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Headache on right side of the head?

Headache on right side of the head?

The right headache : hemicranea is usually a description of a migraine. However fever or the presence of numbness or weakness can be associated with more serous disease. A new headache a severe headache. A different headache. A headache upon arising in the morning or one that wakes you up. Requires a complete work up. Lab ct and complete neurological exam ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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 pain right side of head just above right ear?

Throbbing pain right side of head just above right ear?

Pain: May be TMJ or inflammation of the temporal artery. Start with warm compresses and ibuprofen but if it persists you should see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes headache in left side of head?

What causes headache in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Sharp pain on left side of head near temple. Is this a migraine or headache?

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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Bad headache on right side of head pounding what the cause?

Bad headache on right side of head pounding what the cause?

Usually migraine: is the cause of pounding headaches on one side of the head in a 25 year old lady especially if this is recurrent. Now having said that I must point out that there are a few uncommon things that will present with headache that require further investigation. Many things can cause or contribute to migraine. I suggest you read about migraine and potential triggering factors. 400 character limit here. ...Read more

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Causes of pulsating headache on right temporal region and right eye?

Causes of pulsating headache on right temporal region and right eye?

See your doctor: It is hard to tell without an examination. In an older age group there is a condition called temporal arteritis which can cause temporal headaches and which can seriously affect vision. It is rare in your age group. There are many potential other causes of temporal headaches which can radiate to the eye ranging from sinus problems to migraines to more serious conditions. See your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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What causes headaches in left side of head?

What causes headaches in left side of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Get it evaluated: I do not know whether these issues are related but you should have them evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Ringing in head plus head pain top of head?

Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You don't list any here. A full eval is warranted anyway . You have a long time to live and headaches are no fun. The two may be unrelated but start with the ENT ...Read more

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Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause. ...Read more

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Migraine with sudden stabbing pain in the middle of right side of head.

Migraine with sudden stabbing pain in the middle of right side of head.

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

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Right side headache off and on. Constant lack of sensation in right side forehead above eyebrow. CT normal. No visual symptoms. Ideas?

Right side headache off and on. Constant lack of sensation in right side forehead above eyebrow. CT normal. No visual symptoms. Ideas?

Neurologist: The constant lack of sensation in the right forehead along with intermittent right sided headache sounds like migraine or CPH, but trigeminal neuralgia, cervical disease, vasculitis and metabolic dysfunction needs to be explored. You need an MRI and lab work in addition to the CT scan.

Please see a neurologist. ...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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Ouch, have severe headache on left side of the head?

Ouch, have severe headache on left side of the head?

Hemicranial: Migraines are typically one-sided, and when they do occur, the pain can be rather intense. Cluster headaches are also focal mainly over the eye, and those may be "head-banging" events. All can be controlled and even prevented. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Pain: Hard to tell from your description but it sounds like a neck or cervical neuralgia or muscle spasm but if its persistent you should get it looked at. You can try warm compresses and ibuprofen as well. ...Read more

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Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

MRI - Device Present: Some heart pacemakers and other devices are now being engineered to be MRI safe. Most stents are safe after a 6 to 12 week wait for the vessel wall lining to cover them with a fresh layer of cells. The implanting MD can tell you if it is safe to have a MRI.in all cases ...Read more

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For the last few days, I have 2 out of 3 pain at right side of head / headache. It feels like throbbing pain as per intervals. What could that be?

For the last few days, I have 2 out of 3 pain at right side of head / headache. It feels like throbbing pain as per intervals. What could that be?

There are several: types of headaches, sinus headaches being one of them, muscular tension, and vascular are others. You won't know what you have going on until you see your doc. He/she can rule things out and identify what is happening and treat if needed. Consider biofeedback or clinical hypnosis (www.asch.net) if they continue. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Headache top right side of head for 3 days after having cavity on left side of mouth filled. Now, my right eye is bloodshot. Throbbing. Help!

Headache top right side of head for 3 days after having cavity on left side of mouth filled. Now, my right eye is bloodshot. Throbbing. Help!

Go to your doctor: This could a sinusitis, inflammation and infection of the sinus cavity (maxillary sinus) that makes up the floor of the bony orbit that holds your eye. You need to go to your doctor or the er especially if tis getting worse and/or you have a fever. It could just be refered pain as well. Better be safe and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a severe headache on right side of head, throbbing in the temple, and a red eye on the same side.

I have a severe headache on right side of head, throbbing in the temple, and a red eye on the same side.

Needs exam: How is your vision? if its blurry and your pupil is larger on the right side then you need to see an eye doc ASAP. Please feel you eye ball if it feels hard like a golf ball compare to your other eye then it means high eye pressure. You need immediate help to lower eye pressure. You need to consult doctor for your headache and red eye. ...Read more

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Getting constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. It comes on during day & disappears at night. diagnosed with tension headaches. tumour?

Getting constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. It comes on during day & disappears at night. diagnosed with tension headaches. tumour?

Likely migraine: Sounds like this is pretty scary for you. Throbbing headache on one side of your head that gets better with lying down in a dark room is often migraine. However, if this is new and isn't going away you might need an examination. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. Comes on during day, pain alleviated during jogging. Diagnosed as tension headache by GP. Tumor?

Constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. Comes on during day, pain alleviated during jogging. Diagnosed as tension headache by GP. Tumor?

Need MRI: Brain Tumors are very rare. So, it is very unlikely that you have that. However, headaches is one of the most common presenting complaints of brain tumors and many new cases had headaches for months before anyone ordered the right test. MRI of the Brain with contrast is the test of choice. Ask your GP for this but your insurance may deny it. You will then have to appeal, but don't give up. ...Read more

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I have a horrible head ache after flying my whole left side of head is throbbing, it started after a couple hours off the plane. ?

I have a horrible head ache after flying my whole left side of head is throbbing, it started after a couple hours off the plane.  ?

Migraine headache: from your given history, it sounds like a vascular (Migraine ) headache . Have you ever had a similar headache before? You should see your doctor / provider . If it is a migraine headache , there are several effective treatments available. I'm not certain if the plane flight may have caused the headache (changes in cabin pressure etc.) ...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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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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Headache that started around eye, pain in back of head down neck,progressed hours later to other side of neck,now have throbbing headache,eye hurts?

Headache that started around eye, pain in back of head down neck,progressed hours later to other side of neck,now have throbbing headache,eye hurts?

Consider migraine: migraine headaches often cause a throbbing headache, associated with nausea and sensitivity to light or sound. each person's initial presentation can vary. Migraine headaches generally last 4-72 hours and are the cause of significant loss of work and personal time. If you have these headaches on a regular basis, please consult your primary care physician ...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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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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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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Sinus and cough for 2 weeks, now when i cough headache right side of head and eye for 2 weeks now, hope its not a brain anyersum, im worried..

Sinus and cough for 2 weeks, now when i cough headache right side of head and eye for 2 weeks now, hope its not a brain anyersum, im worried..

Unlikely: The best explanation is that the cold developed into a sinus infection involving the ethmoid, frontal, and sphenoid sinuses. Not uncommon for cold to progress into infection about 2 wks after onset. With sinusitis usually have nasal congestion and discolored drainage. Suggest evaluation and antibiotics if infection confirmed. ...Read more

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What is migraine? Will you die from it? had headache on right side of head since tuesday.caught in the drizzle on monday and tues morning.is it normal

What is migraine? Will you die from it? had headache on right side of head since tuesday.caught in the drizzle on monday and tues morning.is it normal

Migraine: is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Imaging like CT or MRI are very important to rule out secondary pathology. ...Read more

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Please explain headache pains in right side of head?

Please explain headache pains in right side of head?

Right or left: It makes no difference which side of your head the pain is on. The same diseases can cause right sided pain or left sided pain.L if it is worrisome to you, consult your physician. ...Read more