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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household people with Nix permethrin, if approved by doctor
15 Min, Weekly for 2 Weeks
Each person who had lice should be checked for nits (eggs) each day
5 Min, Daily for 3 Weeks
Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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The area around my right eye and side of head is hurting... kind of like a burn, near my temple are. also, my eye is a bit swollen?

The area around my right eye and side of head is hurting... kind of like a burn, near my temple are. also, my eye is a bit swollen?

Watch carefully: You do not provide much information but burning pain and lid swelling can be early signs of shingles in the area. Shingles can initially begin as burning, tingling, numbness or itching. If you see any rash develop (vesicles, pustules) see a doctor immediately as shingles infection in the eye can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling. Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal. ?

Pain in left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling.  Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal.  ?

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Use OTC treatments exactly as directed to be effective
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Remove nits as directed. It's tedious, but effective!
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Re-treat only as directed by your physician
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Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it? Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it?  Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Keep having this spasm/twitching right side of head behind ear left of temple, all day. Usually like 2 twitches/spasm each time, wakes me up too..

Keep having this spasm/twitching right side of head behind ear left of temple, all day. Usually like 2 twitches/spasm each time, wakes me up too..

Muscle twitch: we call these fasiculations. Involuntary movement or twitching of a muscle. Do you have them anywhere else? How long have you had this? If just a day or two, watchful waiting ok. If more than a week or other areas of body with similar twitches you need to see a healthcare provider for an evaluation. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Shampoo with lice shampoo (e.g. Nix)
Once
Wash all used clothes
Once
Wash all used bedding
Once
Use a comb to clear nits in hair
Once
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My head hurts daily. Mostly mild. Comes and goes. I do have anxiety. Hurts above my eye brows or temples either side of head?

My head hurts daily. Mostly mild. Comes and goes. I do have anxiety. Hurts above my eye brows or temples either side of head?

Tension headaches: Sounds like you could be having tension headaches along with your anxiety problem. See your personal physician for an evaluation of these issues would be a good idea. ...Read more

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