I've had headaches that last for a couple of days and go away, that was a couple of months ago. Now whenever I start to read, the left side of my head starts to burn and hurt. I went to the doctor and he couldn't find anything. This has made it hard for me to study because it bothers me. Thanks, Anali.
As much as we'd like to help and answer your question, the only person who can do that is a doctor who can review your and your family's medical history, discuss your symptoms with you, and conduct a complete examination. Since your doctor wasn't able to help, it's time to get a second opinion, possibly from a headache specialist. It’s important to note that neurologists aren’t necessarily Migraine and headache specialists. Take a look at the article Migraine and Headache Specialists - What's So Special? If you need help finding a Migraine specialist, check our listing of Patient Recommended Migraine and Headache Specialists.
It also couldn't hurt to have your eyes checked. Sometimes, needing glasses or needing to have your glasses changed can cause headache.
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Published On: August 19, 2010