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Feeling nauseous when I lay down and my head drops below my shoulders. Has continued for 3 days. What could be wrong?

Feeling nauseous when I lay down and my head drops below my shoulders. Has continued for 3 days. What could be wrong?

Vertigo: This sound like vertigo, often caused by a virus affecting the inner ear, or by a small crystal in the inner ear that falsely indicates movement. See your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Be well. ...Read more

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I have numbness down right side of face and head. Did I sleep wrong or something happened to my nerve?

I have numbness down right side of face and head. Did I sleep wrong or something happened to my nerve?

Depends: If the numbness doesn't last very long then it might be caused by pressure on the nerve while sleeping. If this lasts longer than a few minutes then it could be something much more serious and it should be carefully evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches. Feels like head has been lifted up and put down in the wrong place. Why?

Frequent headaches. Feels like head has been lifted up and put down in the wrong place. Why?

Go see your DR and: Get checked for conditions like migraine, tension, sinus or cluster headache, or rebound headache from medication overuse. Also check your blood pressure. Hope u feel better soon! ...Read more

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When I laugh, bend down, turn my head, or lift heavy things my head throbs what's wrong with me?

When I laugh, bend down, turn my head, or lift heavy things my head throbs what's wrong with me?

? Migraine?: Migraine simple means vascular & is most common mechanism of headaches. Check pulse & if in time with the throb, this strongly supports theory. Many bad treatments marketed. Migraine is a behavior under mind/brain control & can be effectively treated. Ideally stopped (dysfunctional). Common patterns: more common in women, perfectionism, not living up to own internalized expectations, etc. ...Read more

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Near enough everyday since 2010 I've been experiencing intense musclespasms which run from the top of my head down to my neck. What's wrong with me?

Near enough everyday since 2010 I've been experiencing intense musclespasms which run from the top of my head down to my neck. What's wrong with me?

Maybe cervical radic: Ulopathy. England is a great place for neurology. It sounds like you may have a problem with your cervical nerves which come out of your neck. It may be that you have cervical disc disease. Go see a good neurologist. He will probably want to get an MRI of your neck. ...Read more

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24f today is day 2 my neck is killing me! Hurts to hold my head up and turn side to side and up an down. Didn't do anything to it thought slept wrong?

24f today is day 2 my neck is killing me! Hurts to hold my head up and turn side to side and up an down. Didn't do anything to it thought slept wrong?

Torticollis: You are probably suffering fron the condition call torticolis. They are several triggers for torticolis usually over stretching of the neck muscles such as sleeping on the wrong position. Treatment is muscle rela, (carisoprodol) gentle stretching and massage and over the counter antiinfamatoriesgentle. Of course condition intrinsic to the bony architecture of the mech need to be ruled out specially if pain persis. ...Read more

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I had a cervical epidural injectiob. I am having a hard time to move my head down or tilt it to the side. What is wrong? Please help

I had a cervical epidural injectiob. I am having a hard time to move my head down or tilt it to the side. What is wrong? Please help

Cervical epidural: Having a cervical epidural steroid injection should reduce your symptoms and not add to them! You may possibly have muscle spasms and tightness of the upper cervical muscles which does happen in some patients. By tilting the head sideways as well as down you are basically stretching these muscles which would cause pain and stiffness. Heat should help. Watch out for any fever, severe pain, stiffnes ...Read more

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I have sudden throbbing pain in the left side of my head when I bend down or do some abrupt physical activity. Its been two years now. What's wrong?

I have sudden throbbing pain in the left side of my head when I bend down or do some abrupt physical activity. Its been two years now. What's wrong?

Chronic pain: This issue is certainly chronic as it has been 2 years. Tough to say over the computer, but you should get an exam and possible a Scan of your head to assure there is not a serious issues causing your pains upon bending and physical activity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Some days, after laying down and I get up, my head throbs, I feel dizzy, and my vision gets blurry for a few secs. I'm pregnant. What could be wrong?

Some days, after laying down and I get up, my head throbs, I feel dizzy, and my vision gets blurry for a few secs. I'm pregnant. What could be wrong?

See your doctor: The symptoms you are experiencing can be caused by several things, and can be serious in pregnancy. Make sure that your doctor is aware. If you have no pre-existing conditions prior to pregnancy, you may not be drinking enough, or eating enough. Depending on where you are in pregnancy, especially in the second trimester, these symptoms can occur. You may also want to monitor your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Could something be wrong with my ears; if I go more then 3 ft down while swimming there is a lot of painful pressure in my head.?

Could something be wrong with my ears; if I go more then 3 ft down while swimming there is a lot of painful pressure in my head.?

This is normal: The water above you presses on your ear drums, creating the painful pressure you're describing. You need to equalize the pressure with something like a valsalva maneuver. Scuba divers do this to depths of 400 ft and more. ...Read more

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My 9 month old baby will not sleep or be put down. He's had a cold for 10 days but now he's just holding his head and crying. What could be wrong?

My 9 month old baby will not sleep or be put down. He's had a cold for 10 days but now he's just holding his head and crying. What could be wrong?

? Ear infection: Possible ear infection after 10 days with a cold. Need to followup with child's doctor for an exam, diagnosis and treatment. In the interim can treat pain with infant tylenol or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Constant dull headache around temples and back of head no change in pressure or pain, but seems to get better when I lay down in the dark what's wrong?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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Burning severe Pain radiating in right side...neck, head, jaw, shoulder and down arm. Woke me up from a dead sleep...what's wrong?

Burning severe Pain radiating in right side...neck, head, jaw, shoulder and down arm. Woke me up from a dead sleep...what's wrong?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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My symptoms are serious pain in back of head, blurred vision, sickness, bit of memory loss, weak down one side, slurred speech. What could be wrong?

My symptoms are serious pain in back of head, blurred vision, sickness, bit of memory loss, weak down one side, slurred speech. What could be wrong?

Icp: Many of these symptoms can be bundled into a diagnosis of increased intracranial pressure. Causes include hydrocephalus, tumors or a combination. Could also be a sign of migraine. Mri of the brain with and without contrast on order. ...Read more

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I have had this watery green flakey diarrhea for a week and now I cant keep food down and feel nauses, head hurts and abdominal cramping. What's wrong?

I have had this watery green flakey diarrhea for a week and now I cant keep food down and feel nauses, head hurts and abdominal cramping. What's wrong?

Virus likely: A viral intestinal infection is the usual cause of these symptoms and it usually resolves after a week or so with no specific treatment except rest, intake of adequate room temperature fluids, avoidance of harsh roughage, taking of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and kaopectate as needed. If diarrhea persists for much longer then stool cultures are recommended to check for other pathogens which may require specific meds ...Read more

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Symptoms: left side of head, left ear, and left side of neck pain raidianting down the left arm, what's wrong?

Symptoms: left side of head, left ear, and left side of neck pain raidianting down the left arm, what's wrong?

Pinched nerve: Could be a pinched nerve in neck see pcp for eval and exam from a disc herniation in neck. ...Read more

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My hair grows faster on my right side. To the point my hair is not even. But when I had it cut it was even. This happens every time now. What's wrong?

My hair grows faster on my right side. To the point my hair is not even. But when I had it cut it was even. This happens every time now. What's wrong?

No worry: Hair, like other parts of your skin and nails which cover and protect your body from the environment can grow at different rates for many reasons. Blood flow is the suspected reason for your third finger nail to grow the fastest. Cowlicks or twirls of hair grow slowly. Don't worry, and enjoy your head of hair, no matter how it grows. ...Read more

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Is there any way to slow down hair growth on other areas?

No: Not possible - if you don't want hair somewhere, you need to shave or wax. ...Read more

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My hair becomes oily extremely quickly, is there a way to slow down that process so I don't have to wash my hair every day?

My hair becomes oily extremely quickly, is there a way to slow down that process so I don't have to wash my hair every day?

Would encourage: Use of a very mild shampoo that does not strip hair of natural oils. When the scalp become extremely dried out then it produces more oil. It becomes a vicious cycle. Take care. ...Read more

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My husband won't go down on me- he said it was the hair but still won't after I got waxed!

My husband won't go down on me- he said it was the hair but still won't after I got waxed!

Interesting: This may be just personal to him. Let's face it, oral contact with the genital area is just not for everyone. Sight, smell, taste, and personal, religeous and other issues may come into play. Hygiene is important. Physical appearance is important. You and your spouse need to talk openly, frankly and discuss preferences, likes and dislikes. You may need to see a counsellor (sex or other). ...Read more

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I'm losing my hairs. I'm 21 and thining hairs... plz help... how to stop or slow down this...

I'm losing my hairs. I'm 21 and thining hairs... plz help... how to stop or slow down this...

Resting phase: Approximately 10% of hair follicles are in the 'resting phase' during which time the fall out to make room for new growth. Up to 100 hairs lost per day can be considered as normal. Infection, stress, nutritional deficiencies, certain diseases and hormone fluctuations can cause excessive hair loss. ...Read more