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What Could Cause A Pinging Sound In My Head That Feels Like An Elastic Band
Doubt any thing: There is a lining in your brain called the dura. This were most sensation comes from on the brain. I.E. The brain itself has no sensation. On some, probably migraine sufferers moreso, this lining can be sensitive and you may notice weird sensations like this when you turn your head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on what you are describing as a pinging sound. Usual sounds in the head could be an indication of what is described as tinnitus. Tinnitus can be benign, but can also indicate blood flow across a high pressure vascular bed, such as seen in a fistula or abnormal blood vessels in the brain. It these symptoms continue, it may be wise to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When laying down i get a feeling in the top of my head like an elastic band being snapped, what could cause this?
Tension Headache: The most common type of headache is the tension headache, where the sufferer experiences a tight band around the head, almost as if the head were caught in a "vise-grip." the pain and tightness is usually the most intense at the base of the skull and tends to start in the neck and shoulder muscles. The headache can last only one day but may last up to a week or more. ...Read more
Why do I get sore spots on my head when I have had my hair in a ponytail? My elastic band is lose and isn't always the same spot. They come and go
Tension : The hair is being pulled back by the hairstyle causing low grade constant tension. This can lead to pain from the hair being pulled or from the muscles of the scalp spasming in response to the irritation. ...Read more
TMJ: This may be TMJ symptoms. The sound is from the disc in the joint popping back into place as your jaw opens. The pain is from the nerves in the tissue that are stretched and pinched when the disc is pushed out of place. ...Read more
Occasionally I get a weird fizzing noise and feeling where my head and neck meet. Sounds like a rainstick. No other symptoms with it. causes?
Weird neck noise: Hard to say cause as there are many possibilities. If condition continues then it is a good idea to get a check up. ...Read more
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