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What does it mean if i keep getting sharp pains in my head on the left side?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if i keep getting really sharp pains in my head?

What should I do if i keep getting really sharp pains in my head?

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR: If you are getting recurrent or persistant headache not responding to over the counter pain killers, you should consult your doctor and get evaluated with detailed history and physical exam and imaging like cat scan/mri if your doctor feels it is indicated and make the diagnosis and proper treatment examples are migraine cluster headaches tension headaches sinusitis other causes. ...Read more

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Whats wrong if I keep getting sharp shooting pains in my head that have before made my nose bleed?

Whats wrong if I keep getting sharp shooting pains in my head that have before made my nose bleed?

Talk with your doc: This could be something common like allergies, sinus infection or infection inside your nose ... To something more concerning like high blood pressure. Since this has happened before & it's happening again, check this out with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am always tired and sleepy. I get headache a lot and sharp pains on my head. When i think for a minute, i get headache. Why does this happen?

I am always tired and sleepy. I get headache a lot and sharp pains on my head. When i think for a minute, i get headache. Why does this happen?

Disturbing: These symptoms are too non-specific to allow an opinion for cause, but they are sufficiently severe to warrant a full detailed assessment by a pcp. It is not possible to know whether this has an organic basis or a psychological one, but a good clinician should be able to work this out. Good luck and hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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For the past fortnight I have had a headache which seems to be on my right side all the way to the back of my head, sometimes it's bearable but other times my right side throbs I get sharp pains and it's, it's uncomfortable to fall asleep as if I sleep on

For the past fortnight I have had a headache which seems to be on my right side all the way to the back of my head, sometimes it's bearable but other times my right side throbs I get sharp pains and it's, it's uncomfortable to fall asleep as if I sleep on

Tension migraines : Tension migraines worsen as the day progresses. The muscles of the neck and scalp spasm and lead to a vice like tension across the head. Often the headaches will predominate on one side. Treatments to relax the muscles are the best remedy. Finding the cause and treating it will eliminate the headaches. See a headache expert for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

Tension headache: Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Take b-complex 100 too. ...Read more

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When I swallow, I get a sharp pain in the left side of my head and then it fades. It came on suddenly and typical headache meds don't help..

When I swallow, I get a sharp pain in the left side of my head and then it fades. It came on suddenly and typical headache meds don't help..

Muscular Issue: From the symptoms you are describing this is a muscular issues. Many muscles involved in coordinating and allowing swallowing to occur. Best bet is to see ENT specialist for evaluation. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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