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What are the causes of and cure for migraine and headache on the left side of my brain?

What are the causes of and cure for migraine and headache on the left side of my brain?

Migraine: You should see a neurologist for complete exam and treatment. If you have a neurophthalmologist in your area, see that person. ...Read more

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What can cause spontaneous throbbing headache on the left side of the back of my head?

What can cause spontaneous throbbing headache on the left side of the back of my head?

Many causes: There are many possible reasons for the headache you describe. Please see a neurologist if you have not done so. Also, check out a meditation called the relaxation response by a cardiologist named herbert benson. ...Read more

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What is the causes of twitching in the head on top and side

What is the causes of twitching in the head on top and side

Irritation perhaps: Some irritation to a muscle, nerve, or part of a nerve that goes to certain muscle fibers may cause those fibers to twitch. Such twitching is usually for a few hours or a day, and only once in a while. In those cases, doctors and patients usually don't spend time looking for a cause. But, if symptoms are frequent, or recurrent, a primary doctor, ENT doctor, and a neurologist can evaluate. ...Read more

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What causes pinching pain in the scalp on side of head?

What causes pinching pain in the scalp on side of head?

Depends...: It could be as simple as a run of the mill headache to something more serious. If it does not improve consult with your doctor. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms such as dizziness, blurry/double vision, etc seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Bad headache on right side of head pounding what the cause?

Bad headache on right side of head pounding what the cause?

Usually migraine: is the cause of pounding headaches on one side of the head in a 25 year old lady especially if this is recurrent. Now having said that I must point out that there are a few uncommon things that will present with headache that require further investigation. Many things can cause or contribute to migraine. I suggest you read about migraine and potential triggering factors. 400 character limit here. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nerve pain on top side of the head?

What are the causes of nerve pain on top side of the head?

Nerve pain: The most common cause of pain at the top of the head is occipital neuralgia, a situation usually due to compression of the occipital nerve as it leaves the base of the neck. It can sometimes be treated with local injections. Best to see a neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes head ach one one side of head

What causes head ach one one side of head

Serious vs non: Migraines are commonly one sided. Occipital neuralgia (occipital nerve irritation, impingement, neck arthritis) in the back of the head/neck, is another common cause. Cluster headaches could be a cause especially with eye tearing and stuffy nose. Myofascial pain too. Less commonly but more serious are aneurysms. Therefore, to rule out the bad things, you should see your doc, and maybe a neurologis. ...Read more

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Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Refer to ENT, ER: This is something that typically needs evaluation by a specialist. I will refer the question to our ENT and other doctors. ...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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Whats risk of headaches on left side of head?

Whats risk of headaches on left side of head?

Unclear: Headache is a symptom , may have important causes in about 10% or may be due to tension headache or migraine if persistent see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Solutions to migraine headache on one side of the head?

Solutions to migraine headache on one side of the head?

Migraine management: Migraine prevention is key (avoid aged cheeses, sulfates, chocolate, preservatives, over-ripe fruit, etc). Feverfew is an herb which, if taken daily, has reduced the frequency of migraines in many people. Migraines may be aborted if products like Excedrin are taken at the first sign, and laying in a dark room with ice pack to the head to sleep can also help. ...Read more

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What causes a pain on the right side of my forehead?

Many causes: There are several different potential causes of pain on side of forehead including: tension headaches temporal mandibular syndrome temporal arteritis and others ...Read more

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What are the causes of headache on my left side by the vein?

What are the causes of headache on my left side by the vein?

Likely migraines: If headaches are intermittent, unilateral headaches are usually migraines. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Headaches on the left side of the head every month. What to do?

Headaches on the left side of the head every month. What to do?

Get examined: Headaches which always on the same side (right or left does not matter) raises suspicion for structural brain disease such as tumor, vascular malformation etc. Regardless of headache frequency, if 100% are on the same side, you need a brain scan even if you have a normal neurologic examination. ...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