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What Does Headache On Left Side Mean
What does it mean if I have a headache on left side of my head that spreads down neck, shoulder, and arm?
Cervicogenic Headach: You could be having cervicogenic headaches. They are typically referred from the neck to the head but I have seen patients having symptoms of head pain which refers to the neck, shoulders and arm. You may require a combination of physical therapy, posture training and short term medications. Pcp might be a good starting point. ...Read more
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
I have "ice pick" headaches, every so often. They always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. What does this mean?
It means that...: ...you have "ice pick" headaches, every so often, & they always occur in the same place, left side just past the temple. Your headaches are your headaches, and this is just what yours are like. As long as they chronically don't change, their quality & location don't signify anything dangerous, if that's what you're worried about. ...Read more
I have a bad headache and other symptoms such as tingling sensation in my head and pounding feeling on the left side of head what does this mean?
My blood pressure is 154/83 and my pulse is 52 with numbness and tingling on my left side.Also .Also I have a headache what does all this mean?
TIA vs hyperventilat: Presence of headache with high BP and unilateral sensory changes requires considering transient ischemic strokes or a cva. Other causes could be hyperventilation as a consequence of pain leading to secondary tingling (though would expect that to be bilateral and not localizing to one side. ...Read more
My wisdom tooth start to appear and I have pain in my left side of head and sometimes on teeth is there any relative?When headache mean there is tumor
Headache does not mean tumor. You should consult a dentist about your wisdom teeth as these may need to be removed.
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Trying to conceive i ovulated between sep 16 through the 21st my period was sep 6 aftet my ovulating days I have had left side cramping and hite creamy discharge along with a headache for two days could this mean i'm pregnant?
Possibly: Certainly it is possible for you to be pregnant. But some of the vaginal symptoms could also be a sign of infection. Your cramping may also indicate a period coming on. If your symptoms persist you should see your doctor. And if you dont get a period you should take a pregnancy test. But this would be the time of implantation so way to early to know anything yet. ...Read more
Hi I am having tingling in feet and hands, left side back of head has tension headache also left eye has occasional floaters. Please let me know what this could mean ?
Many reasons : many things can cause this. If worst HA of your life, associated with neck pain, vision changes, balance problems, focal weakness arm/leg, trouble speaking or skin rash need to be seen ASAP. If none of these can try headache formulation OTC pain reliever if no contraindication to taking it. If HA continues for 2-3 days or more please see doctor. Hope this helps and you feel better soon. Dr. R ...Read more
Headache on left side of my head, it's lasted 4 days now & my vision sometimes goes a little blurry. What could it be?
Hemicranial: Migraines are typically one-sided, and when they do occur, the pain can be rather intense. Cluster headaches are also focal mainly over the eye, and those may be "head-banging" events. All can be controlled and even prevented. See your doctor. ...Read more
Have shooting headache on left side 2 times a week and pain in sinus points. Take sinarest for headache. Please help.
Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation.Sinus discomfort usually is more sustained and is over the eyes or cheekbones. ...Read more
Hi I have pain in middle of my chest like some one crushing me and severe headache on left side of my head for past 2 days now what may these be?
I've had a constant daily headache on left side of head for past 10 yrs. 34yo f. Migraines for 22y. Tried every med/procd possbl. Have no life. Help?
Few things: First, be sure you are not overusing pain meds. His causes analgesic rebound. Next, be sure you have given prophylactic meds a chance, which it sounds like you have. If you know it is migraine for sure, you can try riboflavin 400mg per day. If headache is always on same side and accompanied by eye redness, nasal congestion or droopy eyelid try Indomethacin you may have hemicrania continua. ...Read more
Headache: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more
Can flexeril/Tylenol combo taken last night make you feel weird next day such as feeling funny drained slight headache on left side?
Yes: Flexed il is a muscle relaxer and can cause the drained, drowsy or "funny" feeling you described. ...Read more
Got headache on left side of the head near temples. Pain is like a heartbeat comes and goes every second. Really hurts. Can i miss school. What to do?
Could be dental: I would seek out medical attention first and rule out medical perpetuating factors. After your physician finds no medical issues i would ask your dentist about muscle tension headaches and go thru a consult and diagnosis for tmd. I spend 6-8 weeks with my clients and if your pain goes away which of course only you know i would continue with therapy. Therapy is a plastic appliance that stretches. ...Read more
Is it common to get headache with tmj on the opposite side of head? My rt jaw hurts but headache on left side
Hi, I'm having recurring headache on left side and fever. Both start at 5:30pm everyday. I'm presently on medication for follicular tonsillitis.
I've been having this cloudy feeling in my head and in my eyes mainly in the evening feeling bad. I also have a headache on left side and eyes burn.
Major headache on left side after tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose 2days ago feels like a lot of pressure in my in head ?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) OD: I have a few questions. Did you mean to overdose? How much did you take? Were you seen by a doctor? A tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be very dangerous and the effects aren't seen immediately, but it is toxic to your liver. !5 pills of Extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) at one time or in a day is considered an overdose. If you haven't been seen, please see your doctor or go to an ER. ...Read more
Just got over influenza last week and now I have a fever and severe headache on left side temple. Neck is also stiff what could it be?
Any earpain,Sore thr: After a viral syndrome, sometimes middle ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis/pharyngitis can happen. At the same time also aseptic meningitis can happen. Any medications you took , can sometimes can lead to a condn. Like pseudotumor cerebri especially analgesics. Do you have any nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light when look at, irritability, confusion. Considering the weekend go to er/call pcp. ...Read more
12yr old daughter complaining of popping in head followed by intense headache on left side of head. Happened 3x this week but never before. Ideas?
Frequent headache on left side of head, sometimes on the top side or back side, done a MRI 2 months ago, doc say no issues, but still have pain, ?
Neck: Im assuming you had an MRI of brain, could be coming from your upper cervical spine might consider an MRI cervical spine. ...Read more
Quick sharp headache on left side, lasts 3-5 seconds. I work on a computer 10hrs/day in constant neck pain. Sharp pain makes me worry about aneurysm.
Cervicogenic pain: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Severe headache on left side lasts 2 days. Difficulty hearing mostly on left side. Auditory brain test showed imbalance on left side of brain. Wat ist?
Hard to say.: The doc who ordered the test should know more about it. I would suggest seeing a neurologist who can consider additional testing if needed. ...Read more
I have an almost constant dull headache on left side and feeling of aching left eye, why is that?
-dizziness(specifically feels like whatever is under me is moving/off balanced)
-headache(on left side) -stabbing/cramp
See your physician: These symptoms may represent anxiety, a specific kind of headache, or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your primary care physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/panicdisorder.html ...Read more
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