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What is causing my right eye pupil dilation? I have been suffering from grand mal seizures, with severe headaches, right side only temple swelling, right eye pupil dilation, and also a sore right beside the afflicted eye.

What is causing my right eye pupil dilation? I have been suffering from grand mal seizures, with severe headaches, right side only temple swelling, right eye pupil dilation, and also a sore right beside the afflicted eye.

You : You should immediately make an appointment with an ophthalmologist and a neurologist. You don't say how long this has been going on, or whether your vision is affected, but there could be very serious problems. If this just started and you cannot get an appointment immediately, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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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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Left side of eye got blurry lasted for a hour it went away then I felt a mild headache right side if temple area with nausea came suddenly.

Left side of eye got blurry lasted for a hour it went away then I felt a mild headache right side if temple area with nausea came suddenly.

Migraine: Your symptoms sound consistent with a migraine (classic). Often there is a visual event (scintillating scotoma) followed by a painful event (headache, nausea &/or vomiting in your case) that may last 1/2 hour to even a few days. The eye symptoms don't arise within the eye, but within the brain in areas subserving visual pathways. A family/neuro doc can treat symptoms, EyeMD to rule out eye problem ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with Graves Disease. I suffer severely from headaches,only on the right side temple. It's not migraine.I am on 80mg beta blocker?

I have been diagnosed with Graves Disease. I suffer severely from headaches,only on the right side temple. It's not migraine.I am on 80mg beta blocker?

The beta blocker: will only blunt some of the effects of the elevated thyroid level. The basic thyroid problem still needs to be treated either with radioiodine or anti-thyroid drigs. Work w/your physician, Also, have your eyes checked with an opthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is happeninng to me? I hit my left temple slightly hard on the side of a couch. Now i'm still getting headaches hours later.

What is happeninng to me? I hit my left temple slightly hard on the side of a couch. Now i'm still getting headaches hours later.

Don't worry: It's from bruising. Apply ice packs for the first 2 days, then warm compress. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache. Headache may last for few days if you have these serious symptoms - passing out, persistent vomiting, visual blurring, weakness on one side of your body, then go see your dr. Imagine those boxers getting strong punches in the head and most of them are fine after the fight. Don't worry be happy. ...Read more

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Had headache for 4 days. On the right side and my right temple hurts to touch it. Worst when i wake up but last all day. What could be causing it?

Had headache for 4 days. On the right side and my right temple hurts to touch it. Worst when i wake up but last all day. What could be causing it?

TMJ: Common TMJ symptom. Perhaps night time clenching. Other TMJ symptoms include painful or limited oral opening, jaw clicking, If this is you, see TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. Otherwise, see your MD. ...Read more

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When I have a headache and shake my head it hurts intensely bad on left side near temple, is this normal?

When I have a headache and shake my head it hurts intensely bad on left side near temple, is this normal?

Kinda sorta: most people with bad headaches tend to remain still and quiet because movement tends to exacerbate there headaches. In your case, the left side of your head begins hurting much more when you move your head about by shaking. I don't know if that is common among headache people but it is true that there pain can get worse with movement. Www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I have a headache on my left temple since last night and generally the left side of my head. Help what are these symptoms of?

I have a headache on my left temple since last night and generally the left side of my head. Help what are these symptoms of?

Headache: Unfortunately you have not given enough information to make an informed diagnosis. Ask again with information about how the headache feels (squeezing or pounding), is it associated with other symptoms such as light or noise intolerance, abdominal pain, fatigue? ...Read more

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I have "ice pick" headaches, every so often. They always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. What does this mean?

I have "ice pick" headaches, every so often. They always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. What does this mean?

It means that...: ...you have "ice pick" headaches, every so often, & they always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. Your headaches are your headaches, and this is just what yours are like. As long as they chronically don't change, their quality & location don't signify anything dangerous, if that's what you're worried about. ...Read more

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For a while now I've been having achy headaches on and off on the left side of my head around my temple and a few inches higher. Should I worry?

For a while now I've been having achy headaches on and off on the left side of my head around my temple and a few inches higher. Should I worry?

See Dr. if persists: You said that you have a TMJ syndrome, which could be producing some of your symptoms. I would see a TMJ/TMD specialist to try to determine the source of your discomfort. ...Read more