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I have been having these horrible headaches on the right side of my head. It is a pain I have never had before?

I have been having these horrible  headaches on the right side of my head. It is a  pain I have never had  before?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See a dr for a thorough history, exam and workup. ...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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I have been having extreme constant headaches on the right side of my head for about three days?

I have been having extreme constant headaches on the right side of my head for about three days?

Likely migraines: The pattern suggests migraine, but also, might be jaw or dental, or even sinus. Might be useful to start interventions to break up this pattern. A Concierge visit here online, might help. ...Read more

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I've been having headaches on the right side of my head lately could it be from listening to music? It's everyday.

I've been having headaches on the right side of my head lately could it be from listening to music? It's everyday.

Possible: Headaches can have many causes. And although listening to music can cause this, other causes may need to be determined. Avoid the music, take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and if it gets better great. If not a full exam by your doctor would be recommended. ...Read more

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I havebeen getting these headaches on the right side of my head and there also is a bump there that moves when I pressure on it what is this ?

Many choices;see Dr.: It is difficult to diagnose without an examination as there are a number of possibilities; please see your doctor for diagnosis and any necessary treatment. ...Read more

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I get frequent headaches on the right side of my head around the temple and forehead. Why could this be?

I get frequent headaches on the right side of my head around the temple and forehead. Why could this be?

Complex and common : Chronic headaches are very common and very complex to define in many cases. We recommend patients see a neurology specialist in headaches as further testing and imaging (ct, mri) is often needed to exclude serious causes. ...Read more

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Having thoughts in my head, using screens, and reading cause severe headaches on the right side of my head . Any idea(s) why this is happening/cures?

Having thoughts in my head, using screens, and reading cause severe headaches on the right side of my head . Any idea(s) why this is happening/cures?

One sided headache: A common cause of the one-sided headache is a migraine. That causes throbbing or a sense of pressure on one side, usually it lasts for hours or days, and it can be associated with light sensitivity or nausea. It is not caused by looking at a screen, but it nay be worse when doing this. People get dry eyes a lot with screens. Make sure you blink, look away at times, use eye drops too. ...Read more

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I'm getting very sharp headaches on the right side of my head. Last just seconds but more and more frequent. I have diabetes type 2 & a pituitary t?

I'm getting very sharp headaches on the right side of my head. Last just seconds but more and more frequent.  I have diabetes type 2 & a pituitary t?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, 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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What to do if I have an astigmatism in my right eye. Can that cause headaches on the right side of my head?

What to do if I have an astigmatism in my right eye. Can that cause headaches on the right side of my head?

Could: If you have uncorrected astigmatism, that can cause eye strain, which can cause headaches that typically feel like they come from the eye or the brow. If you're wearing accurate correction, however, it should not cause headaches. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

I have been having headaches on the right side of my head for two weeks now and the occasional ear ache. Now accompanied by noises while laying down.

Neurologist: I recommend a consultation with a neurologist to evaluate these persistent headaches. Since there is also tinnitus, imaging studies will be ordered to look for an acoustic neuronoma, and,if needed, referral to an otolaryngologist will be made because of the ear discomfort and noises you hear. ...Read more