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Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Abdominal Pressure: Bending at the waist increases intra-abdominal pressure causing venous return to the heart to decrease. This backs up the blood being pumped from the heart to the periphery which for your upper body is your head. Increasing venous pressure causes increased pressure in the head which leads to that headache. That's also why your face turns red. Same thing from a valsalva maneuver. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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My eyes turn red a lot with sore thoat and headache, red veins in mouth is it std?

My eyes turn red a lot with sore thoat and headache, red veins in mouth is it std?

Possible STD: This is a difficult question with a variety of symptoms. Symptoms can be of a strep infection also. But gonococal conjunctivitis, pharyngitis can also give all these symptoms.
Should have your throat and eyes cultured asap. The attached picture is of std gonocacal conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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When I run (exersize) my face gets really red and I get a headache why? Is it normal? It feels like my head is going to explode. I also get a runny nose?

Headache: My concern if your blood pressure becomes too high during running. Running is good, but if the bood pressure becomes too high then we need to controle it and be less aggressive with sport until hour blood pressure is under control. ...Read more

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Out of nowhere my cheeks become red and warm / hot to the touch and I'll get a mild headache on the top of my head?

Out of nowhere my cheeks become red and warm / hot to the touch and I'll get a mild headache on the top of my head?

Adrenaline vs: Allergy, may react to heat/cold, allergen or excitement with such, or side effects of meds espec, . birth control, be sure all labs including thyroid normal and heart is good, especially if any blood pressure highs or pulse high with this, ...Read more

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My head pains when I bend down and often my eyes turn red after bending for 3-5 seconds. What's happening to me?

My head pains when I bend down and often my eyes turn red after bending for 3-5 seconds. What's happening to me?

Head pain occurring: When the your head is lower than the horizontal plane or below the level of your heart (as a rule of thumb) may be due to fluid in the frontal or maxillary sinuses. This can occur for a variety of reasons (allergic, infectious, etc.) and best evaluated by your primary care provider. The eyes may seem red due to an increase in conjunctival vascular volume from pressure and gravity in that position. ...Read more

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My left ear has been red for the past few days on and off. It always happens after I get a headache. What causes one ear to become red after headache?

My left ear has been red for the past few days on and off. It always happens after I get a headache. What causes one ear to become red after headache?

Maybe it is the: Other way around. Your ear problem could be causing the headache. Redness in external ear could be inflammation of cartilage, medication side effect, or even occult infection. Consult with your doctor to make sure it is not a serious problem. ...Read more

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Why does my left eye get a red line through it followed by a migraine headache?

Why does my left eye get a red line through it followed by a migraine headache?

Migraines: Some migraines are associated with visual auras. This is very common. If the red one is in your visual field then you are having a migraine that involves the visual part of the brain. If the red line is in your eye and the headaches on the same side you may be having cluster headaches. Both are a form of vascular headaches. ...Read more

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My Mother Is 65 years old and 2days Ago her eye Started to get bloodshot red and she have been complaining about her eye hurting and headaches. Help?

My Mother Is 65 years old and 2days Ago her eye Started to get bloodshot red and she have been complaining about her eye hurting and headaches. Help?

Hemorrhage: This could be a subconjunctival hemorrhage which is benign and will go away without treatment. But if the vision is lowered, and/or there is discharge or pain, then an examination with an ophthalmologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Stomachache, Headache yest. Woke up w/quarter sized, red, raised area on forehead. Don't itch/hurt. Also gettin 2fever blisters. Sound like virus?

Stomachache, Headache yest. Woke up w/quarter sized, red, raised area on forehead. Don't itch/hurt. Also gettin 2fever blisters. Sound like virus?

Herpes: The forehead lesion could be early shingles (herpes zoster). See your physician as soon as possible as antiviral treatment may be needed and precautions necessary for potential eye involvement. Routine herpes simplex (cold sores) of the lip area is less serious potentially. See your physician even it if turns out to be a false alarm. ...Read more

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Sick for over week started get better but now have bad headache, cough and eyes have been real red today left eye and cheek swollen fatigue what is it?

Sick for over week started get better but now have bad headache, cough and eyes have been real red today left eye and cheek swollen fatigue what is it?

Secondary bacterial: Infection. It sounds like you were recovering from a viral illness when you developed a secondary bacterial infection needing treatment. Swelling in your left eye and cheek suggests a serious infection that requires immediate medical attention. Please see a doctor tonight. ...Read more

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What causes my hands to get extremely numb when laying down. Feel heartbeat everywhere. Headaches. Fatigue. Muscle twitching. Tiny red spots on skin.?

What causes my hands to get extremely numb when laying down. Feel heartbeat everywhere. Headaches. Fatigue. Muscle twitching. Tiny red spots on skin.?

Position: Changes in body position can frequent cause symptoms, such as lying down. You may have spinal stenosis, or narrowing if spinal canal, that is not symptomatic when standing. This could lead to muscle spams and then fatigue. Talk to your primary doc and consider neck mri. ...Read more

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Recurring red round spot on thigh. When spot comes I get muscle, joint pain, neck pain fatigue, weakness, headaches, decreasing vision, jaw cracking?

See your Dr.: This combination of symptoms is worrisome. You need to have a good exam and history taken to start to define what it is going on with you. You will probably need to have some labs done as well. ...Read more

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Bad pain L side of head & L eye w/swelling of eye, redness, L earlobe swollen & runny nose + congestion. L face feels funny. Cluster headache? Sinus?

Bad pain L side of head & L eye w/swelling of eye, redness, L earlobe swollen & runny nose + congestion. L face feels funny. Cluster headache? Sinus?

Sinus or virus: Most likely but could be clogged meibomian glands, beginning of shingles (if immunocompromised or under stress); see MD and eyeMD also to rule out narrow angle and other causes of headache. Or consult with us. ...Read more

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Why do my ears and head get hot after accutane? Ears turn red..

Why do my ears and head get hot after accutane? Ears turn red..

Not sure: Not sure, I couldn't find any listing of it as a common or even less common side effect of accutane. Have you tried taking it at bedtime instead to see if it doesn't bother you because you are sleeping? If not, that would be my advice. ...Read more