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why does my left side of my head hurt

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Dr. Edwin Gray
53 years experience General Practice
Probably tension!: Complex issues are suggested. See us or your doctor for evaluation. Meanwhile try reducing stimulants such as caffeine. Work or sleep hygiene. App ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
There are many: Possible causes. One is dental related and includes possible jaw joint (TMJ) issues, chewing muscle issues, and the way your teeth contact. See your p ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Becker
34 years experience Dentistry
TMJ or infection: There are a number of possible reasons your jaw pain is localized to this area however the most frequent causes are usually one of two problems. In y ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: Sounds like TMJ. See a specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodonti ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Komal Naik
18 years experience Neurology
Migraine: Unilateral headaches can often be migraines. Headaches is general can be caused by nothing or something serious ie tumor, infection, bleeding. The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Why are you doing it: Why are you pressing your finger down on the left side of your head? That's probably the reason for the pain. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/heada ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe sinus: Possibly you have sinus congestion and when you do these things, your sinus blockage/congestion is being aggravated.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See your physician: There are many types of headaches (migraine, tension, cluster) and many reasons for each type. Alternatively, you could have sinus or other issues. It ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See the Doctor: The age of eruption for the wisdom tooth to come out is from age 17-21. It can also be your tmj. You may start by visiting a dentist and if it is not ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinusitis: The pain in the back of your head is referred pain from your sinuses, you may have now developed a sinus infection. Seeyour doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Lymph node: The most likely answer is a swollen lymph node. Acne at the hair line or an upper respiratory infection can cause the lymph nodes at the base of the s ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: A headache at the site of your injury is expected. If you did not lose consciousness or have amnesia it is likely this is a minor head injury.

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