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Left side headache eye pain travels down face to neck shoulder and arm on and off for a week.

Left side headache eye pain travels down face to neck shoulder and arm  on and off for a week.

Need full assessment: it could be anything from migraine, nerve, muscle or inflammation. We need to know the severity, quality, type of pain , duration and frequency of it. You will need a comprehensive history and physical exam by a MD. ...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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What to do if I have eye pain and left side headaches very painfull?

What to do if I have eye pain and left side headaches very painfull?

Get checked: It could be something as simple as a migraine headache or a variety of other problems, including acute glaucoma, sinus inflammation, temporal arteritis. The differential is quite large, you need to be examined, you can begin with your primary care doctor or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Im having half sided pulsated headache along with throbbing eye pain of that side . Mostly it is in left side. Occur very frequently with in one wk ?

Im having half sided pulsated headache along with throbbing eye pain of that side . Mostly it is in left side. Occur very frequently  with in one wk  ?

You are having: Episodes of migraine headaches, and it seems these are becoming quite frequent. Unlikely you have structural problems in brain or eye, but, if appropriate, your doctor might order MRI or cat. Best outcome if you start preventative approach, with topirimate, depakote, even beta blocker, but also, otc preps like riboflavin, co-q-10, butterbur. A triptan could abort the headache. See your doc. ...Read more

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I have a really bad headache on the left side causing eye pain and blurred vision...and my left cheek feels numb. What could it be?

I have a really bad headache on the left side causing eye pain and blurred vision...and my  left cheek feels numb. What could it be?

Headache +: This is not the symptom for a run of the mill headache, and most doctors would want you do have more testing to help answer your question. It is a good idea to get a visit with a doctor face to face for this. ...Read more

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I have had severe hair loss,headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

I have had severe hair loss,headaches, chest pain, eye pain and inflamation both in my eye and my head (left side near temple) and rash.

Pains etc.: Based on what you report you should set up an early appointment with your doctor. If there is a long delay I recommend you go to the nearest Emergency Room for evaluation and care. ...Read more

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Having left side head ache and eye pain. pain travels down left side of face neck shoulder arm and hand?

Having left side head ache and eye pain. pain travels down left side of  face neck shoulder arm and hand?

More info pls: I would suggest a neurologic exam, if you can not go to the urgent care tonight, then a virtual consult can be done. Try standing up on one foot and then the other - is there any difference in coordination and strength between your right and left side? If so, you should go to the ED. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more