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shooting pain on the right side of my head

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Need a bit more : information regarding duration of pain, radiation, associated symptoms if any and prior history of headaches, scalp/brain surgery, recent trauma, feve ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Occipital neuralgia?: You may be experiencing occipital neuralgia on right side of scalp. Excedrin will provide no benefit in this situation, but local occipital nerve blo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pain: Shooting pain may be related to migraine or cluster headache. Try to limit your stress levels and caffeine intake. If over the counter medicine does ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mona Khater
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nerve inflammation: Possible nerve irritation/inflammation, please see your physician for a full evaluation, neurology referral might be indicated
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
No: You probably sprained the neck and the pain caused you to have something bad happen like spill the beer. Perhaps if you stop drinking you will remembe ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Don't worry: I don't know too many things that this could be that are dangerous. I would take a yoga class and some Ibuprofen and see if it resolves.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Guessing game: Whether right or left, the point is that you are having fairly regular pains in the head. Still not enough information to make a diagnosis. Statistica ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
19 years experience in Dentistry
See your dentist: Dentists specialize in treating facial issues. See your dentist and have them evaluate you for bruxism, an abscessed tooth, trigeminal neuralgia, or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
See a doctor: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for headache evaluation, tests ... Read More
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