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Left side of my head hurts a lot and I get sharp pains on top of my head as well what is wrong with me this has been happening for past 8months ?

Left side of my head hurts a lot and I get sharp pains on top of my head as well what is wrong with me this has been happening for past 8months ?

Migraine?: Unilateral headaches are often migraines, although they can run with tension headaches (which can cause tenderness on your scalp). You need to keep a diary of the triggers of your headaches, timing, severity and what you do to make the headache go away. This will be invaluable information to help you and your doc figure this out together. ...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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What could be wrong if only the left side of my head hurts when i shake my head?

What could be wrong if only the left side of my head hurts when i shake my head?

Sinus infection?: Sounds lie some potential causes of your ailment could be a sinus infection, an inner ear problem, an infected tooth, or trigeminal neuralgia for starters. I would not hesitate if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Every time i cough my left side of my head hurts. Why? I'm not coughing hard I have not been sick...

Every time i cough my left side of my head hurts. Why? I'm not coughing hard I have not been sick...

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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The top left side of my head hurts but there is no visible reason aside from a little swelling. The area has been sensitive for a couple weeks. ?

The top left side of my head hurts but there is no visible reason aside from a little swelling. The area has been sensitive for a couple weeks. ?

Swelling and pain in: an area of the scalp,I would be concerned about an infection.Have someone inspect the scalp very carefully,in really bright light,to see if there is any redness or a wound .It could be a very small place like an infected hair follicle or pimple or scab.You may require a course of antibiotics.Its time to c ur doc,since it's been weeks of this.Good luck?? ...Read more

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Why sometimes my left side of my head hurts by my temple ? I have slight sharp pains . It doesn't feel like a headache. It would happen then go away

Neuralgia: Neuralgia is a condition causing sharp, shooting pains coming from nerves in the scalp area and not from brain pathology. They are more of a nuisance disorder than anything serious. If symptoms worsen have your md check you and order any pertinent tests however. ...Read more

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Top left side of my head hurts to touch and there are occasional stabbing pains as well. I feel a little discomfort on my left side of my chest too.

See below: If your muscles were strong enough for two pregnancies, they are strong enough for a third. The questions to ask would be, "Do you want a third child. Did you have problems with first two pregnancies. What kind of problems?" ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed and a little confused for a couple of days, now the left side of my head hurts when I bend over. What can this be?

I've been feeling light headed and a little confused for a couple of days, now the left side of my head hurts when I bend over. What can this be?

A reason to see a Dr: To be correctly diagnosed, you need to see a doctor for an exam. There's no way to tell w/o one. It could be as simple as sinus or as complicated as a cardio-vascular issue - or anything between. Have an exam. If that leads to a need for lab work or imaging, follow the steps toward a Dx and Treatment plan. I hope it's simple but whatever it is, early attention will be best. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

CVA-stroke: You might be experiencing a cerebral vascular accident (cva) or stroke. You need to be seen immediately at the emergency room. Do not delay as early treatment is of utmost importance to help prevent permanent damage.S. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

Possible Migraine: Sounds like migraine mimicking paralytic attack. You should talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms very much in details, there are good medicine available for preventing migraine headache. Also there are other reasons for this kind of headache and tingling sensation therefore getting your physical check up and BP check is a good idea. ...Read more