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Please Help. I Am Haveing Once Sided Facial Numbness. One Sided Head Pressure

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  • Posted By: ssaeed
  • August 30, 2008
  • 11:49 PM

some One Please Help Me. I Am A 22 M. For The Past Two Weeks I Have Been Having Numbness And Tightness On The Left Side Of My Face. And Pain Between My Ear And Side Burn. All On Left Side. My Left Eye Is Sluggish And Tight. Especially In The Morning My Eye Is Stiff. Also Have Been Having Pressure Along The Left Side Of My Head. I Had A Ct Scan And A Spinal Tap Done. All Clear. My Nero Says Its A Migraine. I Had My Eye Sight Checkd. The Problem Is Still There. Plz Help.

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  • What makes you think that the migraine diagnosis is incorrect? How were you treated? Were you started on a triptan (maxalt, etc.)for abortive therapy and if so how did you respond? You are kind of young for a diagnosis of Cluster headaches, but you give a pretty good story for it. Do you have tearing on the affected side during an episode/at the heigth of symptoms? What are you worried about/do you think the diagnosis is?
    fewd4thought 126 Replies
    • August 31, 2008
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  • my Nero perscribed mydrol for the migraine. Even tho that's an anti inflamitory. My physician gave me espic-plus? Its for cluster headaches. And no I dont have tearing in the eye. Just have alot of pressure built up along left side of head and back left side of head. My left cheeck is tightness. Also tightsness along left eye. I guess the fact that this problem has been going on for almost two weeks and the medication is not working has me confused and scared
    ssaeed 1 Replies
    • September 1, 2008
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  • I have all of those same problems but on my right side....first I was told its a sinus infection...then told it could be a tooth problem...so I went to the dentist was told I have no cavaties...and I had my wisdoms pulled 5 years ago.....its scary to have this and not knowing whats going on...
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 7, 2010
    • 11:38 PM
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