Jaw and head pain on right side, worsened by bending down?

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Hi good day sir/mam, I've been experiencing this pain a while now. My jaw and head hurts but only On the left side. For instance if I bend down with my head facing downwards and raise back up it pains a lot for a minute or two then slightly easier to bear with. My mother suffers with high blood pressure but there isn't any other sicknesses that I know of in the family. So can you provide me with an explanation on why this is happening to me please, i'll be very thankful. Have a blessed day! Aaron.

Full Answer:

Dear Aaron;

Two things you said might indicate Migraine:

  1. the pain being on one side and
  2. the pain worsening when you bend down.

Take a look at Anatomy of a Migraine for more information on the possible phases of a Migraine attack and the potential symptoms.

That said, what you describe could be any number of issues. There's simply no way for anyone to explain why this is happening without seeing you in person to review your medical history and family medical history, discuss your symptoms, and examine you.

It's time to see your doctor, Aaron. Unexplained head pain should always be investigated, and nobody is going to be able to help you without seeing you in his or her office.

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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