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Several nonenhancing WML frontal lobe. Adult onset bed wetting. Numb toes for3 years. Horrific day migraines. Docs are stumped. Any ideas?

Several nonenhancing WML frontal lobe. Adult onset bed wetting. Numb toes for3 years. Horrific day migraines. Docs are stumped. Any ideas?

Numerous possibiliti: Ina 33 yo female, MS would certainly be a consideration among other possibilities. Have you seen a neurologist? Have you had a lumbar puncture. Consider a full neurology workup. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


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Any cure or if not cure than relief for migraine? Adult aged 60yrs

Any cure or if not cure than relief for migraine?  Adult aged 60yrs

Control measures: Are available, but at age 60 some of our meds are risky. If hypertension or heart disease is present, would avoid triptans, and perhaps select dolovent (otc) to stop the headache. To prevent, which i would prefer, could use prescription (topirimate, depakote) or otc (riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, co-q10). See a headache specialist and start appropriate meds. ...Read more

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Does anyone have adult abdominal migraine? What to do?

Does anyone have adult abdominal migraine? What to do?

Marijuana use?: If you use marijuana, you could have cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome which is often the cause of abdominal migraine associated cyclic vomiting in adults. ...Read more

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Can tethered cord syndrome in adults cause migraine headaches?

Can tethered cord syndrome in adults cause migraine headaches?

Its a stretch: since the cord is tethered at the exact opposite end (the tail) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2565560/ ...Read more

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My mother has a headache mild , around the fronthead area , on the right side, I think is migraine in adults , treatment?

Maybe not migraine: This may not be a typical migraine, as the pain seems mild. Try over the counter products and/or hot or cold compresses to the affected area. ...Read more

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Why is it that my eyes tear at the onset of a migraine?

Why is it that my eyes tear at the onset of a migraine?

Tearing and migraine: Tearing or running nose is not common with migraine . You may have cluster headache or paroxysmal hemicrania instead or one of the trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia syndromes. ...Read more

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Are brain jolt/shivers a symptom of onset of a migraine?

Are brain jolt/shivers a symptom of onset of a migraine?

Possible: If you're above-described symptoms are followed by the typical migraine headache that you have then it is the sign onset of the migraine. ...Read more

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Freq. loss of words w gradual increase in last 6 mos, slurring, hard to listen in work meetings. Increased # of migraine onset. Always under stress.

Stress + headache: Stress is a common cause of these symptoms. Frequent migraines are caused by stress, and all of this can be distracting. Could it be something else? If the migraines are the same as before, only more frequent, that is a good sign. If you have time away from the stress, do the symptoms improve? That is also a good sign. Have you considered migraine prevention? ...Read more

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I suffer from migraines and I'm on amitriptyline, I also was given migraleive before onset migraine, can I take the migraleive aswell as amitriptyline?

Yes: A low dose of amitriptylene is often used once a day at bedtime to try and prevent migraines. If you do get a migraine while on the amitriptylene it is safe to take migraleive as well. However, since both medications are sedating, you must be careful and not drive or operate machinery while using both medications. ...Read more

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