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why do i get a headache on the right side of my head

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Migraine: One sided headaches could be migraines, tension type headaches and what's missed often, but probably one of the most frequent causes of headache is TM ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible Migraine: Unilateral headache with pounding is frequently Migraine. Read about this, see if it fits. Primary care doctors are very familiar with this and can b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If the headache throbs , it is likely a migraine, if it is persistent, it may be from grinding your teeth or even a sinus infection. If this is a long ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Headaches: You should see a neurologist who will take a careful history concerning your headache character. Location, frequency and intensity. Triggers, duration ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Could be migraine: But could be due to jaw or sinus or dental issues, and even, rarely giant cell arteritis. So, see your doctor, get diagnosed, and start treatment, as ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dwight Romriell
44 years experience Pain Management
See a TMJ specialest: Consider the possibility of a TMJ condition. The jaw muscles in the face and on the side of the head when fatigued become very tender and cause heada ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: To have the answer you need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. Start there
A female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
Occipital headaches: Lesser and greater occipital nerves live in the area of your head where you are describing pain. What frustrates patients is that these nerves can cau ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Headache: Due to a migraine, tension headache or cluster headache. Try otc pain relievers, if no help see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
Hard to diagnose: Is this recent?Any history of being "bumped on the head, is there a swelling? Does taking any pain killer alleviate the soeness? Without an exam it ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Thunderclap headache: Migraine headaches can act this way with both men and women, and typically kick up at orgasm. Best approach is preventative, and prescription drugs s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Hard to tell: We need more info to know...Nature, severity, how long have you had it, and other physical and medical issues need to be evaluated...I strongly sugges ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
See MD: Suggest you see your primary care doctor to evaluate hangover headaches that are right-sided. Your doctor knows your history and can best answer your ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lots of things: This could be simple such as tension headaches, although they are not usually on one side only. Sinus infection could certainly cause this. Other ty ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Migraine?: This may be a migraine headache, these usually show up with blurred vision or sparkles in the vision and one sided headache. Try taking an over the co ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Pain on the right side of head and throbing can be from many causes like, migraine cluster headache tension headache allergies sinusitis mensru ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not normal: Not normal. Can be many things. Some ok, some not good. See an ENT surgeon for evaluation.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Eye color???: Do you happen to have different colored eyes or a drooping eyelid? If you do, you may have horner's syndrome.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Puma: Difficult to tell without an exam.

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