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Hi I get really bad pain in the back left side of my head when I cough which leads to a headache in the front of my head for a few hours 6 weeks now?

Hi I get really bad pain in the back left side of my head when I cough which leads to a headache in the front of my head for a few hours 6 weeks now?

Occipital neuralgia?: This may be occipital neuralgia. If you have had it for six weeks straight, it may be worth visiting your doc. They can recommend someone to inject the nerve to see if the headache is coming from there. If it is there are some options, if not well then you would continue down the diagnostic pathway. ...Read more

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Pain in the back left side of neck, head and temple. Only when I move my head to the left. Is this a pulled muscle?

Pain in the back left side of neck, head and temple. Only when I move my head to the left. Is this a pulled muscle?

Requires an exam: This may be a pulled, or strained muscle with associated muscular spasm. I suggest a medical examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in the back left lower side of my head followers by nausead?

HEADACHE: If it is one off, it could be migraine. if it is ongoing and relatively new symptom, see your doctor please. http://patient.info/health/migraine-leaflet ...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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Pain in back left side of head only when swallowing. Started out of the blue. Been 3 days.

Pain in back left side of head only when swallowing. Started out of the blue. Been 3 days.

This is an unusual: symptom; these phenomena would not usually occur together. The main thing that might cause this is a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problem. This jaw hinge joint commonly can get a little "out of whack" and not function properly. Taking anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, etc), applying ice or heat are first steps. If persists >10-14 days, see dentist first. Then possible referral to TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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Been having slight throbbing pain in the back top left hand side of my head, it comes and goes also have 3 or 4 pimples on the back of my head on that?

Been having slight throbbing pain in the back top left hand side of my head, it comes and goes also have 3 or 4 pimples on the back of my head on that?

2 separate problems: 1. Possible migraine. Any migraine must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine should be initiated. 2. Scalp pimples could be hormone or stress related. If concerned see your PCP for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain on back left side of head (pressure pain), slight inner ear pain (more annoying than pain), and slight pain from tooth infection. All left side.

Pain on back left side of head (pressure pain), slight inner ear pain (more annoying than pain), and slight pain from tooth infection. All left side.

Infection: Are you under dental care and on antibiotics for your infection? It's likely that all your symptoms are related to a dental abscess. Discuss this with your dentist or oral surgeon who will refer you to your physician if it is deemed advisable. ...Read more