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Got epidural blood patch 5 weeks ago. My right side of head gets chills and a numbing feeling? What can this mean?

Got epidural blood patch 5 weeks ago. My right side of head gets chills and a numbing feeling? What can this mean?

Unusual, but...: Dear Brenda, having symptoms this late after a dural puncture is very unusual. I can reassure you that your symptoms most likely have nothing to do with the epidural blood patch procedure itself. The clot that was formed by injecting the blood into the epidural space was washed away after about four days. You should consult a neurologist if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Pounding pressure headache, reoccurring quite frequently. Recent head, chest cold. (Headaches started months before) only on right side of head.

Pounding pressure headache, reoccurring quite frequently. Recent head, chest cold. (Headaches started months before) only on right side of head.

ENT consultation: Get sinuses evaluated by an ENT who will most likely order a screening CT scan of your sinuses. You may also be suffering from migraine and I suggest a neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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Really bad pain on right side of head, it would start in my cheek bone area, then spread to my right temple and down my neck. I've tried moist heat, cold compresses, OTC medication, nothing works. Please help.

Really bad pain on right side of head, it would start in my cheek bone area, then spread to my right temple and down my neck. I've tried moist heat, cold compresses, OTC medication, nothing works. Please help.

TMJ?: TMJ syndrome is one condition that can be associated with pain in the face radiating to the temple and neck. The pain may be aggravated by chewing. Read about TMJ here> http://bit. Ly/1LTacAC See your physician to see if TMJ or some other disorder is responsible for your pain. ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more

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Can you feel an aneurysm before it bursts? What does it feel like? Persistent migraines on left side of head and cold sensation on top of left head...

Can you feel an aneurysm before it bursts? What does it feel like? Persistent migraines on left side of head and cold sensation on top of left head...

Aneurysm: No, you normally would not have symptoms but if you are having persistent headaches please see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Symptoms worse: felt the sensation of cold water dripping on left side of head while sitting in class. Headache also, left eye watering. Help me?

Symptoms worse: felt the sensation of cold water dripping on left side of head while sitting in class. Headache also, left eye watering. Help me?

Cluster Headache: Cluster headache with autonomic features. The pain of cluster headache is excruciating and it is not unusual for a patient to yell or cry. The headache has a rapid onset, builds to a peak within 10 to 15 minutes, and may last for two to three hours. Need an abortive medication asap.
Rec.: see orofacial or headache specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Cold dripping sensation left side of head, headaches (going on approx 3months). Routine blood-clear, awaiting CT scan. Any ideas?

Cold dripping sensation left side of head, headaches (going on approx 3months). Routine blood-clear, awaiting CT scan. Any ideas?

Possibilities: Include post nasal drip from allergens, smoke exposure, sinus infection, migraine etc. Follow up with ur pcp or ent. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/allergies/postnasal-drip. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=20628. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of head, then I have sores coming in my head.?

Pain in right side of head, then I have sores coming in my head.?

Possible shingles: Pain with sores can mean shingles and should probably be evaluated by a doctor. If severe, shingles can cause a lasting pain ("post-herpetic neuralgia") which can be fairly miserable. Your doctor can check for other reasons to have pain with sores, including bacterial infection and even certain types of tumors or growths of the skin. ...Read more

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Please explain headache pains in right side of head?

Please explain headache pains in right side of head?

Right or left: It makes no difference which side of your head the pain is on. The same diseases can cause right sided pain or left sided pain. L if it is worrisome to you, consult your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have headache in only right side of head?

What to do if I have headache in only right side of head?

Headache right side: Most likely migraine yet it is always on one side you may like to see your MD or get a CT or MRI to rule any underlying structural lesion in the brain. The risk is generally quite low though. ...Read more

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What can cause head pain on right side of head?

What can cause head pain on right side of head?

See below: Lots of things. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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Please explain aching pains on right side of head?

See below: Lots of things can cause pains like these. Call your doctoor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in right side of head. What could it be?

Shooting pain in right side of head. What could it be?

Headache: Check your caffeine intake. Are you consuming less than usual? If not, allergy testing often very informative. ...Read more

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I have head pain on my right side of head when I cough?

I have head pain on my right side of head when I cough?

Cough headaches: Are well known. Most of them are harmless. The actual cause is not well-established but may relate to pressure exerted in and around blood vessels in the area of the pain/scalp muscles. They usually spontaneously improve over time. Cough headaches which are longer lasting or associated with unsteadiness or dizziness could be related to a defect in the cerebellum and need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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I have hadech in my right side of head?

I have hadech in my right side of head?

Any allergies?: Sounds like a migraine since it is on one side of your head. Try 3 excedrine if no allergies. Lay in a dark quiet room to try to sleep. Sometimes ice held or gently pulling and releasing the hair on that side can help. You can repeat the excedrine in6 hours if needed. It is best to treat these headaches as soon as you know you are going to get one and not wait for the pain. Else treat early! ...Read more

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What causes pain on right side of head?

What causes pain on right side of head?

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 more

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What might cause pain at right side of head?

What might cause pain at right side of head?

Many possibilities: Shingles, jawpain (tmj), ear infection, temporal arteritis (inflammed artery on temple area), sinus infection, r cervical (neck) trouble, r occipital nerve disease (neuritis), migraine, cluster headaches, tension headaches, intracranial bleeding/anerysm, infections, tumors, trauma, vision/eye disease (i.E glaucoma) etc...Just to name a few. So, if u r having trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could lead to pain on the right side of head?

What could lead to pain on the right side of head?

See below: Lots of things can cause right-sided head pain. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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Can half of your head shrink? Right side of head is smaller than left. Almost certain I would have noticed before recently.

Can half of your head shrink? Right side of head is smaller than left. Almost certain I would have noticed before recently.

Not really: We are all asymmetrical when we compare the 2 sides of our bodies, not only the head. You are just noticing it now most probably. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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It started yesterday, I get intermintent pain on right side of head. Is immediately followed by dizzyness. Pain only lasts about3-8 secs?

It started yesterday, I get intermintent pain on right side of head. Is immediately followed by dizzyness. Pain only lasts about3-8 secs?

Check for infection: Eric....typically I find a viral entity present in the middle ear as the culprit for dizzyness. Headache pain is typically also the proximate result of infection. Check all four major cranial joints: 2 TM joints, occiput, and frontal sinus areas. Infection can be identified and then detoxified. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back right side of head?

Pain in lower back right side of head?

OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get better, get checked. ...Read more

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I keep having pinching headaches on left side and right side of head lasting 2 min or less?

I keep having pinching headaches on left side and right side of head lasting 2 min or less?

See dentist: If the headaches are so fleeting, I suspect that you may have jaw problem. Do you grind your teeth or have problem with your bite? I suggest that you consult your dentist first. If everything checks out ok, then talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it

What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it

Hard to say: This is difficult to say. It seems very related to motion and the direction you are turning your head. Are you also having neck pain and neck stiffness? This can lead to neck spasms. The muscles of the neck are attached to the side of the head and can lead to the sensation of tightness (ie. Pain) when you turn the head as it exacerbates the spasms of these muscles. A hot water bottle may help. ...Read more

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RIght side of head hurts bad plus neck?

RIght side of head hurts bad plus neck?

New or chronic: Pain in the distribution you describe has many possible causes. Neck pain radiating to the right side of your head could be something as simple as a swollen node in the neck with muscle pain up toward the head, or it could be something else. Either way, an exam is required to determine what is causing it and what can be done. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of head and left arm not functioning?

Pain in right side of head and left arm not functioning?

If you truly: Have a motor or sensory deficit of your left arm coincident with a right sided headache of significance then you need immediate medical evaluation. Transport to an ED now is my suggestion, If a false alarm, then so be it, but better that than ignoring something serious and potentially life threatening. ...Read more

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Nose bleed and shooting pains in right side of head, how to treat this?

Nose bleed and shooting pains in right side of head, how to treat this?

See ENT doctor: Nosebleeds and headaches need to be evaluated, especially if the nosebleeds keep occurring. In the meantime, stop blowing your nose; use over the counter nasal saline spray. ...Read more

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Headache on top right side of head for one day?

Right or left-no dif: Doesn't matter right or left. No disease only affects one side of head. So laterality means nothing. What does matter are things such as severity, associated neurologic symptoms, blood pressure, coexistent diseases, medication usage. ...Read more

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Get sharp pain every 6 min. On right side of head lasts a few seconds?

Get sharp pain every 6 min. On right side of head lasts a few seconds?

Stabbing Headache: Two types of headaches cause sharp transient pain: PRIMARY STABBING HA (Ice Pick HA) and SHORT-LASTING UNILATERAL NEURALGIFORM HEADACHE. The first type can occur anywhere in the head. The second type always occurs in or around the eye or temple area, and is accompanied by one or more of the following: tearing, conjunctival injection, runny/stuffy nose, facial/forehead sweating/flushing, ear fullness. ...Read more

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Why am I having headache pain in one small area on right side of head?

Why am I having headache pain in one small area on right side of head?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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Severe pain in right side of head every couple of seconds for four days?

Neuralgia?: There are migraine variants that create this kind of pain, and trigeminal neuralgia over the forehead may also explain these symptoms. However, giant cell arteritis may exhibit fluctuations rarely, neck issues possibly, and jaw problems may trigger localized painful spasms. Since there are many possibilities, have your doctor assess the problem. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right side of head (upper part) without any trauma. What is that?

Headache: It sounds like headache may even be migraine type.
Call in the consult line may be with more information might be able to differentiate to the type of headache ...Read more

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My friend has had a headache on his right side of head for a week it still hasn't gone is it serious?

My friend has had a headache on his right side of head for a week it still hasn't gone is it serious?

Go check it out!!!: You can't assume here. He must get it checked out by his doctor or er. A lot of headaches, even simple tension type pain can present on one side only. But he needs a physical exam and possible ct/mri to make sure nothing more serious is going on. Once you know that, then he can be treated for the usual causes of neck/head pain. ...Read more

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Headache on the right side of head since yesterdays night. Caught in the drizzle on monday morning and todays morning. Is it normal?

Headache on the right side of head since yesterdays night. Caught in the drizzle on monday morning and todays morning. Is it normal?

Common: Headaches are common, but if severe could represent a major problem. They are not generally related to weather conditions, and most commonly related to stress. It sounds normal, but if you're concerned, see your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more