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Severe headache on right side of head causing dizziness and right eye to close. CT scan is normal. At ER they gave me Morphine then my eye opened.?

Severe headache on right side of head causing dizziness and right eye to close. CT scan is normal. At ER they gave me Morphine then my eye opened.?

Referral to Dr?: The ER doctor should have advised you to see your doctor for follow-up. That's what you need to do. Morphine alone won't correct the cause so it needs to be discovered and treated if possible. I'm glad your eye opened - now use it to find your way to a good doctor. Best!

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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My pair of skis fell on my head. I've been dizzy, major headache in the front and back of left side of head, nauseous, vomiting, tired, no concetration. Help?

My pair of skis fell on my head. I've been dizzy, major headache in the front and back of left side of head, nauseous, vomiting, tired, no concetration. Help?

Post concussion synd: You may have experienced a concussion form the ski-head trauma. All the symptoms you are having can go along with the post concussion syndrome. You need to be checked and follow-up with a health care provider as concussion management is very important to avoid future issues. Best wishes.

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Migraine symptoms present. But no/mild head'ache'. Feels heavy and tight on left side of head. Worsens when exposed to sun. Feels dizzy when its dark.

Migraine symptoms present. But no/mild head'ache'. Feels heavy and tight on left side of head. Worsens when exposed to sun. Feels dizzy when its dark.

Migraine headache: Migraine is a disorder of recurrent attacks. A typical migraine attack progresses through four phases: the prodrome, the aura, the headache, and the postdrome. Prodrome (mood symptoms, neck stiffness). Aura (25% of patients experience vision disturbance). The headache of migraine is often unilateral and tends to have a throbbing or pulsatile quality. Nausea, vomiting, photophobia can also be there

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What to do if I have head aches at front side of head and dizziness?

What to do if I have head aches at front side of head and dizziness?

Headache and dizzine: The commonest cause is migraine. Yu may need to discuss with your MD about treatment. Otherwise you may try an NSAID such as Aleve (naproxen).

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Dizzy, jerky feeling eyes, heaviness right side of head, on and off 1 week and solid now 6 hours. World tilts right occasionally.

Dizzy, jerky feeling eyes, heaviness right side of head, on and off 1 week and solid now 6 hours. World tilts right occasionally.

Dizziness/BPPV: Lots of causes for dizziness. Any chest pain, palpitations? Is the dizziness brought about by head turning? If so, it might be bppv (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo). See you doctor. He might do some positional manuever in the office to confirm this.

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Pregnant (18 wks) and right side of head and face numb, no facial drooping. Also dizziness.?

Pregnant (18 wks) and right side of head and face numb, no facial drooping. Also dizziness.?

Stroke or migraine: The two likeliest choices are stroke or migraine variant. Choice 1 is quite serious. Choice 2 is annoying but much less serious. You need to see a neurologist asap.

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For past 2 days I have had a tingling crawlings sensation on right side of head with dizziness had a CT scan it came back normal. What else could be?

For past 2 days I have had a tingling crawlings sensation on right side of head with dizziness had a CT scan it came back normal. What else could be?

Possible migraine: Vertebro basilar migraine could cause similar symptoms. Treatment would be same as any other migraine. See a neurologist.

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I have a badheadache on top-right side of head that has a stabbing pain when touched in this one spot. No trauma to area good bp&no fatigue, dizziness?

I have a badheadache on top-right side of head that has a stabbing pain when touched in this one spot. No trauma to area good bp&no fatigue, dizziness?

Consider: Visiting your doctor. They can check some basic things in the office. They may choose to ask you to get an MRI of your head. In the mean time, consider warm soaked towel. If you have an infection under the skin, the warmth of the towel will stimulate even more blood to come to the area and help healing. Good luck!

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Got a weird pulsating sensation in right ear and went thru my right side of head. Felt dizzy and hot. What could this be?

Got a weird pulsating sensation in right ear and went thru my right side of head. Felt dizzy and hot. What could this be?

Middle ear issue: This needs to be seen with your physician to clarify. A middle ear problem, an inner ear problem are the first to consider, but there are other options so see your physician

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Have been having pressure in right side of head behind ear for 2 months with dizziness and stiff neck on that side. Ct w/o contast?

Have been having pressure in right side of head behind ear for 2 months with dizziness and stiff neck on that side. Ct w/o contast?

Scan, yes: Because you are young the statistics shift toward less serious problems. However, a lesion of some type involving the mastoid or skull base near the mastoid might give you these symptoms. So, yes; you should have scan. Type of scan questionable. For bone CT is best. For other structure MR is best. Talk to your doctor. Contrast helps but we avoid in some conditions.

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Severe throbbing pain on right side of head, dizzy, lightheaded, nausea and some vomiting. Symptoms worse on movement?

Severe throbbing pain on right side of head, dizzy, lightheaded, nausea and some vomiting. Symptoms worse on movement?

Seek treatment: Do you have a history of having such "severe throbbing pain " or any of the symptoms you described? If you do not its time to see a doctor. Various conditions can cause the symptom you are describing, strokes, migraine-associated vertigo, vertigo, some sinus infections. You made need a CT of you brain if your symptoms are "severe"

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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more