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Sharp Pain In The Side Of My Head
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
Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye. ?
I have a burning sensation in the back left side of my head and sharp pain on left side front of head....no neck or back pain any ideas?
Random neck pain: Pain and aches have many different sources - without a complete history and examination you will not get to the bottom of this - dont seek online answer, try to get to a competent provider for further care. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?
Emergency! Go to ER : Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke such as elevated bold pressure? This could be an emergency.seek urgent medical attention. Call family/friends to seek help as well. ...Read more
Very common: Migraine is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. The term, migraine, is often used to include a large number of clinical presentations. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Neck pain on left side. I also get a pinching feeling in the same side of head and the back of head starts burning?
May be pinched nerve: If the pain that you feel is worse with bending your neck to the side and slightly backwards, it may be a pinched nerve (radiculopathy). The symptoms usually radiate to the arm or shoulder under those circumstances. If your symptoms are slightly better in that same position, then it could be myofascial pain or spasm. These indicators are not absolute but should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...Read more
May be UR ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is very irritating to the gastric lining of the stomach, especially when it's not taken with food. Please make sure that you are taking it with food, and not by itself. It is such a strong irritant. You may want to try stopping your ibuprofen altogether, and seeing whether the pain goes away immediately during the time that you're off it or not.. ...Read more
Upper or lower: Body? May consider a visit to the emergency room. How is your neck? ...Read more
See below: When pain starts in the back up high and radiates down, the first thing a physician thinks about is a kidney stone, kidney infection, bowel problem or back injury. Depends on what other symptoms you are having. Consider going to the emergency room, or call your doctor first thing in the morning to see about getting an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have discomfort on the right side of my neck. Headaches on the right side toward the temple. And tension in right eye.
Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?
Headache: Back left sided headache. Tension headache would be most likely. The insertion of your fronto-occipital muscle is in that area and that can tighten and hurt. Could be neck problem referring to that area or a greater occipital neuralgia. That is a nerve that runs behind your ear that can get irritated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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