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Pain On Left Side Of Head Comes And Goes
I have a pain left side of head comes and goes lasts-few secs behind eye and sometimes in my left ear can this be a brain tumour or Anuresym? 24/m
Probably not serious: Probably not a serious problem but it depends on how long you have been having these transient pains behind your left eye/ear. If the pains have been present for more than one month and if they are present most of the day then you should see you physician and consider an MRI of the head. If the pain is fleeting and not present long it is unlikely to be a brain tumor or aneurysm. Relax. ...Read more
Tingling next to left eye with following pressure on left side of head. Comes and goes every couple of weeks and sometimes is every day.
I've had a numbness like falling asleep senstation on right side of head comes and goes for a month and a weird twitching on left temple. Stress?
Unclear: Since you are being treated for a sinus infection situation is more complex. Pay attention to what part of right head goes numb. Nerves to anterior skull are different from nerves to posterior skull. The fact that you are young and symptoms are on opposite sides of head makes possibility of concerning illness less. Stress can cause non-specific, wierd symptoms; but caution when infection. ...Read more
Pain above left eyebrow tender to touch and headache at side of head comes and goes over last few days painkillers do help.?
Need full history: If this is something new, you'll need a full history to be taken. Differential is broad. I'm available for a virtual consult to guide diagnosis, workup, and treatment. ...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 more
Sharp pain on left side of head, sometimes last for a while. No other symptoms. On random places before, now it's 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
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
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
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
Pain: You shoud check with your physician or ENT doctor to make sure you do not have mass in that location. ...Read more
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
I've been getting sharp pains in my chest and lightheaded accompanied by pain on left side of head this has been coming and going for 2 weeks.
Shoulder & upper back pain on left side & around shoulder blade that radiates to the left side of head with unbalance feeling but goes when I lie down?
I have severe pain on left side of head, my vision keeps going cloudy in left eye and severe neck pain/stiff neck. Do I need to go doctors?
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. ...Read more
Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd. Com. ...Read more
I'm angry and stressed and have burning dull pain on left side of head and neck is it stress or could it be something else?
Anxiety, Stress: Anger usually hides other fundamental feelings like hurt, sadness or humiliation. Confide in someone close to you to uncover what is causing your distress. Try using the anti anxiety app on your phone and consult a mental health professional if this emotional state continues. My best. ...Read more
I had a severe pain in my lower back which left me virtually paralysed for a day then subsided but can not use right side my body. I have issues walking weakness on the right side. Then had a sharp severe pain on left side of head. Problems seeing out of
Some of these symptoms are more likely a sign that blood flow to part of your brain may be partly blocked by a narrowing in your left carotid (neck) artery.
If this is what is happening it could lead to a stroke.
I would see a medical doctor and have the doctor consider scanning your carotid arteries and maybe brain.
If these tests are negative then you may have spine (back) problems with discs which may or may not be treatable but your doctor or a neurologist would be the right people for you to see (soon!), before the problem becomes worse or even permanent. ...Read more
Possibly: If you are completely normal with just some pain at the site of impact, you probably can continue to observe. However, if you had loss or altered awareness, focal neurological deficit, worsening headache, are on blood thinners, etc., you ought to get it checked out. If in doubt, err on the side of getting checked out. ...Read more
Have severe pain on left side of head feeling numbness on left side of face.and left arm is painful what could it b?
Weird jabs of pain on left side of head (1-2 pain) just started today. When I stand up I'm lightheaded. Light nausea but no passing out. Tumor?
Tumor: Would be exceedingly unlikely ... Talk to your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
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