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Am having headaches everyday on the left side of my head, I feel it more when I bend to pick something and when I sneeze, am also having a block nose?

Am having headaches everyday on the left side of my head, I feel it more when I bend to pick something and when I sneeze, am also having a block nose?

Sinus congestion: Sounds like sinus congestion or a sinus infection. If you have a green colored discharge from your nose see your doctor. ...Read more

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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Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine. What could it be?

Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine. What could it be?

Warrants evalution: Further questioning and exam indicated to make a diagnosis. The ice pick symptoms and location make me wonder about trigeminal neuralgia. A good headache diagnostician is indicated. Prevention and treatment often very successful with headaches. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had a growth removed in his nose it is now back an he is suffering with headaches?

My boyfriend had a growth removed in his nose it is now back an he is suffering with headaches?

Go back to the doc: He needs to return to the doctor who did the procedure to get it checked, . ...Read more

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Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Brief headache when blowing nose, normal?

Not exactly normal: A headache when blowing the nose is not really normal. However, a brief and mild headache is less likely to be something serious than a severe and lasting headache. Sometimes a low-grade sinus infection may be aggravated by blowing the nose, and that might explain the headache. If these headaches continue -- and certainly if they worsen -- an exam by your family physician is advisable. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a headache & my nose hurts?

What should I do if I have a headache & my nose hurts?

See a neurologist: If your nose hurts every time you have a headache then nose pain is part of your headache. The medications to treat the headache will control your nose pain also. However if nose pain and headaches occur at different times then you have 2 different issues. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be concerned about a mild headache after falling and breaking my nose?

Do you think I should be concerned about a mild headache after falling and breaking my nose?

Get it checked out: Although it is totally reasonable to have a headache after falling and breaking your nose you also need to make sure you didn't hurt your head - definitely get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I get this headache out of nowhere, that makes my head feel like its being squeezed and it feels very cold, mostly behind my nose. Should I be worried?

I get this headache out of nowhere, that makes my head feel like its being squeezed and it feels very cold, mostly behind my nose. Should I be worried?

Don't worry: You have had the tests to rule out dangerous things. Your doctor will next need to figure out what to give you to ease the headache when you get it. How long does it last, do you have a prodrome or feeling that comes on before the headache starts tht would allow you to take medication to prevent it. Do you have nausea and photopobia with the headache. The doctor is trying to decrease the HA ...Read more

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My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but this year it is quit a few time with headache?

My son is eight he has a history of nose bleeding for three years earlier it was only in ssummers but this year it is quit a few time with headache?

Dry nose: Sounds like your son might have allergic rhinitis which is causing the turbinates (mucous membranes) in his nose to become soft, swollen and irritated. They can bleed from this. This can also cause the headache. See your doc for nasal spray or try loratidine or certified. ...Read more

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Headache feels better with pressing above nose. Sinus?

Headache feels better with pressing above nose. Sinus?

Sinus headache: You may have a sinus related headache. There are sinuses above the nose/forehead, below the eyes. When they get inflamed by a virus, allergies, or bacteria. It can cause a headache, along with typical upper resp symptoms. You should feel better with OTC remedies for your headaches and sinus congestion and hopefully start feeling better over the next week. If not, def see your PCP. ...Read more

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My nose burns and I have a slight headache what could b causing this?

My nose burns and I have a slight headache what could b causing this?

Allergy: This could be related to allergic rhinitis causing inflammation in the sinuses. If it continues or worsens, or of you start to develop other symptoms with your headache, you should see your pcp. ...Read more

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When diving I suffer from headache just over my nose. Why? What can I do?

When diving I suffer from headache just over my nose. Why? What can I do?

Sinus headache: First, you need to figure out the real cause of your headache pain. It has been estimated that approximately 70% of migraine headaches overlie the sinuses and are triggered by changes in barometric pressure (e.g. diving). Rec.: see your orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Yes: Yes. See an ENT doc first for evaluation. He/she may refer you to an orofacial-TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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I have a headache on one side of my head and my nose is congested what's going on been like this for two days?

I have a headache on one side of my head and my nose is congested what's going on been like this for two days?

Sinus headache.: That sounds like a sinus headache to me. Could be allergies or perhaps a bacterial or viral infection. An infection would usually be accompanied by sore throat, fever, chills, sweats and muscle and joint aches. ...Read more

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I've been getting headaches everyday for the past few days why do I keep getting them it starts from my nose to my head?

I've been getting headaches everyday for the past few days why do I keep getting them it starts from my nose to my head?

Headache specialist: New daily persistent headache always represents a particular diagnostic challenge. See orofacial pain practitioner or a headache specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I get headaches and my nose blocks up after being around smoke, perfume why is this what is it and what can I do about it?

I get headaches and my nose blocks up after being around smoke, perfume why is this what is it and what can I do about it?

VASOMOTOR RHINITIS: Is possibly your problem! This is not the same as allergy but is just as "pesky"
Try OTC (First Aide) a steroid nasal spray. EG "NASOCORT" (just an example)
Hope this helps!
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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