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Hit my head on the car door about a day and a half ago. It hurt for a few minutes not other sypt. Today still slight headache on side of head, OK?

Hit my head on the car door about a day and a half ago.   It hurt for a few minutes not other sypt.   Today still slight headache on side of head, OK?

Concussion?: It could be concussion. See your doctor . Headache sometimes could be the only sign of concussion . It needs to be ruled out. If you develop additional symptoms such as dizziness, amnesia, loss of balance , nausea or vomiting , vision trouble , weakness on one side etc. go to an urgent care center or ER to get ct scan of the head and exam to rule out bleeding or swelling of the brain. ...Read more

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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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Sudden earache and headache left side of head shortly after working out. Persisting for many hours. Should i be concerned?

Sudden earache and headache left side of head shortly after working out. Persisting for many hours. Should i be concerned?

Middle ear problem?: You may have congestion of the inner ear. You could try clearing your sinuses with saline stay or a medicated nose spray. If it doesn't get better within a few hours it would be a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice? I have been getting a lot of pressure type headaches left side of head and at the back of head. Could this be sinusitis?

Can you give me advice? I have been getting a lot of pressure type headaches left side of head and at the back of head. Could this be sinusitis?

Behavioral medicine: Presuming that you have been thoroughly examined by your doc, you might consider some behavioral interventions. Your BP might also be elevated due to the pain. Herbert benson, md, a cardiologist has a great little technique called the relaxation response that might be helpful in relaxing the vessels in your head. Sinus headache is above and below the eyes. ...Read more

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Slight pressure headache r side of head above temple since yesterday and feel slightly off, off balance just a tad. Recent mri normal. Sinus? Worry?

Slight pressure headache r side of head above temple since yesterday and feel slightly off, off balance just a tad. Recent mri normal. Sinus? Worry?

Headaches around the: temple can be tension, migraine, cluster, TMJ, or sinus related, among other reasons. Some of these are visible on MRI, some are not. You might benefit from the advice of a Headache Specialist. Also, if you have your MR on a CD, I can review it here on HT and provide a second opinion. Click the Send Message button at healthtap.com/saurbornmd to start a consultation. ...Read more

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Pain above left eye brow tender to touch and headache at side of head comes and goes over last few days painkillers do help .?

Pain above left eye brow tender to touch and headache at side of head comes and goes over last few days painkillers do help .?

Need full history: If this is something new, you'll need a full history to be taken. Differential is broad. I'm available for a virtual consult to guide diagnosis, workup, and treatment. ...Read more

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Sinus and cough for 2 weeks, now when i cough headache right side of head and eye for 2 weeks now, hope its not a brain anyersum, im worried..

Sinus and cough for 2 weeks, now when i cough headache right side of head and eye for 2 weeks now, hope its not a brain anyersum, im worried..

Unlikely: The best explanation is that the cold developed into a sinus infection involving the ethmoid, frontal, and sphenoid sinuses. Not uncommon for cold to progress into infection about 2 wks after onset. With sinusitis usually have nasal congestion and discolored drainage. Suggest evaluation and antibiotics if infection confirmed. ...Read more

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What causes headache in left side of head?

What causes headache in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What causes headaches in left side of head?

What causes headaches in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...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