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I keep getting a recurring pain in the right side of my head. It can be very painful but it comes and goes everyday. Should I worry?

I keep getting a recurring pain in the right side of my head. It can be very painful but it comes and goes everyday. Should I worry?

I would not ignore: a recurring headache. Check it out with your primary care physician. Pain is our body's way of alerting us to problems. Better safe than sorry. If it is simply due to stress, you can work with a psychologist and learn stress reduction techniques. But first investigate if there is something physical that needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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Everytime I stand up I get a sharp pain in the right side of my head. When I'm sitting I don't feel pain only when I stand. What could this be?

Everytime I stand up I get a sharp pain in the right side of my head. When I'm sitting I don't feel pain only when I stand. What could this be?

Everything is connected: There are fascial connections between the head all the way down the spine to the sacrum. Then there's further attachments between the sacrum to the legs. So when you're standing straight, you're engaging all of these fascias. When you're sitting, you're relaxing these connections. If its troublesome, see an osteopathic Dr. (DO) to help evaluate and treat it. ...Read more

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I have this sharp sudden pain in the right side of my head, kinda in muscles?

I have this sharp sudden pain in the right side of my head, kinda in muscles?

Mm tension HA, but..: This could be a muscle tension type headache, often caused by stress. But please read my prior answers regarding headache to more thorough discussion of difficulty in dx, etc. 'sharp', unilateral, sudden onset, doesn't sound like muscle tension. Once again, see primary care physician, have it treated according to what the doctor's impression is. But, persists more than 1-2 weeks, have further w/u. ...Read more

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I keep getting burning head sensation and pain in the right side of my head, does this has to do with an anxiety disorder? How can I stop it?

I keep getting burning head sensation and pain in the right side of my head, does this has to do with an anxiety disorder? How can I stop it?

Physician Visit: It doesn't immediately sound like it has to do with an anxiety disorder, but it might be related. It does seem like something you should check out with a physician though, it could be something serious that you can get treatment for. Let your doctor know about your anxiety disorder when you do go in. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in the right side of my head. Started last friday ( 1/18) out of nowhere. Changes in intensity, but does not stop. Any ideas?

More information: Need more specifics. Where exactly is the pain and is there tenderness to touch. Any other symptoms such a vision problems, hearing problems, fever, neck stiffness, recent sinus infections or ear infections, etc. You should see your doctor since this has continued now for over 10 days. ...Read more

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What can I do to address pain in the right side of my head and bleeding nose on right side too?

What can I do to address pain in the right side of my head and bleeding nose on right side too?

See doctor: The two may not be related. I think nosebleeds this time of year are caused by irritation of the nose from allergy. Sinus infection could cause both symptoms. If not releived by acetominophen and pinching your nose, i'd go see an ent, where a good nasal exam can be done. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

I have a sharp pain in the right side of my head that hurts. It comes and goes and feels like a little pressure on both sides of my temples.

?neuralgia: This could be neuralgia which comes from a scalp nerve that is irritable and is more of a nuisance than a serious disorder. I recommend that you get examined by your pcp however if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Uhm i have been experiencing pain in the right side of my head that leaves me dizzy and nausea i was wondering if its severe or just a little thing?

 Uhm i have been experiencing pain in the right side of my head that leaves me dizzy and nausea i was wondering if its severe or just a little thing?

A one sided headache: that makes you nauseous sounds like a migraine.Have you had this kind of headache before?Anyone in your family have migraines?The best over the counter med for migraine in Excedrin extra strength .It works best if taken at the onset of the migraine.Did you notice any sort of flashing or zig-zag lights in your peripheral vision just before the onset of this headache( another symptom of migraine)? ...Read more

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Hi i have had a headache and pain in the right side of my head for 26 days it is the same pain same place above my ear ?

Hi i have had a headache and pain in the right side of my head for 26 days it is the same pain same place above my ear ?

Focal >> workup: Focal, persistent headaches need a workup. Your doctor will consider what nerves might be represented by the area of distribution and also what findings are observed on exam (such as in your ear). Need hard data from exam and tests before speculating on diagnosis. ...Read more

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I haven't been feeling right for going on a week now. I have no appetite, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck and shoulders and pain in the right side of my head. What should I do?

I haven't been feeling right for going on a week now. I have no appetite, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck and shoulders and pain in the right side of my head. What should I do?

Viral illness.: This is not good and may be a viral syndrome and the nausea and vomiting could be symptoms of a severe illness or problem that needs treatment. I would see your doctor tomorrow or go to an urgicenter if not able to be see at the office. Could be an atypical viral meningitis. This would be unusual especially in the winter but there are also other things in the differential. see doc ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of my head?

Pain in back right side of my head?

How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad headache, then that could be originating from brain and needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had pain on the right side of my head for 8 weeks now. It came on suddenly and hasn't left. There are varying degrees of pain through the day wor?

I've had pain on the right side of my head for 8 weeks now. It came on suddenly and hasn't left. There are varying degrees of pain through the day wor?

Needs to be checked: Headache lasting for 8weeks needs to be evaluated by your Physician.We can not help you with the diagnosis.It can be due to many causes from High Blood Pressure,Sinus infection,Post Traumatic,or a tumor in the brain.Need a detailed History,Physical Examination and if indicated imaging like MRI or Cat Scan to make the Diagnosis and appropriate therapy ...Read more

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