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I'm suffering from muscular pain in left side of neck, face and head. It's periodic and disappeared after few hours. Left shoulder is also weakened.

I'm suffering from muscular pain in left side of neck, face and head. It's periodic and disappeared after few hours. Left shoulder is also weakened.

Neck pain: Radicular pain. Sounds like you have a nerve root getting irritated. If it is disappearing on its own, try a trial of NSAId, cool compress and neck stretching. If this continues after a week or so probably should be checked. ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of my face/head in a changing form of a discomfort/headache/toothache/earache/eye-ache that does not go away without pain meds?

Pain in the left side of my face/head in a changing form of a discomfort/headache/toothache/earache/eye-ache that does not go away without pain meds?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor, could be tooth problem, could be sinus problem, could be TMJ problem, either way you need some medicine to control the cause and for that you need a doctor. ...Read more

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Are thereany medications for trigeminal sensory pain in left side face/head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction & lingual nerve damage?

Are thereany medications for trigeminal sensory pain in left side face/head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction & lingual nerve damage?

Several: We use different medications to help alleviate nerve pain. Amitryptilline is an old-fashioned anti-depressant that we never use for depression any more - it helps. Seizure medications like gabapentin, carbamezapine and valproic acid help. You may need more than one type of medication and sometimes you find out what works only by trial and error. See a neurologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Starts with severe pain left side of head/face and progresses to high bp140/90 shakes vomit ft numb stomach pain nausea double vision. No history. Why?

Starts with severe pain left side of head/face and progresses to high bp140/90 shakes vomit ft numb stomach pain nausea double vision. No history. Why?

Sounds like: Possible variant MIGRAINE. cluster headches are one variety. TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA another The double vision/Gi symptoms are a bit "troublesome" At any rate ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a referral to a Neurologist who specializes in HEADACHES....There are multiple medications which deserve a trial however your co-existing medical issues eg Depression MUST be TAKEN into consideration!
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Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Anxiety can: Manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have severe pain on left side of head feeling numbness on left side of face. And left arm is painful what could it b?

Pain and numbness: Please go to the urgent care center or ER right now to be evaluated. If necessary, call 911. Severe pain and numbness needs emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?

Sinus vs. Teeth: If your dentist has ruled out dental causes for your symptoms, a sinus infection is quite possible. Of course, you need to have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left side of chest and right side of face and head at the same time. Worse when bending down?

Interesting symptoms: These varied symptoms could be caused by several things. Please see your family physician. Unable to made judgement without an exam. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of head?

What causes pain on left side of head?

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 more

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Get a quick sharp pain on left side of my head?

Get a quick sharp pain on left side of my head?

Neuralgia: Sharp, fleeting pains in the head area are characteristic of neuralgia which is an irritability of a superficial nerve in the scalp. This is more of a nuisance rather than anything serious and has nothing to do with brain problems. Neuralgia usually resolves on its own. Sometimes Tylenol or Advil helps. Consult your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of my head but I think I have sinus?

Pain on left side of my head but I think I have sinus?

More info needed: This head pain is nondiagnostic without other information. It could be from SInusitis if there are other symptoms like nasal congestion and discharge or even fever. See your physician who will take a thorough history and exam. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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What could lead to pain on left side of the head?

What could lead to pain on left side of the head?

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 more

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Sharp pain on left side of head, sometimes last for awhile. No other symptoms. On random places before, now it's on on left side. Not getting worse?

Sharp pain on left side of head, sometimes last for awhile. No other symptoms. On random places before, now it's on on left side. Not getting worse?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can evaluate headaches and offer treatment. Some medicines are "preventive", and others stop pain after a headache starts. Headaches are very common, and have many causes. Some are migraines and others are tension headaches. Emergencies include: having a "worst headache ever", a headache that gets worse and worse as the day goes on, a headache accompanied by other major symptoms, etc... ...Read more

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What can cause head pain on left side of head?

What can cause head pain on left side of head?

Lots of things: Besides migraine, lots of things can cause left sided headaches (or right-sided headaches). There is no disease which only causes left-sided headaches--if this is what you mean by your question. Other causes of unilateral headaches includes brain tumor, blood clots, bone infections, aneurysms, blood vessel malformations, cysts, scalp abscess, etc. ...Read more

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Have pain on left side of head just over the ear?

Have pain on left side of head just over the ear?

TMJ?: Make sure you get checked by your pcp to make sure you have a normal neurological exam. Tug on your ear, doubtful that you have a ear infection. Most likely you have tmj, esp if you grind your teeth, (ask your sig other). ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am getting constant pain on left side of head only?

Is there a reason why I am getting constant pain on left side of head only?

Headaches: Are very specific to each person. If your doctor thinks there is a problem inside your head - your brain... Then get an MRI rather than a ct. The ct is lots of radiation. The MRI is none. The MRI is more detailed. It costs only 250-500 on insurance. And. It is more definitive. Get it only under a doctors supervision. ...Read more

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What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it

Hard to say: This is difficult to say. It seems very related to motion and the direction you are turning your head. Are you also having neck pain and neck stiffness? This can lead to neck spasms. The muscles of the neck are attached to the side of the head and can lead to the sensation of tightness (ie. Pain) when you turn the head as it exacerbates the spasms of these muscles. A hot water bottle may help. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side head above ear?

Sharp pain on left side head above ear?

Neuralgia: Such sharp, jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp localised pain on left side of head above the ear?

Sharp localised pain on left side of head above the ear?

Tmj: You likely have tmj. A way to tell is to open and close the jaw with a finger placed in the TMJ socket which is roughly the pocket created when one opens the mouth and places a finger directly in front of the ear canal right at the level of the sideburns. Softer foods, warm compresses and Motrin should help. Avoid gum chewing. Temporal arthritis is another possibility. ...Read more

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Everytime I swallow I get this sharp pain on left side of head what could be causing it?

Pain: You shoud check with your physician or ENT doctor to make sure you do not have mass in that location. ...Read more

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Sharp Pain on left side of head only last a few seconds then few minutes to hour its back. Pain come and goes. What could this be?

Sharp Pain on left side of head only last a few seconds then few minutes to hour its back. Pain come and goes. What could this be?

Several possible: Several neurological conditions can present this way including certain headache syndromes, trigeminal neuralgia, TIA, etc. See your doctor for further evaluation and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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Strange shock like sensation through head, down left side of face, shoulder and arm. Not painful, just tingly. Could it be related to my anxiety?

Strange shock like sensation through head, down left side of face, shoulder and arm. Not painful, just tingly. Could it be related to my anxiety?

Vague: Impossible to say what you are experiencing without a history and exam. Has this happened before? Any trauma, illness, etc. Lately? Could be a neurological issue or some type of pinched nerve. See a Dr. ...Read more

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Why do I have numbness in left side of face and pain behind eye and head?

Why do I have numbness in left side of face and pain behind eye and head?

Multiple nerves: You are describing pathology with at least two nerves, the facial and occipital. Has there been a recent injury? Viral infection? Do you have arthritis? Medical attention is needed. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea?

What is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea?

Thalamic pain: Can produce pain on one side of the body (including the head). The clinical course may help with sorting out what is going on. Is this jolts of pain, progressive episodes of pain and are there any other symptoms besides nausea?
Does change in body position relative to gravity affect the pain? You need to have this worked up.
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