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Doctor insights on: Soreness On Left Side Of Head

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I have a sore in the middle left side of head. Its been there for six months or more. Hurts when touched or combed. What is wrong?

I have a sore in the middle left side of head. Its been there for six months or more. Hurts when touched or combed. What is wrong?

Sore: There is no way to know what it is without being evaluated. Pilar cysts are very common on the scalp, are harmless, but generally do not hurt alhough can be sensitive. I recommend that you have a board-certified Dermatologist evaluate the spot.

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I think I pulled a muscle in my neck from picking my son up. It is stiff and sore on left side can't move head to left and right. What can I do 4 it?

I think I pulled a muscle in my neck from picking my son up. It is stiff and sore on left side can't move head to left and right. What can I do 4 it?

Ice, rest, NSAIDS: I agree you may have pulled a muscle. Rest (if possible with a young child), ice (20 minutes 3 x day), antiinflammatories and/or tylenol (acetaminophen). If does not improve, go see your family physician.

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Found a tick on left side of head head was sore for a week high liver enzymes now left pupil bigger than right one pressure in head problems thinking?

Found a tick on left side of head head was sore for a week high liver enzymes now left pupil bigger than right one pressure in head problems thinking?

Report to your dr: Your symptoms can be unrelated to the tick but may also be due to one the many tick-born diseases assuming enkugh time has passed (incubation period). Prophylactic or treatment antibiotic may be necessary.

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Pain on entire left side, sore, hands and fingers are numb. Hard to grip things. Leg & arm pain also headache on the left side of head. What's wrong?

Not certain without: More information. But if it persists, sounds like you need to see a neurologist to figure out if this complex unilateral nerve distribution pain/numbness can be blamed on one syndrome or condition. Have a wonderful day and thanks for trusting in HealthTap.

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I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

Middle ear infection: You have not shared any information with us, not even your age or duration of sx or other medical hx which makes any response to your question irrelevant to you. However, the symptoms suggest a middle ear infection with effusion and some mastoiditis and pharyngitis. Your doctor can determine if it is viral or bacterial and manage accordingly.

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Headache on left side of head in back, tender to touch. Is it common with viral infections and or toothaches?

Headache on left side of head in back, tender to touch. Is it common with viral infections and or toothaches?

Viral: It could be from grinding your teeth, and yes, could happen from a viral infection as well. As long as you don't have any visual changes and able to move all your facial muscles normally, you are okay.

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Tick on left side of head now left pupil bigger than right one left side of head very tender and blurry vision tick related?

Tick on left side of head now left pupil bigger than right one left side of head very tender and blurry vision tick related?

Possible: Ticks carry many potential disease causing organisms and not just Lyme. Some tend to enter the brain. Any sudden vision changes such as blurriness or noticeable changes in pupil size should be evaluated immediately, particularly in the context of new onset headache. If you've had a headache like this before with effect on vision, then it could be normal for you. If not, I'd head to ER.

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I have a very tender spot on he top left side of head. It hurts to touch. Been having migraines, blurry vision at times, and hair faliing out.

I have a very tender spot on he top left side of head. It hurts to touch. Been having migraines, blurry vision at times, and hair faliing out.

Go to ER: What you described is compatible with temporal arteritis and you should visit an emergency room at the earliest to protect your vision, just in case it is temporal arteritis.

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Sharp shotting pain on too of left side of head, pressure around temples, fatigue, slightly tender neck no fever. 10 constant days of pressure in head?

Sharp shotting pain on too of left side of head, pressure around temples, fatigue, slightly tender neck no fever. 10 constant days of pressure in head?

New headache: Headaches can be a concerning symptom and can have many causes. Some are deserving of emergent treatment. Warning signs are chronic headaches that suddenly change in quality or intensity, multiple headaches a week, new onset headaches that affect one's ability to function, associated vomiting, associated dizziness/double vision/neck ache/fever/weakness, or the need to take daily pain medication.

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Constant achy/sharp pain back left/right side of head. Top of head also a bit tender and pressing it can recreate the pain. Pain relievers don't help?

Constant achy/sharp pain back left/right side of head. Top of head also a bit tender and pressing it can recreate the pain. Pain relievers don't help?

Get checked: I always check the cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, and frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction) and associated musculature for the presence of a toxin, pathogen or allergen as the cause for head pain.

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Pain above left eye brow tender to touch and headache at side of head comes and goes over last few days painkillers do help.?

Need full history: If this is something new, you'll need a full history to be taken. Differential is broad. I'm available for a virtual consult to guide diagnosis, workup, and treatment.

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Aching in right side of head, all around eye and down side of nose and right side forehead. Aching in neck, aching in head went left side now right?

Aching in right side of head, all around eye and down side of nose and right side forehead. Aching in neck, aching in head went left side now right?

Pain: With any pain it always a challenge to diagnose without examination. There are few most common causes that may explain your symptoms: sinusitis, certain type of headache such as migraine or cluster headache and neuralgia.

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Landed backwards and hit my head on cement floor. It's still sore a few hours later (nearly 5 hours). Hit back/ more side of head. What should I do?

Landed backwards and hit my head on cement floor. It's still sore a few hours later (nearly 5 hours). Hit back/ more side of head. What should I do?

Possible concussion: Seek medical attention asap, at least for baseline evaluation should further changes occur.

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Dull pushing pain on top right side of head every few minutes, now sore to touch?

Pain: You may have an abrasion or irritation of the scalp. You could also have a minor infection like a cellulitis. If it persists let a doctor have a look at it