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Why does my head hurt one side?

Why does my head hurt one side?

Migraine: Migraine headaches are often one sided. Throbbing pain, sensitivity to light and sound can also be present. In some patients, an aura preceding headache may develop. Flashing lights, zig-zags, dots, commas, weird tastes may be part of the aura. If this or part of this is your description, then you found the answer. ...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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Why does my head hurt when my eyes move side to side / up and down?

Why does my head hurt when my eyes move side to side / up and down?

Hard to say for sure: Pain like this needs a good explanation. Could be related to pressure behind your eyes as a result of swelling or of a mass. Best to check with your primary care physician or eye doc. ...Read more

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I've had a head injury before on the right side of my skull, Why does my head hurt & gets numb when I don't wash my hair every 2days?

I've had a head injury before on the right side of my skull, Why does my head hurt & gets numb when I don't wash my hair every 2days?

Many headache types: There are many headache types. In those individuals with previous head trauma, headaches are not uncommon. Some examples include migraines, tension headaches, muscle contraction headaches. Discuss with your primary care provider to see if he/she thinks that you need to be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more

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Why do my head hurt on left side?

Why do my head hurt on left side?

Vague: Need to see a dr. If this is a common occurrence. You need to have a thorough history and examination. ...Read more

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Why does the left side of my head hurt?

Why does the left side of my head hurt?

Migraine: Unilateral headaches can often be migraines. Headaches is general can be caused by nothing or something serious ie tumor, infection, bleeding. The headache duration , intensity at onset, and presence of other symptoms are very important in diagnostics. See a medical doctor if your headache has any worrisome features such as sensitivity to light, causes disruption of sleep, nausea or vomiting. ...Read more

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Why does the right side of my head hurt when I have a hangover?

Why does the right side of my head hurt when I have a hangover?

See MD: Suggest you see your primary care doctor to evaluate hangover headaches that are right-sided. Your doctor knows your history and can best answer your question. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What does it means when my toothache got one side of my head hurt?

What does it means when my toothache got one side of my head hurt?

Referred pain: It is not uncommon to have tooth pain radiate to the head, neck, shoulder, even arms. You know it is tooth related if all these symptoms disappeared after proper dental treatment. Get the tooth checked out asap! ...Read more

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The whole right side of my head hurts and I also have a headache what does this mean ?

The whole right side of my head hurts and I also have a headache what does this mean ?

Need more info: This is a symptom that has many causes, I would not ignore the pain. Please have your parents make an appointment for you with your primary care physician now. ...Read more