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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

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

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I have a cold and it is leaving. Now I have pain on the left side of my head near temple and i also have allergies.

I have a cold and it is leaving. Now I have pain on the left side of my head near temple and i also have allergies.

URI or allergies: A cold is usually caused by a virus and headaches can be part of the symptoms it triggers. If you have allergies as well and nasal congestion associated you can also develop headaches which should not be severe. If you get worse make sure you get seen. ...Read more

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Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Pain in left temple that lasts two or three days and then stops for a few days. Dull pain that can make skin sensitive and left side of head sensitive?

Temporal arteritis: can present this way....its important you get this checked out. A simple blood test (Sedimentation rate) can be useful! Speak with your PCP (primary Care Provider) ASAP Hope this helps! Dr Z ...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 left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling. Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal. ?

Pain in left side of head and temple area x 1 mo feels like jolts and prickly feeling.  Constant everyday meloxicam mild improvement. Sedate normal.  ?

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ongoing dull headache upper left side of head sometimes accompanied by pain in left temple. Aspirin does not cure. No light sensitivity. Fainting, etc?

Ongoing dull headache upper left side of head sometimes accompanied by pain in left temple. Aspirin does not cure. No light sensitivity. Fainting, etc?

Need headache diary: Whenever someone has a one sided headache one can think about migraines. Whenever anybody talks about constant dull pain one can think about tension type headaches especially without light sensitivity and other vegetative features. So it seems like you have a little bit of this and a little bit of that. You could use a headache specialist--- and should fill out a headache diary to get analyzed. ...Read more

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Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Hit left temple hard.. Week later woke up extremely dizzy only on left side of head(bad coordination get dizzy episodes on left side of head dailybad?

Exam needed: The description of your symptoms suggest an exam is needed. Call your DR and get this scheduled. If worsening of the symptoms, then go to the ER ...Read more

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Pains on left side of head from temple to eye symptoms have occurred for a month and have gotten more persistent. And past couple of days I have been getting dizzy when pains occur. Should I be concerned?

Pains on left side of head from temple to eye symptoms have occurred for a month and have gotten more persistent. And past couple of days I have been getting dizzy when pains occur. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: You should have a doctor check you out but this is probably not a serious condition. You may be having irritation of a nerve in the face or a muscle spasm in the temple. Another possibility is some TMJ syndrome causing pain in the face / temple area. If you have worsening, more frequent pain, sudden hearing loss or numbness / tingling in the face, see the doctor right away ...Read more

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