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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?

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?

See a HA specialist: Or Orofacial Pain because any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See a specialist for evaluation, tests and treatment options. ...Read more

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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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?

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

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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?

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?

It could mean...: ...that you should see your Physician or Urgent Care as soon as possible. You need to be evaluated, especially in light of your neurologic symptoms. Please make arrangements now. ...Read more

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I have black floaters in my left eye what is that?

I have black floaters in my left eye what is that?

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

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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'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! ?

Migraine: Sounds like you are having a migraine headache. Try resting in a dark room and taking some Excedrin or a bit of caffiene. If it doesn't disappear in 24 hours you should see your physician. ...Read more

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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?

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: 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

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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.?

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.?

Unsure: Your symptoms may be relieved with glasses. However, you need a proper eye exam to determine this. Good luck and make an appointment with your doctor asap.
Feel better... ...Read more

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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

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

Could be: Sinus congestion but if it lasts longer than any cold symptoms seek consultation. Meanwhile, use nasal spray at bedtime, try oral decongestant/antihistamine, and apply heat to any place that hurts. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a terrible headache at about 7:45 p.M. Last night. It ran from the back of the left side of my head to my left eye. I felt very sick and it mad?

Migraine headache?: The distribution of the terrible headache suggests the possibility of migraine. Migraine is also associated with feeling of nausea, and mood changes. If the headache is recurrent, please see your physician. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches in the back lower side of my head? Along with left eye vision problems?

Why do I get headaches in the back lower side of my head? Along with left eye vision problems?

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

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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.

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.

See ophthalmologist: The floaters are not a sign of imminent blindness, but might represent a vitreous detachment. Best to uncover what is occurring and treat as necessary. An ophthalmology examination is a good starting point. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Headache for 20 hours, mostly on the right side blurred vision in left eye speech was also slightly slurred?

Headache for 20 hours, mostly on the right side blurred vision in left eye speech was also slightly slurred?

ER: If you have had a headache for that long, you may need to evaluated and treated acutely. Get some help. ...Read more

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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.

Eye twitching: Twitching of your eyelid may be caused by stress, which also could be the cause of your headaches. The pain you had is probably not related to the twitching, but might be related to the headache. See an ophthalmologist if it doesn't improve soon. ...Read more

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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'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.?

Severe headache: For a persistent severe headache, I would recommend that you call your primary doctor. Your symptoms may be related to a stroke...
If you cannot get a timely appointment, then go to the er for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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

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I just noticed a small pinkish spot in d left eye. It's like a pinkish shadow. Was having slight headache. What is it??? It's in Eye On side of nose.

Inflamation: This is an irritation and is common, but you need to see your physician who may sent you to an ophthalmologist. It needs to be clarified whether there is an infection causing this or another type of inflammation called iritis or episcleritis which are not infectious. ...Read more

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Have severe headache only on left side and hard to focus my left eye. Should I go to er?

Have severe headache only on left side and hard to focus my left eye. Should I go to er?

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

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Mild left side headache for five days, hurts worse with left eye movement. Day five cheekbone & side of face feels funny.

Mild left side headache for five days, hurts worse with left eye movement. Day five cheekbone & side of face feels funny.

Sinusitis?: There is not enough information to come to a specific diagnosis but sinusitis is a possibility. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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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

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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.?

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

Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

Are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more