A 35-year-old female asked:
Headache top right side back of head x4 days, constant, throbbing. right eye bloodshot. no fever. advil (ibuprofen) not helping. should i go to er or just wait?
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Ophthalmology 28 years experience
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Pain Management
Hemicrania continua: If you've been examined and had imaging and everything is normal, one possibility is hemicrania continua, an interesting headache disorder with headache and red eye on one side of the head. It is very responsive to a medicine called indomethacin. Migraine of course is also a possibility. Hope this helps, I'd love to hear what happens next!
1.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 23, 2016
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