A 23-year-old female asked about a 51-year-old female:
My mother suffers from severe headaches many years ago. she is in treatment with triptanes and topiramate without a result. i want your advice please?
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Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
She needs: to see a specialist. Have her see her primary care doctor to get a referral. Neurologists usually deal with these sorts of headaches. Hope this helps!
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