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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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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 temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Temporal arteritis: can present this way....its important you get this checked out. A simple blood test (Sedimentation rate) can be useful! Speak with your PCP (primary Care Provider) ASAP Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

No: As long as swelling is your only symptom, then no. If you develop unceasing pain, persistent vomiting or change in your behavior call 911 and go to the ER. ...Read more

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Pounding pain in back of left side of head into my temple when i move. Is this serious?

Need more informatio: We can not say if it is serious or not without knowing more information, like your blood pressure, if yu are taking any medicine including over the countermedication any other co existing condition, any hitory of trauma etc.I will suggest you get examined by your doctor or go to er if in doubt as you are getting pounding headache. ...Read more

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Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Exam needed: The description of your symptoms suggest an exam is needed. Call your DR and get this scheduled. If worsening of the symptoms, then go to the ER ...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