A couple of days ago I had a bad temple pain and pressure in my right temple area, it was on and at the top of the temple, I decided it was best not to worry about it and it went away by itself.
But now the pain is back again with the pressure, headache at the back of my head and around the temple area, I do have it behind my right eye, I feel like I am going to have a migrane.
The temple is throbbing and when I bend down for a while, the pain behind my eye gets worse and i start to feel pressure on my cheeks.
I haven't really been eating or sleeping that well, not because of the pain but because there have been family issues at home. Could this be linked to the pain?
Yes, the headache could be related to family issues and stress. Sinusitis is chronic illness related to the sinuses, which doesn't seem to be your case. It seems that you've got some temporary heavy stuff going on.
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What is happening at home is my mum recently died of a brain tumour and thats made a major change to everything, she used to be so fit , healthy and fun loving, caring person.
She kept on collapsing and having headaches, the doctor said it was all stress related and kept on sending her back home
She lost the use of both her legs and I felt so helpless, she kept on falling when trying to walk, now I am worried that i might get the same thing as her. I keep on getting images in my head of her collapsing and it hits me hard, I try to think of the good times with her before the tumour.
And I have recently started college and its quite stressful.
My Uncle had a bowel cancer operation and he is doing fine, although a little confused and distraught.
My Aunt has to go into hospital for tests because she has something in her kidney
My other Aunt has to have a breast cancer operation
And I recently found out it is the anniversary of my old school friend death, he ws only 14 and collapsed and died whilst playing football, I knew him because I used to play football with him in my old school.
I am now obscessed with checking my heart every so often.
I see --- I'm sorry that so much calamity has fallen on your family. I can sense the distress.
Given that your mom has such a history, I suggest that you request a CT scan of the brain to check for possible tumors. Maybe not now, when you're young ... but when such symptoms appear.
Also, I'd suggest that you see a psychologist or counselor to TALK about all of these things with a REAL person face-to-face. Death is the ultimate equalizer...we all die. But with so many deaths and illnesses surrounding you, it must be hard to find optimism. I think that psychotherapy (it sounds more intimidating than it is) can really help you at this time. Does that sound like something that you want to do?
yes, I am curenty seeing a psychiatrist, she recommended me to a psychologist, but for some reason the psychologist didn't comply.
I haven't seen my psychiatrist in a while because of college, I usually see her once a week, but now i can't, maybe thats why i am feeling like this
I have been told by the doctors that the type of brain tumour my mum had wasn't heredity unless other types of tumours can devlop because of the history.
I have also found out that my aunt has been rushed into hospital for renal failure.
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Keep trying to contact a psychologist. If not the recommended one, then look for another one. Let me know if you need help. Usually colleges will have a mental health center where you can get treated at low cost, or you can seek out help at a community health center. Please let me know if I can help --- I'll be happy to help you find a sliding scale or free clinic.