• linda linda
    October 18, 2009
    Pain the left side of head?
    linda linda
    October 18, 2009

    I get severe pains in the left side of my head. Sometimes it causes my eye to close and my face to drop. People say it looks like I had a stroke, but I know it's from the MS. How do you make the pain go away?

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  • Drewfuss21 January 11, 2010
    Drewfuss21
    January 11, 2010

    You need to talk to your neurologist about getting on some type of extended-release pain medication, such as Oxycontin or Morphine Sulfate capsules; I too have chronic head pain in both my left & right sides of my head, and many times it especially hurts behind both my right and left eyes.  You may only require a very small dose of time-release pain medicine, depending on how your body has responded to pain meds in your past medical history.  Definitely bring this issue up passionately with your Neurologist - I have been told by a neuro that 10-15% of people with MS have bad headaches/migraines, and have no other way to cope with the pain, other than using prescription comfort meds.  I wish you most the best of luck; definitely have a sit-down with your neuro.

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