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Throbbing Pain On Top Of Head
Shooting/throbbing pain on top right side of head with no other symptoms. Came on suddenly and is still going after 45 min?
Migraine: Throbbing pain in the head may be due to migraine headache or tension headache. Migraine headaches are typically incapacitating whereas tension headache are more tolerable. Both treated differently. Inciting causes are stress, fatigue, poor hydration, poor diet or skipping meals and poor sleep. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain in the top of my head as well as my head feeling "fuzzy" today. It is not a typical migraine. What could this be?
Hard to say: Most likely, given that it sounds like you have had migraines in the past it is either related to muscle tension in your neck or is a migraine variant. In Chinese Medicine or other models there are other likely explanations. If symptoms persisted even for just 24 hours I would suggest a formal office visit. If you have migraine medicine available it is rather safe to see if it helps. ...Read more
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Needs to be checked: Pain on the right side of head and throbing can be from many causes like, migraine cluster headache tension headache allergies sinusitis mensrual or hormonal headaches brain tumor brain anurism brain hemorhage or hematoma head injury hypertension temporal arteritis the treatment depends on the cause of the headache, so have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
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