Patient Comments: Headache - Symptoms

What symptoms do you experience with your headaches?

Comment from: Debra502, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 18

I woke up in the middle of the night with a stabbing pain in my head on the left side. It felt like a knife being stabbed quickly into brain and then right back out, no pain in between what felt like thrusts.

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Comment from: 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

Worst headache of my life across my forehead. I have been docs twice as headache has been constant for over a week. I was told it was viral infection took codine for 5 days every four hours then it stopped working. I went back to docs was told I have blocked sinuses I was given antibiotics. I am now in severe pain being sick no medicine is helping.

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Comment from: Lizeth, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

I had pain on the left side of my head. The area feels tender to the touch. It usually happens in the morning when I wake up. I had this on and off for approximately 5 years.

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Comment from: Sheila, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: January 07

Hi there, my name is Sheila, 22 years old and I'm from Malaysia. I'm having a different kind of headache and I don't understand what type it is. I will get headache often from all over my head. Besides that, I'll have a funny feeling on my left and right side of my brain. I'm not sure it's just a feeling or a pain because I don't feel its pain. It's like something moving inside. I've met many doctors and they are not so sure the reason behind these symptoms and told me to do a scan, but due to my financial problem, I failed to do so. I'm having these symptoms almost every day. I've taken many kinds of medicines and it's not working.

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Comment from: Anne, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: January 06

I have pain mostly on the right side of my head, sometimes in an off-center line from front to top of my head. Ice-packs seem to help relieve the pain as does Tramadol (I am allergic to any Morphene or derivative, natural or synthetic). Today the pain has been on the left side of my head. I seem to feel pain in my sinuses at the same time as the headache, and it hurts to use my eyes. I have had migraine headaches in the past. My eye problem with these present headaches reminds me of migraines I have had in the past. I have osteoarthritis and two collapsed disks in my neck.

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Comment from: boomer221, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 03

I have had headaches every day for over a month, not unusually for me to get headaches, sometimes I have nausea, also have sjodren syndrome, dry eyes, severe dry eye on left, Excedrin works the best.

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Comment from: 25-34 Male Published: January 03

A burning pain shooting from the back of the lower left brain to the front, last for about 3 mins at most, after that it's gone. It doesn't happen at regular intervals. I get it at least thrice a month.

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Comment from: 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 23

My 3 year old son and were wrestling and "bonked heads". He seemed fine, but I got it directly above the ear and have never been in so much pain. No other symptoms other than not sleeping last night, maybe because I felt nervous about it.

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Comment from: lalajohnson, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: February 24

My headache is sometimes at the back of my head. Mostly from my temples to my forehead hurts badly.

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