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I have been getting pain on the right side of my head lately, any ideas?

I have been getting pain on the right side of my head lately, any ideas?

Not enough info: There are several possible causes but you need to provide more specifics concerning the exact area of the pain and characteristics such as whether it is worse with chewing. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

How bad do u feel?: If it is the worst headache of your life then you need to report to the er. If it is relieved with tylenol (acetaminophen) or other over the counter medications then it can be watched. Causes of a headache range from the benign to life threatening. Any headache accompanied by numbness, weakness or visual disturbance requires an immediate evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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I was told by several elders that i should not take showers when I have migraines or heavy pain on the right side of my head. Is this true or a myth?

Each is individual: Every migraneur knows of home remedies which work best for them. For some, hot showers relieve pain while for others it's an ice pack. For others, getting to bed in a quiet & dark room is the ticket. Nobody can predict that another will respond as they do when it comes to headaches. Having said that, there may be some truth to showers causing problems as these can change blood pressure leading ...Read more

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I have a pain on the right side of my head it hurts when I walk and when I move my neck what is it?

I have a pain on the right side of my head  it hurts when I walk and when I move my neck what is it?

Cervicalgia: Neck and head pain from any number of medical issues. You must be seen and examined. Get an xrya of your neck and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for pain if you are not allergic. ...Read more

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Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

Really sharp pain on the right side of my head. Could it be something more to it than just a headache?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. ...Read more