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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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What is cervicogenic headache? what is its location and how severe it is?

What is cervicogenic headache? what is its location and how severe it is?

Junction head/spine: Cervicogenic headaches come about as a result of some dysfunction or pathology in the cervical region of the spinal column such as may happen after a fracture or surgery, etc. It can come about from stretch or compression injuries without fracture. They can be severe in their intensity and difficult to treat but diagnosing them properly can be sometimes even more difficult. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of a headache in the same location behind my eye almost everyday? I can feel my heartbeat in my head.

What can be the cause of a headache in the same location behind my eye almost everyday? I can feel my heartbeat in my head.

Tension/migraine/eye: A daily headache is a litle different than things like migraines (although they can be frequent and do throb). A condition called chronic daily headache exists that is tough to manage. Headaches can have many causes including drugs, caffeine, otc med use, inflammation, migraines, tension and so on. To diagnose it needs more symptoms and some exam. Problems in the eye can also cause headaches. ...Read more

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What symptoms can come from having a migrain or cluster headache at age 18.(location: left side from mid forehead to behind ear.. On left side)?

What symptoms can come from having a migrain or cluster headache at age 18.(location: left side from mid forehead to behind ear.. On left side)?

Several: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why does the location of my headache shift when I move my head?

Other symptoms?: Worsening headache with lying flat can result from accumulation of excess water in the brain (condition causing poor cerebrospinal fluid-csf flow). Worsening headache with standing can result from abnormal leakage or escape of csf. Would get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Wondering if sinus headaches are more common based on a particular geographic location?

Wondering if sinus headaches are more common based on a particular geographic location?

No: I don't beileve so, although highly polluted areas may cause more reactive airway disease, and may cause nasal congestion as part of this. ...Read more

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On average I get 10-15 ice pick headaches a day, varying levels of pain & in various locations, is this normal and should I be concerned?

On average I get 10-15 ice pick headaches a day, varying levels of pain & in various locations, is this normal and should I be concerned?

ABnormal for ANYONE: I think you know....I hope you know that ICE PICK HEADACHES aren't normal types of headaches for you or anyone else to have even ONCE a day. You need to be under better control. See headache specialist or make an appointment with me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to set up your calendar appointment. There is specific medication that works for these miserable things. ...Read more

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I was bit by a tick Thursdayish. It was very imbedded and sucking blood. Now the location of bite hurts, I have a headache, and I'm achey all over.

I was bit by a tick Thursdayish. It was very imbedded and sucking blood. Now the location of bite hurts, I have a headache, and I'm achey all over.

Lyme?: It's not lyme disease from this particular tick bite, as it is too soon, but your symptoms could be related to the tick bite itself. If you've had a previous tick bite, even if unnoticed, you could have lyme disease. These are vague/general symptoms. You need an evaluation by your physician, who may consider treating w/ antibiotics empirically. ...Read more