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A 32-year-old female asked:

headache that will not go away, blurred viaion, stutterring, involuntary spasms.pain will not go away with otc or prescription hydrocodone. what could this be?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See a doctor ASAP: Although your headache might represent a prolonged migraine, the other symptoms are not the usual accompaniments, and could represent an intracranial process. Do not use narcotics for headaches, as things usually get far worse. Get to your doctor and get this diagnosed and under control.
Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 50 years experience
Issues here are...: ...Drugs that, in excess, can cause the symptoms you describe as well as medical conditions that may also be the cause of these same symptoms. The constellation of symptoms: ha, blurred vision, spasms and garbled speech are very concerning and deserve an immediate evaluation. Several serious neurological conditions need to be "ruled out.".
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Headaches: Headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems.
Dr. Bing Shi
Dr. Bing Shi commented
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Try to avoid narcotics such as hydrocodone for headache. Watch if there is any change in the nature and or severity of the headache. If so, you should see a specialist to rule out serious conditions.
Jul 17, 2013

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