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What causes pain on right side of head?

What causes pain on right 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 might cause pain at right side of head?

What might cause pain at right side of head?

Many possibilities: Shingles, jawpain (tmj), ear infection, temporal arteritis (inflammed artery on temple area), sinus infection, r cervical (neck) trouble, r occipital nerve disease (neuritis), migraine, cluster headaches, tension headaches, intracranial bleeding/anerysm, infections, tumors, trauma, vision/eye disease (i.E glaucoma) etc...Just to name a few. So, if u r having trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause head pain on right side of head?

What can cause head pain on right side of head?

See below: Lots of things. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...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 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 causes pain on the right side of your head, including the right eye and ear?

What causes pain on the right side of your head, including the right eye and ear?

Many things can: Many things can cause pain in that area. Sinus disease, arthritis, tmj, nerve injury, migraine head aches and generalized cephalgias (head aches), dental abscesses, general abscesses, cellulitis, etc etc. To name a few. Best to get eval to see what you have causing your pains. Good luck. ...Read more

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Waking up with headache to right side for past week. By end of day it is only in front right side of head. Any reason for causes and what to do?

Waking up with headache to right side for past week. By end of day it is only in front right side of head. Any reason for causes and what to do?

See someone soon: Amanda, any headache that is present on arising in a young person is not a good sign. It may mean there is swelling inside a sinus or the brain, so you need to find out a cause and get an answer in order to treat it correctly. This will probably require at least some x-rays or another imaging test. Good luck and hope you get to the bottom of it soon. ...Read more

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Sporadically I have a sharp pain right side of head and chest at the same time. Lasts anywhere 5-30 sec. My dr couldn't answer as to what causes it?

R/O Cardiac: There could be several causes for your symptoms but cardiac pain can radiate to the neck and face. You should have a complete medical eval. ...Read more

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What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it

What are all the causes of head pain on left side of head when looking left, & head pain on right side of head when looking right? 1 month having it

Hard to say: This is difficult to say. It seems very related to motion and the direction you are turning your head. Are you also having neck pain and neck stiffness? This can lead to neck spasms. The muscles of the neck are attached to the side of the head and can lead to the sensation of tightness (ie. Pain) when you turn the head as it exacerbates the spasms of these muscles. A hot water bottle may help. ...Read more

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Headaches on only top right side of head. When I press the same place on the top left side of my head, the headache disappears. What would cause this?

Headaches on only top right side of head. When I press the same place on the top left side of my head, the headache disappears. What would cause this?

Agree, and...: Sorry to hear : (. I agree with Dr. Rutledge, but also want to mention two things. First, unilateral (one side of head) headaches should be evaluated for other causes than tension headache. Also, you mention using lortab- using pain killers more than twice a week (even if for your lower back pain) can cause rebound headaches. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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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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Back right side of head hurts near bone when I shake head back and forth, what causes this?

Back right side of head hurts near bone when I shake head back and forth, what causes this?

Head Pain: Not exactly sure what is causing this. More importantly, are you otherwise "ill", sinus or cold symtoms. Have you had any trauma recently or fever ...Read more

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16yr old male, occasional headaches near the front right side of head. Am nearsighted. No other symptoms. Cause?

16yr old male, occasional headaches near the front right side of head. Am nearsighted. No other symptoms. Cause?

Headaches: To really find the source of your headaches you need a face to face visit with your doctor. They will have many questions for you and will complete a full neuro exam. Before seeing your doc make a "headache diary", keeping track of when, where, how often, how long do they last, any sleep issues, do you wear your glasses as prescribed? Do you: skip meals, chew gum, drink caffeine? Take to your appt ...Read more

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For the past week my head/neck has been randomly twitching. Also slight pain in back right side of head. Any ideas for the cause of this?

For the past week my head/neck has been randomly twitching. Also slight pain in back right side of head. Any ideas for the cause of this?

Not sure: twitching can be benign esp as its only been there a short time. The muscles on back of head can cause pain via spasm. Basically if it persists see your GP who may get you a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

Right side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. ...Read more

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Been having twitching, right side of head above ear, been noticing it everyday, cause for concern?

Been having twitching, right side of head above ear, been noticing it everyday, cause for concern?

No: This is something called a benign fasciculation (twitch). These are harmless though irritating and can be brought on by fatigue or anxiety, though more often than not, they occur spontaneously - "out of the blue". They generally come and go and can show up in various parts of the body, e.g. eyelid, thigh, calf. ...Read more

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16 yr old male, sometimes get a pulsing head pain after standing up in the right side of head. Standing is all that causes this. Leaves in seconds.

16 yr old male, sometimes get a pulsing head pain after standing up in the right side of head. Standing is all that causes this. Leaves in seconds.

Head ache: It could be caused by not enough fluids. Try drinking more fluids and see if it helps. Follow up with your primary care giver if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What are some causes of shoulder pain with pulsing on right side of head only? Sometimes there is a headache or pain on right side of abdomen.

What are some causes of shoulder pain with pulsing on right side of head only? Sometimes there is a headache or pain on right side of abdomen.

Unusual: Those three things occurring together are unusual things to be connected as being caused by the same thing. I could maybe see a muscular spasm in your shoulder and neck causing some head pain if your head muscles are also involved but it doesn't make sense to have your abdomen also involved. I'd see your doctor and have a more detailed conversation about these symptoms and possible treatments. ...Read more

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Twitching on right side of head around temple then I got a headache and now my eye is twitching on the same side what causes this and should I be worried?

Twitching on right side of head around temple then I got a headache and now my eye is twitching on the same side what causes this and should I be worried?

Hemifacial spasm: You are suffering from a condition known as hemifacial spasm. This is not at all a rare condition, it is a lot more common and people think. It is treatable with botox. It is not a dangerous condition, and never do to anything as potentially dangerous or debilitating. It was more of a cosmetic issue than anything else. Sometimes, they could follow a viral infection of the trigeminal nerve. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing. Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing. Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Migraine?: Sided-headaches with eye-findings sounds like may be migraine origin. Good if nsaids relieve symptoms. Should discuss with your dr or a neurologist for diagnosis confirmation (can't be positive in 400 characters!), and possible suppressive / preventive medication, depending on how frequently they occur. ...Read more

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What could cause severe scalp burning sensation pain to the touch on right side of head nerve pain in right ear and still neck. Shingle is ruled out.

What could cause severe scalp burning sensation pain to the touch on right side of head nerve pain in right ear and still neck. Shingle is ruled out.

Neuralgia: I would wonder how early shingles was ruled out? Early shingles does not leave any objective physical findings... Glosssopharyngeal neuralgia is uncommon and usually has a component within the throat as well.
Would see a neurologist to evaluate a deeper understanding of the situation. ...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 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 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?

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

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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