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Pain in temple and sinus, cannot sleep. Should I worry?

My head started hurting yesturday quite severely mainly in the temple and sinus and base of my skull area but this goes away almost immediately when I lie down.I almost cant sit or stand at all cause of the pain but lying down im ok.I didnt get much sleep the night befor it started hurting but slept well last night and as soon as I was upright the pain came back.Should I worry?
Asked On : Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

I need more information in order to short-list the possible causes.

However, from the brief information provided, the possible causes are fall in blood pressure in erect posture; cervical spondylosis, migraine or Trigeminal cephalgia (due to a inflammation of FIFTH cranial nerve responsible for conducting pain sensations from the temple + face + sinus.

relevant specific investigations (as applicable) would be required for pinpointing the cause.

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Answered: Thu, 5 Dec 2013
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