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What causes pain in the left side of head?

What causes pain in the left side of 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 can cause head pain on left side of head?

What can cause head pain on left side of head?

Lots of things: Besides migraine, lots of things can cause left sided headaches (or right-sided headaches). There is no disease which only causes left-sided headaches--if this is what you mean by your question. Other causes of unilateral headaches includes brain tumor, blood clots, bone infections, aneurysms, blood vessel malformations, cysts, scalp abscess, etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of head?

What causes pain on left side of 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 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 is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea ?

What is the cause of nerve pain on left side of head and down left side of body with nausea ?

Thalamic pain: can produce pain on one side of the body (including the head). The clinical course may help with sorting out what is going on. Is this jolts of pain, progressive episodes of pain and are there any other symptoms besides nausea? Does change in body position relative to gravity affect the pain ? You need to have this worked up. Contact me if you like. (Neurology) www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...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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What could cause severe pain in the left side of the head?

What could cause severe pain in the left side of the head?

One sided pain: It could be migraine but more information on other symptoms is needed before any of us can help you. Please elaborate as much as you can. ...Read more

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What could cause a short pain in the left side of my head? I'm a 17 year old male

What could cause a short pain in the left side of my head? I'm a 17 year old male

See below.: Do you mean a sharp pain? Did you have an injury? Do you have any other symptoms? How long has it been happening? If you have other symptoms or if it persists, you should see your doctor and have a good neurologic and eye exam. If it's mild and you have no other symptoms, you can try Tylenol (acetaminophen) first. ...Read more

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What might cause my pains in left side of head?

What might cause my pains in left side of 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 would cause periodic sharp pains on the left side of head?

What would cause periodic sharp pains on the left side of head?

Many causes: There are many causes of transient sharp pain on the side of the head. They can be simple and benign causes like TMJ syndrome or referred pain from the teeth or more serious conditions like trigeminal neuralgia or temporal arteritis. See your internist and discuss in detail. ...Read more