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Headache starts from the eye socket and spreads around till the back of head. Its not throbjing but very dull and make nauseatic with brainfog. Help.

Headache starts from the eye socket and spreads around till the back of head. Its not throbjing but very dull and make nauseatic with brainfog. Help.

New headache: Headaches can be a concerning symptom and can have many causes. Some are deserving of emergent treatment. Warning signs are chronic headaches that suddenly change in quality or intensity, multiple headaches a week, new onset headaches that affect one's ability to function, associated vomiting, associated dizziness/double vision/neck ache/fever/weakness, or the need to take daily pain medication. ...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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Migraine type headache, eye socket pain, temple pain, neck pain, and blurry vision all on the left side. Is this an emergency?

Migraine type headache, eye socket pain, temple pain, neck pain, and blurry vision all on the left side. Is this an emergency?

It may be bad, but: Bad is not the same as emergency - try to find a good headache specialist in your area. Yiur GP might refer or even a Univ Hospital directory or drug store may have referrals. ERs are full of trauma and possible contagion - if you need it, they are life saving. If not, go to a less stressful place. Here, Dr Dariush Saghafi is an expert and there are others - he's a gem. ...Read more

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What could be causing a headache on the left side around my eye socket?

What could be causing a headache on the left side around my eye socket?

Cluster headache : These symptoms, especially if pain is severe, may be related to condition called cluster headache. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a headache on the left side around my eye socket and i wanted to know what causes it?

What to do if I have a headache on the left side around my eye socket and i wanted to know what causes it?

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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I occasionally get headaches a few times a month, it's almost always on the left side especially around the front and eye socket area. Causes?

I occasionally get headaches a few times a month, it's almost always on the left side especially around the front and eye socket area. Causes?

Consultation advised: Tension headaches and migraine are the most common,BUT not the only, causes for headache(HA) .How long do the HA's last? When did they first start?Are you having any migraine symptoms with them? The following websites discuss the types of HA's. After reviewing consult your physician if concerned or have an online consultation here at Health Tap. http://bit.ly/1sAz8on http://bit.ly/1IEJpp4 ...Read more

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I get a headache that is generally on my left side of my head and face mostly around my nose and eye socket area is this my sinus? How do I stop it?

I get a headache that is generally on my left side of my head and face mostly around my nose and eye socket area is this my sinus? How do I stop it?

Headaches: Could be sinusitis, trigeminal neuralgia, migraine or cluster headaches. Less likely to be other serious conditions although proper diagnostic testing may be required. Check with your physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment as treatment will vary with diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sometimes, 1 eye makes it Painful to look sideways. STABBING pain deep in eye socket, sinus area. Eye gets RED. Sometimes with headache. What is this?

Sometimes, 1 eye makes it Painful to look sideways. STABBING pain deep in eye socket, sinus area. Eye gets RED. Sometimes with headache.  What is this?

Cluster headache?: Ice-pick pain? Best to see an ophthalmologist to be sure since other things like infection and glaucoma can also cause pain and a red eye. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000786.htm ...Read more

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My left eye socket near my eyebrow is in pain causing head ache?

My left eye socket near my eyebrow is in pain causing head ache?

Ophthomologist: There are some benign causes for your symptoms, but there are also some concerning causes. The more acute this is, the more it needs to be evaluated. Ed if visual disturbance and or pain with light and/or high fever are more concerning. Ed or ophthamologist are appropriate. ...Read more