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What does it mean when I have a headache on the left side of my head

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Marcus
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Pain Management 56 years experience
Nerve and/or muscle: A squeezed nerve exiting the spinal cord in your neck may be the cause of all the pain. If so, there may be associated loss of sensation, tingling, w... Read More
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 13 years experience
Cervicogenic Headach: You could be having cervicogenic headaches. They are typically referred from the neck to the head but I have seen patients having symptoms of head pa... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Unclear question: Headache does not mean tumor. You should consult a dentist about your wisdom teeth as these may need to be removed. For good health - Have a diet rich... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
It could mean...: ...that you should see your Physician or Urgent Care as soon as possible. You need to be evaluated, especially in light of your neurologic symptoms. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 31 years experience
It means that...: ...you have "ice pick" headaches, every so often, & they always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. Your headaches are your h... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Possible Migraine: Sounds like migraine mimicking paralytic attack. You should talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms very much in details, there are good medici... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Many possibilities: Depends on type of pain, severity, duration, etc. I would discuss with your primary physician
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Possibilities: Could be migraine, jaw, dental, sinus,neck, but even presentation of temporal arteritis. If more persistent contact your physician.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 37 years experience
Unilateral headache: Headaches can have many causes, when unilateral they might be a migraine or other vascular primary headache but referred pain from dental, sinus, neck... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 45 years experience
Unilateral headache.: You probably has migraine. It is common and occurs in 18% of adult women.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
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When to see a doctor: A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis. Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your... Read More
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