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Headache, brain fog, ear ache, pressure all on one side of head?

Headache, brain fog, ear ache, pressure all on one side of head?

Doctor can evaluate: In an older child or adult, pressure on one side of the head, with some earache, can be from an ear infection, a sinus infection, or some problem inside the throat. A doctor can evaluate to see if antibiotics are needed. Occasionally, shingles can happen on the head and cause theses symptoms (antiviral medicine is the treatment). Sometimes, migraine headaches can cause similar symptoms to these. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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Brain fog. Ear ache. Tooth ache. Pressure on one side of head. What could this be? A

Ear issue??: It sounds like you could be a ear issue but x-rays need to be taken to rule out wisdom teeth issues. ...Read more

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I have nasal/facial pressure and I feel it in my head it happens often there's no congestion, no headache, no ear ache what could this be &how to fix?

I have nasal/facial pressure and I feel it in my head it happens often there's no congestion, no headache, no ear ache what could this be &how to fix?

Facial pressure: If you're feeling facial pressure, as well as nasal pressure, that is an indication that there is congestion or swelling of the mucous membrane in the nose and or sinuses. This could be a non-allergic, allergic, or infectious rhinosinusitis condition to name a few causes. There could be anatomic issues that are affecting nasal and sinus drainage. See an otolaryngologist for full evaluation. ...Read more

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I had an ear ache about 4 days ago and now i'm getting quick sharp pains in my left temple and the back of head . I rarely get headaches. Help?

I had an ear ache about 4 days ago  and now i'm getting quick sharp pains in my left temple and the back of head . I rarely get headaches.  Help?

See below: Any sinus congestion? Earache may have been part of URI including sinuses, which can cause referred pain to back of head. Try nasal irrigation with saline spray. If not being treated for high blood pressure, might add decongestant. Nsaid (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) can reduce pain & inflammation. If develop fever &/or purulent nasal discharge, see pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower chest pain when I breathe but only on the left side, pressure to the head and left ear ache?

Lower chest pain when I breathe but only on the left side, pressure to the head and left ear ache?

Sinus infection: This is a possible sinus infection with the pressure in the head and earache. The pain in your chest when you breathe could be pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I recommend seeing your doctor. You may need antibiotics, but most importantly, your doctor can listen to your lungs and make sure you are not developing a pneumonia. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

Neurologist: I recommend a consultation with a neurologist to evaluate these persistent headaches. Since there is also tinnitus, imaging studies will be ordered to look for an acoustic neuronoma, and,if needed, referral to an otolaryngologist will be made because of the ear discomfort and noises you hear. ...Read more

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I have a swollen painful lump behind my right ear that just appeared from nowhere and there's bruising. No head trama, ear ache just headaches?

I have a swollen painful lump behind my right ear that just appeared from nowhere and there's bruising. No head trama, ear ache just headaches?

Probably infected gl: Sounds like infection of either sebaceous gland or hair follicle, If it is painful you might benefit from antibiotic. I gets bigger and does not respond to medicine may need to be lansed ...Read more

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Went to dr for possible sinus infection. Been dizzy/lightheaded, sinus pressure, headache, ear ache. Gave me amoxicillin 857 mg 3xday. Been less than 48 hours of medicine. How long til medicine starts to work and gets me feeling better? Lots of sinus pres

Went to dr for possible sinus infection. Been dizzy/lightheaded, sinus pressure, headache, ear ache. Gave me amoxicillin 857 mg 3xday. Been less than 48 hours of medicine. How long til medicine starts to work and gets me feeling better? Lots of sinus pres

Decongestant,n.spray: I assume your amoxicillini dosage is 875 mg.It is only been less than 48 hours, it prob.Will need at least one or two more days.I would check with your doctor about adding a decongestant to help with sinus pressure and nasal spray for inflammation. Your doctor knows best of your condition. ...Read more

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Went to dr for possible sinus infection. Been dizzy/lightheaded, sinus pressure, headache, ear ache. Gave me amoxicillin 875 mg 3xday. Been less than 48 hrs and runny nose now. Dizzy/sinus pressure more today. How long til it works?

Went to dr for possible sinus infection. Been dizzy/lightheaded, sinus pressure, headache, ear ache. Gave me amoxicillin 875 mg 3xday. Been less than 48 hrs and runny nose now. Dizzy/sinus pressure more today. How long til it works?

VIRAL INFECTION: Basic assumption is that your doctor gave you treatment for a bacterial infection. Inasmuch as 90 to 95% of upper respiratory infections are viral, there is no answer to your question. If you have a bacterial infection, it may take 3 to 5 days for you to feel well. With no culture of the nose and no pus in the nose, i believe you have a viral infection and think the antibiotic will not work. ...Read more

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