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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fis ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Roberts
36 years experience Neurology
Possibly vascular: Although the answer is unknown, the vascular dilation components of headaches, especially cluster headaches, are well known. The pterygopalatine gang ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Blocks pathway: A sphenopalatine ganglion block will affect both sympathetic and parasympathetic preganglionic fibers as well as sensory affervent nerves. Blocking th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can try: Management of a cluster headache can be abortive or prophylactic. Sometimes, both methods are indicated in the same patient. An effective abortive tre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Any: There is no specific analgesic that has been shown to be better than another for headache of any kind. Just take what works best for you.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: This depends on the degree of discomfort you are having and the type of work you do. Headaches can interfere with thinking and concentrating. You sh ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Priyanka Chaudhry
11 years experience Neurology
Cluster : Cluster are extremely severe headaches. In cluster cycle you can use triptans , oxygen, steroid course. You may also need to be on preventive as cl ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Like a migraine : But different. Very severe headaches that throbb, make one want to move rather than stay still and are treated by oxygen therapy most successfully.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a Physician: Headache attacks occur in clusters over weeks or months, not a single episode. A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition and diagnosis is key ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
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Unclear reason: Shortness of breath is not often listed as a symptom traditionally associated with cluster headaches. However, my patients who have cluster headaches ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Could have other pain issues, depending upon type of pain, severity and location. Is your immune system compromised? I would see a dr. Right away.

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