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Doctor insights on: Headaches In The Front Of Your Head

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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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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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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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I get headaches in the front of my head a lot, and it always lasts like a couple of days. Is this normal? Is this bad?

I get headaches in the front of my head a lot, and it always lasts like a couple of days. Is this normal? Is this bad?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Always have headaches in the front of my head. ?

Always have headaches in the front of my head. ?

Many causes: Many causes, have it evaluated, the complaint is vague and needs to be seen, not anything over the phone or on-line; could be benign or something serious. ...Read more

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Headaches in the front of my head could it be allergies?

Headaches in the front of my head could it be allergies?

Usually not: Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) rarely causes headaches. If you have severe nasal symptoms for several days the swollen nasal lining may interfere with frontal sinus drainage causing frontal pressure and if this continues the pressure can increase to pain. This process develops and resolves over many days. If you have the sudden onset of headache resolving in 24 hr, it is not allergy related. ...Read more

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Would pain on my spine/neck cause headaches in the front of my head?

Would pain on my spine/neck cause headaches in the front of my head?

It certainly can, --: Like the tension headaches can affect the front of the head as well. In some people a neck pain can aggravate or start a migraine, with full blown migraine resulting from it. Consult your pcp to be examined ; start treatment for it. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

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Daily i get headaches in the front of my head and a dripping sensation itch in my ears. Whats cause and treatment. I live in basement ?

Daily i get headaches in the front of my head and a dripping sensation itch in my ears. Whats cause and treatment. I live in basement ?

If your basement: is really old and humid/dank, you may have problems with sinus congestion due to allergic reaction to mold/ mildew/ fungus. All old basements have this problem. If your headaches are constantly on the front side and facial, then you will need to start on over-the-counter allergy pill along with nasal congestion medicines like Flonase or Rhinocort. Use ibuprofen and get out of the basement. ...Read more