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Why are my headaches on the left side of my head and not the right?

Why are my headaches on the left side of my head and not the right?

MIGRAINE: Migraine in adults tends to be on one side right or left in localization, in some patients the headache is always localized in one side, it does not matter right or left. In your case it is on the left and mostly it will stay like that. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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I'm having very strong headaches on the left side of my head, what could be causing them?

I'm having very strong headaches on the left side of my head, what could be causing them?

Different causes: There are so many different causes of headaches such as migrane, tension, tumors and etc. You should not be guessing but see a neurologist and find an answer. ...Read more

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Had cancer in 2010 been home since , i've been having headaches on the left side of my head.Should i be worried.

Had cancer in 2010 been home since , i've been having headaches on the left side of my head.Should i be worried.

Kind of headache?: Headaches that are out of the ordinary, persistent, that wake you from sleep, that are worse in the morning than in the evening, are more concerning for metastatic spread. A lot depends on what kind of cancer you had, too. As a young man, if you had testicular cancer, recurrence in the brain years later is not at all uncommong. ...Read more

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What could be causing the throbbing headaches on the left side of my head after doing something physical?

What could be causing the throbbing headaches on the left side of my head after doing something physical?

Neurosurgeon: Headache after or during exercise is a serious symptom that can be totally avoided. If you check with the specialist, first before you exercise next time. Some of the brain anuerysms can cause headache and they are treatable.. ...Read more

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I hit my head a while back; now I am getting severe headaches on the left side of my head, i also feel tired offten. What might be haphappening?

Headache: Start with a thorough history and physical exam. You may need to have brain imaging but this will be the decision your treating physician will make. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from headaches on the left side of my head for a year and dizziness,I've had an mri and it showed nothing can you help me please?

I have been suffering from headaches on the left side of my head for a year and dizziness,I've had an mri and it showed nothing can you help me please?

Vestibular migraine: Headaches on one side of the head with a recurring episodes of dizziness may be vestibular migraine since you do have a history of migraine. I would recommend seeing your local neurologist with that diagnosis in mind who will probably then put you on a beta blocker or other meds . There are other causes of dizziness but I would have to know more history. ...Read more

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