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Pain In My Head But Not A Headache
Sir I'm suffering from abad migraine pain in my head. And a bad headache always so what schould I do and what should not and how can I cure. Plz help?
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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
When I have been yawning I get this very sharp pain in my head. I have been having headaches and sore throats lately to.?
Head pain, yawning: Hello LivZ227~ the odd severe muscle cramp during yawning is not untoward nor uncommon event and no concern warranted. The headaches and sore throats could be caused by allergies and actual viral low grade infections in the Upper Respiratory System, so I would advise you see a doctor to examine you. Thks ...Read more
Why would I have a brain freeze type pain in my head? Is it more likely sinuses, headache, or my trigeminal nerve?
Hello doctors, I have this pain at the back of my head. It's like a headache. Can you help me please.
Could be tension hea: Tension headaches are one type of headache brought on by a rushed and stressed life style. These can cause muscle tension, mostly in the neck muscles (back of the head). These can be minimized by stress reduction. Take off a brief break when you are racing with time and take some deep breaths to relax. This might help. Simplify your life and try to do fewer tasks than you are trying to fit in a busy. ...Read more
When I force my right eye to close, I get a pain in my head above it, that feels like a headache, never had problem with eye before except eye infectio?
Your problem: Needs to be evaluated. Sorry, not something that can be fairly commented on without an exam. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Pain in the back of my head, not a headache. A couple of months ago I had a dream where somebody cracked open thier head and when I woke up the back of my head was tingling. It went away after few minutes but ever since then I have been getting pains in t
Chronic stiff neck pain to the top of my head, flushed face, headache, dizziness, and neurological problems. Help?!
Flushed face plus he: See the neurologist right away. Make sure your BP is checked and that there is no major diarrhea. ...Read more
Burning pain back of my neck/head Forehead/scalp tingles, headaches, neck pops when I turn head any direction. Pain in my forearms to my wrist, help?
I have a small lump in my forehead, it's hard and feels like it's on a nerve because when I press on it and try to move it sometimes, I get a shooting pain through my head. Headaches occur sometimes too?
Have it checked out!: There are plenty of nerves on the face compared to the rest of the body. So anytime there's a lump, bump, acne, scrape, or lesion, it's painful! So, best to have it checked out by your doctor to physically examine it, and see if it needs further investigation or imaging. The forehead has a lot of nerves there, so the bump is just intensifying it more. It may go away on it's own too. See your DR! ...Read more
My husband has a very intense headache on the back of his head on the left side he's had it for 3 days now what could it be? Should we worry?
I am assuming by intense headache you mean his pain is about an 8 or higher out of ten. Regardless an unrelenting headache that has been present for 3 days needs to be investigated. He could be dealing with a tension or migraine headache, extremely high blood pressure, or even a bleed in his brain. I don't mean to scare you but serious things can and do happen. If he has not seen a doctor as of yet he should do so immediately.
Best of luck. ...Read more
There are several: Types of headaches and they can be quite debilitating. Please start by seeing your doctor and possibly a mental health professional to help you cope w/the headaches. There are many techniques you can learn to lessen or stop them, e.g., biofeedback, clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. Local hospitals sometimes have a headache clinic. ...Read more
The right headache: Hemicranea is usually a description of a migraine. However fever or the presence of numbness or weakness can be associated with more serous disease. A new headache a severe headache. A different headache. A headache upon arising in the morning or one that wakes you up. Requires a complete work up. Lab ct and complete neurological exam ...Read more
Get checked out: A good start at finding potential headache triggers would be to maintain a diary. Every time you have a headache write down what you were doing, the foods you ate that day, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, stress, how much sleep you had the night before, eye strain, etc. Try to find patterns in your headache so that you can learn what things to avoid. Get checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Many causes: You will nee a neurologic workup if you fall within the following categories : 1. Headache of sudden onset that persists (bleeding); 2. Hedache accompamied by physical findings such as fever, alteration of consciousness, doble vision or weakness; and 3. Headache if you have been previously healthy. In other cases of chornic headache it can be migraine or muscle. Tension headache. ...Read more
Depends: This could be many things, including tmj. See a headach specialist, and also a dentist who treats tmj. Could be multiple causes. ...Read more
Duration of headache: Most headaches will resolve on their own in a day or so. Depending on the cause of the headache, for example migraine should last 1 day, subgaleal hemorrhage may cause headache that last up to a week., and a generalized post concussive headache is difficult to predict but usually lasts 2-3 days. ...Read more
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Unilateral headache: Headaches can have many causes, when unilateral they might be a migraine or other vascular primary headache but referred pain from dental, sinus, neck, eye, or jaw pain among many other areas could be causing. Request evaluation to get at the cause to identify best treatment options. ...Read more
Headaches: Headaches from sinus pressure or muscle tightness can seem to migrate to other areas with movement. ...Read more
By far the most common cause of headaches in the back of the head are TENSION (MUSCULAR) headaches due to CONTRACTION of the muscles in the back of the head. This is what is often called "tension headaches" and is probably the NUMBER ONE CAUSE of headaches in general. Try heat in the back of your neck /upper back. Muscle relaxants prescribed by your Primary Care Provider are next step!
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TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more