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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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Dr. Lonna Larsh Dr. Larsh
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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

To avoid headache; keep life simple, get plenty sleep; water is so good! ...See more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Identify events that trigger headaches
60 Min, Hourly for 4 Weeks
See your doctor and bring a diary of when headaches occurred
Once
Watch for food reactions
60 Min, Daily for 4 Weeks
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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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

The sooner you take your migraine med the more likely it is to abort the headache. ...See 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

Dr. Brian Broker Dr. Broker
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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

A decongestant nasal spray can relieve a headache if caused by nasal crowding syndrome. ...See more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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