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what should you do if a migraine won't go away?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Urgent Care: If the headaches are still refractory, an abortive medication such as dihydroergotamine (DHE), sumatriptan (Imitrex) or one of the newer triptan medications is often prescribed. See a doctor at the Urgent Care for an abortive migraine treatment.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

I get migraine headaches. Could they be related to raynauds?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Possibly: Raynaud's symptoms and migraines both are caused by abnormal regulation of blood flow to certain parts of the body, so they may be related in some patients. Also, some medications for migraines (the triptans and ergot alkaloids) can lead to raynaud's symptoms as a side effect. However, having migraines doesn't mean one will get raynaud's, and having raynaud's doesn't mean one will get migraines.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Will migraine headaches eventually go away on their own?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
They could.: Some people's migraines just run their course for the day and they wake up the net morning feeling fine. For others, it's a little more complicated - they may need medications to help stop the migraine. A migraine lasting more than 72 hours is called status migrainosus and these can be helped sometimes with steroids, but that's something to see your doctor for. Good luck!
A 31-year-old member asked:

Every time I drink red wind I get bad migraine headaches that won't go away. Is it sulfites?

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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Probably not: Red wine is notorious for causing migraine headaches in migrainers. It typically has more to do with compoinds called "tyramines." also, aged cheeses are known to precipitate migraines.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Does a migraine go away by itself?/

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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Migraines: I believe most of these headaches are self induced. They will all go away, but may not recur with an attitude change.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What can cause bad migraine? How do I make it go away?

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Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 25 years experience
Depends: The reasons for migraines vary greatly. Clenching/grinding your teeth, especially when sleeping, is a known factor. Nerve problems and stress/psychological issues are also common factors. But there are many other possibilities, including sensitivities/allergies. You may need multiple doctors if there are multiple causes. Best bet is to see your physician for an exam and guidance on how to proceed.

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