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Every time I go from sitting to standing I get a throbbing pain in a vein in my head, what could be causing this?

Every time I go from sitting to standing I get a throbbing pain in a vein in my head, what could be causing this?

Need more info: You may have a type of orthostatic intolerance, possibly associated with a drop in blood pressure upon standing, which can be due to a disorder of autonomic nervous system. It can be related to the heart, nervous system, low blood volume or medications. After the spinal tap you could get this type of headache too. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Dull headache is gone but random mild throbbing pain happens sometimes lasts a few seconds Rarely felt in right side as well Felt a vein in my head?

Dull headache is gone but random mild throbbing pain happens sometimes
 lasts a few seconds
 Rarely felt in right side as well
Felt a vein in my head?

Diet change, sun: The possible diagnoses include: migraine headache, temporal arteritis. If the temple area feels tender to touch, then you must see your PCP asap. Avoiding gluten, dairy helps improve headaches. Also, take a vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day supplement to reduce inflammation. It'll help both conditions. ...Read more

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What could cause a throbbing pain in my head and buzzing in left ear?

Prob not ear: It is possible your pain may be referred by something else such as your jaw or teeth. If your ear is ok then i would focus on your jaw as a cause. Soft diet, ice, antiinflammatory medications and see your dentist. It is rare for pain caused by the ear to come and go. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of throbbing pain that originates in the neck but shoots into the head and eye?

What could be the cause of throbbing pain that originates in the neck but shoots into the head and eye?

Cervicogenic Headach: You could be having cervicogenic headaches. They are typically referred from the neck to the head. You may require a combination of physical therapy, posture training and short term medications. Pcp might be a good starting point. ...Read more

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What are the causes of throbbing pain that originates in neck but shoots into head and eye?

See MD asap: Depending on any other symptoms you may have (were you lifting anything heavy recently; did you have a cold or other virus recently): neck pain shooting to the head and eye needs to be evaluated for a carotid dissection, which is rare. Otherwise it might be muscular pain, but vascular causes must be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing pain in the top of your head?

Migraine: Throbbing pain in the head may be due to migraine headache or tension headache. Migraine headaches are typically incapacitating whereas tension headache are more tolerable. Both treated differently. Inciting causes are stress, fatigue, poor hydration, poor diet or skipping meals and poor sleep. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain that starts in right ear- radiates to front/back right sided head- intense but comes and goes. What is it- any cause for concern?

Throbbing pain that starts in right ear- radiates to front/back right sided head- intense but comes and goes.  What is it- any cause for concern?

See Your Doctor: Ear pain can result from a problem either in the ear itself or from elsewhere in the upper respiratory tract. Infection &/or fluid within the ear is common following head colds. Sinus tract infection can cause ear & head pain. These are treatable conditions however diagnosis is difficult without visual inspection. Infections require antibiotics. See your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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