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Spasm feel on head after throbbing on right side. Ear clogging, head and face feel tight, slight thro behind the eyes?

Spasm feel on head after throbbing on right side. Ear clogging, head and face feel tight, slight thro behind the eyes?

May be migraine: Migraine starting at your age is always alarming but you have apparently had the appropriate test. If you have not consulted a neurologist, you should seriously consider it. Perhaps a MRI of brain with contrast may be needed in your case. Have you been prescribed a triptan type of drug yet? ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

See Dr/get eval: These symptoms would warrant an exam. If the pain is severe and chest pain is there as stated, you want to assure it is not your heart involved too. See dr for eval as soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have blurred vision dots in my eyes and when I walk my head and face feels full and tight. What could this be?

I have blurred vision dots in my eyes and when I walk my head and face feels full and tight. What could this be?

Vision blur dot/full: Seems like there is increase pressure in your head, could be sinusitis, bacterial /allergies, GERD wiht or without H pylori, increased vascular pressure from compression of vessals, superior vena cava like syndrome- cardiac causes from valve dysfunction or cardiac myopathy. The blurred vision and dots are a concern F/U with doc/ ER today. ...Read more

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Primenopause cause my head to get tight?

Primenopause cause my head to get tight?

Yes, possibly.: Some perimenopausal & menopausal women have tension headaches. ...Read more

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I feel headach my head skin is tight on the top of my head?

I feel headach my head skin is tight on the top of my head?

Concerned: I am concerned for these symptoms. Please call your family doctor for an evaluation or go the your local emergency department. ...Read more

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Myself 30 had heaviness in head from past 1 month, it's feel like tight band in head, there are no other issue in my body, what is it?

Myself 30 had heaviness in head from past 1 month, it's feel like tight band in head, there are no other issue in my body, what is it?

You need a consult: To explore this pain pattern further. Many "tight band" sensatons in head are tension headaches, but very unlikely for this to last for a month. ...Read more

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I sometimes get a feeling of tightness on the left side of my head, I wonder what could be the problem. Could you please shed some light?

Muscle contraction: You may be experiencing muscle contraction headaches. Best approach is to try and reduce trigger which is most often stress. Speak to your doctor about a referral for cognitive behavioral therapy for stress reduction. ...Read more

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When I'm alone my head feels so tight but as soon as I meet my friends I forget about the problems I have and my head feels fine for over 8 months now?

When I'm alone my head feels so tight but as soon as I meet my friends I forget about the problems I have and my head feels fine for over 8 months now?

Sounds like: You need some instruction and counseling about stress and relaxation. Get some hobbies, do some exercise, take deep breaths, yoga, meditation. They all can help. ...Read more

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Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Local myalgia: Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, and primary tension type headache palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and physical therapy treatment. ...Read more

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Hit my head 2 weeks ago now I have tight fore head?

Hit my head 2 weeks ago now I have tight fore head?

Hmmmm: It may be simple bruising, causing the tightness, but since it has been 2 weeks now, see your doctor for an evaluation of the area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi ya I have really bad anxtiy and stress can that make your head feel tight?

Hi ya I have really bad anxtiy and stress can that make your head feel tight?

Yes: Anxiety can do just about anything. Now if your head is severely hurting, best to see a doctor as soon as possible just to get checked out. Good luck ...Read more

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Do u think it could be my anxiety as I have it really bad at the min as my fore head feels tight?

Do u think it could be my anxiety as I have it really bad at the min as my fore head feels tight?

I can't make a: Diagnosis in a vacuum. However, people with tension/ stress headaches sometimes say that it feels like their head is in a vice grip. I treat many people with this symptom with acupuncture - as they relax the headache usually goes away. Take care. ...Read more

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Tense neck and tightness feeling on top of head. Is this caused by tension? Been having it for 2 weeks now.

Tense neck and tightness feeling on top of head. Is this caused by tension? Been having it for 2 weeks now.

Sounds like it...: Tightness, especially at the top of the head is usually your scalp muscles (yes, you DO have muscles in your scalp) spasming. The question is why? Neck pain can cause you to hold your head differently; anxiety & stress can make your muscles tighter, or a new pillow, exercise, or activity could have strained your neck muscles. Try heat, massage, hot shower, advil, (ibuprofen) and if not better, see Dr.! ...Read more

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Feeling tightness and heaviness in my head neck and pain in my back. Feel like my head is about to explode what causing it?

Feeling tightness and heaviness in my head neck and pain in my back. Feel like my head is about to explode what causing it?

If in addition you: Feel pressure in the region of your sinuses. It could just be asinus infection. However if you are also having blurry vision, headaches, nausea. Go to your nearest emergency room!!! . While there, have them check thyroid hormones.
With the pain in your back, how long have you had it> any chance you could be pregnant again? ...Read more

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Neck hurts from the back of my head down and on both sides and it feels tight I lift alot of heavy stuff at work. What can I do?

Neck hurts from the back of my head down and on both sides and it feels tight I lift alot of heavy stuff at work. What can I do?

Neck pain: Would consider PT, massage, liftign techniques, Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic and or flexeril at night. Warm shower in AM, ice when home from work If lifting constantly consider breaks every 30 minutes for 1-2 minutes to shake out neck. May consider a few days of neck collar, sometimes at night it helps the neck from rolling all over f/u with doc /urgent care. . ...Read more

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I been having pressure and tightness on top of my head and around my head....It also be feeling like something is crawling in my head???

I been having pressure and tightness on top of my head and around my head....It also be feeling like something is crawling in my head???

Head pressure: Could be anything from a migraine or tension headache or something more. Please see your doc to rule out major physical causes and then perhaps a clinical psychologist to learn some stress management techniques. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when I lean my head to the right?

Hi! I have had a very bad stuff neck on the left side for about three weeks. It hurts and feels very tight when I lean my head to the right?

Several possibilitie: The most common cause is muscular. Spam, strain or pull.
Swollen lymph nodes could also cause this.
Try massage and anti inflammatories, like alleve. If things don't abate, see your dr. ...Read more

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I've been getting my hair braided for years and always get this sores in my head. My hair is not tight so why is this problem getting worse?

Scalp Folliculitis: The cause of scalp folliculitis is not well understood. It is generally considered to be an inflammatory reaction to components of the hair follicle, particularly the micro-organisms. These include:
bacteria (especially propionibacterium acnes, but in severe cases, also staphylococcus aureus),
yeasts (malassezia species),
mites (demodex folliculorum). ...Read more

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I hit my head over 2 weeks ago now I was OK no sickness and that. I keep getting a tight head now and then. But I have really bad anxity at the min?

Could: Still have a concussion. Your head injury should be evaluated to give you more input. Please see your doctor for a full check up. Good luck ...Read more

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Heavy and tight feelings on my head for about a week, started with nerve twitchings on right side of my head. Now starting to cover also the left side?

Heavy and tight feelings on my head for about a week, started with nerve twitchings on right side of my head. Now starting to cover also the left side?

Tight head/twitch: May be sinusitis, change of season (try zyrtec) or lyme or herpes I (I have seen bad headaches with this) which responds to acyclovir. can also be cervicalgia from nerve compression/irritation in neck, though you are young, may also be from TMJ (tempormadibular joint) or teeth grinding f/u w/doc within 48 hours ...Read more

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I be getting these migraines everyday. It feels like pressure around my head like there is something tight on it but it isn't?

I be getting these migraines everyday. It feels like pressure around my head like there is something tight on it but it isn't?

Does not sound like: A migraine. Have you been diagnosed with migraines by a physician? It sounds like from what you said, more like pretty bad tension headaches. Do you have any neck pain or tightness? That can contribute sometimes. Try neck stretches and massage to see if that helps them at all. Also consider seeing a D.O. Who can do a suboccipital decompression which is a great natural way to treat tension headache. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head tightness/pressure & lightheaded?

What to do if I have head tightness/pressure & lightheaded?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition, or sinus issues. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. See your PCP first. Https://www. Aan. Com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic? TopicId=16 ...Read more