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Localized Headache Right Side
Have terrible headaches localized on the right side of head and to painful to move around during, what it causing it and how do I treat it?
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, insomnia, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias during the episodes. Steroids medications are used as a prophylactic drugs for chronic migraine. Rec. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and proper diagnostic and management. ...Read more
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
Why do I get headaches every so often for a few hours my head hurts and feels like it's pulsing on the side? The pain is very localized and intense.
Migraine headaches: Migraines are vascular type headaches characterized by localized throbbing, often associated with nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. Some people have an 'aura' which warns of onset (such as visual disturbance, dizziness, strange skin sensations, etc.). These are painful experiences and tend to be recurrent, but are manageable my lifestyle modification and medications. ...Read more
Daily headache localized at the back of my head on Rt side. Causes pressure in my eyes and ears. Worse in the am after laying down.
New or changed?: If a headache is something new or different we usually recommend seeing a doctor. Details of the history of this pain are very important. Most headaches are not caused by anything dangerous. A good history and physical exam can usually determine that. Rarely other testing is needed. ...Read more
Many reasons: Many things can cause this. If worst HA of your life, associated with neck pain, vision changes, balance problems, focal weakness arm/leg, trouble speaking or skin rash need to be seen ASAP. If none of these can try headache formulation OTC pain reliever if no contraindication to taking it. If HA continues for 2-3 days or more please see doctor. Hope this helps and you feel better soon. Dr. R ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Recurrent unilateral headaches are typically migraines. They can be successfully controlled most of the time. ...Read more
Possible migraine: Headaches that occur on one side of the head are often migraines. These can be throbbing headaches, associated with nausea, sensitivity to bright light or loud noises, and occasionally flashing lights and visual changes. If this describes your headache, try taking an NSAID (ie. Ibuprofen) as soon as the headache starts to abort it before it gets worse. If this is a frequent problem, see an md. ...Read more
Possibly: These could be tension headahes, migraines, or a mixture of both. If they persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more
RECURRENT HEADACHE: Any recurrent and persistant headache should be evaluated by your family doctor or clinic as it can be due to many causes. It may be tension headache, migraine, some tumor in your head, eye problems, musculoskeletal problems and other systemic diseases just a few and many more including high blood pressure etc. So get it checked. ...Read more
Could be Migraine: Or something more serious. Consult with a Neurologist immediately. ...Read more
When to see a doctor:
A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.
Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more
I frequently have headache both side of heap, therefore I need to know what problem could be the solution.?
Why do I get a right side headaches when I stand up. I have tried getting up slowly in stages BP good even when standing?
I have had an intermittent sharp headache on my right side for 3 days! What could this indicate or what causes it? Please help me.
See your doctor.: Your headache could be caused by sinus pain, vascular (migraine) pain, or a serious condition of the nerve called temporal arteritis, which could affect your vision. Do you ever get headaches? Is this the worst headache of your life, do you have visual changes, fever? Does it keep you awake at night? If any of these answers suggest something unusual, go to the er right away for a thorough exam. ...Read more
I am after 3 weeks still expierecing awful pain causing pain on the whole side and headaches. The pain is getting worse. What can I do?
See your doctor: The cause of the pain needs to be evaluated, in person. ...Read more
I am experiencing headache (side: front, right) and it's been three days that I have this headache and today it's worse and no other symptomes.
Always suffering mild headache and sometimes severe. I feel the headache is mainly on the right side. What could this possibly be. Please advice.
Keep a headache log: There are many types of headaches and many reasons for each type. It would be helpful for you to keep a headache calendar by noting down the frequency, duration, location, characteristics, and intensity of your headaches, along with associated symptoms. Take the headache calendar with you to your primary care physician for dicussion. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/headache. Html ...Read more
Hi I'm having a headache (lower left side) for three days and nights as well. The pain wakes me up in the muddle of the night. What could that be?
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
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