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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.
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.See 3 more doctor answers
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.
???: Hard to say with the very short description you have provided. How long have you had the headache? Is this something new? Where exactly is it locate? Do you have other symtoms along with the headache? I recommend talking to your doctor so this can be discussed in more detail.See 1 more doctor answer
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. RSee 1 more doctor answer
Get eval: 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.
See a neurologist: Recurrent unilateral headaches are typically migraines. They can be successfully controlled most of the time.
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.
Possibly: These could be tension headahes, migraines, or a mixture of both. If they persist, see your family doctor.
Not usually: People with migraine headaches usually have them on one side or the other at first, but it makes little difference what side of the head hurts.
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.
Could be Migraine: Or something more serious. Consult with a Neurologist immediately.See 1 more doctor answer
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