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Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Refer to ENT, ER: This is something that typically needs evaluation by a specialist. I will refer the question to our ENT and other doctors. ...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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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

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Headache on right side of the head?

Headache on right side of the head?

The right headache : hemicranea is usually a description of a migraine. However fever or the presence of numbness or weakness can be associated with more serous disease. A new headache a severe headache. A different headache. A headache upon arising in the morning or one that wakes you up. Requires a complete work up. Lab ct and complete neurological exam ...Read more

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Headaches only on one side of my head , and down my neck. Best treatment for this?

Headaches only on one side of my head , and down my neck. Best treatment for this?

Identify causes: Any new headache, no matter the location or patterns should be evaluated by a doctor in order to determine what the cause might be. There are many kinds of benign causes for unilateral headaches, including referred pain from jaw, teeth, sinuses, eye, neck - but you need to be certain nothing worrisome causing your problem. See a doctor who may request a headache evaluation from neurologist. ...Read more

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Solutions to migraine headache on one side of the head?

Solutions to migraine headache on one side of the head?

Migraine management: Migraine prevention is key (avoid aged cheeses, sulfates, chocolate, preservatives, over-ripe fruit, etc). Feverfew is an herb which, if taken daily, has reduced the frequency of migraines in many people. Migraines may be aborted if products like Excedrin are taken at the first sign, and laying in a dark room with ice pack to the head to sleep can also help. ...Read more

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Having pain head ache on the back of head and neck and feeling dizzy?

Having pain head ache on the back of head and neck and feeling dizzy?

Call you Dr.: If you have tried over the counter analgesics, or heating pads to the neck, etc., and are not any better, there is not much we can do to help you on HealthTap other than telling you to call your Dr. for their input and treatment of your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Day 4 of prednisone.pain started back left of head. Now migraine on right temple.and pain on right back of head with numb cheek and lips.

Day 4 of prednisone.pain started back left of head. Now migraine on right temple.and pain on right back of head with numb cheek and lips.

Headaches & numbness: If you have never had a headache that causes numbness, please go to an ER now, or if your usual migraine treatment does not work. If it does work and the numbness is not new and resolves with the headache, contact the doc who prescribed the medicine tomorrow about the next step. ...Read more

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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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Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?

May be pinched nerve: If the pain that you feel is worse with bending your neck to the side and slightly backwards, it may be a pinched nerve (radiculopathy). The symptoms usually radiate to the arm or shoulder under those circumstances. If your symptoms are slightly better in that same position, then it could be myofascial pain or spasm. These indicators are not absolute but should be evaluated by your doctor. ...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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Pressure in face. Tingling around temple,forehead and front part of head all on right side.feeling exhausted, back of head throbbing,neck a lil stiff?

Pressure in face. Tingling around temple,forehead and front part of head all on right side.feeling exhausted, back of head throbbing,neck a lil stiff?

Tingling: Is there a rash on the face. Any fever? Any history of migraines?. If no additional neuroloIgical problems, I would take some Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil. If there is any fever, etc, I would recommend you go to an urgent care center or ER to rule out an infection such as meningitis, etc. ...Read more

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Whats risk of headaches on left side of head?

Whats 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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Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

MRI - Device Present: Some heart pacemakers and other devices are now being engineered to be MRI safe. Most stents are safe after a 6 to 12 week wait for the vessel wall lining to cover them with a fresh layer of cells. The implanting MD can tell you if it is safe to have a MRI.in all cases ...Read more