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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   I was laying in bed when I felt something move up the back of my neck, around to the side of my head near my ear, and then up and to the back of my head....What could this be? Blood clot? Nerve movement?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
could you explain your symptom in detail?
User :   Felt like maybe a nerve traveling?
Doctor :  
what did it feel like? was it a touch sensation, a vibration or a stinging feel? what was it that you felt?
User :   just movement very minor discomfort
Doctor :  
when di dthis happen?
User :   later did feel slight headache then went away after a few minutes
Doctor :  
how many times did you feel this symptom?
User :   15 minutes ago
User :   just once felt it moving
User :   haven't felt it lately
Doctor :  
is this the first time you are feeling like this?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you had this feelingin the past?
User :   no
Doctor :  
do you have any other medical conditions?
User :   no very healthy
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location, occupation
User :   30, Female, Delaware
Doctor :  
do you smoke?
User :   no
Doctor :  
do you consume alcohol?
User :   no
Doctor :  
do you have dizzy spells?
User :   no
Doctor :  
are you pregnant at the moment? are you a lactating mother?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have ringing in the ears?
User :   no
Doctor :  
do you have frequent headaches?
User :   no
Doctor :  
do you have any problems with vision?
User :   just wanted to make sure it isn't a blood clot, or need to go to the emergency room....no problems with vision it just happened
Doctor :  
when this occured, were you sleeping at that time?or were you just lying down trying to sleep?
User :   just lying down watching tv
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
you will not need to go to ER, it happens sometimes that this kind of feeling happens
Doctor :  
this is due to fibrillation, and poor posture
Doctor :  
where the muscle fibres send out signals
Doctor :  
which feels like something running up your body
User :   I still feel a slight headache in that spot and took advil
Doctor :  
in case this happens again, or frequently, then consult your doctor, report this symptom
Doctor :  
that is fine, you can take Advil for headache
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok thank you
User :   no
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