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This week's Question of the Week:
I had an injury to my head two months ago and I still have severe headaches?
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Full Question: Please help this is critical to me! I am 20 years old and a male and I have been suffering with a headache at the top and lower left sides of the back of my head for months now. It just wont go away. It causes burning sensations, pins and needles, it can be throbbing or it can be dull but it is debilitating to say the least! Please tell me what you think this might be! I do have chronic sinus problems and I used to weight lift a lot, but after in a while as I am seeing a chiropractor for a neck and shoulder problem. Could this be an inflammation or something serious? My parents think I am paranoid but I cant go on any more without knowing! Thank you so very much, Garrett. Answer: Dear Garrett; You need to see a doctor. If you've seen one, and still don't have answers, go to another doctor. A chiropractor can offer valuable services, especially for skeletal problems, but you need to see a doctor who can rule out other issues and diagnose th...
I had a fall back in december, went to the hospital and they said i was ok, since then i have had really bad headaches on the top left side of my head, i use to be a heavy drinker, not had a dink know since 3rd January 2010,i still smoke but trying to give them up, my headache is like a pressure been to my doctor's he said i am all right, can u please help me? Thank you, Victor.
It's possible that you're experiencing post-traumatic headaches. For more information on this type of headache, please see Post-Traumatic Headache – The Basics .
As much as we'd like to help, 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. Nobody can diagnose via the Internet.
If your doctor isn’t able to help you, it may well be time to consult a Migraine and headache specialist. It’s important to note t...
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