I have a stiff neck and I'm dizzy?

See a doctor. A stiff neck and dizziness along with increased sleepiness can be early signs of meningitis . You should schedule a visit with your doctor or go to urgent care if you develop fevers, chills, change in mental status, nausea, or headaches.

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During basketball I fell and slammed my head on the floor, had dizziness for a few minutes and how I have a stiff neck. What can I do, what is it?

You or someone else? Hi. I recall some of your prior questions. If you have another health problem, please add it as a comment below if possible. In general, anyone with such a fall should contact a local doctor or go directly to the emergency department. I will refer this to doctors in related fields. Read more...
Head and neck injury. When one strikes their head on a hard surface and experiences dizziness and neck symptoms, i always get concerned about a head injury (subdural bleed, concussion, etc.) and a neck injury (cervical spine fracture, slipped disc, strain, etc.) although some of these are unlikely, they certainly are seriousness enough to deserve medical attention. See your doctor, go to the er, or call 911 if severe. Read more...
Get evaluated ASAP. You may need x-rays of your cervical spine or other imaging. There are some signs that can be reassuring, such as having a full range of motion at your neck. But there are many details of how you fell (flexed, extended, falling on top of your head..) that increase risk of an unstable vertebral fracture. Bottom line is, don't take chances - be seen by physician without delay! Read more...

I had a panic attack a year ago, and since then I've had bad anxiety. I often feel dizzy. I get temple headaches. Today I feel dizzy and have a stiff neck. I'm worried about aneurysms. Should I relax?

Know how to relax. Yes, relaxation can help your symptoms. Oddly enough, relaxation requires one to set up a situation and environment to do specific exercises that tell your brain's stress center that it's ok to calm down. If you go for a walk and think about your headaches or dizziness or fears, you will add to your anxiety. Find a psychologist who teaches the specific techniques you need to learn. Read more...
Yes, with help. You still have uncontrolled anxiety as characterized by dizzy spells, constant worry, inability to relax and panic attacks is just a severe manifestation of anxiety. You need to see a psychiatrist for pharmacological treatment as well as psychotherapy. Read more...

Hit my head on the street yesterday. I have a mild concussion. Headache and dizziness better today. Have a stiff neck though. Should I go to er?

Yes. You must rule out the possibility of bleeding into the brain. There is a well known lucid interval that may last for hours following a head injury. It would be wise to go to the emergency room and rule out the possibility of a sub dural bleed. Read more...
Get checked. It is best to get checked as soon as possible. Don't think that you can 'sleep off' a concussion. It's better to be safe. Read more...

Can stiff neck cause dizziness... My neck shoulder remains stiff next morning aftrr heavy badminton games.

Yes. Irritation to the neck and scalp muscles can give you headaches and dizziness. If your neck pain resolves after heavy muscle use but your other symptoms remain for more that a few days without improving i would suggest following with your doctor. Read more...

Does neck degeneration cause stiff neck? Dizziness? What symptoms cpme from. This and what does it mean? Xrays showed it don't know what it is

Yes and no. Degeneration in the neck can cause neck pain, stiffness, headaches, and even pain running into the arm, but rarely dizziness. If dizziness is a primary symptom, you may need to look for other cause, such as for example a middle ear problem. Read more...

I suffer from dizziness and stiff neck?

The most. Serious problem would be meningitis. If your symptoms are acute and progressive get this checked out straight away. Read more...

My brother has dizziness, a stiff neck and a rash. Are they related and what could be causing these symptoms?

Not clear. Probably related. Certainly temporally related. This could be important as some meningitis present this way . need to see a doctor as soon as possible by this I mean to night if I am wrong so be it if not it may save his life Best wishes. Read more...