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Headache on top right side of head for one day ?

Headache on top right side of head for one day
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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

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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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 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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My friend has had a headache on his right side of head for a week it still hasnt gone is it serious?

My friend has had a headache on his right side of head for a week it still hasnt gone is it serious?

Go check it out!!!: You can't assume here. He must get it checked out by his doctor or er. A lot of headaches, even simple tension type pain can present on one side only. But he needs a physical exam and possible ct/mri to make sure nothing more serious is going on. Once you know that, then he can be treated for the usual causes of neck/head pain. ...Read more

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Headache on the right side of head since yesterdays night. Caught in the drizzle on monday morning and todays morning. Is it normal?

Headache on the right side of head since yesterdays night. Caught in the drizzle on monday morning and todays morning. Is it normal?

Common: Headaches are common, but if severe could represent a major problem. They are not generally related to weather conditions, and most commonly related to stress. It sounds normal, but if you're concerned, see your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a wave of headache on the right side of head above the ear. It has been going on for a few days, and happens mostly at night.

I have a wave of headache on the right side of head above the ear. It has been going on for a few days, and happens mostly at night.

Need exam : Wave to me means sporadic and implies if happens mostly at night, probably positional. This would suggest ear, mastoid or eustachian tube origin, but needs complete examination of these areas endoscopically or via ct scan to find the source. Could be something simple as an insect bite or tick bite, but these may also be serious. ...Read more

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What kind of headache can last for two weeks several times every day other than cluster headaches? Only on right side of head, neck, and eye.

What kind of headache can last for two weeks several times every day other than cluster headaches? Only on right side of head, neck, and eye.

Headache: It can be a migraine affecting that area or an occipital neuritis headache from an irritated occipital nerve that can be treated with a tiny shot of anesthetic and cortisone. Migraine prescription medications can include Nortriptyline and Topamax (topiramate) to break the cycle. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing . Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing . Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Migraine?: Sided-headaches with eye-findings sounds like may be migraine origin. Good if nsaids relieve symptoms. Should discuss with your dr or a neurologist for diagnosis confirmation (can't be positive in 400 characters!), and possible suppressive / preventive medication, depending on how frequently they occur. ...Read more