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I been having burning sensations on top of my head /scalp followed by ear aches and dizziness or vertigo feeling also stuffed nose what can it be ? i been dealing with this problem on and off and all they tell me it's stress but i'm thinking it's somethi

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Dr. John Chiu answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

See ENT: I think you need to see an ENT and suspect that your problem may be from a sinus infection. If the nose has been stuffy for more than 6 months, consider seeing an allergist as well.

Answered 11/14/2016


Dr. Galina Nikolskaya answered

Specializes in Neurology

Migraine vs TCA: This is not a typical stress headache and some of the features point to either a vestibular migraine or a trigeminal autonomic cephalgia which presents as multiple short, severe headaches < 30 minutes each in the trigeminal nerve distribution i.e. around the eye, temple and forehead with autonomic symptoms on the same side which can be nasal congestion, eye watering,redness,droop, face flushing.

Answered 11/26/2016



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