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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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Throbbing headache in one spot for 3 days. Started dull but then severe on the 3rd day but then went away. Migraine? No other symptoms

Throbbing headache in one spot for 3 days. Started dull but then severe on the 3rd day but then went away. Migraine? No other symptoms

You may be right: Sounds potentially migraine, but if repetitive and causes more problems, a Concierge visit could point toward approaches to manage this. ...Read more

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Severe headache in one spot of head, dizziness and stiff neck. What do you recommend?

Severe headache in one spot of head, dizziness and stiff neck. What do you recommend?

Pain meds/Vist your : If you have any fever you should go see your docotr. Otherwise pain medicine will help your headache. For mild headache take tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 tabs every 6 hourly if needed, if this does not help after one or two doses, take Aspirin or ibuprofen(motrin or advil ) 2 tablets at a time, every 6-8 hourly for one or two days as needed. ...Read more

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Can one single incident of very slurred speech indicate the possibility of a brain tumor in a teenager? Also everyday mild headaches on one spot.

Can one single incident of very slurred speech indicate the possibility of a brain tumor in a teenager?  Also everyday mild headaches on one spot.

Possible? Yes?: Probable? Not on the basis of your information. However, I think it would be a very reasonable step to have this teenager fully evaluated by their doctor and then, possibly a neurologist with appropriate tests and imaging studies if warranted. If you'd like to chat about this: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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When I was 2 I fractured my skull they said everything was healed but I get headaches in only that one spot there's an indentation in that spot also ?

When I was 2 I fractured my skull they said everything was healed but I get headaches in only that one spot there's an indentation in that spot also ?

Confused: Your profile said age 16 (which disqualifies you from this site) but then ou had a skull fracture at age 21. NOnetheless, this needs to be evaluated by a doctor . ...Read more

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Why would i get headaches all the time in one spot ?

Why would i get headaches all the time in one spot ?

Many causes for head: Aches. Start with a headache diary to look for triggers. Consider getting it checked if you have any nausea/vomiting, double vision, blurred vision, . ...Read more

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If you have a sentinel headache, is it all over your head or just in one spot? Is there any other symptoms?

If you have a sentinel headache,  is it all over your head or just in one spot? Is there any other symptoms?

Yes: In general said no headache is considered a severe headache the worst headache of your life this can be a sign of a bleed into the brain tumor for infection. Meet face-to-face primary care or neurologist to your doctor valuation to diagnose and treat this ...Read more