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i have a wave of headache on the right side of head above the ear. it has been going on for a few days, and happens mostly at night.

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Dr. Robert Gadlage
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 49 years experience
Need exam : Wave to me means sporadic and implies if happens mostly at night, probably positional. This would suggest ear, mastoid or eustachian tube origin, but needs complete examination of these areas endoscopically or via ct scan to find the source. Could be something simple as an insect bite or tick bite, but these may also be serious.

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Last updated Jul 31, 2013

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