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Headache on left side of my head

Sep 23, 2014 9:58 AM

I have a severe headache on the left side of my head that seems to be starting from the back of my left eye or forehead; it's not a sharp pain, but it feels like a long solid object has been hammered into and sticking in my head. It comes and goes, coming every few weeks or so and lasting for about a day. It sometimes interferes with daily schedules and stuff, but physical activity and getting fresh air- although agonizing at first- helps a lot. Also, it worsens when I'm using electronics or reading. anybody else have this? could it be because of my eyesight(my eyesight on my left eye is a lot worse than the other), or someone serious?

Sep 23, 2014 3:39 PM

if you have photosensitivity (can't tolerate bright light) or noise sensitivity during the headache, it could be a migraine. there are lots of options for dealing with migraines.

Sep 25, 2014 3:03 PM

Have you have an MRI?

Sep 25, 2014 8:51 PM

probably just eyesight... have you been to your Opthamologist's recently? you should also take frequent breaks from the digital world 😉

Oct 02, 2014 4:47 PM

Sounds like a Cluster Headache. I've had a couple of those over the years, they can become quite intense and debilitating. The most effective treatment I encountered was at an ER here in Winnipeg, where I was given an IV drug used to treat nausea. I wish that I could remember the name of it, it worked like a charm, pain disappeared completely only 10 or 15 minutes after the IV was started.

Oct 18, 2014 4:10 AM

had a similar thing, my doctor said that it was stress/tension causing me to tense one side of my neck and you could actually see that my muscles were uneven. I suggest getting a sports massage to even it out and work on your posture. sit up straight, make sure you haven't changed your pillow since it started (if not change aver a few pillows untill there is one that is the best for you) and don't crane to look at your phone. also get your eyes tested. good luch.

Oct 23, 2014 4:38 PM

I get the same thing. I talked to my neurologist and she gave me migraine pills that really help. also, I find that sometimes if I watch tv at night it is worse

Oct 28, 2014 2:40 PM

does it feel like when you turn your eyeball it's like ripping Velcro. or like your eyeball is an olive and someone is trying to rip out the pimento? me too☺️
my eyes have no watering or tear system that works. that's why you get "eyeball" psin. I started pouring drops in my eyes every 3 hours, whether they were bothering me or not. totally helps
good luck

Oct 30, 2014 3:45 AM

I took many many medicines about headaches. I changed many specialties doctors, neurologists, clinic pain and now phychiatric. The aches are from stress and chronic desease. They are also psychosomatic. I pour drops in my eyes.

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