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Strange pop to the back of head

Hey guys for the past 4 months I've been having this very strange pop like sensation to the back of my head on the right side. It happens when i move my head in a certain way to the left. It's not painful at all and doesn't always happen but it's very scary and it makes me think there's something wrong with me. I've been to the doctors 4 times but they keep telling me they have no idea what is and try to prescribe me anti depression pills. The popping sensation kind of feels like there's a rubber band in my head and some one is softly pulling it and letting go. Please any feedback would be much appreciated.
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This may be the neck-tongue syndrome. Have you noticed numbness in your tongue? This numbness does not always pass. I have it, it feels more or less how you describe it. I feel like a lightning bolt or something exploded behind my head that rises upwards.
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Done some research on it. Kind of sounds like it to be honest. But i don't get the numb tongue. I get tingling sensation in my head
This happens when you turning the head and the same tume extend your head? Only when you head turning? Where does that “explosion
“ come from?
what you describe to me has also happened to me. It feels like a rubber band or something exploding and when that happens it feels like a tingle that lasts for 20 seconds.
It only happens when i turn my neck to the left. It's not painful It's just unsettling. I wouldn't call it an explosion.  More like soft pinch
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If I move my head to the left, I feel a pop or lighting bolt begind to the head in the right side on the top on my head and behind my right ear. It happens 1 or 2 times a year.
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Mine happens like every day. I can sometimes make it do it. And then goes away for a few days and comes back
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Have you ever heard of crepitus?  This is grinding, popping or cracking of the neck.  It happens for different reasons.  I have grinding, most likely due to bone on bone rubbing on each other.  Freaky.  And I've had cracking too.  I wonder if your muscles aren't just a bit tight and hence the cracking.  That they can't find anything anatomically wrong (I've had x rays that show my bones on top of each other, result of soft tissue damage after a car accident . . . MORE than 25 years ago.)  so they believe your issues have to due with anxiety and depression. Do you suffer these?  Are you often worried and anxious? https://www.spine-health.com/conditions/neck-pain/neck-cracking-and-grinding-what-does-it-mean
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