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Severe temple, headache, pain in left eye, migraine?

Severe temple, headache, pain in left eye, migraine?

Possibly.: As always, making a diagnosis is the first step. Your physician should be able to take a history and examine you to decide if this is likely to be a migraine or something more significant like temporal arteritis or elevated intraocular/intracranial pressure. Headaches are common, migraines are less common and everything else is rare but all require evaluation. ...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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Pounding and throbbing headaches?

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Pounding and throbbing headaches?

Ibuprofen: Take some Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) and take a nap. Most migraines are relieved with sleep. Go see your doctor if your headaches are regular. You may need a triptan to abort the headache (imitrex). The doc needs to run some tests and take a good history to put you on the right therapy. ...Read more

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Nose bleeds chest pain dizziness left arm pain headache?

Nose bleeds chest pain dizziness left arm pain headache?

Although you: are young - this still should prompt emergency medical evaluation to rule out a cardiac event. ...Read more

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Bad throbbing/pounding headache with sharp shooting pain?

Bad throbbing/pounding headache with sharp shooting pain?

Need physcian evalua: See your doctor for such symptoms you need physician care , could be anything from b. P to impending stroke, see your doctor ...Read more

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Intermittent left sided chest pain and pressure?

Intermittent left sided chest pain and pressure?

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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Sudden headache, neck ache nausea?

Sudden headache, neck ache nausea?

Migraine most likely: If you've never suffered from headaches and has a severe headache with neck stiffness rather than just neck ache, meningitis is a consideration. You need to see a doctor asap. However, the most common cause is migraine. It can be treated with Ibuprofen or naproxen. To prevent them, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, don't drink more than 1 caffeinated beverage a day, take magnesium daily. ...Read more

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Pulsatile tinnitus, recent stabbing pain in inner ear right side, right side face pain, lightheaded, right side neck pain. Possible causes?

Pulsatile tinnitus, recent stabbing pain in inner ear right side, right side face pain, lightheaded, right side neck pain. Possible causes?

See an ENT: There are many possible causes of these types of symptoms. TMJ dysfunction, carotid stenosis and ear infection, just to name a few. However, pulsatile tinnitus mandates a medical investigation with radiological tests as well as blood-work. See an ENT for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Could stress cause a constant throbbing headache and forehead pressure, nose pressure, twitching in temple and crawling sensation in temple?

Could stress cause a constant throbbing headache and forehead pressure,  nose pressure, twitching in temple and crawling sensation in temple?

R/O TENSION HA: YES: 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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I am experiencing headache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness, feels sharp or stabbing, throbbing sensation) (s...

I am experiencing  headache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness, feels sharp or stabbing, throbbing sensation) (s...

Need more info: Hello dear. I do understand that the headache really at times can be annoying. In order to come to right advice we need more info. As it could be as trivial as common headache with Tylenol to relieve it or it can be something that needs different treatment. The most common headache at your young age people can experience is usually migraine headache. Let us know if Tylenol does not relieve it. ...Read more

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What causes pulsating headaches?

What causes pulsating headaches?

See a doctor: You may be suffering from migraines. See your doctor who can help determine if that is the cause and can treat you. ...Read more

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Chest pain, nasal congestion, distorted vision, headache, waves of nausea, sharp pain lower right abdomen, dull pain lee right back, thoughts?

Complicated: There is not likely to be any one single diagnosis that ties all your symptoms together. Right lower quadrant pain always raises the question of appendicitis which always has nausea associated with it so you should be examined today to rule that out (or confirm it). ...Read more

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Left pulsing back pain with nausea?

Left pulsing back pain with nausea?

Possibly Kidney: Pain in the flank can represent kidney infection, kidney stones, or even back strain. One concern however is the "pulsating" aspect. This would be concerning for an aortic issue. You should seek medical attention regarding this as it could potentially be serious. ...Read more

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Experiencing sinus pain/he aches, neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Experiencing sinus pain/he aches,  neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Possibly migraine: you are having a migraine issue. The ear pain may be from teeth clenching or grinding partly related to your anxiety or less likely an inner ear infection. You need to talk to your doctor and get examined. Glaucoma should be ruled out as the cause for the eye pain- get the eye pressure checked since it may lead to permanent loss in vision if left untreated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Burning tingling sensation in face, dizziness sharp stabbing pain in head neck pain stabbing pain in ear cold sensations all on right side of head?

Can B due 2 facial-: -nerve in origin. It just appears in some people 4no reason. It an inflammation of the nerve, & best 2 C an ENT. 2 B sure there is no treatable process. If none, meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) & Neurontin can B of help, also Cymbalta is often tried. All have an effect on pain pathways. Goes by name of Trigeminal Neuralgia. ...Read more