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Why Do I Get A Headache On The Right Side Of My Head
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
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
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 best treatment options. ...Read more
Well: To have the answer you need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. Start there ...Read more
I have a kinda bad headache on the right side of my head kind of up and behind my right ear. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?
Occipital headaches: Lesser and greater occipital nerves live in the area of your head where you are describing pain. What frustrates patients is that these nerves can cause pain without any traumatic event. You didn't mention any visual disturbances (blurry, double vision) or other red flags so that a NSAID may be beneficial. Your PCP may have Toradol in house to give you for fairly quick reduction in head symptoms. ...Read more
Hard to diagnose: Is this recent?Any history of being "bumped on the head, is there a swelling? Does taking any pain killer alleviate the soeness? Without an exam it is hard to ascertain the condition. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend seeing a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside. ...Read more
Why do I get a pounding migraine on the back of my neck or side of my head sometimes when i jack off?
I have this sharp pain on the side of my head also at the back of my head what do you think it could be?
Hard to tell: We need more info to know...Nature, severity, how long have you had it, and other physical and medical issues need to be evaluated...I strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your family doc for an evaluation... ...Read more
I get frequent headaches on the right side of my head around the temple and forehead. Why could this be?
Migraine?: This may be a migraine headache, these usually show up with blurred vision or sparkles in the vision and one sided headache. Try taking an over the counter pain medication like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil or Excedrine. Increase your water intake as well as dehydration can trigger these. See you doctor since this is something new for you for full evaluation. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: Pain on the right side of head and throbing can be from many causes like, migraine cluster headache tension headache allergies sinusitis mensrual or hormonal headaches brain tumor brain anurism brain hemorhage or hematoma head injury hypertension temporal arteritis the treatment depends on the cause of the headache, so have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
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