I am not having headaches. I haven't had a headache before and if this is what it is then please adivse me so.
I recently came down with a chest cold. I have been coughing all week. sometimes so hard I would feel like im throwing up from my lung's. I am in the middle of the 2nd week now. When I cough, I get a sharp pain in the top right corner of my forehead, it feels like it's grabbing and squeezing that corner of my brain. I have experienced dizzyness with this. This pain is begining to bother my everyday life. I can't even bend over without it feeling like that. I have a docters appointment on october8th, I am concidering checking myself into a hospital. Am I over reacting or should I seek immediate help.
It sounds as if it could be a sinus infection developed from the congestion from your cold. Try steaming up your bathroom and spending a while inhaling the steam or perhaps breathing in the steam from a very large bowl of water with a towel draped across your head and bowl - you could also put a few drops of menthol oil in the water and blow your nose gently every few minutes . Also try some over-the-counter decongestants such as sudafed. Blowing your nose gently on a regular basis will also help to clear the congestion - some ibuprofen will reduce any inflammation in the sinuses and nasal passages and help with the pain but use with caution if you have asthma.
If you are very concerned go to your local er or push your doctor for an earlier appointment but I know when my daughter gets very congested she complains of pain near her ear up to her temple then on top of her head as if she's banged her head hard but without the bruising feeling on top this often causes her to squint on that side slightly. Have you got wisdom teeth? they can also cause this sort of problem
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.