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intermittent pain on left side of head

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Neuralgia: Scalp pain can be caused by inflamed nerves, skin or blood vessels, from trauma, pressure or diabetes.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: These symptoms are concerning and you should consult an ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. Optic neuritis or glaucoma can cause these sympt ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Jarowski
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably not serious: Probably not a serious problem but it depends on how long you have been having these transient pains behind your left eye/ear. If the pains have been ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Time to see a doc: A variety of clinical scenarios may account for your symptoms. Left sided chest pain has to be addressed immediately in ruling out a heart attack.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Fever?: If you have fever, I would be worried that your symptoms indicate urinary tract sepsis, a life threatening illness. An emergency dept visit would be r ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Reduce Inflammation: Seek out other causes of infection like dental or urinary tract problems. Your doctor may consider putting you on low-dose Aspirin after investigating ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
SUNCT: Rare Short-lasting Unilateral Neuralgiform headache attacks with Conjunctival injection and Tearing. It is is a primary headache predominant in males ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: possible variant MIGRAINE.. cluster headches are one variety. TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA another The double vision/Gi symptoms are a bit "troublesome" At an ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Primary stabbing HA?: It could be primary stabbing headache; really more history is needed for the quality of the pain and triggering factors. Having a normal neurological ... Read More
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