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Slight throbbing in right side of head after exertion. How do I treat this?

Slight throbbing in right side of head after exertion. How do I treat this?

Seek advice: Most headaches fall under category of migraines, cluster or tension like headaches. Then there are other causes that sometimes require more investigations. Exertional headaches require more evaluation. Start with history and exam with your gp and see if imaging is indicated for you. ...Read more

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Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it? Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

Random dull achy throbbing pain in right side of head before temple area. No fever. What could be causing it?  Lasts like 10 sec then goes away.

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the headache may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Severe throbbing pain on right side of head, dizzy, lightheaded, nausea and some vomiting. Symptoms worse on movement ?

Severe throbbing pain on right side of head, dizzy, lightheaded, nausea and some vomiting. Symptoms worse on movement ?

Seek treatment: Do you have a history of having such "severe throbbing pain " or any of the symptoms you described? If you do not its time to see a doctor. Various conditions can cause the symptom you are describing, strokes, migraine-associated vertigo, vertigo, some sinus infections. You made need a CT of you brain if your symptoms are "severe" ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain at right side of head, at temple and eye area. I feel sick and have vomited today and feel dizzy and lightheaded on standing?

I have a throbbing pain at right side of head, at temple and eye area. I feel sick and have vomited today and feel dizzy and lightheaded on standing?

Migraine: You could have a migraine headache or headache from another cause. If you are vomiting and cannot keep enough fluids down and are becoming dizzy, it would be best to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Shooting/throbbing pain on top right side of head with no other symptoms. Came on suddenly and is still going after 45 min?

Shooting/throbbing pain on top right side of head with no other symptoms. Came on suddenly and is still going after 45 min?

Go to the ER now: This could be a symptom of many scary things including a brain aneurysm or a stroke. Please go to the emergency room immediately. Call 911 ...Read more

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Spasm feel on head after throbbing on right side. Ear clogging, head and face feel tight, slight thro behind the eyes?

Spasm feel on head after throbbing on right side.  Ear clogging,  head and face feel tight, slight thro behind the eyes?

May be migraine: Migraine starting at your age is always alarming but you have apparently had the appropriate test. If you have not consulted a neurologist, you should seriously consider it . Perhaps a MRI of brain with contrast may be needed in your case. Have you been prescribed a triptan type of drug yet? ...Read more