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I have severe headaches on my right side?

I have severe headaches on my right side?

Possible migraine: Headaches that occur on one side of the head are often migraines. These can be throbbing headaches, associated with nausea, sensitivity to bright light or loud noises, and occasionally flashing lights and visual changes. If this describes your headache, try taking an NSAID (ie. Ibuprofen) as soon as the headache starts to abort it before it gets worse. If this is a frequent problem, see an md. ...Read more

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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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I have a severe headache on one side of my head?

I have a severe headache on one side of my head?

Migraine: Unilateral headaches are typical of migraines. However, there are many questions that need to be answered. Is this a new headache type? Do you have other symptoms? A headache specialist could determine if there is a serious condition, and how best to treat it. ...Read more

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Ouch, have severe headache on left side of the head?

Ouch, have severe headache on left side of the head?

Hemicranial: Migraines are typically one-sided, and when they do occur, the pain can be rather intense. Cluster headaches are also focal mainly over the eye, and those may be "head-banging" events. All can be controlled and even prevented. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do about a severe headache on the right side of my head?

What can I do about a severe headache on the right side of my head?

Could be migraine: But could be due to jaw or sinus or dental issues, and even, rarely giant cell arteritis. So, see your doctor, get diagnosed, and start treatment, as all of these can be managed. ...Read more

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Everytime i bend my head down , i feel severe headache on one side of my head only?

Everytime i bend my head down , i feel  severe headache on one side of my head only?

? sinus: Most likely sinus disease but consider vascular or other structural lesion. See a neurologist to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm having severe headache to the right side of my head. It's terrible that it wake me up in the morning. I recently had tia. Help please.

Need evaluation soon: Pls have yourself evaluated as soon as you can. This may be headache from your TIA or you may have another attack of TIA or stroke that needs to be addressed now.Have yourself checked for risk for hypercoagulable state as well. ...Read more

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All of a sudden woke up with a severe headache that still here going on three days was on my right side now my whole head . Hurts tried everything?

All of a sudden woke up with a severe headache that still here  going on three days was on my right side now my whole head . Hurts tried everything?

Get evaluated now: You have not tried everything because you haven't seen a doctor. Do it. Sudden, severe headaches in a person without a headache history need immediate attention. ...Read more

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Hi, I have since 2011 severe headaches only at left side. Normal some asperines get the pain away but this week it seems nothing helps. What can it be?

Hi, I have since 2011 severe headaches only at left side. Normal some asperines get the pain away but this week it seems nothing helps. What can it be?

C neurologist: Or a ha/migraine specialist. Also b checked 4 a/v malformation in ur brain. U r still in the age group where this poses a real threat. The earlier u check it out the better. Ha may b an early sign. ...Read more