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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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Headache in top front left of head hurts only when i shake my head and ihavea piercing like feeling in that area that every once awhile ill get tumor?

Headache in top front left of head hurts only when i shake my head and ihavea piercing like feeling in that area that every once awhile ill get tumor?

Not likely.: Most headaches are not caused by brain tumors. However, frequent, recurrent or constant headache does require evaluation, especially if the symptoms are increasing in severity or interfere with normal functioning. Discuss this with your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What kind of headache is it if the pain is at the top front of your head?

What kind of headache is it if the pain is at the top front of your head?

Tension headache: Most probably it is a tension or muscle contraction headache. These are benign (not associated with serious brain problems), but if the pain is severe you should see a neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Everytime I wake up I get get a headache on the top and front of my head, I don't want to need to take pills everytime I wake up, how do I stop this?

Everytime I wake up I get get a headache on the top and front of my head, I don't want to need to take pills everytime I wake up, how do I stop this?

Stress or: position of head. Do you sleep in an odd position. Do you have a very restless sleep. These are things that may contribute to your headaches. Make sure it is none of the meds that you may take. Trauma would be another consideration or work in a position that may be a cause of neck strain. Try some ibuprofen occasionally for headache prevention. ...Read more

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I have this headache for about 4 days and its top front left side of my head and i only feel it when i shake my head and pierce like feeling in area ?

I have this headache for about 4 days and its top front left side of my head and i only feel it when i shake my head and pierce like feeling in area ?

Sinus pressure: When ther e is local pain usually it is related to structures cause pain underneath. The pain felt while shaking head is suggestive of sinus collection with inflammation. Sinus headache is helped with nac which breaks down mucus and bromalein which helps with pain - check for dust or mold at home and use air purifier to help prevent future episodes. ...Read more

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I've had a throbbing dull headache on the top of my head, near the front for the past few days. The headache typically lasts for five to thirty second?

I've had a throbbing dull headache on the top of my head, near the front for the past few days. The headache typically lasts for five to thirty second?

Migraine: Although the briefness of the pain you're having is somewhat uncharacteristic of a migraine headache, the other characteristics are migrants and nature, so I would conclude that you're having a type of migraine headache. Many factors can bring him on, such as allergies, head trauma, changes and sleep pattern, certain medications, processed foods. Just something to think about. ...Read more

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I've been having headaches everyday. Sometimes it would start from the top of my head to the front. Sometimes back of the neck to the back of my head. Sometimes the side to the front and sometimes just all over. Most of my headaches go away with acetamino

I've been having headaches everyday. Sometimes it would start from the top of my head to the front. Sometimes back of the neck to the back of my head. Sometimes the side to the front and sometimes just all over. Most of my headaches go away with acetamino

See your doctor: Unfortunately the location of headache is rarely, if ever, diagnostic. Although chronic daily headaches are often "benign" in the sense that they are not accompanied by life-threatening diseases, you don't know that until you are checked out by a doctor. Even if "benign", treatment is often available. Get help. ...Read more

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Yesterday i hit my head twice, once in the front and the top of my head and once on the left temple. I've had a moderate to severe headache ever since, ?

Yesterday i hit my head twice, once in the front and the top of my head and once on the left temple. I've had a moderate to severe headache ever since, ?

Headache: You likely have headaches from the repetitive head trauma. The best way to know if you need further testing is by seeing your physician or go to express care or urgent care. Possibilities include concussion. However, more serious conditions can result from head trauma. ...Read more

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