Dull Aching Pain

Dull aching pain is referred to as chronic or persistent pain, a deep ache felt in an area, but it does not restrict you from doing other daily activities. Dull aching pain occurs at a low level for a long time. It can get intensified when you put pressure on the affected region.

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Why do i have dull random pain on one side of my testicles?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had dull random pain on one side of the testicles. But the pain is not constant and more like dull bursting pain randomly. I don't think it is due to testicular torsion because I read about it a lot, and it's mostly severe constant pain. The pain I am having is bearable, but I am...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Testicular pain is never normal; however, mild, dull pain may occur due to wear and tear due to undergarments and day-to-day activities, but I will suggest scrotal doppler as it is mandatory for any testicular pain. Thank you.  Read Full »

Why do I have a dull ache in the area around my right ovary that starts immediately after my period ends?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old. My height is 5 feet 4 inches, and my weight is 65 kg. For two months, I have had a dull ache in the area around my right ovary that starts immediately after my period ends. I had mild PCOS two years back and had a miscarriage this year. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I suggest you get an ultrasound abdomen done. Thank you.   Read Full »

I am experiencing a dull feeling in my abdomen and bright red-colored spotting. What could be the reason behind it?

Query: Hello doctor, Firstly, I want to mention that I have never had any problems with my periods since I started middle school. I am 33 years old now. It was always on time, lasted for 5 to 7 days, and I always had normal flow and color. Last year, I completely skipped my periods for the first time. I st...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two conditions. One is endometrial hyperplasia, in which only endometrial tissue gets thickened, leading to abdominal pain and bleeding. This is a benign condition and is treated successfully. Another is endometriosis in endometrial tissue present outside t...  Read Full »

What could cause a shifting headache with facial pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent an MRI two weeks back for my headache, which showed that my brain and cranial nerves are healthy. But my doctor suspects some abnormality in the superficial branch facial nerves and nerves passing from the skull base to the back of the head, as per the symptoms I mentioned...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com. 1) Looking at your symptoms, it seems you have facial pain, a headache involving the back of the head, numbness, and a tingling sensation. It is very difficult to spot one particular nerve for this kind of pain as these areas are supplied by several nerves. That is w...  Read Full »

What can cause constant soreness on the left side of the head and face?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a constant sore pain on the left side of my head. The pain seems to be like I have hit myself into something. It seems to be sore and tender. It is present along the left side of the face also. I have constant ringing in my left ear. I also have some electric shock behind the oc...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The possible causes are fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome or vitamin D deficiency or B12 deficiency or migrainous headache. It is difficult to confirm the condition until the examination is done. You can take tablet Naproxen 250 mg twice a day for five days. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have painful lumps on my head?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a small cluster of lumps on the crown of my head. They are solid, immovable lumps that have developed over the last few weeks. In the last few days, I have noticed that I am having pain in my head where the lumps are. I do not have headaches per day; it feels as though my skull is s...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a small cluster of lumps on the head's crown, which are solid, immovable lumps that have developed over the last few weeks. They are painful too. It is difficult...  Read Full »

Why do I have dull cramping with continuous chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old and normally take Hydrochlorothiazide for diastolic blood pressure and Zebeta for S node dysfunction. I am also on Metformin. My A1c is 6.1. Two days ago, I started experiencing dull cramping chest pain that was not continuous. I went to the ER and all the tests came bac...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. From the way you are describing, it seems either you had an arrhythmia that time or you had angina pain. Since your blood pressure and heart rate are in normal ranges without medicines, you should avoid any medicines at this time. I would recommen...  Read Full »

How do I reduce the dull pain in my hamstring?

Query: Hi doctor, I am doing dance for a year and a half now. After dance class I used to do stretching. Since Monday, I am feeling a dull pain in my right hamstring and quad. It was uncomfortable for me to walk up and down the stairs. So, I applied ice and took Ibuprofen. Then throughout the day the pain ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashi Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The initial goal of treatment is to reduce pain and swelling. To accomplish this, I recommend you to do the following. Take a break from strenuous activities to allow the injury to heal. Use a cane or crutches to avoid putting your full weight on your injured leg. App...  Read Full »

I have a dull headache. Can it be related to thyroid issue?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's five months ago. My anti-TPO and anti-TG were 115 and 33 respectively. My TSH was 1.5 and FT4 1.1, so normal function. Two months ago, I started having palpitations and tested my thyroid again. TSH was 0.0018 (suppressed), FT4 2.66 and FT3 7.8. I wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have written a very detailed and engrossing history. Well done! The diagnosis of Graves' is usually made with a technetium scan of thyroid which I am not sure it was done or not. Regarding your dull ache of the head, is it present throughout the day or just morning or...  Read Full »

Could it be an issue of the crown that causes pain in the teeth?

Query: Hi doctor, About 13 years ago, I had an abscess on the right upper first and second molars. The Endodontist has done root canal treatment in these teeth and crowns were placed after the treatment. Recently, I experienced pain around the gums in the second molar and there is a pain radiating to the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be mostly due to food impaction causing infection below the crown. So, the dentist might have tried to clean it. If you have X-ray of the teeth please attach it for examination. This pain is definitely not an allergy. Use warm salt water gargle twice a day f...  Read Full »

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