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Left Sided Headache And Black Floaters In Left Eye
Headache worse with bending head forward an stiff mid back pain an sick to belly an balance trouble, floaters in left eye. What's the cause?
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
Floaters, blurred vision, headaches and tenderness in temple around left eye - blind in right eye from birth. Eye tests ok - any ideas as to causes?
Check sed rate: You are a bit young for this but I'd check an ESR (sedimentation rate). If elevated consider temporal arteritis. Typically the temporal artery is nodular and tender. The diagnosis is confirmed with a biopsy of a small slice of the artery. One can see scalp tenderness with migraine but it does not typically present in the 5 the decade. See a doctor right away if you think it may be TA ...Read more
Hi I am having tingling in feet and hands, left side back of head has tension headache also left eye has occasional floaters. Please let me know what this could mean?
My 12yr old son started having headaches 1 wk ago. He starts by loosing site in his left eye then gets a headache on the right side. Any ideas?
Migraine: It sounds like he is developing migraines. Se a neurologist for help. ...Read more
Changes in viteous: The most common cause of floaters is liquification of the gel in the center of the eye. It may also be hemrrhage related to tugging of the gel on a blood vessel. Itis important u see an eye doctor now because u may have also developed a tear, hole or retinal detachment associated withe floaters. ...Read more
I've had a headache all day and now it's died down but my left eye is in pain all around it and the side of my head. Help! ?
I have been have reaccuring headaches behind my left eye and left side of head that come in attacks 2 or more times a day. Otc meds don't help?
Symptoms worse: felt the sensation of cold water dripping on left side of head while sitting in class. Headache also, left eye watering. Help me?
Cluster headache with autonomic features. The pain of cluster headache is excruciating and it is not unusual for a patient to yell or cry. The headache has a rapid onset, builds to a peak within 10 to 15 minutes, and may last for two to three hours. Need an abortive medication asap.
Rec.: see orofacial or headache specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
Good luck. ...Read more
Left eye jerking to the side then going back in place, present without headaches but severe migraines lately. Sinusitis symptoms also. Get checked?
My left eye vision is weak. If I watch tv for more than 4hrs a day I get bad headaches on right side of my head. Is this caused by my weak left eye.?
Started having a headache around 8pm, went to sleep around 1am to try and ease it. I woke up with the same headache, it's this a problem? It's mostly on the left side with slight pain behind the left eye and seems to be a little worse if I lay down.
Been getting headaches at night when I lay down. Pain lies in my upper neck on the left side and behind my left eye. Could this be from a cold? Worried
Possibly migraine: Headache with visual disturbance is likely migrainous related at your age. A comprehensive eye exam will help to reassure that the eyes are healthy and not the cause of the symptoms. As far as your headaches, if the frequency and severity do not allow for a reasonably functional life, I recommend that you see your primary care doctor to assess & treat. ...Read more
Are lots of black floaters a sign you are going blind, why can I mostly see them only in my left eye? Been seeing them for a year now.
I have had left eye pain and left side headaches for the past three days especially when I look to the right along with left eye throbbing.
Needs examination: The only way give a diagnosis accurately is to see you, and examine the eyes. ...Read more
Can a pinch nerve in your neck cause bad headaches? I have been getting them a lot lately on the back left side and front side above my left eye.
Possible: If you have muscle tension due to neck pain you could develop headache. But be careful of how much Advil (ibuprofen) you are taking for headache because too much pain med could cause chronic daily headache, I suggest that you talk to your PMD for a better evaluation and treatment of your headache. ...Read more
Seeing 1 black dot in left eye for about 2 weeks now it's there all time, no matter where I look it appears I know what floaters are this is all time?
Floater: If a floater yes, it could be stuck in the bursa pre macular is area. Many times will move away or you will get used to it. But it could be from something else more serious. So go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a headache only on one spot on my head. On the left side above my eye. It's a sharp pain and last a few minutes at a time. Pain behind left eye?
I have been getting headache twangs above left eye for past two weeks. It is intermittent and sometimes moves to top of head on opposite side.
We can't diagnose: This with the available info. Don't know severity or accompanying symptoms. But, if significant in intensity, medical assessment may help to get to the bottom of this. Take care. ...Read more
My left side of my head has been hurting and its making my left eye hurt today the headache is gone but my eye still hurts what's wrong with me?
Headache for 20 hours, mostly on the right side blurred vision in left eye speech was also slightly slurred?
My left eye has been twitching for a few days now and before it was hurting a lot. I've been getting bad headaches on the left side too.
I've had a severe headache on the left side of my head for 4 days. Pain in my left eye, numbness in my face. Otc meds do not help. Can't sleep.?
I have been getting frequent headaches on my right side and twitching on my left eye back and forth for about 1 month now on and off. Is this ok?
Check it out: See your doc to rule out, causes ...Read more
Feel headache one side on one side for past 6 months. Also vision problems like left eye slightly pain and blur due to headache. Its a migraine. Help me
Probably: Severe sharp pain behind one eye and extending along the temple and above the ear is typical for migraine. These may have associated visual blurring, tearing, nasal discharge, ss well as nausea and confusion. They may come as a progressive pain that can last many hours, or as recurrent brief but intense pain in clusters. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having very bad headaches lately. They can last for days on end & its mostly on the left side of my head to my left eye. Feels like a burning sensation. I've taken all sorts of pain meds but non help, it goes away for 30 min then returns?
You need a full: Evaluation. Make an appointment with a health care professional for this. ...Read more
Eye pain: Need more information, when did it start, does it come and go, what are the aggravating and relieving factors, do you lose vision in that eye when the headache begins, do you throw up, has the headache woken you up from your sleep at nights. It could be Migraine, or poor visual acuity maybe you need glasses, also you need to see a neurologist. Rule out increase pressure in the brain ...Read more
Mild left side headache for five days, hurts worse with left eye movement. Day five cheekbone & side of face feels funny.
I get a headache behind left eye when sleeping on left side. When I get up headache goes away in about 1/2 hour. Then I can go back to sleep?
Could be your neck: Positional headaches such as you describe likely are neck related. Pain generators in posterior neck often refer symptoms to behind one or other eye. ...Read more
Are cluster headaches dangerous? I'm 21 and I think I got a cluster headache because my left eye and side of my face hurt, specifically at night
Cluster headache: Is the most painful of all the primary headache disorders. Because of the intense pain, cluster patients often pace the floor or bang their heads during headache episodes. The pain of cluster headache is excruciating and it is not unusual for a patient to yell or cry. The headache is unilateral and is centered behind or around the eye with autonomic symptoms. See a headache specialist. ...Read more
Using laptop for hours when I looked around, there is a SINGLE flash on the side of my vision left eye. Head is lil tight. Few floaters. Is this bad?
Pain above left eye brow tender to touch and headache at side of head comes and goes over last few days painkillers do help.?
Need full history: If this is something new, you'll need a full history to be taken. Differential is broad. I'm available for a virtual consult to guide diagnosis, workup, and treatment. ...Read more
I had a sudden sharp headache on the left side of my head, above my left eye. What is concerning is that my left eye blood vessels bursted.?
See eye doctor now: Have you had your eye pressure measured? I think you need to see an ophthalmologist immediately to make sure that you don't have glaucoma which can lead to blindness if not promptly treated. An alternate answer would be migraine which is of concern also if it occurs for the 1st time at your age. ...Read more