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Periodic dull pain on top right side of head. Pressing it makes it sore. Right eye pain. CT scan with & w/o contrast, Normal. Unrup Aneurysm? Scared

Periodic dull pain on top right side of head. Pressing it makes it sore. Right eye pain. CT scan with & w/o contrast, Normal. Unrup Aneurysm? Scared

Probably tension: There are many causes of headaches. Yours sound like a tension headache, often caused by clenched muscles, or spasms, since it is sore to the touch. This may be due to constant hunching over a computer with tightening of the neck muscles. It may also be a variation of a migraine. However, there are many causes for headaches. The symptoms are not consistent with an aneurysm. ...Read more

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Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes, now sore to touch?

Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes, now sore to touch?

Pain: You may have an abrasion or irritation of the scalp. You could also have a minor infection like a cellulitis. If it persists let a doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it? Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it? Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

See your PCP: For examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dull pain that starts from fore head coming down skull on right side of head?

Question?: You've made a statement but simply put a question mark afterward. Your limited information doesn't remind me of anything more than a dull pain over a small area of the head. Could be a tension type of headache but we'd need much more information. If you'd like to write me more details...be happy to listen or set up an appointment for you: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make appt ...Read more

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Dull pain side of head comes and goes?

Dull pain side of head comes and goes?

Head ache: Not sure what this could be without a good exam and evaluation. If this continues, get checked by a health care provider, good luck. ...Read more

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Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Possibly: Possibly, but one would need to examine the back of the head, and neck structures to make a more accurate decision. ...Read more

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Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Temporal arteritis: Can present this way....its important you get this checked out. A simple blood test (Sedimentation rate) can be useful!
Speak with your PCP (primary Care Provider) ASAP
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm angry and stressed and have burning dull pain on left side of head and neck is it stress or could it be something else?

I'm angry and stressed and have burning dull pain on left side of head and neck is it stress or could it be something else?

Anxiety, Stress: Anger usually hides other fundamental feelings like hurt, sadness or humiliation. Confide in someone close to you to uncover what is causing your distress. Try using the anti anxiety app on your phone and consult a mental health professional if this emotional state continues. My best. ...Read more

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6months ago I felt dull pain in left side of head with headache for 5days I see neurologist and said there is nothing serious Now I feel the same?

6months ago I felt dull pain in left side of head with headache for 5days I see neurologist and said there is nothing serious Now I feel the same?

Headache: I don't know the cause of your headache but it could be stress related or anxiety related but if you've been checked out by a neurologist I would try and relax and let it take it's course and it should eventually disappear ...Read more

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I fell pain on the left side of head since 4-5 days and some times dull pain in left ear and left teeth I have exams and I don't sleep well

I fell pain on the left side of head since 4-5 days and some times dull pain in left ear and left teeth I have exams and I don't sleep well

Maybe your sinuses: Causing all these symptoms, affecting your middle ear and your teeth. That can be exaggerated with stress and lack of sleep. Try pain killers, good rest and sleep, if problem continues, see your doctor. Good luck with your exams ...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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For a few days my right shoulder has been aching, now the pain has moved to the lower right side of head. When I turn my head either way, it hurts.

For a few days my right shoulder has been aching, now the pain has moved to the lower right side of head. When I turn my head either way, it hurts.

Muscle spasm: It sounds like you might have muscle spasm throughout the neck and upper back. Muscle has memory, so this can become chronic and pull your spine out of it's normal alignment, so you should address it as soon as you can, either with physical therapy or a good deep tissue massage therapist ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in right side of head when bending down or getting up from sitting. Leaves aching head and ache behind right eye?

Postural headache: Headaches with a postural component it is always a red flag and need to be evaluated to exclude a lesion in the posterior fossa or a condition with low CSF pressure. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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I've been having aching pain in temple, below temple like infront of my ear and side of head over ear. What would be the causes of this?

I've been having aching pain in temple, below temple like infront of my ear and side of head over ear. What would be the causes of this?

3 possibilities: Temporal arteritis (an inflammation of the superior temporal artery located in front of the ear); temporo-mandibular disease (arthritis of the jaw joint or masticatory muscle spasm) ; and migraine headaches are three possibilities. As always you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pushing myself up, had sharp pain on top right side of head. Now it's a constant dull ache and is on both sides. What could be wrong?

Pushing myself up, had sharp pain on top right side of head. Now it's a constant dull ache and is on both sides. What could be wrong?

Exertional headache: Sometimes a headache after physical exertion or orgasm is caused by a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Normally this kind of headache is very severe and does not improve with time. A subarachnoid hemorrhage is an emergency!

Such a condition is rare however. Most exertional headaches are situational and they improve with rest. How long has the headache bothered you? It sounds like its exertional. ...Read more

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5 days had dull ache on and off on left side of head. Not painful. I just saw a dr 7 days ago for checkup, im in great health 29 male. What do u think?

Neck spasm, stress: Temples are a referral area for tension and stiffness in the neck. If you are working for long periods at a computer or leaning over projects, this can cause tightness of the cervical paraspinal muscles that can radiate to either or both temples, even leading to tenderness of the temples. If headache occurs at day's end, likely related to day's stress, if happens in am, may relate to poor sleep. ...Read more

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Earlier I had a dull ache in the back of head. Pressed hand on it and had intense pain in top left side of head as a result. Very strange?

Earlier I had a dull ache in the back of head. Pressed hand on it and had intense pain in top left side of head as a result. Very strange?

Referred pain: This may be an example of referred pain. Pain from your cervical spine is often referred to the top of your head or to the temples. Use some heat on it. See a doctor is it bothers you and doesn't go away within the week. ...Read more

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Periodic stabbing pain in right side of head when rightening from bending down lasts only a few seconds but leaves ache on right side and behind eye?

Positional headache: Headaches with a positional component it is always a red flag and need to be evaluated to exclude a lesion in the posterior fossa or a condition with low CSF pressure. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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Constant headaches (dull, pressure like, stabbing) on right side of head (started with the eye but has expanded) for months. Also left side body weake?

Constant headaches (dull, pressure like, stabbing) on right side of head (started with the eye but has expanded) for months. Also left side body weake?

See a specialist: Cluster headache is the most painful of all the primary headache disorders. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for diagnosis evaluation and preventative treatment. ...Read more

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Random ache on right side of head, couple inches above ear. Inside Ear feels a tad stuffy, slight ache too. (have sinus infection) what's the ache?

Random ache on right side of head, couple inches above ear. Inside Ear feels a tad stuffy, slight ache too. (have sinus infection) what's the ache?

Headache: Probably secondary to the sinus infection which causes inflammation and perhaps a blocked sinus. It should clear up after the infection has resolved. See you primary care if it doesn't resolve in a week or two, or gets worse, or you have persistent fevers. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Feeling tired after 12hr night sleep every day, head ache for 3 weeks on right side of head, seizure symptoms, short term memory loss?

Feeling tired after 12hr night sleep every day, head ache for 3 weeks on right side of head, seizure symptoms, short term memory loss?

One possible cause: There is not enough data to make a diagnosis here, but one idea as a cause of some of this could be sleep apnea. This results in fatigue after sleeping, worse seizures, and headaches, especially headaches that occur in the mornings. ...Read more

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Ache (burning) in back right side of head for 3 weeks when I inhale through nose, no pain when I breath through mouth. Occipital neuralgia?

Ache (burning) in back right side of head for 3 weeks when I inhale through nose, no pain when I breath through mouth. Occipital neuralgia?

Unlikely: Although pain in the back of your head sounds like occipital neuralgia the fact that it only occurs when you breath in through your nose does not fit. Breathing should have nothing to do with it. I would see a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Been having a pain on the left side of head for three days now, not a sharp or dull one, and pain becomes less since it started. Just worried.

Been having a pain on the left side of head for three days now, not a sharp or dull one, and pain becomes less since it started. Just worried.

Several possibilitie: There are several possibilities. If the pain is related to either the TM joint, or the temporalis muscle, or the ear, rule out both biomechanical factors related to the TM joint function and rule out infection associated with the TM joint. Other issues that can cause head pain can be toxin, pathogen, allergen, or more serious neurologic factors intracranially. ...Read more