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pulsating headache on right side of head

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Exam and history: Too vague a question without having a thorough history and an examination. Too many variables when attempting to determine the cause of a headache. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Depends: veins do not pulsate It is probably the temporal artery. It all depends as to how long lasting and how long are the headaches. Is it associated with a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs exam: How is your vision? if its blurry and your pupil is larger on the right side then you need to see an eye doc ASAP. Please feel you eye ball if it fee ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
There are several: types of headaches, sinus headaches being one of them, muscular tension, and vascular are others. You won't know what you have going on until you see ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: This headache, if dull, May be a neuralgia which is an irritated or irritable superficial nerve in the scalp and usually resolves without specific tre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Usually migraine: is the cause of pounding headaches on one side of the head in a 25 year old lady especially if this is recurrent. Now having said that I must point ou ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mike Deldar
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
You may have TMD: You may have TMJ issues, try to find a neuromuscular dentist in your area.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
See your doctor: It is hard to tell without an examination. In an older age group there is a condition called temporal arteritis which can cause temporal headaches and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have them evaluated: Migraine are headaches but not all headaches are migraines. See a doctor. No one can be specific over the internet. Google headache types and read abo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Migraine?: You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. I hope you feel better soon!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Migraine or more: If headaches are always one-sided be suspicious of causes other than migraine, which is frequently one-sided. If even 1% of headaches are right-sided, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Perhaps hypoglycemic: Did you have a good breakfast this morning? I know you're across the pond so perhaps by my standards the answer would be NO! LOL! Nevertheless, HYPO ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Headache: You could take headache pills and/or you could see your primary doctor. I recommend the latter.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Go to ER: A worst ever headache needs an emergent workup.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Urgent physician exa: The symptoms you describe and the location gives concern. You should see your physician ASAP. Many Urgent conditions can cause pain in this area. Temp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get them evaluated: Headaches have many causes, some not so serious and some very serious. If your headaches are significant then a neurologist ca help.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience Neurology
Head spasm: Spasm behind the ear is the result of neck muscle spasm. It is common and usually has no worrisome underlying cause.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Right head&neck pain: Please see your doctor. You MAY have some type of nerve/neurological condition. Your doc may refer you to a neurologist. It's worth the time and ef ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: I do not know whether these issues are related but you should have them evaluated by a doctor.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Lots of things. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on and ho ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Neurologist: The constant lack of sensation in the right forehead along with intermittent right sided headache sounds like migraine or CPH, but trigeminal neuralgi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaira Kaplinsky
23 years experience Family Medicine
Pain : With any pain it always a challenge to diagnose without examination. There are few most common causes that may explain your symptoms: sinusitis, certa ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain: Hard to tell from your description but it sounds like a neck or cervical neuralgia or muscle spasm but if its persistent you should get it looked at. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
MRI - Device Present: Some heart pacemakers and other devices are now being engineered to be MRI safe. Most stents are safe after a 6 to 12 week wait for the vessel wall l ... Read More

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