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off & on sharp pains in my head on the right bottom on the back of my head and the top of my head on the right.bad stomach pains. blackouts.hot flash.

off & on sharp pains in my head on the right bottom on the back of my head and the top of my head on the right.bad stomach pains. blackouts.hot flash.

Neuralgia: Sharp pains in those areas of the head are consistent with neuralgia which is an irritable/inflamed superficial artery of the scalp and not within the brain itself. These tend to resolve without any specific treatment except Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil as needed. The other symptoms are unrelated and are nonspecific without other information. An examination by your physician is needed an proper referrals made ...Read more

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Headaches in the back of my head on the right side over my ear?

Headaches in the back of my head on the right side over my ear?

More Info Needed: You need to see a doc who needs to get more history and physical examination before an accurate diagnosis can be made. If these headaches are new and severe you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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My penis itching on the top of head?

My penis itching on the top of head?

Get checked: An itchy penis needs to be examined especially if there is a rash or discharge. Your doctor can look, test appropriately and figure out the best plan. Good luck ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

Common reactions: You describe a minor head injury. If you are knocked unconscious, or if you experience new symptoms (eg,weakness, double vision, seizure, loss of balance) or if you feel worse, you should see a doctor for an exam. Swelling is very common when the scalp is bruised, and neck muscles often tighten up, especially over the 2-3 days following the injury. ...Read more

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Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Isolated pain in a single spot on the left side of my head. it is near the back of my head and the upper side of my left side. throbbing pain.

Occipital neuralgia.: Irritation of the main nerve that runs from the back of the skull can cause occipital neuralgia. . It is suspected that tense muscles or ligaments may press against the nerve, causing irritation, inflammation and subsequent pain. Other causes may include viral infection, trauma to the neck or bad posture. ...Read more

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The roots of my hair hurt, especially on the top of my head. ?

Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involve the scalp includ an allergic reaction to hair products or cutaneous lupus. See dermatologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Reasons for a lump on the back of my head of the right side?

Reasons for a lump on the back of my head of the right side?

Not sure: trauma? cyst? lymph node? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Require exam: these may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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Sharp pain like a line going from the top of my head on the right, to my eye, down the side of my nose. had the head pain first, mild dull pain?

Sharp pain like a line going from the top of my head on the right, to my eye, down the side of my nose. had the head pain first, mild dull pain?

Migraine: The character of pain described, may suggest migraine or ohter type of tension headache. The former is oftern accompanied by an "aura", a feeling that you are about to get headache, accompanied at times with nausea and photophobia. OTC NSAIDS oftern help, but consult with a PMD for an initial workup is warranted to rule out other medical condition. Good luck! ...Read more

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What caused pain on the top of head?

What caused pain on the top 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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Pain at the bottom of the back of my head on the right side. Plus pain in right temple and behind my right eye. What can it be?

Headache: Could be due to sinus pain or cerivical arthritis., the latter is true especially if you have had a an injury to your head or neck have this evaluated, possibly xrays. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on the left side of my head towards the top of my head.. The burning pain is always in the same place and comes and goes..

I have a burning pain on the left side of my head towards the top of my head.. The burning pain is always in the same place and comes and goes..

Time to see doctor: You need to see your doctor now for an exam. Give a good history. Once you have your diagnosis you will have your treatment plan ...Read more

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Pain in the top of head. How come?

Pain in the top of head. How come?

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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Headaches on only top right side of head.When I press the same place on the top left side of my head, the headache disappears. What would cause this?

Headaches on only top right side of head.When I press the same place on the top left side of my head, the headache disappears. What would cause this?

Agree, and...: Sorry to hear :(. I agree with Dr. Rutledge, but also want to mention two things. First, unilateral (one side of head) headaches should be evaluated for other causes than tension headache. Also, you mention using lortab- using pain killers more than twice a week (even if for your lower back pain) can cause rebound headaches. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Pain on the side of the head?

Sorry to hear that. : Perhaps you'd care to give us some information about it? We won't be able to guess. ...Read more

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