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Is it possible for my mom to have passed her trigeminal neuralgia to me? I have MS and have been having some twinges in the left side of my face.

Is it possible for my mom to have passed her trigeminal neuralgia to me? I have MS and have been having some twinges in the left side of my face.

MS may cause Tic: Trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux) may be caused by multiple sclerosis. The pain can be very mild or quite pronounced. If trigeminal neuralgia is caused by ms, an MRI scan can sometimes identify a plaque in the sensory pathway of the trigeminal system. Medications may provide relief. If meds are not controlling the pain, a balloon microcompression of the trigeminal ganglion may help for 2-3 yrs. ...Read more

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Pain on the side of the head?

Pain on the side of the head?

Sorry to hear that. : Perhaps you'd care to give us some information about it? We won't be able to guess. ...Read more

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My right side of my head hertz?

Could be: Tension/muscle strain, migraine among other possibilities. Get examined. Hope you feel better! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=20628. ...Read more

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I.Feel pain on.My left side.Head?

Headache: There are different types of headaches: tension, migraine, cluster being the most common. Pain in one side of the head associated with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, light and or noise intolerance goes more with migraine. Cluster also happens in one side but more sharp with eye irritation and tears. Tension usually occurs in band like fashion in whole head. If worse or not resolved visit pcp. ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of my head?

How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad headache, then that could be originating from brain and needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Can't move right side of face. Why?

Can't move right side of face. Why?

Bell's palsy: Bell’s palsy is a condition that causes one side of a person’s face to become weak or droop. This can happen when one of the nerves that control the muscles in the face gets damaged or stops working. Damage to this nerve usually happens when the nerve becomes swollen or inflamed because of an infection with a virus. Strokes can present with unilateral facial weakness as well. ...Read more

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What cause one side of face to hurt?

What cause one side of face to hurt?

Cause of pain?: That is an extremely broad question with little information to go on and too many possibilities to make it worthwhile for us to merely list a hundred or more answers. Either re-post your question with more detailed information or better yet see a dentist and/or physician for a one on one clinical evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the head left side?

What causes pain in the head left side?

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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Pain on the right side of my jawl n face?

Pain on the right side of my jawl n face?

TMJ dysfunction: I recommend seeing an oral surgeon,

if this is TMJ dysfunction, it should get better with ibuprofen, soft diet, warm compresses, and massage.

You may need a bite splint.

If this involves your ear, see an otologist and have a hearing test performed. ...Read more

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Why i cannot feel my half face at right side?

Why i cannot feel my half face at right side?

See your doctor: You may have a condiion known as bell's palsey. Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt to turn my head to the side?

Why does it hurt to turn my head to the side?

Neck problem?: Not enough detail to answer well, but neck, head, or shoulder pain with head turning is often due to spine, rib, or cranial bone problems. Other causes might be lymph node swelling, goiter, infection, etc. A good medical assessment by your osteopathic physician-who will do everything your md will do, but can also check for & treat these musculoskeletal problems with her hands would be a good idea. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of the head?

What causes pain in the left side of the head?

Headaches: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. You could try applying warm compresses to the back of the head/neck as well as on temples for about 10 minutes; it might help.

Consult your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the right side of the head?

What causes pain on the right side of the 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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What is pain restricted to one side of the head?

What is pain restricted to one side of the head?

Could be migraine. : Severe unilateral headache is often due to migraine or cluster-type headache. Typical symptom include sensitivity to light, sound or smells. Nausea and eye pain are also common. Most people will feel tenderness at the upper trapezius or base of the neck. Pain can be triggered by stress fatigue or dehydration and can last from a few hours to a few days. See a doctor to talk about meds. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on right side of the head?

What might cause pain on right side of the head?

Headache: Unfortunately, many things can cause rightsided head pain. You should make an appointment with your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly order some tests, and let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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What could lead to pain on left side of the head?

What could lead to pain on left side of the 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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What might cause pain on the left side of the head?

What might cause pain on the left side of the 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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I have a pain on my right side head from yesterday?

I have a pain on my right side head from yesterday?

This is most likely: A migraine.
When a headache occurs in half the head, it is called a hemichrania, this lasting more than 4 hours is a migraine until proven otherwise ...Read more

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Has knot on side of his face , don't know what it is?

Need to be seen : There are so many possibilities. This will need to be assessed in person to have an accurate diagnosis. Or a biopsy may need to b done if not sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your one side of your face hurt?

What does it mean when your one side of your face hurt?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What's the problem if your head feel pain on right side?

What's the problem if your head feel pain on right side?

More information: What does it feel like, where is it exactly, how long has it been hurting, what brings it on, what makes it better are only some of the questions a doctor would have for you. Only a visit will give you answers. ...Read more

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Have this horrible pain on the left side of my head only.

Left side Hemicrania: I would recommend that you go to see your primary care doctor about this issue, especially if the pain is persistent or worsening. There are several different potential causes of your headache, and your doctor can perform a thorough physical examination and help you figure out what might be going on.
The fact that the pain is mostly on one side of the head would be most consistent with a migraine. Migraine, classically, is characterized by a pulsating pain that is localized to one side of the head. Chronic sinus congestion ...Read more

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Hit the side of my head getting into my car. What do I do?

Well, do you have : Any symptoms? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Seek emergency care for loss of >. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of the left side of your head hurting?

What are some symptoms of the left side of your head hurting?

It hurts: If the left side of your head is hurting, this is a symptom. Is there a specific concern you have about the pain? Type of headache? ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the lower right side of the face?

What are the causes of pain in the lower right side of the face?

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Pain in the face can be caused by nerve injury, irritation from infection or tumor, compression of the nerve by a blood vessel, or inflammation in the pathway for sensation in the brain. There are really many causes, and a careful examination may help shed some light. ...Read more

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Is it ok if my baby likes to hold her head to one side sometimes?

Sometimes: Having a preference to hold the head one way is not a problem. What you need to make sure is that she can move her head easily and freely both directions. If they lay too much with the head turned one way they may develop flattening of one side of the head. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your right side of face is puffier than left?

If new: it means you were exposed to something (sun, chemical) to which you are allergic more on one side than the other. You can also affect the puffiness of your face by sleeping on it wrong. To stay symmetric, sleep with your head straight up towards ceiling (so lying on your back) ...Read more