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Why does the left side of my head hurt only when i press my finger down on it?

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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/headache.html

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Why does the left side of my head hurt?

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Migraine: Unilateral headaches can often be migraines. Headaches is general can be caused by nothing or something serious ie tumor, infection, bleeding. The headache duration , intensity at onset, and presence of other symptoms are very important in diagnostics. See a medical doctor if your headache has any worrisome features such as sensitivity to light, causes disruption of sleep, nausea or vomiting.
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Vague: Need to see a dr. If this is a common occurrence. You need to have a thorough history and examination.
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A 17-year-old female asked:

Why does my head hurt one side?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Migraine: Migraine headaches are often one sided. Throbbing pain, sensitivity to light and sound can also be present. In some patients, an aura preceding headache may develop. Flashing lights, zig-zags, dots, commas, weird tastes may be part of the aura. If this or part of this is your description, then you found the answer.

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