U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Palo Alto, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

Why do i get throbbing headaches ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology 17 years experience
Might be migraine: The classical description of migraine headache is a throbbing debilitating pain what is worse on one side and associated with nausea and light sensitivity. They can be triggered by stress, sleep, deprivation, or certain foods. If the headache is persistent, a neurologist can help you explore treatment options not only to stop individual headaches, but also to prevent new ones from starting.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

A 45-year-old member asked:

What should I do about my throbbing headaches I get during work?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
HEADACHE @ WORK: Try to relax and take nsaids like motrin, caffeine or butalbital like fioricet. Other rx are Imitrex (sumatriptan) , midrin, etc. Pls. Consult md.

Related questions

A 43-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 38-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Oct 29, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.