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What Does It Mean When I Have A Headache On The Left Side Of My Head
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 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 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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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?
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...: 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
Unilateral headache: Headaches can have many causes, when unilateral they might be a migraine or other vascular primary headache but referred pain from dental, sinus, neck, eye, or jaw pain among many other areas could be causing. Request evaluation to get at the cause to identify the best treatment options. ...Read more
I keep getting a headache on the left side of my head, it's not really painful but I do feel it, I'm just 21 is it normal?
I'm having headache on the left side of my head and it just comes stay for 5 seconds and then gone and comes again after some time. Want to know why.
When to see a doctor:
A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.
Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more
I have a horrible headache on the left side of my head — why? Does the fact that I fainted on Sunday and have anaemia have anything to do with it?
I am experiencing headache on the left side of my head. I got hit on the left side of my head about 4 hours ago. Should I go to the er?
Yes: Go to er. You need to be examined specially since you are having symptoms ...Read more
See a TMJ specialest: Consider the possibility of a TMJ condition. The jaw muscles in the face and on the side of the head when fatigued become very tender and cause headaches, tenderness to hand pressure. Many patients also experience ear pressure, ringing, and ear pain which can be symptoms of a TMJ condition. For a TMJ specialist visit AACFP.org ...Read more
3 weeks ago I got a terrible headache on the left side of my head. I few days later the left side of my face went numb with a burning sensation.?
Schedule w/ PCP ASAP: You really should be evaluated as soon as possible for clotting disorder or aneurysm. Especially if you are overweight/ obese (BMI > 30), take birth control, smoke, and have a sedentary life style and any sudden changes in your vision. The headache with facial numbness could be an ominous sign and not disregarded. ...Read more
Headache on the left side of my head close to my temple that comes and goes only been happening for 2 days and i been had the flu for 4 days normal?
Headache: The type and severity of headache will dictate the possible need for physician assessment. Might consider giving this a day or two before seeing a doctor, although if you have any other symptoms, particularly alteration in level of consciousness or mentation would seek help immediately. ...Read more
Hi. I have headache on the left side of my head. It's in the temporal area. My headache occurs two times in a month. It occures with nasal congestion.
? Cluster Headache: If this is a new issue, you need to proceed more urgently. Otherwise, a medical evaluation is warranted. If these are cluster headaches they frequently respond to inhalation of high flow o2 therapy thru a close-fitting non-rebreathing mask. They may also be from sinus congestion. Regardoessk you need to get checked. ...Read more
I've had a severe headache on the left side of my head for 4 days. Pain in my left eye, numbness in my face. Otc meds do not help. Can't sleep.?
Hearing is muffled in my left ear. There's no pain in ear but it's causing a headache on the left side of my head & pain on the left side of my neck.
I had a sudden sharp headache on the left side of my head, above my left eye. What is concerning is that my left eye blood vessels bursted.?
See eye doctor now: Have you had your eye pressure measured? I think you need to see an ophthalmologist immediately to make sure that you don't have glaucoma which can lead to blindness if not promptly treated. An alternate answer would be migraine which is of concern also if it occurs for the 1st time at your age. ...Read more
Last week I hit my head on my steel bedhead and I have a headache on the left side and it won't go away, but comes and goes, what's wrong?
How hard did u hit?: We used to think that post concussive syndrome only happened when you whacked yourself unconscious. Now we know that it can happen after seemingly minor head traumas. Any new-onset headaches, especially associated with recent trauma, need to be worked up by your doc. ...Read more
I have a headache in one spot on the top left side of my head triggered by bending my head, coughing and sneezing.?
Can sinus congestion cause headaches that can appear anywhere? After a cold I have a headache on the top left side of my head near the back.
I am under a lot of stress. I have a headache that feels like a throbbing vessel on the left side of my head. Excedrin didn't help. Do I need to worry?
TMJ/Muscle Problems: You may also have a TMJ or muscle dysfunction problem that is getting worse. There are times that a bionator (one type of function orthopedic appliance) may be of great help especially when using for sleeping as well as when you can during the day. This tends to retrain and heal the muscles to help them function normally. Find a dentist that is familiar with TMJ & use of a bionator. ...Read more
Well: To have the answer you need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. Start there ...Read more
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