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headache

i got a headache that started this week. its basically hurting in the temporal areas. mostly on the left side of my head..

the pains are quick, no longer then seconds.. but i also feel tired and sometimes head feels heavy..

i went to doc and they did bloodtest and they said it came back normal..

i never get headaches in my life. im 23
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Hi there!

Headaches can be caused by a variety of reasons often categorized into primary headaches, secondary headaches, and cranial neuralgias. The primary headaches include tension headache, migraine cluster headaches and similar pathologies. Secondary causes can be due to sinusitis eye problems, etc and the cranial neuralgias that include the trigeminal neuralgias. Without a clinical evaluation it would be difficult to differentiate between these or suggest specific management. The blood tests would have been done to rule out temporal arteritis which would have been an emergent condition. I would suggest getting this evaluated by a primary care physician initially and depending on the cause diagnosed/ suspected, it can be managed accordingly or specialist care may be sought.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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