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Really bad head ache on the right side. Behind my eye and the side of my head. Feels like someone is stabbing my head. Just a headache?

Really bad head ache on the right side. Behind my eye and the side of my head. Feels like someone is stabbing my head. Just a headache?

Best to See MD: Headaches can cause different symptoms in different people. Be sure to see your MD to get a neurologic exam if headaches are new, wake you from sleep or only on 1 side. See [email protected] "Headache Diet" for possible solutions to help. ...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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The left side of my brain and kind of feels tense. Why?

The left side of my brain and kind of feels tense. Why?

Brain pain?: Actually, there are no sensory nerves in your brain. (if during neurosurgery, while you were awake, the doctor scooped out a tablespoon of your brain, you would feel nothing.) thus your pain probably reflects muscle tension and/or scalp inflammation on one side of your head. You have a muscle that stretches from the back of your neck to your forehead that is common site for muscle tension headache. ...Read more

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Top left side back of my head felt like sudden burst of pain and throbbing? No injury I have a bad headache there is a painful lump

Top left side back of my head felt like sudden burst of pain and throbbing? No injury I have a bad headache there is a painful lump

Emergency room.: Anytime someone has an unexplained sudden onset of headache which seems abnormally severe, it is important to get checked out right away. It may turn out to be an unimportant cause, but you don't want to miss it if it's not. Go right away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain at the top of my head one side feels like someone is stabbing my head &also really tight&ear on the same side of head is hurting what is this?

TMJ: YOu mentioned pain at the top of your head and tight ear on the same side. This may represent a referred pain from the front of the ear from something called the TM joint. It can cause pain in the ear and around the ear and headaches. See your doctor for further advice. ...Read more

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I have constant pain on the left side of my neck it's a strange sensation almost like a constant sunburn.Left & right side of my neck feels different?

I have constant pain on the left side of my neck it's a strange sensation almost like a constant sunburn.Left & right side of my neck feels different?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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The back right side of my tongue hurts, right side of throat hurts too, i salivate a lot and there's a small bump beneath the right side of my jaw.?

The back right side of my tongue hurts, right side of throat hurts too, i salivate a lot and there's a small bump beneath the right side of my jaw.?

Possible infection: There are lymph nodes where you indicate the swelling. The source could be an abscessed tooth or gum. Time to see the dentist, then more referrals ! ...Read more

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Had headache for 2weeks. Today started getting different type of pain in right side forehead and back of head. Kind of like burning n squeezing pain.

Had headache for 2weeks. Today started getting different type of pain in right side forehead and back of head. Kind of like burning n squeezing pain.

Headache: Difficult to say what this could be. Headaches can be differentiated into those neurological versus musculoskeletal or inflammatory. If you have never had headaches before it is worth seeing a doctor for a more complete examination and history. Keep track of what makes it better, and what makes it worse, and try to use one of the free headache apps so as to keep a good diary of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Head PAIN but no headACHE. On right side of head. Feels like I got hit with a rock?

Head PAIN but no headACHE. On right side of head. Feels like I got hit with a rock?

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) or asprin. Relaxation techniques to disipate stress are helpful as well. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Right aide of head hurts left side of body feels tingly and is confused?

Right aide of head hurts left side of body feels tingly and is confused?

Go to ER: If this is a new phenomenon for you, it should be evaluated in the er. It is possible it is a complex migraine, but even at a young age, it is suspicious for more serious conditions. ...Read more

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Hi doctor,I feel kind of pressure on left side of my head. It is concentrated at a coin sized area on top of my head. Is it sinus coz I had cold soda?

Hi doctor,I feel kind of pressure on left side of my head. It is concentrated at a coin sized area on top of my head. Is it sinus coz I had cold soda?

Pressure feeling: in a coin size area of the head after drinking a cold soda? I can imagine a scenario in which somebody drinks another persons bottle of Coke and in a moment of rage the other person takes the empty bottle and bops you on the head. Short of that situation I would recommend seeing a doctor for a good assessment. You may wish to exclude middle meatus syndrome (google it) ...Read more

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Have like a discomfort feel on top of my right hand side of my breast.

Have like a discomfort  feel on top of my right hand  side of my breast.

Neuropathy: Hand pain may be nerve pain or joint pain or even cervical spinal problems. Please see your family doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head then heard a crack in back of my head near my neck it hurts like a headache in back of my head what could this be?

I hit the top of my head then heard a crack in back of my head near my neck it hurts like a headache in back of my head what could this be?

Get an Xray!!: As soon as possible!! You need to visit one of the urgent care facilities (North Shore Hospital?) and get an xray of your cervical spine with "ODONTOID VIEWS!!!!! Write this down and take it with you! Go NOW Hope this helps...! Dr Z ...Read more

Hangover (Definition)

Various unpleasant mental and physical symptoms e.g., headache, nausea, dullness etc., that follow the consumption of too much wine, ...Read more