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I have a headache on my left head?

I have a headache on my left head?

There are several: types of headaches and they can be quite debilitating. Please start by seeing your doctor and possibly a mental health professional to help you cope w/the headaches. There are many techniques you can learn to lessen or stop them, e.g., biofeedback, clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. Local hospitals sometimes have a headache clinic. ...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 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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I have a headache. Both sides of my head.

Need information: Could be as simple as a tension headache, but not having other history, it is impossible to say. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Occipital Neuralgia: This is a very common location to get headaches. There are two very large nerves known as the greater ; lesser occipital nerve in that region. Most commonly, these nerves are compressed between the muscles of your neck and the fascia, creating extreme pain and headaches. Good news, there are new advances to help this type of headaches with Botox or surgery. Have to rule out other causes too! ...Read more

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Age 28, BP 140/90 and headache in back head?

Age 28, BP 140/90 and headache in back head?

BP: Schedule with your primary care doc. For workup & tx for BP elevation. ...Read more

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I have headache in my head what I have to do?

I have headache in my head what I have to do?

Get checked out: A good start at finding potential headache triggers would be to maintain a diary. Every time you have a headache write down what you were doing, the foods you ate that day, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, stress, how much sleep you had the night before, eye strain, etc. Try to find patterns in your headache so that you can learn what things to avoid. Get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Jabbing headaches on top left side of the head?

Jabbing headaches on top left side of the head?

Mustbe examined: requires an examination, testing, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Can be any number of issues from migraine to to neurological exam. If it only lasts a few seconds it may be related to scalp muscle spasm, ...Read more

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What could cause sharp headache in top of head?

What could cause sharp headache in top of head?

Many causes: You will nee a neurologic workup if you fall within the following categories : 1. Headache of sudden onset that persists (bleeding); 2. Hedache accompamied by physical findings such as fever, alteration of consciousness, doble vision or weakness; and 3. Headache if you have been previously healthy. In other cases of chornic headache it can be migraine or muscle. Tension headache. ...Read more

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What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

Mostly tension/sinus: Frontal headaches can have many causes. Sinus disease related to allergy or infection, tension, and dehydration. Migraine headaches can have all sorts of triggers including food, lights, allergy, emotional stress, changes in weather etc., more common in women.Somes arteritis or inflammation of temporal artery can be cause. ...Read more

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Having headaches on the low left side of my head?

Where exactly : Many causes, it may be an ear infection, temporal arteritis, tumor, hypertension, muscular . Many things can cause headaches. Headaches may be benign but it worries me a lot, until i find the cause and treatment. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

Depends: This could be many things, including tmj. See a headach specialist, and also a dentist who treats tmj. Could be multiple causes. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache on the right side of my head?

Why do I get a headache on the right side of my head?

Many possibility: Unilateral headache can be migraine, TMJ pain, temporal arteritis and others including a brain tumor. Start with your primary care physician! ...Read more

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Why am i having headache but only half side of my head?

Why am i having headache but only half side of my head?

Hemicranial HA's: Could well be due to migraines, and this can be prevented and treated. If the headache shifts from side to side, this is not an intracranial structural issue. ...Read more

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What should I do for headaches in the side of the head?

What should I do for headaches in the side of the head?

TMD: There are over 300 different kinds of headaches, and treatment depends on symptoms it can range from a bite guard to different medicines.
A headache specialist, or dentist who treats headaches may be able to help, or write back with more symptoms. ...Read more

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How long should a headache continue after banging head?

How long should a headache continue after banging head?

Duration of headache: Most headaches will resolve on their own in a day or so. Depending on the cause of the headache, for example migraine should last 1 day, subgaleal hemorrhage may cause headache that last up to a week., and a generalized post concussive headache is difficult to predict but usually lasts 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get a headache on the right side of my head?

Why is it that i get a headache on the right side of my head?

Headaches: You should see a neurologist who will take a careful history concerning your headache character. Location, frequency and intensity. Triggers, duration, remedies are important. Most headaches can be diagnosed with complete exam. ...Read more

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What to do if i've had a headache on the left side of my head?

Unilateral headache: Headaches can have many causes, when unilateral they might be a migraine or other vascular primary headache but referred pain from dental, sinus, neck, eye, or jaw pain among many other areas could be causing. Request evaluation to get at the cause to identify best treatment options. ...Read more

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Why does the location of my headache shift when I move my head?

Why does the location of my headache shift when I move my head?

Headaches: Headaches from sinus pressure or muscle tightness can seem to migrate to other areas with movement. ...Read more

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Headaches on the left side of the head every month. What to do?

Get examined: Headaches which always on the same side (right or left does not matter) raises suspicion for structural brain disease such as tumor, vascular malformation etc. Regardless of headache frequency, if 100% are on the same side, you need a brain scan even if you have a normal neurologic examination. ...Read more

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What do I do? I have this weird headache on one side of my head?

What do I do? I have this weird headache on one side of my head?

See a neurologist: If similar headaches have occurred in the past then it is most likely a migraine. ...Read more

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What can I do for a prolonged headache after a knock in the head?

Imaging: Head trauma can cause post-traumatic headaches, but could also cause delayed bleeding over the surface of the brain (sdh). Important to get examined and make a decision re imaging (mri). A number of meds can break-up the constant headache, and Botox might be considered. ...Read more

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What is the cause why im having headache on back of my head... ?

What is the cause why im having headache on back of my head...  ?

MUSCLES: By far the most common cause of headaches in the back of the head are TENSION (MUSCULAR) headaches due to CONTRACTION of the muscles in the back of the head. This is what is often called "tension headaches" and is probably the NUMBER ONE CAUSE of headaches in general. Try heat in the back of your neck /upper back. Muscle relaxants prescribed by your Primary Care Provider are next step!
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What could be causing this headache on the left side of the head?

TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more

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Why are my headaches on the left side of my head and not the right?

Why are my headaches on the left side of my head and not the right?

MIGRAINE: Migraine in adults tends to be on one side right or left in localization, in some patients the headache is always localized in one side, it does not matter right or left.
In your case it is on the left and mostly it will stay like that. ...Read more

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I have a headache that's like a band my head what do I take for it.?

Ibuprofen: Sounds like you have a tension headache i would take a proper dose of ibuprofen, hydrate and get rest. ...Read more