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Pain In Head
Exam: That's one of those complaints that needs further investigation. Sometimes it is something serious; other times it is nothing to worry about. I have seen patients with pain in their heads who had brain tumors and others who just had tension and the pain that goes with that. A doctor should see you and determine if you need imaging (x-rays or mri.). ...Read more
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
GP: Unfortunately, headaches are something we all suffer from time and again depending on what's going on in our lives (as well as allergens or many other factors). If they are severe or you have other neurological symptoms best to see your GP/primary care doctor just to have an evaluation to ensure that nothing else is going on. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Yes and No: If you only have it once for a while and it does not affect your quality of life, just monitor it. But if it happens all the time, see your doctor for further evaluation. The pain you described can be just head and neck muscle spasm but it can also indicate irritation or inflammation of head or facial nerves, which needs to be evaluated sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Need more info: There is insufficient information to provide a meaningful answer. If the headache is interfering with your life, it would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Yes but ...: Everybody has head pain at some point in their lives. The type of pain, frequency, location, etc., however, determine whether it is something to be concerned about. A brief sharp pain that happens once, but never again, might not be significant. A long-lasting pain that's 'the worst headache of my life' could be very significant, as are recurring head pains, & should be checked out right away. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your physician: If you have pain while turning your head, i would recommend that you return your physician immediately. You should undergo a thorough exam. ...Read more
I felt a heavy pain in head after quite smoking about 3 weeks ago I m feeling it what should I do.?
How much Coffee?: Smokers frequently combine that habit with heavy caffeine use. Abrupt decrease in caffeine can precipitate severe headaches in addition to the withdrawal of nicotine. Ex-smokers only need half as much caffeine to get the same effect, so you may be overdosing on caffeine if you consume the same amount as before and that can cause headaches. The cessation only headaches generally last about 14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When am lying straight or sitting, am all fine.but when i stand up, a hard pain in head occures as its gonna blast! why? and how to cure?
Postural Headache: You may have what is referred to as a postural headache due to either dehydration on your part or a condition of spontaneous CSF leakage causing low pressure which pulls on the ventricular lining of the brain triggering the headache. If you'd like to talk in private about this as well as what to do please go to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and choose to sign up for an appointment. Code is: PDXFNR ...Read more
It depends/relax,,: It depends on the cause of pain. If it's a migraine, then medicine may help it. If muscle pain, then rest and inactivity may help. If nonspecific, probably the best thing to do is simply relax as tension can be a common cause of pain. If this doesn't help, a visit to your doctor might be needed to find out the source of pain. Best of luck. ...Read more
Drinking sugared drinks- have headaches or pain in head directly afterwards. What could be the cause? Headaches
Cavity?: It is possible you have teeth problem. Please check with your dentist first. ...Read more
Pain in head: Tricky but might be TMJ problems or post traumatic issues. ...Read more
Sleep disorder?: Many forms of headache occur upon arising. 2 of the commonest are those secondary to hypertension and those due to inadequate length or quality of sleep (e.g., sleep apnea). Migraine can occur upon arising. Your question therefor cannot be answered as posed but seeing your physician is likely to be helpful. ...Read more
Nerve pain: It can be a simple irritated nerve of the scalp or can be the beginning of a nerve root irritation: neuralgia. Causes are many and varied. Hopefully relieved by the use of the over the counter anti-inflammatory medication like advil or aleve (naproxen). Consult your physician if condition persists. Avoid harsh hair products or direct hot air dryer. ...Read more
Sharp pain in head last about two to five seconds comes multiple times a day in the same spot on the right side. Could it be serious?
My problem is daily headache.When i sleep at night then next morning I have pain in head very hardly or when I have make sex then also pain in head?
See your dcotor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer