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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Have you seen: A neurologist? Were you on these meds before the headache? In what order were they added? No easy answer, but would get back to your doc soon.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Second opinion?: Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities. These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infectio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : Sometimes Elavil (amitriptyline) helps with headaches. In your case, it sounds like you are experiencing some side effects. Talk to your doctor about ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Amitriptyline: It is a Tricyclic antidepressant used also for headaches prophylaxis. Take to your doctor about other similar compounds which may be better tolerated ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Suggestion: Am totally unimpressed with any benefit prophylactically secondary to amitriptyline to stop migraine at your dosage and you are having adverse reactio ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Probably not: Meningitis usually causes fever, extremely severe headache (the kind that gets you to the emergency room), and vomiting. Your descript ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
36 years experience Psychiatry
Please see a dentist: Most likely you have a combination of issues which require diagnostic process right away. An xray of the area will show bone deformities or inflammati ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
? Lymph Node ?: You may have an enlarged submandibular lymph node. They can be easier to feel if palpated directly over the jaw bone - but may be hard to feel if it ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Concerned: These symptoms could be related and need to be evaluated by your doctor. The persistent lump is concerning as well as the hives you are having. A thor ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Elavil (amitriptyline): If your doctor recommended it, give it some time to see if it's going to work.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Amitryptiline: Headaches possibly due to depression responds to amitriptyline. Reoccurring sore throat and throat pain requires medical evaluation.
A female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
More symptoms?: The medicine elavil (amitriptyline) is helpful for preventing several types of headaches. You should not expect the medicine would cause stabbing pai ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Weird: It sounds like you may be having some strange side effect from the amitriptyline. With nothing else to go on, that sounds at least feasible. Because i ... Read More
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