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I have had a real bad tooth/ear ache for the last two. I thought it was my ear, but i don't have fever. Now my head hurts on the left side and feels sick like a bad stomachache. What should I do?

I have had a real bad tooth/ear ache for the last two. I thought it was my ear, but i don't have fever. Now my head hurts on the left side and feels sick like a bad stomachache. What should I do?

Get examined: You will need to see a both a physician and a dentist to rule out any serious problems and to be diagnosed correctly. Regarding your teeth, many things cannot be determined without radiographs and an examination. ...Read more

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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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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

CVA-stroke: You might be experiencing a cerebral vascular accident (cva) or stroke. You need to be seen immediately at the emergency room. Do not delay as early treatment is of utmost importance to help prevent permanent damage.S. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

Possible Migraine: Sounds like migraine mimicking paralytic attack. You should talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms very much in details, there are good medicine available for preventing migraine headache. Also there are other reasons for this kind of headache and tingling sensation therefore getting your physical check up and BP check is a good idea. ...Read more

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Every time my heart beat, my head hurts from the left side and it been like this for a month happans almost everytime.

Every time my heart beat, my head hurts from the left side and it been like this for a month happans almost everytime.

Throbbing is c/w: vascular, i.e. migraine mechanism of headache. If carefully applied compression of the lower portion of carotid artery (decreasing blood pressure to the meningeal arteries on the left side), this would confirm the mechanism of the pain. Holding it for about a minute may also help stop stop pain, especially if done before painful very long, eg. 15-20 min. ...Read more

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My head hurts on the top left side near the back(Very top). It also hurts when I touch that part of the head, not a lot though. What could it be?

My head hurts on the top left side near the back(Very top). It also hurts when I touch that part of the head, not a lot though. What could it be?

Headache: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Leaned on elbows felt something move under shoulderblade severe pain when i move my head hurts on left side of neck and shoots under shoulder blade?

Leaned on elbows felt something move under shoulderblade severe pain when i move my head hurts on left side of neck and shoots under shoulder blade?

Nerve stretch injury: Any radiating pain from neck under shoulder blade is generally a nerve irritation. Muscle strains can also cause some radiating pain but usually stays localized to the scapula or shoulder blade. If pain does not resolve in 3 weeks seek physical therapy evaluation. ...Read more

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My head hurts in the lower left side of my skull the Dr's I have seen say tension headache or a muscle spasm I have had the headache since Dec 25th ?

My head hurts in the lower left side of my skull the Dr's I have seen say tension headache or a muscle spasm I have had the headache since Dec 25th ?

Most likely cause: If the pain is aching or bank like, not accompanied by nausea or vomiting, if not throbbing, if it is more of a moderate grade pain that doesn't interfere with your ability to function, it is more than likely a tension type. I am assuming you have had a CT scan or MRI. ...Read more

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Why do my head hurt on left side?

Why do my head hurt on left side?

Vague: Need to see a dr. If this is a common occurrence. You need to have a thorough history and examination. ...Read more

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When I have a headache and shake my head it hurts intensely bad on left side near temple, is this normal?

When I have a headache and shake my head it hurts intensely bad on left side near temple, is this normal?

Kinda sorta: most people with bad headaches tend to remain still and quiet because movement tends to exacerbate there headaches. In your case, the left side of your head begins hurting much more when you move your head about by shaking. I don't know if that is common among headache people but it is true that there pain can get worse with movement. Www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more