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A 36-year-old female asked:

What could cause chronic headache? tension headache w/numbness almost 3 months no relief, vision blurry, nausea, mri/ mra/ ct/ blood work normal. right side head numbness. nsaids dont help. what to do next??

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
An evaluation for Diabetes, Migraines and an Opthalmologic disorder is recommended. Additional studies may be ordered and a retinal exam is recommended.
Dr. Dwight Romriell
Pain Management 46 years experience
Does pressure on the temporal area or on the side of the face increase the level of pain? Does active jaw movement cause an increase in the pain? TMJ disorders are often called the "Great Imposter" due to the numerous seemingly unrelated symptoms you listed and which are not readily associated with a TMJ disorder by most clinicians. I commonly see these symptoms in my TMJ patients.

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