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What does it mean when my eyes ache and I have a headache at the front of my head. Feel tired also?

What does it mean when my eyes ache and I have a headache at the front of my head. Feel tired also?

Sinus headache?: Eyes aching and frontal headache could be due to a sinus infection. Allergies can also cause similar symptoms. Please see physician for further help ...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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I have a headache centered at the front of my head with head pressure. I also have a cold. What kind of headache is it? Been worried for concussion

I have a headache centered at the front of my head with head pressure. I also have a cold. What kind of headache is it? Been worried for concussion

Sinus: Could just be sinus congestion. Concussion is caused by hitting your head maybe in a fall or something. Sounds like you have sinus congestion from your cold which can cause a headache. Take otc cold remedy. If it persists see your physician. ...Read more

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For the past week I have been having these headaches in the front of my head above my eyes they come and go is this sinus I have terrible allergies

For the past week I have been having these headaches in the front of my head above my eyes they come and go is this sinus I have terrible allergies

Headaches: Yes you could be having sinus headache brought on by your nasal allergies or allergic rhinitis. Consult your doctor or an allergist for help. ...Read more

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I have had a headache in my front left side of my head that radiates down my neck for three days is this something I should be concerned with?

I have had a headache in my front left side of my head that radiates down my neck for three days is this something I should be concerned with?

Yes: You are taking many medication that have the ability to cause these problems and they conflict with one another. You need your medication needs reviewed and altered appropriately. ...Read more

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I have a bad headache on the front left dude of my head it's pulsating and my neck is stiff my eyebrow hurts?

I have a bad headache on the front left dude of my head it's pulsating and my neck is stiff my eyebrow hurts?

Frontal headache: A frontal region headache can range from an annoyance to completely debilitating condition. Common causes for frontal headache are underlying conditions like tension type headache, frontal sinusitis, giant cell arteritis or migraine. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I get really bad pain in the back left side of my head when I cough which leads to a headache in the front of my head for a few hours 6 weeks now?

Hi I get really bad pain in the back left side of my head when I cough which leads to a headache in the front of my head for a few hours 6 weeks now?

Occipital neuralgia?: This may be occipital neuralgia. If you have had it for six weeks straight, it may be worth visiting your doc. They can recommend someone to inject the nerve to see if the headache is coming from there. If it is there are some options, if not well then you would continue down the diagnostic pathway. ...Read more

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Horrible pressured headache in the front of my head and eyes, blacked out vision when I stand up. Had an epidural and I'm on nexaplon. What is this?

Horrible pressured headache in the front of my head and eyes, blacked out vision when I stand up. Had an epidural and I'm on nexaplon. What is this?

See your doc: This could be a spinal fluid headache. Occurs rarely after epidurals, when the Dural, lining does not heal. This can be easily fixed, but not until, it is correctly diagnosed. Call the doc who administered the injection to inform him/her of the situation ...Read more

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Why am I getting headaches when I stand up? Left front of my head symptoms one day old.

Other symptoms?: Hi
one day of headaches when standing could be part of a cold, sinus infection, or allergies

have you hit your head or strained your neck?

Is your vision okay/normal?

Do you have a history of headaches?

I am assuming you don't have fevers, vomiting, dizziness, head pain with laying down, vision changes. ...Read more

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What kind of headache do I have when it hurts in the front of my head and back of it help me please?

What kind of headache do I have when it hurts in the front of my head and back of it help me please?

Need more info pls: Is the pain bandlike and squeezing, sharp like a needle and stabbing, throbbing associated with facial pain and cold symptoms? Please write another entry with more information. Any changes in vision, hearing, nausea, vomiting, neurological changes like weakness, numbness, confusion, balance problems? Incoordination? Fever? Taking medication? How severe? ...Read more

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Why do I always have a headache? I get them almost every day. They are usually felt at the side or front of my head.

Why do I always have a headache? I get them almost every day. They are usually felt at the side or front of my head.

TMJ: Headache originating at the side of the head are usually associated with the temporalis muscle and tmj. This muscle just so happens to attach to the jaw and can become hyperactive when your bite or jaw is not in a proper position. Tmj is a syndrome and presents with many symptoms that appear unrelated. I suggest you see a dentist specially trained in treating TMJ headaches make life miserabe. ...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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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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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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I get a headache that starts from my neck to the front of my head, what should I do?

I get a headache that starts from my neck to the front of my head, what should I do?

Try: It may be related to issues occuring in yout neck. Try sleeping with a small pillow if using a large one or multiple ones. Try some simple heat applications to the area and gentle stretching especially in a hot shower. You can try some otc meds. If the headache is constant or does not improve with these recommendations see your doctor to evaluate possible causes and further treatment options. ...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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I occasionally have horrible headaches, they don't bother the front of my head, or the sides, only the back. Is this a migrane?

I occasionally have horrible headaches, they don't bother the front of my head, or the sides, only the back. Is this a migrane?

Could Be Neck Issues: If preliminary evaluation by your primary doctor doesn't help, consider evaluation of your neck to make sure nothing is awry there. Many times the facet joints in the neck or even herniated disks could be a cause of this issue in the back of head. Alternatively it could also be occipital neuralgia in the back of the head if the neck evaluation reveals nothing. ...Read more

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I had a workout session at the gym around 4:30 and I've had a off and on headache not to bad and some pressure in the front of my head. Is this bad?

I had a workout session at the gym around 4:30 and I've had a off and on headache not to bad and some pressure in the front of my head. Is this bad?

Vague: May not even be related unless this happens every time you workout. Could be exercised induced headache, or possible positional/neck/back movements with the exercises. See a Dr. ...Read more

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Headaches here lately that come at night time in front of my head just pressure could it be alligeries or sleeping to much?

Headaches here lately that come at night time in front of my head just pressure could it be alligeries or sleeping to much?

Multiple Reasons: Headaches at front of head at night could indeed be from increased pressure - if headache occurs after lying down. Could also be from multiple other causes: migraine, neck muscle (and particularly splenius capitas), or Temporo-Mandibular Joint troubles, to name a few benign, common headache causes. You will want to ask your physician; you may benefit from a specialist referral to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I've had a really bad headache for 3 weeks now it leaves for not mor than a hour I'm not sleeping much due to pain it's at front of my head?

I've had a really bad headache for 3 weeks now it leaves for not mor than a hour I'm not sleeping much due to pain it's at front of my head?

Sinusitis?: You may have a congested frontal sinus. The frontal sinus is in the forehead area, above the eyebrows. It can become congested, along with the other sinus cavities.
Treatment would be a decongestant such as sudafed and maybe an antibiotic. Try this treatment first and then seek medical advice if there is no relief. ...Read more

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My 12year old daughter has a headache in the front of her head on the left & right side. I gave her two alleve liquidgels 220mg and she has ate. Help?

My 12year old daughter has a headache in the front of her head on the left & right side. I gave her two alleve liquidgels 220mg and she has ate. Help?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Back of my neck on the left side has been hurting for days pain travels up to the base of my skull & into the front of my head a bit. Is it a headache?

Back of my neck on the left side has been hurting for days pain travels up to the base of my skull & into the front of my head a bit. Is it a headache?

Muscular: It sound like it could be muscular in origen. The esternocleidomastoid muscle is the large muscle on the side of the neck and when is strain could give you the symptoms you descibe. Olso it could be due to pathology in the cervical spine, the pain you descibe does not seems to be radicular in origen (pinch nerve). ...Read more

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The front of my head over on the right serious headache sometime the spot move and it does feel like my eyes are getting dim?

The front of my head over on the right serious headache sometime the spot move and it does feel like my eyes are getting dim?

Migraine?: Your symptoms seem consistent with a migraine. You describe a "spot" of dimness that moves. This may be the aural component of the migraine. If your vision seems changed of different following this attack, definitely see an eye MD to rule out other causes for the vision dimness. Treatment for the headache & other suppressive treatments will be discussed. You may need to see a neurologist if need. ...Read more

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I'm having this really bad weird headache I feel some pressure in front of my head now having nauseas. Took tramadol n its not helping, what can I do?

I'm having this really bad weird headache I feel some pressure in front of my head now having nauseas. Took tramadol n its not helping, what can I do?

Headache concerns: 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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Do I have a tension headache if it's in the back and a migraine if it's in the front of my head?

Do I have a tension headache if it's in the back and a migraine if it's in the front of my head?

Difficult to tell: Headaches can be difficult to diagnose and treat, but typically tension headaches wrap around the head and neck on both sides. Typically migraines are on one side around the temple, but can occur further back and sometimes occur on both sides. Keep a diary or log, indicating any possible triggers (foods, stress, alcohol, etc) and show that to your doctor. This is very helpful. ...Read more