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what does a pain on one side of my head mean

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Bad infection: It means that your tooth needs attention. Call your dentist.
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Warning sign: Not all teeth that have pain are infected, but many are letting you know there is a problem. You should seek the evaluation of a dentist or endodonti ... Read More
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Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
Referred pain: It is not uncommon to have tooth pain radiate to the head, neck, shoulder, even arms. You know it is tooth related if all these symptoms disappeared ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Work on it at home: Have pt see him sooner and have them train you on what to do at home to help.This should improve with good phy therapy. See someone who has done this ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It needs evaluation: Unilateral daily headache is very crippling and needs evaluation . There are many causes for it and it is very difficult to pin point what your prob ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Do you have any : Other associated symptoms? Like nausea, throbbing, light sensitivity-migraine. Any problem with confusion, seizure, unsteadiness, weakness/numbness o ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Migraine/muscle pain: See a neurologist to determine if you are having migraines or muscle tension headaches. Both can cause pain on just one side of the head. There are ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
Migraine: This is migraine; some tips: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Vertigo: Because of her headaches, she should see a neurologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Infection?: You may have a possible infection, or some irritant got into your ear causing it to get inflamed. You should have a dr. Use a device called an otisco ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See your Doctor: Many possible causes.Most common- sinus infection , tooth infection, ear infection, neuralgia of different etiology. You must see your doctor to exami ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It : It is difficult to ascertain exactly what is being asked. If you are referring to epistaxis (nose bleed) - the blood can flow both out the nares (side ... Read More

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