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Dear Sir/Madam
I apologize for any spelling mistakes, since English is not my first language, it might get a bit difficult to explain my problem.
About seven years ago I've been hit pretty hard on the right side of my head, I had some swelling and ended up in a hospital. They made some tests and gave me a CAT scan and then told me everything was fine. But I have very weird headaches ever since. It's always the right side of my head getting numb and somehow hollow, including my face and the right ear. I sometimes have sudden ways of pain and sometimes it feels like something is moving inside in head. When I sleep, it has to be on the right side, otherwise I have this feeling that "something" is hanging in the wrong way in my head. I don't know if it makes any sense but it happens for years and lately got worse, so I decided to see a professional. I don't always have pain but it seems to be triggered buy stress, cold weather and caffeine. I'm looking forward to a doctor's opinion and appointment with you.
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Cornelia Strassburge
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.
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This does not seem to be related to the trauma that you had directly, although there can be a correlation as concussion after a head injury can go unrelieved, and a post concussion syndrome can develop in which headaches and fatigue are the main symptom. There seems also to be a psychological aspect to your symptoms and this is contributing to the aggravation of the symptoms.
But since there is a refractory headache that is disturbing your quality of life, a neurological examination and a repeat CT scan with contrast of the head is warranted to rule out organic causes. I would suggest that you get an appointment with a Neurologist directly or go through you GP.
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