throbbing pain


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throbbing pain

Pain found in dental caries, headache, and localized inflammation. The pain is often thought to be caused by arterial pulsations.
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Primary headaches include: migraines, which affect approximately three in 10 people at some time in their lives, are characterized by moderate to severe throbbing pain, often on one side of the head, that gets worse with physical activity and may be accompanied by other symptoms, such as vomiting or extreme sensitivity to light, noise or odors; tension headaches, which comprise about 70 percent of headaches, are felt as a band-like sensation around the head and neck, and do not get worse with physical exertion; and cervical headaches, which are characterized by pain in the back of the head, sometimes accompanied by weakness in the arms and/or numbness and tingling in the scalp, neck or arms.
Last week we asked what was wrong with Pamela, 20, who complained of a throbbing pain to the side of her head, flashing lights and feeling sick.
If you experience throbbing pain and swelling, restless legs at night, burning, itching or a "heavy leg" sensation, it could be a sign of varicose veins - even if you do not already have clearly visible spider veins or enlarged blue veins.
And pain can come in a variety of forms: Burning pain might be different than a throbbing pain, and each could be treated differently.
Keeping your head elevated above your heart will help to minimize throbbing pain.
A migraine headache is usually described as intense or throbbing pain concentrated in one part of the head.
Migraine headaches are characterized by intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head, accompanied by nausea or vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound.
Vascular Headaches: The vascular headache is characterized by a throbbing pain which is often synchronized with the pulse, and can be serious and disabling.
We wore hand-knitted hats and matching gloves and scarfs, which did the job, until the cold nipped through, and the throbbing pain started in our fingers and toes.
It is a vascular form of headache, which is accompanied by onset of symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and for some people it can begin with a throbbing pain occurring on one side of the head.
According to the American Academy of Neurology, a migraine has at least two of these hallmark symptoms: unilateral or bilateral pain, moderate to severe pain, pounding or throbbing pain, and associated nausea, vomiting, photophobia, or phonophobia.