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A 22-year-old female asked:

my head is very tender and keep getting all sorts of visual disturbances, dizziness and other symps. docs thought migraine after ophthalmic exam but it's been a month. very worried. what should i do?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Your symptoms are: Typical of migraine. Get reassurance from ur dr and that he ruled out brain tumor, temporal arteritis etc. Take care and god bless u! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=20628.
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
Could be migraine: But that is an extended period of time. Any imaging of brain? Any increased pressure? If those things check out, then start thinking about other headache issues, such as hemicranias continua (ask doc to try indomethacin), greater occipital neuralgia (ask doc about injections), or tension type headaches from neck issues. Hope that helps!

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