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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 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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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

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. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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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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

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Why does the side of my head hurt when i open my jaw?

Why does the side of my head hurt when i open my jaw?

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

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Why does the left side of my head hurt only when I press my finger down on it?

Why does the left side of my head hurt only when I press my finger down on it?

Why are you doing it: Why are you pressing your finger down on the left side of your head? That's probably the reason for the pain. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more

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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

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