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Headache Location Meaning
Hi! unusually having a headache ... Feels somehow dizzy ... Pain goes and comes ... Couple of days .. ? What is the meaning of all this?
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
Most without headach: More than 85% strokes occur without significant headaches associated with them. When you say "silent" stroke I think what you mean is a stroke which there are no obvious neurological deficits. Those can and do occur. Talk to your doctor if you think there might be a problem. ...Read more
I seem to have this chronic almost-headache...Meaning, i don't have a full blown headache, but when i shake my head, it's painful. What could it be?
Sexually active.This past month nausea headaches everyday sore lower back sore boobs constipation and C-section scar very sensitive again? Meaning?
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1 day period headaches backache heavy boobs everyday nauseas most of the day can't sleep on stomach C-section tender again but neg hpt .. Meaning?
Please write again.: I am unable to understand your question. Please write your question again, describing your signs and symptoms in a way that i can understand it. Thanks. ...Read more
27, 125 healthy female. Take great care of my body. Daily problems-Sore/swollen joints (fingers, wrists, hips, knees, ankles), chronic fatigue, blotchy chest, daily headaches, etc. ANA was 1:640. C3 135.5 (av.82-194) C4 34.2 (av.18-55) Help! Meaning?
Not healthy: If you have all these symptoms , you are not healthy. The elevated ANA suggests that you are more likely to suffer from an autoimmune disorder but is not diagnostic per se. I would like to see a CH50 level instead of just C3 or C4. Recommend that you consult a rheumatologist who will likely order confirmatory tests. ...Read more
Headaches: Headaches from sinus pressure or muscle tightness can seem to migrate to other areas with movement. ...Read more
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
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
Bumpd my head by trying to stand up in a cramped place.The headache is still here after a day.Pain location is opposite of struck point.Should I worry?
MD: See MD for exam. Could be a problem that needs to be addressed. ...Read more
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
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
I have a left parietal meningioma, recently discovered due to a headache. Is this a accessible location for successful treatment?
A gentle headache that moves location around my head for a couple days and in some spots i can feel the pain when i touch the spot that's aching.
Cranial arteritis?: If you were older, i would suggest your ophthalmologist or neurophthalmologist rule out cranial arteritis with biopsy and sed rate. ...Read more
Localized or not: Both localized (near orbit) or diffuse, migraine type headaches can occur. Headache warning signs can include a change in headaches or persistent head pain when it was not there before. Other warning signs can include visual loss, new onset seizures, drooping eyelid, double vision, dilated pupil. loss of color vision in one eye, with eventual catastrophic headache if a bleed occurs. ...Read more
About 3 weeks ago I hit my head barely. This week I had a headache all day on monday in that exact location, now its a stabbing pain on and off. Bad?
No relation: Hard to imagine how minor head bump can cause pain 3 weeks later. If persists, see doctor. ...Read more
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
Where is the location of a headache from intracranial hypertension? I have a headache on the top of my head, its not bad just feels tight and achy?
2 weeks constant BAD headache crown of head and vertex. Occasionally moves to above eyes and all over head. Never had pain in this location. Cause?
Migraine?: Headaches, believe or not, are rarely the sign of anything serious. Brain tumors rarely cause headache. migraines can come on at any time in your life. The most common other entity causing headaches as you describe are sinus infections. Why don't you consult me, and we will talk more. I am a neurologist. ...Read more
Past week have been having mild constant headaches(sides of head, above eyes/forehead)Varies in location, but as soon as I close my eyes it goes away?
Perhaps eye fatigue: mild headache in various locations does not sound like a worrisome headache. one possibility of it getting better when you close your eyes is that your eyes may be, for some reason, sensitive to the light (photosensitivity). I would try something mild like OTC tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil, make sure you get adequate rest, drink good amount of water each day, and do some relaxation exercises such as yoga. ...Read more
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
Could severe headaches, ranging in type and location, be caused by wisdom teeth coming in? I also have jaw stiffness, and tooth pain.
Maybe: As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches. ...Read more
Im only 22, for the past two months bones/muscles aching in different locations. Weak, overly-tired, night sweats, headaches, bug bite looking rash
My cheeks on my face are tingling near my ears almost with my jaw joint as to location, vomiting, high fever, pain, headaches, nausea, neck pain, ?
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My cheeks on my face are tingling near my ears almost with my jaw joint as to location, vomiting, high fever, pain, headaches, nausea, neck pain, tired
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Headaches: The first step is to keep a journal of the location, frequency, intensity, and associating factors to determine the cause of the headaches. The next step is to visit a neurologist who specializes in headache management to define the type of headache. The third step is to develop a two-pronged treatment plan to prevent the headaches and reduce/eliminate them. ...Read more
Needs attention: Headaches are a common but often benign problem. However, persistant symptoms do require evaluation. This is especially so when the problem is of recent onset, represents a change from a usual pattern or is associated with other symptoms like blurred vision or disruption of sleep. You should discuss the problem and its history with your doctor to determine what tests and treatment are needed. ...Read more