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How can someone recovering from a stroke get rid of the headaches

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Should not take long: Usually symptoms of an uncomplicated midl concussion resolve within weeks ot a month, though it is possible some more subtle findings could linger sli ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Pathak
18 years experience General Practice
FLU: All the symptom.S you describe could be because of flu.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Excedrin ES: Is best over the counter Headache Medicine. Works best if taken at onset of headache.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
36 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID, sleep, etc: These general steps will help many headaches: 1. Avoid bright light and loud noise 2. Use an antiflammatory (NSAID) like prescription ketaprofen or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Must be very severe!: It would be unusual for a laceration to be the sole cause of a stroke. A stroke occurs when there is lack of oxygen in a part of the brain. If the lac ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Best way to help: Be open to his questions, let him know you are supportive. His concerns may be different than his. Talk in general ways about how you are coping with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Duhaney
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Control your BP: First, is make sure your blood pressure is controlled - generally less than 140/90; then it must be determined if the headache may be from another cau ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Verruca: Time to recover from a wart depends on extent of the lesion, the treatment method used (salicylic acid, freezing, surgical removal) & rate of recurren ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Gupta
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Heat Stroke Syncope: In a heat stroke patient, a patient is a victim to tell anything. Usual symptoms are due to extreme high temperature exposure, a sufferer would have p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Fix toothache: Most likely your headache is referred pain from the bad tooth. You need to address the toothache. You may have to start with antibiotics for the too ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Unknown: Migraine can be controlled, spontaneous abortion can occur but no treatment can get rid of migraine for ever. Each sattacks are treated and preventive ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience Dentistry
Depends: There are great medications for headache such as the triptans, imitrex, sumavel, zomig, relpax, (eletriptan) etc) but it is important to find out the ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very hard: There are booklets that give advice but the easiest assistance comes from friends and family. Religious faith also helps. Keep working and try to lead ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Stop smoking: Best way to stop a smoker's cough is to stop smoking, period. Your physician can help.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
See doctor: A mouth rash in a smoker needs to be seen.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This takes more than: Just stopping a behavior. You owe it to yourself to find a therapist in your area who specializes in dialectical behavioral therapy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Cognitive behavioral: Most phobias (anxieties related to particular triggers) respond best to graduated or progressive exposure. This means gradually exposing yourself (wit ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, possible: Key is prevention, and depending on type of stroke, several meds should be taken daily, and these include a statin and anti-platelet drug. Also, focu ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Stark
46 years experience Psychiatry
Near-infrared heat: Low-level laser therapy (the application of visible red or near-infrared light) relieves inflammation, speeds healing, and reduces pain. Amazon.Com h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities. These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infectio ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You really can't: The redness and post-inflammatory pigmentation must fade on their own. Please keep using the topical benzoyl peroxide to keep further outbreaks at bay ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Find meaning: Only you can decide what your friend's death means in the larger scheme of the universe. You may choose a faith-based answer. You may choose to cheris ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation first: Everything starts with a good evaluation. Trying to isolate the potential causes of the symptoms[what people complain about ] and signs, what can be m ... Read More
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