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Throbbing Pain On Left Side Of Head
Constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head during the day, pain disappears while jogging & at night. Prev diagnsd as tension head. Tumor?
Need more history: Sounds like this headache is worrying to you. Your brief description has some features that point toward and away from such diagnoses as migraine and hemicrania continua. Tumors are more likely to cause seizures and focal neurological symptoms than headaches, and when tumors do cause headaches, the headache often worsens with lying down. If you'd like to discuss more, feel free to consult me. ...Read more
Constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. It comes on during day, not apparent at night. Pain alleviated slightly during jogging. Tumor?
Getting constant throbbing pain top left hand side of head. It comes on during day & disappears at night. Diagnosed with tension headaches. Tumour?
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
Throbbing pain behind left eye and left side of head when standing up from sitting or laying position. Pain goes away after 5 seconds. What causes it?
Depends: If it has just occurred recently its possibly sinus pressure if it is chronic I would get a more extensive work up with your doctor ...Read more
I have a dull throbbing pain left side of the head. My BP is within normal range. What could be the cause?
Could be headache: As simple as that how long has it lasted & does anything relieve it? ...Read more
I have sudden throbbing pain in the left side of my head when I bend down or do some abrupt physical activity. Its been two years now. What's wrong?
Chronic pain: This issue is certainly chronic as it has been 2 years. Tough to say over the computer, but you should get an exam and possible a Scan of your head to assure there is not a serious issues causing your pains upon bending and physical activity. Best wishes. ...Read more
For the past two years I have been getting severe throbbing pain to the left side of my head/brain. It comes and goes but sometimes I'm in agony.
Behavioral medicine: Presuming that you have been thoroughly examined by your doc, you might consider some behavioral interventions. Your BP might also be elevated due to the pain. Herbert benson, md, a cardiologist has a great little technique called the relaxation response that might be helpful in relaxing the vessels in your head. ...Read more
I get a deep throbbing pain in the left side of my head, behind my eye, and my left temple. It wakes me up or knocks me down depending when it hits.
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more
I have had a throbbing pain in the left side of my head above my ear and in my cheek and upper teeth. The cheek is getting worse? What could it be?
Since I woke up I've had a sharp throbbing pain only on the left side of my head when I move around or stand up. I don't feel ill at all, what is this?
Hard to say: The causes of a new headache are large in number and range from tension headache migraine to more serious problems. A common cause of a headache on awakening is sleep apnea, especially in those who snore and are obese. New severe headaches generally require medical evaluation so people with this issue should seek medical attention. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain on the top left side of my head its worse wen l turn my head or laugh. Should l be alarmed?
Possible migraine. Unilateral, throbbing are not enough criteria for diagnostic of migraine. Check if there is sensitivity to light or noise, nausea or vomiting. Also if migraine is running in the family.
The red flags in your situation would be sudden onset and accelerating pattern.
If it is migraine the treatment is available. ...Read more
I have a slight throbbing pain at the back left side of my head, behind left ear it comes and goes, what is it?
I have a throbbing pain on the bacl left side of my head right behind my left ear. Its kind of swollen as well.
ENT doc: Hard to say without evaluation. See an ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Hello. I have been having a sharp throbbing pain through out the left side of my head, neck, ear & jaw. It's prohibits me from daily activities?
Sharp constant sometimes throbbing pain in right temple down jaw ear and on top of right side of head. Broke left side before and car accident. TMJ?
Perhaps: Could be. Arrange an inbox consult at www. Health tap. Com/douglasdds. ...Read more
Shooting/throbbing pain on top right side of head with no other symptoms. Came on suddenly and is still going after 45 min?
Need neuro + dental: You need to see a neurologist and possibly a dentist in that order. ...Read more
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
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?
Sudden fatigue w/in last week. 2 days ago, throbbing isolated pain in left middle/upper side of head. Been 2 days off/on. Ibuprofen not working. Help?
Severe pain on top left side of head when standing up from sitting or lying down. Painful, throbbing, stabbing. Lasts about 5 minutes.?
Some considerations: Might wonder if jaw or dentition playing a role, but pain could be secondary to neck, plexus locations. Certainly might consider even sinus problems. Have your regular doctor evaluate these possibilities. ...Read more
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.?
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
Throbbing sometimes in left side of head, ear pressure/fullness, weird taste in mouth, itchy palms, any ideas?
ALLERGY OR MIGRAINS: Food or environmental allergies can cause these symptoms. Sometimes migrains can be triggered by allergies and cause these symptoms as well. ...Read more
Throbbing in left side of head above ear (worst in morning) sore upper teeth and left cheek, stuffed nose in morning, ears and throat occasionally sore. What could it be?
Sinuses: It could be your sinuses. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain on the left back side of my head. No neck pain but pressure in my temporal sides as well. What can this be?
It can be time: To get examined and treated: cannot be diagnosed online.. ...Read more
Reoccurring headache behind left eye and on l side of head. Comes in attacks 2 or more times a day, pain is a throbbing stabbing constant pain?
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
Why does either side of my head pulsate/twitch when sleeping facing one side? (right left) Is it pressure to the blood vessel near jaw/side of head?
Fasciculation: This is called a fasciculation. You may have a condition known as hemifacial spasm, which is benigh condition in which the muscles in your face contract involuntarily. This is treated with botox. Rarely, it can be caused by something irritating the nerve going to your facial muscles, the facial nerve ...Read more
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