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Pain In Head
Question vague: Need far more information to even begin to answer. Where is the pain, what does it feel like, when does it come on, how long does it last, what other symptoms do you have, etc., etc. See a doctor and bring a list of all symptoms. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Exam: That's one of those complaints that needs further investigation. Sometimes it is something serious; other times it is nothing to worry about. I have seen patients with pain in their heads who had brain tumors and others who just had tension and the pain that goes with that. A doctor should see you and determine if you need imaging (x-rays or mri.). ...Read more
I am always getting a cold feeling around my head, there is no pain my head just always feels cold. What could this be?
Hard to tell. : Symptoms do not reveal an answer. See doctor and tell your story. ...Read more
GP: Unfortunately, headaches are something we all suffer from time and again depending on what's going on in our lives (as well as allergens or many other factors). If they are severe or you have other neurological symptoms best to see your GP/primary care doctor just to have an evaluation to ensure that nothing else is going on. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Yes and No: If you only have it once for a while and it does not affect your quality of life, just monitor it. But if it happens all the time, see your doctor for further evaluation. The pain you described can be just head and neck muscle spasm but it can also indicate irritation or inflammation of head or facial nerves, which needs to be evaluated sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Need more info: There is insufficient information to provide a meaningful answer. If the headache is interfering with your life, it would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Yes but ...: Everybody has head pain at some point in their lives. The type of pain, frequency, location, etc., however, determine whether it is something to be concerned about. A brief sharp pain that happens once, but never again, might not be significant. A long-lasting pain that's 'the worst headache of my life' could be very significant, as are recurring head pains, & should be checked out right away. ...Read more
My sister has a sharp pain her head. It's been going on for about two days now. In the same spot and it woke her up last night. What can this be?
See doctor: When a pain starts to wake you up, it is time to consult a doctor. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your physician: If you have pain while turning your head, i would recommend that you return your physician immediately. You should undergo a thorough exam. ...Read more
Allergy reaction: Most probably it is allergic reaction, you may be having feeling of itching and some redness or swelling of skin overhead , face and arms .It may be some allergy to food , soap , cosmetics or anything from environments , since it is pollen in the air.Try some Hydrocortisone skin ointment. ...Read more
I felt a heavy pain in head after quite smoking about 3 weeks ago I m feeling it what should I do.?
How much Coffee?: Smokers frequently combine that habit with heavy caffeine use. Abrupt decrease in caffeine can precipitate severe headaches in addition to the withdrawal of nicotine. Ex-smokers only need half as much caffeine to get the same effect, so you may be overdosing on caffeine if you consume the same amount as before and that can cause headaches. The cessation only headaches generally last about 14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When am lying straight or sitting, am all fine.but when i stand up, a hard pain in head occures as its gonna blast! why? and how to cure?
Postural Headache: You may have what is referred to as a postural headache due to either dehydration on your part or a condition of spontaneous CSF leakage causing low pressure which pulls on the ventricular lining of the brain triggering the headache. If you'd like to talk in private about this as well as what to do please go to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and choose to sign up for an appointment. Code is: PDXFNR ...Read more
Bfriend may have short frenulum he can pull foreskin back easily no pain but head bends down the further pulled frenuloplasty needed or juststretching?
It depends/relax,,: It depends on the cause of pain. If it's a migraine, then medicine may help it. If muscle pain, then rest and inactivity may help. If nonspecific, probably the best thing to do is simply relax as tension can be a common cause of pain. If this doesn't help, a visit to your doctor might be needed to find out the source of pain. Best of luck. ...Read more
Drinking sugared drinks- have headaches or pain in head directly afterwards. What could be the cause? Headaches
Cavity?: It is possible you have teeth problem. Please check with your dentist first. ...Read more
Pain in head: Tricky but might be TMJ problems or post traumatic issues. ...Read more