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I got bad head pain?

I got bad head pain?

Question?: What is your question? Are you asking for causes of headache? There are hundreds of those. If you are have a persistent pattern of headaches I suggest seeing your pcp. ...Read 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


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Son has head pain on top of head?

Son has head pain on top 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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Headaches in the rear of my head?

Tendonitis/neuritis: Chronic pain back of head, occipital region, can derive from expanding mass within brain or from chronic tendonitis and/or neuritis in region of superior trapezium muscle insertions on occiput. Neurologists can effectively differeniate, prescribe, refer, treat. Local steroid injections into tender sites can be effective. Imo chronic irregular postures head & neck can be primary underlying cause. ...Read more

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What could produce this head pain?

What could produce this head pain?

Not enough info.: There isn't enough information provided to give you a good response. Please add pertinent info and re- ask. ...Read more

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What causes headache in left side of head?

What causes headache in left 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 causes headaches in left side of head?

What causes headaches in left 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's risk of headaches on left side of head?

What's risk of headaches on left side of head?

Unclear: Headache is a symptom, may have important causes in about 10% or may be due to tension headache or migraine if persistent see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have headaches in the back of my head?

Why do I have headaches in the back of my head?

Headaches: It sounds like you may be experiencing tension headaches. Theses start with muscle tension at the back of the head. ...Read more

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What does a buzziing electrical head pain mean?

What does a buzziing electrical head pain mean?

Neuralgia: Electrical head pain means a nerve is irritated. The source and treatment of the pain is best addressed by a neurologist. Sometimes an injection is necessary, but more commonly they will trial a class of medications that can calm the "current" and give you some relief. ...Read more

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Have bad headache on the left side of the head?

Have bad headache on the left side of the head?

Migraine or more: If headaches are always one-sided be suspicious of causes other than migraine, which is frequently one-sided. If even 1% of headaches are right-sided, you have less to worry about. But 100% of headaches being one-sided (either right or left) suggests a structural problem--which may be quite serious (avm, tumor, aneurysm, vasculitis, cyst, skull or sinus lesion, etc). ...Read more

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Why do I get a headaches in the back of my head?

Why do I get a headaches in the back of my head?

Headaches: Headaches can be due to many things. In this area, tension type headaches are most likely. The muscles in the back of the neck can tighten up and cause headaches. Try heat packs, massage. Avoid taking pain pills often. If headaches persist or are severe, get checked by doctor. ...Read more

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Have bad headache on the right side of the head?

Have bad headache on the right side of the head?

Migraine?: You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Always have headaches in the front of my head.?

Always have headaches in the front of my head.?

Many causes: Many causes, have it evaluated, the complaint is vague and needs to be seen, not anything over the phone or on-line; could be benign or something serious. ...Read more

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I have a severe headache on one side of my head?

I have a severe headache on one side of my head?

Migraine: Unilateral headaches are typical of migraines. However, there are many questions that need to be answered. Is this a new headache type? Do you have other symptoms? A headache specialist could determine if there is a serious condition, and how best to treat it. ...Read more

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What does a sharp electrical buzz head pain mean?

What does a sharp electrical buzz head pain mean?

Buzz headache: Several possibilities. Best to have your doctor check on you to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I hit my head hard but no headache?

What to do if I hit my head hard but no headache?

Relax: If no pain on palpation or headache, no visual or other signs such as loss of balance or nausea. You are most likely fine ...Read more

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Headache on top right side of head for one day?

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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What causes head pain when I do the cobra stretch?

What causes head pain when I do the cobra stretch?

Better alignment!: Cobra is one of the postures in yoga that was thought to be dangerous due to compressing the back of the neck and cutting off blood flow to the brain, causing a stroke. This was apparently similar to folks getting their hair washed at the hair salons placing their head back against the sink. Go slower and extend/stretch the spine more gently. If it persists-stop. May need to see your doc. ...Read more

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I have extreme headache in frontal part of my head?

I have extreme headache in frontal part of my head?

Get checked: Frontal headaches can occur due to multiple reasons, most commonly eye strain or sinus pressure. There are other potential causes, which could be concerning, therefore if your headaches are not relieved by tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, you should get checked. ...Read more

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Ouch, have severe headache on left side of the head?

Hemicranial: Migraines are typically one-sided, and when they do occur, the pain can be rather intense. Cluster headaches are also focal mainly over the eye, and those may be "head-banging" events. All can be controlled and even prevented. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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 can cause pressure feeling in head and headaches?

Multiple reasons: Headaches are difficult to accurately assess. Your diagnosis depends on the characteristics of the headache. Where does is hurt? Are there provocative factors?

Sinusitis is notorious for causing pressure type headaches but migraines, tension and cluster headaches can present similarly. ...Read more

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Headache for 6 days all over head, neck hurting now too?

Headache for 6 days all over head, neck hurting now too?

Headaches: That are worse early in the morning or wakes the person up from sleep or associated with vomiting or other neurological symptoms are concerning and need evaluation by a 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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I have strong headache on sides of my head. Please help me?

Get an evaluatuon: Get an evaluation with a dentist, you could have TMJ symdrome. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my head hurt? It is a pressure headache.

Why does the top of my head hurt? It is a pressure headache.

Tension headaches: Top of the head can mean tension type headache although the nature of the pain along with accompanied signs and symptoms. For pressure like or tension like pain, applying ice on the neck as well as on temples for a few minutes can help. ...Read more

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Massive headache after being hit in the head. What can help?

Headaches: You should see a neurologist for best diagnoses and treatment. ...Read more