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A family member suffers severe headaches all the time what could it be?

A family member suffers severe headaches all the time what could it be?

Go to Dr.: Headaches may be caused by migraines, stress or tension, if associated to fever and neck stiffness may be meningitis, high blood pressure, intracraneal aneurysm, brain tumors and many things more. So it's better to be examined by a dr. Soonto review the whole history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Hai doctor. i am having severe headache problem no migranes in our family ill think more for small things iam too enemic my hb is less than 10%?

Hai doctor. i am having severe headache problem no migranes in our family ill think more for small things iam too enemic my hb is less than 10%?

Migraine: Not every one with migraine has to have family history of migraine. If you are anemic find out the reason for anemia and get it corrected. You may still have migraine talk to your doctor to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Severe headache especially behind left eye for 7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for 4 days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Severe headache especially behind left eye for  7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for  4  days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Eye pain: The best way to start the evaluation would be to see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination to see if an explanation can be found for your symptoms or to decide what he next step should be. The initial impression of your family doctor suggests a sinusitis and the use of the antibiotic. If this does not resolve the issue then i would suggest following through with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My friend complains about having severe headache at times, may be 5 times in a month and the pain is unbearable to her. What could this possibly be ?

My friend complains about having severe headache at times, may be 5 times in a month and the pain is unbearable to her. What could this possibly be ?

Exam and history: Too vague a question without having a thorough history and an examination. Too many variables when attempting to determine the cause of a headache. ...Read more

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I get the same severe headache every night at the same time that stars in my left temple. what could this be?

I get the same severe headache every night at the same time that stars in my left temple. what could this be?

Hypnic Headache: also termed alarm clock headache. occur exclusively at night, waking you from your sleep at the same time, Iithium in combination with caffeine most common treatment. ...Read more

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I have severe headache for a long time, what can I do?

I have severe headache for a long time, what can I do?

Headache eval: Seeing a practitioner who has special interest in headache should be helpful. We always assess for worrisome underlying reason, and then look for contributing factors that might be causing the headache, including problems with sleep, your neck, jaw, teeth, sinuses as well as contributions from other things like medication use. ...Read more

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What causes severe headaches that only last for a few minutes at a time?

What causes severe headaches that only last for a few minutes at a time?

Many possibilities : Your Headaches sharp or dull? Recently began or longstanding? What part of head involved? Also do you have nausea, change in vision or hearing? Awakes you from sleep? My initial thought is stress-related headache. But you need to visit a clinician to fully answer your question, or get back to us in a Concierge session. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I keep getting severe headaches every night at about the same time this week? It's too strange?

I keep getting severe headaches every night at about the same time this week?  It's too strange?

Not really: Headache is really common and may have many causes. You may be having a rebound headache from a change in caffeine intake, or some other recent change. To evaluate properly i would need a lot more information such as time of day, quality of pain, location, radiation, etc. If it continues, or is associated with any visual change, weakness, fever or any other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more