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My head is hurting. I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

My head is hurting.  I've recently been recovering from a traumatic brain injury over a year ago. What is the problem.? Back left side of head hurts.

Postconcussive HA: Your headache may be what is referred to as part of a postconcussive syndrome. Or post dramatic headache. The good news is these headaches are generally self-limited which means they tend to go away on their own. The bad news, it can take time. A good neurologist or headache specialist is well-versed in treating these types of headaches. Seek one out and they should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the left side of brain hurts?

What does it mean when the left side of brain hurts?

Not the brain!! : The brain itself cannot feel pain ! pain is due to pressure or irritation of tissues such as muscles, blood vessels or meninges the headache you are describing is not necessarily due to any intracranial pathology. ...Read more

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The past 4 days the left side of my neck has been killing me sharp pain it shoots to my left lower back and also to the left side of brain ?

The past 4 days the left side of my neck has been killing me sharp pain it shoots to my left  lower back and also to the left side of brain ?

Muscular?: Depends on what other symptoms you are presenting at this time and what events happened prior to the onset of these symptoms. Based on the limited information we have, it sounds like it is most likely muscular type of pain. Ice the area 15 mins three times a day and if not allergic ibuprofen can also help. If not better or if severe pain, see your doctor for formal exam ASAP. ...Read more

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My right hand completely became number with my back part left side of brain ?

My right hand  completely became number with my back part left side of brain ?

Need more info: Did you say the back of your right hand went numb? How long did it stay numb? What were you doing at the time? Did it occur when you woke up in the morning?if so you might've slept on your arm. Where there any other symptoms along with the numbness: weakness in an extremity, trouble with vision or speech? How many times did this happen? Please reply with above information Thank you ...Read more

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Is sharp pain in my left chest/armpit/arm, left side of brain ice pick like and tingling, and left abd and low left n right back pain endometriosis?

Is sharp pain in my left chest/armpit/arm, left side of brain ice pick like and tingling, and left abd and low left n right back pain endometriosis?

Jumping, Careful: Symptoms: only that. Almost always very non-specific, meaning have many different bases, person-to-person & time-to-time same-person. Symptoms, combined with many details: timing, pattern, associations, etc. Only 1 of many clues which may help sort out reasonable educated guess about what is happening. Many people get too much exercise - by jumping to conclusions - which are not true & harmful. ...Read more

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Left side of brain hurt and left red eye and 139 over 88 blood pressure what are the most common things with these symptoms ? And what should I do ?

Left side of brain hurt and left red eye and 139 over 88 blood pressure what are the most common things with these symptoms ? And what should I do ?

Head pain: With symptoms of headache and involvement of an eye on one side, the "most common" things matter very little. You should see a physician to see if the two are related, or if there is a primary eye problem first, as vision or ocular issues may cause headache. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Both left and right side of brain hurt ... What should i do ?

Both left and right side of brain hurt ... What should i do ?

Headache?: There are many reasons for a young woman to be suffering from headaches. If you are close to or having your period then, that may be a reason. If you're having nausea, vomiting, or other very uncomfortable or funny symptoms then, you may be having migraines. The fact, both sides hurt may suggest a tension type of headache. You should see a doctor for a good checkup to find out what's wrong. GL ...Read more

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Sometimes when i lean over it hurts in what feels like the top left side of my brain?

Sometimes when i lean over it hurts in what feels like the top left side of my brain?

Dehydration: While these symptoms could be explained by a variety of different things, it might be that you are simply more dehydrate at times than at others. Since the symptoms do not happen all of the time, it makes it a bit more challenging to pin point where the problem could be. You could start by ensuring that you are well hydrated, drinking plenty of water each day. I hope this helps clarify this. ...Read more

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My left side of my brain hurts when I cough. What should my next step be?

My left side of my brain hurts when I cough. What should my next step be?

Musculoskeletal.: My experience has been, that this phenomenon is usually due to muscle spasms in one side of the head, but you should see a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur having a migraine and the whole left side of your brain hurts?

What does it mean when ur having a migraine and the whole left side of your brain hurts?

Migraine: Some people get migraine only on one side of the head. If this is something new or changing character you should seek medical help to check for any other causes. ...Read more

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The middle left side of my brain hurts. I've never had headaches. This has been going on for 2 weeks. It happens when I move my head or stand. ?

The middle left side of my brain hurts. I've never had headaches. This has been going on for 2 weeks. It happens when I move my head or stand. ?

Need an exam: Most headaches are due to stress/tension or migraine. Serious causes of headaches are much less common BUT New onset headaches is alway of concern and may prompt ordering an MRI to be sure nothing serious is causing them. Don't waste too much time searching for an online answer, it will only serve to delay the proper diagnosis. **Please see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've been having these sharp pains in the front left & right, back sides of my head. It feels like someone is poking my brain with a pen. Migraines??

I've been having these sharp pains in the front left & right, back sides of my head. It feels like someone is poking my brain with a pen. Migraines??

Headache: The first steps in the management of headache is to eliminate the presence of any secondary headache disorder and to diagnose the specific category of headache involved. See an orofacial or headache specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old, few years ago I hit the lower back right side of my head on a hard poll type surface. I have bump now but doesn't hurt. Damage brain? 

I'm 20 years old, few years ago I hit the lower back right side of my head on a hard poll type surface. I have bump now but doesn't hurt. Damage brain? 

Doubt: If you had a brain damage then, it would have manifested itself by now. The bump you are feeling is most likely coming from the outer structures - skin, underlying fat tissue, fascia or perhaps, bone, but not the brain. A ct scan of the head or ultrasound might be helpful to figure this out. ...Read more

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When I cough I get a pain at the back of my head left side could this be a brain tumor? No other symptoms anxiety sufferer 25year old female?

When I cough I get a pain at the back of my head left side could this be a brain tumor? No other symptoms anxiety sufferer 25year old female?

Hypochondrasis: I understand your Anxiety. You do not have brain tumor, nor is it related to coughing Do not dwell upon these symptoms; make dwelling of your achievements in your mind. Do not assume, think about Reality. Believe in your logical reasoning; you are not the victim of Anxiety Do Breathing and Music, Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation; See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress and medication for Anxiety. ...Read more