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Why Does My Right Side Of My Head Hurt
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
The veins on the right side of my head hurt and now also my veins on the arm on the same side. Could I have a stroke or something? Please help
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, it is highly unlikely that you have a stroke. If the symptoms do not abate in a couple of weeks you may wish to see a doctor.
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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
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
Most likely TMJ pain: If opening your jaw causes pain this can be because you TMJ is not working normally. There are many causes of this ranging from trauma, arthritis, clenching and grinding you teeth. There can be other caused also such as ear infections, so it is best to see your dentist and have this checked out. ...Read more
I reached under the couch to get something then when I went to stand up, I hit the right side of my head on a wooden ottoman in the temple. It was more like the corner poked me in the temple. It hurt but not severe pain....today I have no headache, or rea
No other problem?: Seems you were fortunat. Do pay attention, but if nothing unusual shows, you are probably fine. If you are over 60, there is some risk for internal bleeding to build up over a few days, but just be alert to anything odd. Be more careful about collisions with furniture. ;-) ...Read more
Maybe sinus: Possibly you have sinus congestion and when you do these things, your sinus blockage/congestion is being aggravated. ...Read more
I GET A HORRIBLE PAIN IN THE BACK RIGHT SIDE OF MY HEAD AND IT GOES DOWN WITH MY SPINE TO MY NECK. ITS NOT A HEADACHE THOUGH PUT IT HURTS BAD. ?
Head and neck pain: The pains may be spasm in the scalp muscles. Massaging the area may help. If you have any neck issues and x-ray may help rule out any neck bone abnormalities. ...Read more
Right and left side of my head hurt along with it radiating to my left part of the upper back is this muscle spasms from the citalopram used to be on?
See your physician: There are many types of headaches (migraine, tension, cluster) and many reasons for each type. Alternatively, you could have sinus or other issues. It would be helpful for you to keep a log of the frequency, duration, location, and intensity of your headaches, along with associated symptoms, and take it to your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more
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
The right side of my back & neck feel strained. The blood vessels on the right side of my head seem to thump w/ headache. Back of head hurts, too
Headache on right side of my head. Hurts in my right eyeball, temple, and ear. Also causing my eyelid to droop. What type of headache am I having?
I have had a headache for 4 days now. It is only on the right side of my head and it hurts in my ear and above and below my eye. My arm and rib also. ?
Please see a doctor: Pain and numbness in multiple areas are difficult to identify one cause but if this persists i would recommend you to see a doctor. ...Read more
I had a CT all was good but my headache its on the Right side of my head and face.. My right forehead and temple hurt when I cough.laugh.sneeze.yell?
Sinus headache : It sounds like you may have a sinus type headache . No wonder your CT of the head is negative . I believe a ct of the Osteomeatal unit - sinuses would be positive and could reveal some thickening in the sinuses or fluid levels . See an ENT . Most have this scanner in their offices . Take care . ...Read more
Hello, for about a week i had a headache in the right upper side of my head which only hurts me on touch or some positons, what could it be?
I still have a headache after a week cold. It mostly hurts on my left side of my head near the back. Its on and off. I wake up with it.Its been 1 week?
Sinusitis: The pain in the back of your head is referred pain from your sinuses, you may have now developed a sinus infection. Seeyour doctor. ...Read more
I have a bump on the lower left side of my head thats hurts and is causing me to have a headache. What could that be?
Lymph node: The most likely answer is a swollen lymph node. Acne at the hair line or an upper respiratory infection can cause the lymph nodes at the base of the skull and neck to capture infection and swell. The surrounding neck muscles that insert into the skull spasm due to the swollen lymph node and cause tension headaches. If the symptoms persist then see your medical doctor. ...Read more
I hit the left side of my head and didn't develop a headache until later in the day. The spot I hit hurts significantly more. Should I be worried?
SoundsOK-GiveItTime: Sounds like you're still standing,awake & conversant. Good! I'd only worry if the headache worsened &/or you started vomiting/getting dizzy &/or your vision was changing or the headache persisted for longer than a week or interfered with sleep or in general just bothered you over time. A headache after a head bump is common.Those other symptoms could be worrisome.Give it time,I'm sure you'll be OK ...Read more
The left top side of my head feels numb after the numb feeling goes away my head hurt on that side what could be the cause?
Most likely migraine: Migraine is a type of headache resulting from imbalance of brain chemicals, especially serotonin. While sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting, flashing lights are common symptoms, numbness can be a precursor symptom. Especially in women, hormone changes associated with menses can trigger. You need to be evaluated by your doctor; effective treatments are available and other causes need excluding. ...Read more
Yes and why? Temple headaches can come from clenching or bruxism..Other causes need to be ruled out call your dentist today!
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Hi, I've been having a headache for almost 2 months now. Recently I have episodes where my left side of my head is pounding,like sharp pain that hurts?
Need evaluation: You need to go to doctor for full evaluation and then treatment plan ...Read more
I have tenderness in the back left side of my head and neck it is giving me a headache on my left side. hurts when i turn my head and neck. ?
My left arm feels heavy and I feel slightly dizzy and nauseous. I have a slight headache which hurts more on the left side of my head. I feel very weighed down on my left side. I'm very worried about this.
Left-sided heaviness: Hello. The left sided heaviness you describe could represent a neuropathy, but I would suggest evaluation by a Neurologist to make sure that no evidence of a more sinister neurologic syndrome is present. You should start with a local physician that could steer you to a competent Neurologist. ...Read more