A member asked:

Had an headache for three weeks with no help with the over-the-counter medicines please help. what should i do?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Noaman Hanif answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Time for a checkup: I recommend you see your pcp to work up the cause of the headache and also to get you prescription medications for the pain.

Answered 3/26/2013


Dr. John Feola answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation

Answered 3/27/2015



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