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What can cause throbbing headache on right side and gum line top and bottom also right side?

What can cause throbbing headache on right side and gum line top and bottom also right side?

Needs evalutation: Your headache may or may not be related to the issues in your mouth. First step is to have your dentist determine if one or more teeth may be the cause of your discomfort. Then, if it is not dental in origin, see your primary care physician. There are too many factors that can cause headaches and you must follow through with professional help. ...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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Throbbing headache on right side, ears feel plugged (like i'm drowning), circulation not great and eye pain, everything getting worse last few days?

Throbbing  headache on right side,  ears feel plugged (like i'm drowning), circulation not great and eye pain,  everything getting worse last few days?

Several causes: You may have a vascular headache (migraine) which can cause throbbing and eye pain or a tension headache. However, acute sinus infections can also cause this pattern of symptoms. It would be best to be evaluated by your healthcare provider to separate these possibilities. ...Read more

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Having throbbing headaches on the right side and right nostrils bleeding?

Having throbbing headaches on the right side and right nostrils bleeding?

Not likely related: Nosebleeds are only rarely related to headaches, except in cases of very high blood pressure or severe sinus infection (sinus tumors are even more rare). A unilateral throbbing headache in a young lady is very likely to be migraine. If you have significant nosebleeds, or if you have sinus congestion, drainage, etc. You should see a primary or ENT doctor. See neurology for headaches if they are bad. ...Read more

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Hello, I've had a throbbing migraine like headache on the right side of my head starting from the back going all the way to my right eye for 2 weeks?

Hello, I've had a throbbing migraine like headache on the right side of my head starting from the back going all the way to my right eye for 2 weeks?

See your Doctor: Migraines usually last from 4 to 72 hours. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis to ensure that the correct treatment is given. See your PCP for consultation, tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Throbbing headache in back of head right side after sex. Advil (ibuprofen) helped. It was worse when laying down. Hist eds and migraines. See Dr wed ok to wait?

Throbbing headache in back of head right side after sex. Advil (ibuprofen) helped. It was worse when laying down. Hist eds and migraines. See Dr wed ok to wait?

Avoid triggers: Avoid triggers until seen by doctor if headaches are bad. Made sure you are well hydrated with water as this can sometimes contribute to headaches. Agree with doctor follow-up. ...Read more

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What can cause spontaneous throbbing headache on the left side of the back of my head?

What can cause spontaneous throbbing headache on the left side of the back of my head?

Many causes: There are many possible reasons for the headache you describe. Please see a neurologist if you have not done so. Also, check out a meditation called the relaxation response by a cardiologist named herbert benson. ...Read more

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Nearly every morning between 4&5 am I get a throbbing headache, left side. Worse lying down. Drinking coffee helps. What is causing this?

Nearly every morning between 4&5 am I get a throbbing headache, left side. Worse lying down. Drinking coffee helps. What is causing this?

Hard to know: If you drink a lot of coffee during the day, then rebound headache is a possibility. Rebound is also possible with other headache meds. Other than that, more information would be helpful and it is important to know that "red flag" headache symptoms that should prompt urgent evaluation include headaches that wake you from sleep or any sudden change to chronic headaches. ...Read more

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I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

I have been having a numbness on the R side of my face with a headache & throbbing...and the skin and right ear get very hot to the touch. ?

Complicated migraine: this is most likely a complicated migraine based on throbbing pain and skin sensitivity vs less likely brain lesion affecting the cranial nerve 5 or autonomic trigeminal cephalgia. you need to see a neurologist for this issue and get MRI brain to rule out demyelinating or space occupying lesions, but again highest suspicion is for migraine ...Read more

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Drank too much last week, now how a reoccurring throbbing headache/migraine on left side of my head. I've taken Tylenol (acetaminophen) many times, Help! ?

Drank too much last week, now how a reoccurring throbbing headache/migraine on left side of my head. I've taken Tylenol (acetaminophen) many times, Help! ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) warning: in order to determine the cause of your throbbing head you need to see your primary care physician. Be careful with how much Tylenol (acetaminophen) you take as it can damage your liver if taken in excess. Your throbbing head pain could have absolutely nothing to do with the fact that you drank too much alcohol a week ago. ...Read more

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What can cause me to awake at 3 in the morning with a severe throbbing headache? Unilateral, R. side, peppermint oil made worse, maxalt (rizatriptan) helped, by eye

What can cause me to awake at 3 in the morning with a severe throbbing headache? Unilateral, R. side, peppermint oil made worse, maxalt (rizatriptan) helped, by eye

Sleep headache?: 22 AA F asks causes of awakening from sleep with throbbing headache R side. I would consider BP increase if on BCPs. Or alcohol, migraine. What is your and family Hx of migraine? I would avoid the OTC treatments and work with your team to find cause. Once cause is found Rx can focus on cause. ...Read more

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What does throbbing headache mean?

What does throbbing headache mean?

Headache: Headache whether throbbing or not can be due to stress, migraine, neck muscle spasm, cluster headache, chronic daily headaches, subarachnoid hemorrhage, sinus and eye problems etc. Hence you need to get checked asap. ...Read more

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What causes a throbbing headache, ?

What causes a throbbing headache, ?

Blood pumping: The throbbing in headaches (typically migraines) is generally thought to be caused by excessive blood being pumped into the area. At one time, these headaches were called "vascular headaches" for this reason. There are many other possible causes including high blood pressure and increased intracranial pressure, which are much more ominous. Best to see your doctor for a checkup ...Read more

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I've got a throbbing headache, what do I do ?

I've got a throbbing headache, what do I do ?

See a neurologist: Likely migraines. Neurologist can diagnose and treat successfully in most cases. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for throbbing headache?

What are some home remedies for throbbing headache?

OTC: Ibuprofen is a good first line medication for headaches. Aspirin may help, depending on your age and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Throbbing headache upon standing, coughing, or bending over?

Throbbing headache upon standing, coughing, or bending over?

Long shot but...: ... I hope you are not suffering from a cerebrospinal fluid leak. Just my idea; others will have more and better suggestions. ...Read more

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Sometimes when i stand up i get a throbbing headache. Normal?

Sometimes when i stand up i get a throbbing headache. Normal?

Normal=Common: No: While not normal, it is behavior, not optimal, not extremely rare, yet not necessarily serious, at least in the short term, also clearly not healthy. Symptoms c/w vascular/migraine ha, especially if pulse in sync with the ha throb. There are several ways to improve, though would avoid most meds, a few might help a little. Best seek: mechanism of ha, address your internal controls & excellent help. ...Read more

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