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Common causes for a headache

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Ok I'v been having really bad pain on the right side of my lower head. It hurts alot that sometimes the pain takes the right of my head and sometimes my right eye hurts. I can't even tilt my head to the right cuz it hurts and i cant turn it all the way. Ive had it for a couple months now. It would come once in a while but now its coming a lil often and its killing me. Im really worried cause i'm thinking it might be a tumor.. Can someone please let me know what my problem could be. Thanks a bunch.

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replied December 27th, 2008
Headache and Migraines Answer A5156
It is hard to say what exactly causes your headache. A brain tumor is one of the many possibilities, but, fortunately, it is not so common. A brain tumor can be excluded or confirmed with a head MRI or CT-scan.

A migraine, tension headache, or trigeminal neuralgia are more common causes for a headache like you described.

You could consult a neurologist about your condition.

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