A 17-year-old female asked:
i have a bad pain on the top right side of my head what does it mean?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your PCP: Any headache always must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for: headache evaluation, rule out secondary cause, tests, imaging and treatment options.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
See MD: Not normal. See MD for persistent head pain.
New York, NY
A 31-year-old female asked:
Severe pain on top left side of head when standing up from sitting or lying down. Painful, throbbing, stabbing. Lasts about 5 minutes. ?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Some considerations: Might wonder if jaw or dentition playing a role, but pain could be secondary to neck, plexus locations. Certainly might consider even sinus problems. Have your regular doctor evaluate these possibilities.
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