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I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?

I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?

See an MD: Are you diagnosed with seizure disorder? It's normal to feel groggy and 'out of it' for a while after a seizure, but severe headaches don't necessarily go with seizures and would need to be worked up by an md. See an md, because some seizure disorders are life-threatening if not controlled. A neurologist would be best suited for this. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have a severe headache behind my right eye and upwards to my temple. Suggestions to relieve pain if I have already iced it and taken ibuprofen?

I have a severe headache behind my right eye and upwards to my temple. Suggestions to relieve pain if I have already iced it and taken ibuprofen?

?migraine: Rub base of right mastoid at very bottom for about 5 minutes, as this might trigger the Greater Occipital Nerve. The other approach is to compress the web space between the right thumb and index finger for about 3-5 minutes. But don't expect miracles otherwise. You likely have migraine, but could have occult jaw or dental problems, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a severe stabbing headache in behind my right eye most of the time, and feel nauseous, maybe 1day a week without it.Whats the cause?

I have a severe stabbing headache in behind my right eye most of the time, and feel nauseous, maybe 1day a week without it.Whats the cause?

Migraine: One sided head ache, associated with pain in the eyeball, of pulsating quality , asso. With nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to light &sound suggests migraine there are variants of migraine but the above picture is the classical one.You can try meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aspirin if no allergies, the otc preps but if there is no relief see ur dr for meds- triptan gropu/ergotamine gp-to be prescribed by them. ...Read more

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I have had a severe headache in my right temple and above my right eye for 4 days. I am scheduled for gallbladder removal next week. Related?

I have had a severe headache in my right temple and above my right eye for 4 days. I am scheduled for gallbladder removal next week. Related?

Not related: Okay to use tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin for your headache. Hydrate with extra oral fluids, particularly juices, tea with honey and broth. If your head ache does not resolve in a day then call your doc and your surgeon. They will guide you on a persistent headache. ...Read more

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The right side of my face feels numb even my right ear. My right eye feels like it's bulging and severe headache. What should i do?

The right side of my face feels numb even my right ear. My right eye feels like it's bulging and severe headache. What should i do?

Go to Nearest ER!: The symptoms you describe have a number of causes. This type of neurologic complaint demands immediate attention. Please have someone take you to your nearest ER. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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Cramp in left foot, right eye twitching, and severe headache. What can I do about it?

Cramp in left foot, right eye twitching, and severe headache. What can I do about it?

In the short run?: Excedrin for migraine headaches if they seel such a product in India and if symptoms are that of migraine headache (one sided thumping along with nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to light, sound, and smells). That's in the short run. In the long run you should consider going to a doctor for a good checkup if this episode has repeated itself in the past or repeats itself in the future. ...Read more

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Severe headache on right side of head causing dizziness and right eye to close. CT scan is normal. At ER they gave me Morphine then my eye opened. ?

Severe headache on right side of head causing dizziness and right eye to close. CT scan is normal. At ER  they gave me Morphine then my eye opened. ?

Referral to Dr?: The ER doctor should have advised you to see your doctor for follow-up. That's what you need to do. Morphine alone won't correct the cause so it needs to be discovered and treated if possible. I'm glad your eye opened - now use it to find your way to a good doctor. Best! ...Read more

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My 12 years old son has adhd. One year ago he was diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst. Now he has severe headaches and lost vision in his right eye. I would like to know if this is related to the arachnoid cyst.

My 12 years old son has adhd. One year ago he was diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst. Now he has severe headaches and lost vision in his right eye. I would like to know if this is related to the arachnoid cyst.

Location & size of : The arachnoid cyst on current MRI compared to prior MRI or ct scan determines likelihood of its causing headache & vision loss. While some pediatric neurosurgeons dismiss the possibility, others like dr. Benjamin warf at boston children's hospital, assess each case & perform minimally-invasive endoscopic surgery to divert fluid from an arachnoid cyst if needed. See www.Childrenshospital.Otg. ...Read more

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What is causing my right eye pupil dilation? I have been suffering from grand mal seizures, with severe headaches, right side only temple swelling, right eye pupil dilation, and also a sore right beside the afflicted eye.

What is causing my right eye pupil dilation? I have been suffering from grand mal seizures, with severe headaches, right side only temple swelling, right eye pupil dilation, and also a sore right beside the afflicted eye.

You : You should immediately make an appointment with an ophthalmologist and a neurologist. You don't say how long this has been going on, or whether your vision is affected, but there could be very serious problems. If this just started and you cannot get an appointment immediately, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have severe headache with pain behind my eyes n pouches underneath eyes for last 24hrs. Feel lethargic n sleepy. Bp is normal though i'm hypertensiv?

I have severe headache with pain behind my eyes n pouches underneath eyes for last 24hrs. Feel lethargic n sleepy. Bp is normal though i'm hypertensiv?

Sinus : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. High blood-pressure rarely causes pain. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. You should check your brother blood-pressure anyways. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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I always get severe headache andfeel pain behind eyes after getting a shower..why it is?

I always get severe headache andfeel pain behind eyes after getting a shower..why it is?

Migraine: This is most likely a migraines headache. The hot shower can be a trigger for this. Sinus pressure is usually relieved by sanding in the hot steam. This diagnosis would be further validated by the presence of nausea and wavy vision during the onset of the headache. If this is recurrent, please see your doctor for analysis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was woken up in the middle of the night with a severe headache behind both eyes and in forehead. It had now settled behind my left eye.

I was woken up in the middle of the night with a severe headache behind both eyes and in forehead.  It had now settled behind my left eye.

Many things. : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Migraine: You may have migraines or a different headache disorder. You should visit a neurologist and have them evaluate you to see if it is migrainous in nature, and to exclude any potentially-serious disorders. ...Read more

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Severe headache behind the eyes, sputum brownish green, sore and swollen throat?

Severe headache behind the eyes, sputum brownish green, sore and swollen throat?

Virus: These symptoms are consistent with a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract and usually clear after 5to7 days. If they persist a bacterial sinus infection may be present and is treated with appropriate antibiotics as well as decongestant and irrigation to promote drainage. Worsening cough with fever, chills and sweats call for an exam to check for pneumonia. ...Read more

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Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Hemicrania Continua: Hemicrania continua is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. the primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region. They are also classified as an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Please answer urgently! I am experiencing a severe headache behind my left eye, accompanied by nausea. Will Zofran (ondansetron) help this nausea? Advil didn't help

Please answer urgently! I am experiencing a severe headache behind my left eye, accompanied by nausea. Will Zofran (ondansetron) help this nausea? Advil didn't help

Migraine Headache: What you are describing is most likely a migraine in someone in your age group. Zofran (ondansetron) will help nausea. I would recommend until you see your doctor to try naposyn (aleve) - two tabs and a cup of espresso to see if that improves the headache. ...Read more

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Can one have Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension& have normal LP opening CSF pressure? If severe headache, pain behind eyes and pulsatile tinnitus?

Can one have Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension& have normal LP opening CSF pressure? If severe headache, pain behind eyes and pulsatile tinnitus?

Not unless you are..: .....comfortable with violating the very DEFINTION OF THE DISEASE process. The whole reason it's called IIH is because some people's opening pressures are so high the column of CSF can squirt from the tube. I know cuz i've seen it happen. If you'd like more information or advice on this let's set up a 1-1 appt.: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Severe headache especially behind left eye for 7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for 4 days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Severe headache especially behind left eye for  7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for  4  days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Eye pain: The best way to start the evaluation would be to see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination to see if an explanation can be found for your symptoms or to decide what he next step should be. The initial impression of your family doctor suggests a sinusitis and the use of the antibiotic. If this does not resolve the issue then i would suggest following through with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Within 1 MTH now I have experienced a severe headache behind one eye that quickly leads to sweating, shakiness, nausea and heart racing! CT was normal?

Within 1 MTH now I have experienced a severe headache behind one eye that quickly leads to sweating, shakiness, nausea and heart racing! CT was normal?

See neurologist: This could be a variation of migraine headaches. Should see a neurologist to rule out more serious things and discuss medications if headaches return. ...Read more

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Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Migraine: Could be an ocular migraine. Is there a family history of migraine or personal hx of other migraine variants? Check your blood pressure to be sure this isn't the cause. The reduced vision is very concerning. It may just be migraine but you could have increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma), or it could be an indication of something intracranial even more concerning. You need evaluation. ...Read more

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Headache behind right eye, reduced vision/ migraine?

Headache behind right eye, reduced vision/ migraine?

Probably: ...But if blurred vision more than 30 minutes, thats atypical and needs to be checked out asap. If you are elderly, needs to be checked out immediately. ...Read more

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Headache (Worst Ever) (Definition)

Severe headache is a symptom in which a person has great pain in his head. Severe headache is usually an emergency. Causes include meningitis, bleeding in the brain, trauma, brain tumors, etc. ...Read more