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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Frontal Headaches (Overview)

Frontal headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the front of the head where the forehead is. Severe headaches or headaches which are worsening each day over several days can be signs of a serious medical problem.


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
45 doctors shared insights

Frontal Headaches (Overview)

Frontal headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the front of the head where the forehead is. Severe headaches or headaches which are worsening each day over several days can be signs of a serious medical problem.


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No other symptoms but persistent frontal headaches?

No other symptoms but persistent frontal headaches?

Worrisome...: If a headache is bad enough to awaken you from your sleep, or is very severe, whether frontal or other part of scalp (there are no pain fibers in the brain!), you must see your physician. Most presume a headache is just a headache. But if never evaluated/worked up for causes, particularly if pattern changes, or become more severe, it needs to be. Must rule out brain tumor. If no cause found, rx. ...Read more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Identify events that trigger headaches
Hourly
See your doctor and bring a diary of when headaches occurred
Once
Watch for food reactions
Daily
See a dentist about your headaches
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Frontal headaches everyday for a month straight. Could be serious? Low energy too, palpitations.

Frontal headaches everyday for a month straight. Could be serious? Low energy too, palpitations.

Tension: Continual frontal headaches often are due to scalp muscle contraction from tension. The palpitations and even the fatigue can be due to chronic stress and tension. Frontal sinusitis is a less likely cause.If the headaches persist and / or worsen a brain ct scan should be done. ...Read more

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5 year old grandson gets mild frontal headaches children's tylenol (acetaminophen) takes care of it his mom is a long time sufferer of migraines, your thoughts?

5 year old grandson gets mild frontal headaches children's tylenol (acetaminophen) takes care of it his mom is a long time sufferer of migraines, your thoughts?

Child's headaches: I would not jump right to migraines in his age group. There are so may things that are ahead of that on the list of possible causes. First is a good eye exam from a pediatric eye doctor. Next is a general physical exam and history from his pediatrician. While you are waiting for all that to happen, keep a detailed diary of his headaches. Day, time of day, what he was doing , diet, what helped, etc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frontal headaches?

What is the cause of frontal headaches?

Numerous: Including tension/muscle contraction headaches, sinus infections, especially frontal or ethmoid sinuses, migraine, giant cell arteritis, referred pain from jaws, neuritis or neuralgias, increased intracranial pressure, eye pain such as glaucoma. Maybe we can help more with a Concierge visit? ...Read more

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No other symptoms but persistent frontal headaches?

Worrisome...: If a headache is bad enough to awaken you from your sleep, or is very severe, whether frontal or other part of scalp (there are no pain fibers in the brain!), you must see your physician. Most presume a headache is just a headache. But if never evaluated/worked up for causes, particularly if pattern changes, or become more severe, it needs to be. Must rule out brain tumor. If no cause found, rx. ...Read more

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I have been getting severe frontal headaches upon bending down. What cold this be?

Headaches: I am sorry you are experiencing severe frontal headaches when bending down. Headaches can be the result of a serious condition. Although migraines can worsen with movements, headaches due to conditions that increase the pressure inside the head can also cause headaches. See your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Can needing glasses cause temple and frontal headaches.? Any help appreciated!

Can needing glasses cause temple and frontal headaches.? Any help appreciated!

Depends: Depends on your prescription, whether the glasses are store bought or made for your refractive error. In generals, glasses too strong or too weak can cause muscle contraction headaches. ...Read more

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Frontal headaches everyday for a month straight. Could be serious? Low energy too, palpitations.

Tension: Continual frontal headaches often are due to scalp muscle contraction from tension. The palpitations and even the fatigue can be due to chronic stress and tension. Frontal sinusitis is a less likely cause.If the headaches persist and / or worsen a brain ct scan should be done. ...Read more

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Major frontal headaches, assumed to be because of kidney infection. Am I okay ? Follow up appointment is tomorrow...

Keep appointment: Good morning! Headaches can be associated with a kidney infection and should improve as the infection improves. I see that you are on LoEstrin and hydrocodone. Both of these could also be the source of your headache. Make sure you are drinking a lot of water and keep your appointment with your doctor. If you have fever, worsening headache, or vomiting, get in to be seen sooner. Good luck! ...Read more

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Get alot of frontal headaches & smell urine in air & feel need to take off pajamas & spray perfume body mist on me even though i don't smell like urin?

Get alot of frontal headaches & smell urine in air & feel need to take off pajamas & spray perfume body mist on me even though i don't smell like urin?

Olfactory hallucinat: Go to a doctor for evaluation and treatment. Olfactory hallucinations are perceived abnormal smells usually unpleasant; like urine, that are not present in the physical environment. You need to find out if the headache and urine smell is secondary to a brain disorder like a brain tumor or a form of epilepsy. ...Read more

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I have a 6mm collloid cyst on third ventricle. I have severe frontal headaches and dizziness. Should i be worried?

I have a 6mm collloid cyst on third ventricle.  I have severe frontal headaches and dizziness. Should i be worried?

I hope you have seen: A neurosurgeon. Colloid cysts are benign tumors but if they obstruct the openings of the 3rd ventricle they can cause rapid death. It can be sudden. In most cases they do not obstruct the ventricle but i would recommend you see a neurosurgeon who will follow you carefully and have to operate when he or she feels it is most beneficial for yu. ...Read more

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Daily frontal headaches..Can be from decayed tooth and astigmatism of eyes?

Daily frontal headaches..Can be from decayed tooth and astigmatism of eyes?

Unlikely: If you are getting headaches every day, you need to see your doctor, sooner rather than later. Astigmatism does not generally cause headaches, and decaying teeth usually cause pain around the area of your mouth that is affected. ...Read more

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