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Why Does My Head Hurt When I Bend Over
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
Why does my head hurt so much and have so much pressure and pain when I bend over is it a head cold feel dizzy to?
What a pain!: Depending on how long you haven't been feeling well and if you have thick colored mucous, you may be suffering from a sinus infection. If you have pain in your cheeks or forehead areas associated with nasal congestion, it may be a sinus infection, allergies, etc. It may benefit you to seek medical attention if you do not start to feel better. Also, using nasal saline spray every 2 hours or so m. ...Read more
Work in hot warehouse. Hard work. Nasty headache there today. Feels better now, but if I bend over to pick something up my head really hurts. Bad?
Get it checked: Headaches are noever "normal".If it is just a passing thing don't worry abou it. If repeated see your doc. ...Read more
My head hurts when I bend over. Is this from my sinus issues or would that be considered a Migraine Headache?
Sinus: Migraine is not brought on by positional changes and pressure. That is classic sinus headache. It still hurts and it's not easy to find a way to 'cure'. You are doing good things with irrigation and the antibiotic for times it flares up into an infection. Keep trying ways to avoid allergens, etc. I know how painful it can be - Best wishes. ...Read more
Would a sinus headache (it hurts when I bend over and my head feels stuffy) account for shortness if breath and a lightheaded feeling?
No: Sinus infection should not cause shortness of breath. The sinuses are in the face and head and should not affect breathing unless you also have nasal congestion associated with the sinusitis. But nasal congestion should only produce nasal obstruction and not shortness of breath. Light headedness is non-specific and is rarely due to sinus inflammation. ...Read more
Left sided headache from front of head to back. Mainly temple and around ear. Hurts when bend over and cough and sneeze. Intermittent pain in neck?
See below: You may have an irritated disc or joint in your neck. Coughing and sneezing increases the pressure in the discs of your neck which may suggest this is coming from your disc more than the joints or muscles. Neck pain can cause muscle spasms that refer pain to the back of the head often causing headaches. See your physician if symptoms don't improve within 1 week. ...Read more
Muscle above ear twitching. Dizzy/off balance feeling when stressed, temple headache/pressure, (not 24/7, mild. Also when I bend over). Neck hurts if I turn it all the way to left. I’m 17. This might all not be related. What’s could it be?!
Jaw issue?: You may be grinding or clenching your jaws at night. Check with your dentist to find out. However the neck ache may be from something else. Have you sustained a recent injury (car accident hitting the chin or spraining the neck)? If the neck problem is getting worse or has lasted more than 2 weeks without improvement, ask you doctor to check your neck. ...Read more
A bit sick. Somewhat irritated scratchy throat. My head hurt when I bend my head toward ground. Dry cough. Slight pain where scapula is? Not strep.
Viral: If you have had a throat swab and it was negative for both the quick id and throw culture then this is most likely a viral illness. It even could be the flu. ...Read more
Have a horrible headache on top and back of my head. Whenever I bend over or look down I feel like I'm going to pass out. What should I do?
Whenever I bend over it feels like tons of pressure in my head sometimes with headache pain but when I stand back up its gone. What is this?
Head pain: Several possibilities. You may be having a sinus infection, as it hurts when you bend over. Best see your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having a HORRIBLE headache right on the top of my head for a couple of days now. It gets SO MUCH WORSE when I bend over. A POUNDING PAIN.
If it is bad enough: For all caps, then you should seek medical advice in person very soon. May be nothing but a lot more information m=needs to be gathered before proceeding. ...Read more
I got a headache in the back of my head that gets worse and throbs when I bend over. In the beginning it was accompanied by feelings of nausea but not?
Everytime I bend over be ready to lay down or about to sit down or anything in the natre I get headache feeling my head be pounding left temple?
Water: Make sure to drink plenty of water, this should help with any head aches, you may feel like you are hungry but drink plenty of water and if the feeling hasn't gone away let me know :]. ...Read more
The last 3 days I have had a pulsating headache just in the top crown of my head when I bend over. Pressure is there when I'mstill but worse bending.?
HA: Could be Sinus headache. Visit your PCP for checkup. ...Read more
Can sinus headaches affect the side & back of your head? The headache worsens when I stand up or bend over. Have chronic sinus infection.
No: In my 45 year experience of taking care of patients with documented sinus infection or sinus inflammation, the pain does not travel to the side and back of the head. These symptoms are more likely to be muscle tension headaches, migraine, or vascular in origin. Sinus pain is almost always in the face, eyes and teeth. Finally, sinusitis is present with yellow nasal drainage and nasal congestion. ...Read more
I have a swishing/pulsing sound when I turn my head to the left its in my right ear I also get a headache if I bend over even for a moment?
Bad headache kept waking me from sleep last night. Sharp pain l, r, back of head. No nasal congest/drainage or fevers. Sharp pain if I bend over. No h/o ha?
Headache for 2 days now when I stand/bend over. Sides of head. What kind of headache? I'm on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS (sinusitis), have cerv. Spondyl., high bp
Headache back of head when I bend over was on front with my eyes and face but stuffy nose only at night and in the AM. Why do I still have between ear?
Acute Sinusitis: Please get evaluated by your physician asap. ...Read more
Cough headache for 3 months. I'm fine but if I cough, strain, laugh or bend down, the top of my head hurts. What is this? No sinus infection.
Sinus headache? Can you feel it in back of your head between ears towards your neck when you bend over? And nose pressure sounds is that normal
For the last 3 days I have this throbbing headache, along with fatigue, weakness, hard time focusing, it hurts mostly when I bend down. No sinus congestion No fever. Also the pain is mild to moderate. Could it be typical migraine? L. Back of head
I've had the same headache for 3 days. In same spot of right temple. Worst right when I wake up an when I bend over. Inly change in diet is less soda.
Migraine vs sinus or: Higgh bp headache, be sure bp 140/90 or less, may have sinusisitis headache, use excedrin and flonase or similar, if worse go to er for cat scan of brain, or schedule it now. Be sure labs ok, thyroid, cbc, cmp, don't ever smoke; causes cancer/strokes. Unsure if soda related, if overweight and sleep apnea, this can do it too ...Read more
33 f healthy left by eye and nose above eyebrow headache when I bend over it throbs has had for 3 days seems to be less and less help?
The eye is surrounded by four sinuses. The eye itself rarely aches without other vision symptoms, but any inflammation, fluid, etc in even one sinus adjacent to the eye can be very painful. Bending over increases the pressure in the sinus and hence the pain.
If no hypertension, steam inhalation, afrin, (oxymetazoline) decongestant pills may help. ...Read more
33 f healthy have had a headache on lt side front pain near eye side of nose when I press and when I bend over it throbs going on 3 dys cancer?
Well not sure: Ask your doctor or ENT specialist to have a look. ...Read more
I have been having pressure build up very quickly if I try to bend over in the base of my skull. It goes away once upright yet then headache left eye?
When I bend over my nose leaks and I get the same feeling like when you're swimming and you get water in you're nose and I have bad headache dizzy?
Headache. By my right temple, above eye and behind ear. Gets a lot worse when I bend over. What could it be?!
Headache evaluation: Many headaches get worse with bending, including sinus headache and headaches associated with viruses. If the headache is severe you should seek medical attention. For less severe headaches, it is reasonable to start the evaluation with your medical physician, and they can rule out some causes and refer you to appropriate specialists as indicated, and start treatment. ...Read more
I have left eye pain & pressure that started after a headache its been about 3 days and it hurts to bend down cough & even to turn im pregnant to?
See your eye MD: See your eye doctor to make sure that you don't have a more serious eye problem. ...Read more
Bent over sharp burning pain shot up my nose into my eye like pool water. Made my eye and side of nose throb and hurt still have headache?
Sinus: Sounds like something with your sinuses. I would have an MD take a look if still painful. ...Read more
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