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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

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Why do the right side of my right eye and the right side of my nose hurt?

Why do the right side of my right eye and the right side of my nose hurt?

Lacrimal disorder: These are symptoms of infection and/or obstruction of the lacrimal system on that side of the face and eye. There could be other causes as well. Have you had trauma to that area? Do you have tear overflow from the right eye only? This should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist and if the vision is affected, this should be soon. ...Read more

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Pain at the bottom of the back of my head on the right side. Plus pain in right temple and behind my right eye. What can it be?

Pain at the bottom of the back of my head on the right side. Plus pain in right temple and behind my right eye. What can it be?

Headache: Could be due to sinus pain or cerivical arthritis., the latter is true especially if you have had a an injury to your head or neck have this evaluated, possibly xrays. ...Read more

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I get frequent headaches on the right side of my head around the temple and forehead. Why could this be?

I get frequent headaches on the right side of my head around the temple and forehead. Why could this be?

Complex and common : Chronic headaches are very common and very complex to define in many cases. We recommend patients see a neurology specialist in headaches as further testing and imaging (ct, mri) is often needed to exclude serious causes. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in the back of my head on the left side?

Any visual problems: Some times occipital backpain could be related to visual strain. But cervical problems and brain stem lesions can cause that type of headache. Hence you will need evaluation to rule out any focal motor or sensory deficits and eye exam. ...Read more

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The right side of my chest flutters, and the bottom of both my beast are numb and when my chest flutters i feel pressure on the right side of my back?

The right side of my chest flutters, and
 the bottom of both my beast are numb and when my chest flutters i feel pressure on the right side of my back?

Confusing: Chest fluttering occurs with diaphragm spasms or twitching of intercostal muscles. Pressure on the right side of your back during this event does not discriminate between the two. Numbness under your breasts, in localized to the breasts (as opposed to also around the chest wall) implies either circulatory disorder (tight brassiere and/or large breasts) or local sensory nerve issues. ...Read more

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I feel a heartbeat on the left side and in the middle of my stomach why not the right?

I feel a heartbeat on the left side and in the middle of my stomach why not the right?

Anatomy 101: Most people's hearts are to the left of the midline, above the stomach. ...Read more

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I have discomfort on the right side of my neck. Headaches on the right side toward the temple. And tension in right eye.

I have discomfort on the right side of my neck. Headaches on the right side toward the temple. And tension in right eye.

Right head&neck pain: Please see your doctor. You MAY have some type of nerve/neurological condition. Your doc may refer you to a neurologist. It's worth the time and effort to figure this out because it will provide safety and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am getting some tingling on the left side of my head. Behind the ears and sometimes near my temple. It feels like it spreads to the side of my neck and head but that has stopped. What is the cause?

I am getting some tingling on the left side of my head. Behind the ears and sometimes near my temple. It feels like it spreads to the side of my neck and head but that has stopped. What is the cause?

Prob nerve pressure: It is hard to be specific without examination. You may need an MRI for a definitive diagnosis. The good news is that in most cases, involving disc narrowing causing nerve compression, non surgical treatment with physical therapy usually suffices. ...Read more

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Why does only the left side of my head hurt, along with my left ear and the left side of my throat?

Why does only the left side of my head hurt, along with my left ear and the left side of my throat?

See the Doctor: The age of eruption for the wisdom tooth to come out is from age 17-21. It can also be your tmj. You may start by visiting a dentist and if it is not dental related, you will be referred to an eent. ...Read more

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Why does the right side of my head and eye hurt?

Why does the right side of my head and eye hurt?

Mgt: You may have a migraine headache, but more details would be helpful. If there is any neck stiffness, extreme pain, fever, please see the ED since these can be signs of a serious problem. ...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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