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What causes a constant occurring throbbing reoccurring headache?

What causes a constant occurring throbbing reoccurring headache?

Many: Migraine is the most common, other like cluster headache, problem with sinuses, intracranial pathology may be considered. A neurologist will need lot more info to narrow down. ...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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What causes a constant headache?

What causes a constant headache?

Several items: Hopefully, you do not possess an expanding brain tumor, hemorrhage, or hydrocephalus. More likely, you have developed "chronic daily headaches", which can involve migraine, or tension headaches, and may be associated with a variety of pain medications. See your doctor, as treatment can break this up. ...Read more

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What causes a throbbing headache, ?

What causes a throbbing headache, ?

Blood pumping: The throbbing in headaches (typically migraines) is generally thought to be caused by excessive blood being pumped into the area. At one time, these headaches were called "vascular headaches" for this reason. There are many other possible causes including high blood pressure and increased intracranial pressure, which are much more ominous. Best to see your doctor for a checkup ...Read more

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What causes a persistent headache?

What causes a persistent headache?

Many possibilities: It depends on how long have you had it, constant or not, location on head, precipitating events, any associated neurologic symptoms, worse in AM or PM. Causes range from needing glasses (very common at your age- do your parents wear glasses?) to neck muscle stress, to sinusitis, to medication side effects, to serious intracranial disease- you should see your primary care physician for help ...Read more

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What causes constant throbbing in teeth?

What causes constant throbbing in teeth?

Most common causes: The most common causes of throbbing tooth pain are root sensitivity, cavities, trauma, gum disease, root canals and pain from sinus infection. ...Read more

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What is causing constant headaches?

15+d/mo. for 3 mo: Chronic daily headache: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/chronic-daily-headaches/ds00646/dsection=symptoms.

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What can cause Periodic excruciating bouts of facial nerve pain randomly occurring?

What can cause Periodic excruciating bouts of facial nerve pain randomly occurring?

Trigeminal neuralgia: it sounds like you're suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. This is a condition, in which there is inflammation of the nerve going to the face which transmits pain, causing spontaneous..pain. At your age, I would get this checked out. It maybe just do the virus. ...Read more

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What could cause eye pain and a throbbing head ache?

What could cause eye pain and a throbbing head ache?

Range of things: If the vision is hazy, i would suspect an acute glaucoma attack... This is an absolute emergency. If the vision is normal, the pain can be a migraine, or acute sinusitis. At any rate, seek a doctors help if the pain persists more than a few hours and does not respond to over the counter pain meds. ...Read more

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What causes pounding head ache that lasts for weeks?

What causes pounding head ache that lasts for weeks?

Many causes: Cluster headache, atypical migraines or sinuses to name a few causes. You need to have this evaluated by your primary care doctor first, he/she can refer to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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What causes constant pain behind knne that is a burning pain at night?

What causes constant pain behind knne that  is a burning pain at night?

Possible bakers cyst: An exam would be needed and some xrays labs etc. But if its been there for a long time a bakers cyst may be your problem. An ultrsound may be needed. ...Read more

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I have persistant headaches and migraines. What is the cause?

I have persistant headaches and migraines. What is the cause?

Get checked: If your headaches do not respond to pain medicines like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, then it would be good to get checked out by a doctor. You may also want to maintain a headache diary when you have a headache. In this you should write down anything you ate in the hours before the headache started, or how much sleep you got the night before or anything else that stands out and look for patterns. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden excruciating 1-second headache accompanied by lightheadedness?

What can cause a sudden excruciating 1-second headache accompanied by lightheadedness?

SUNCT?: Ice pick or SUNCT headaches can be like this- they may be very painful and very short lasting. They can be treated well too http://www.neurocuro.com/sunct-headache/ ...Read more

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What causes a headache with ear pain?

Complex question: Ear pain or otalgia can be caused by a variety of diseases. Ear infection, masticatory muscle spasm, neck pain, referred pain from the throat, or larynx are a few. Another entity associated with both ear pain and headache is inflammation of the temporal artery (temporal arteritis). Jaw joint pain can refer pain to the head. Migraine is a possibility. Lack of hearing loss rules out the ear. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp headache in top of head?

What could cause sharp headache in top of head?

Many causes: You will nee a neurologic workup if you fall within the following categories : 1. Headache of sudden onset that persists (bleeding); 2. Hedache accompamied by physical findings such as fever, alteration of consciousness, doble vision or weakness; and 3. Headache if you have been previously healthy. In other cases of chornic headache it can be migraine or muscle. Tension headache. ...Read more

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See a neuro for headaches . Constant heasache with month long spells of severe pain and nausea . What could this be ? Common ?

See a neuro for headaches . Constant heasache with month long spells of severe pain and nausea . What could this be ? Common ?

What's the Dx?: What does the neuro you see say about your condition? That's the one who should know. No - it's not common if there is nothing at all wrong. Call and ask for the results of their exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

What would cause a headache accompanied by ear pain?

Different things: Several different conditions can cause the same/similar symptoms...Ear infection/ache, ear drum, water in ear, tmj, sinusitis. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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