is and the doctor should take necessary time to get the problems under control. Please let me know how things go. ...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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Extreme Pain in neck and back of head with numbness and tingling in face mouth and head Dizzyness, disoriented, no balance. Not migrain what is it?

Extreme Pain in neck and back of head with numbness and tingling  in face mouth and head Dizzyness, disoriented, no balance. Not migrain what is it?

CervicogenicHeadache: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache, dizziness, parasthesias. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Body feels heavy, with stiffness of neck and back of head. Usually in the later part of day and worse while standing ?

Body feels heavy, with stiffness of neck and back of head. Usually in the later part of day and worse while standing ?

These are vague: and not uncommon symptoms. They are also very non-specific. Heaviness and stiffness generally suggest some dysfunction of connective tissues: muscles, joints, tissues that connect. It can be simple fatigue, but bony degeneration, muscle spasm and even injury can be the cause. These symptoms are often associated with stress as well. Try relaxing: deep breathing, meditation, massage. Ice/heat. ...Read more

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Pain in neck and back of head, worse with stress?

Stress headaches: Sounds like tension headaches which result from poor posture or maintaining prolonged positioning of neck w/o taking breaks. Neck muscles can spasm and put tension on the back of head. New onset headaches in young females need a workup and braun mri. Also need to consider underlying neck injuries and occipital neuralgia. Bottom line- you need to see a neurologist or a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Laying in bed, can feel my heartbeat in my neck and back of head?

Laying in bed, can feel my heartbeat in my neck and back of head?

Heart aware: Some people are more heart aware than others. Most people do not feel their heart unless they are lying down on the left side. It may be normal for you to feel it in your neck but there are a few abnormalities that could make this a more prominent symptom for you. It would be worth your time to seek an evaluation by a health care provider to exclude anything significant being wrong. Reassuring too ...Read more

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Have been bedridden for two years with severe neck and back of head pain accompanied by constant nausea from hell.

Have been bedridden for two years with severe neck and back of head pain accompanied by constant nausea from hell.

Need more details: Have you been examined by a doctor? A medical examination can tell us what is the diagnosis. Unless you know the diagnosis it is difficult to tell you anything useful./So go see a good doctor to find the cause of your head and neck pains. I hope it is not migraine headaches? That can cause a lot of nausea with your headache. But there is good treatment for migraine if you consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have neck and back of head pain and pressure when straining please help ?

NECK PAIN : There are several causes of neck pains: make sure your BP is normal, check for muscle strain like torticolis, meningitis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, disc problems, infections, injury, tumor, spinal cord compression, etc. You need to see md and be examined. ...Read more