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Been having. Bad. Headaches. After. Taking steroids?

Been having. Bad. Headaches. After. Taking steroids?

Why steroids: Are you taking steroids for asthma? Or for some other condition? If after inhalers for asthma then the inhaler might lower the threshold to get headaches. You should ask the doctor who prescribed the steroid what the connection is. ...Read more

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Dizzy bad headaches doc says have fluid on my ears gave me meclizine not helped went back got a steroid shot 3 day still not better after shot?

Dizzy bad headaches doc says have fluid on my ears gave me meclizine not helped went back got a steroid shot 3 day still not better after shot?

ENT doctor: You need to get in with an ENT specialist. You may have an infection in addition to the fluid. You may need drainage and antibiotics. Take a friend/family with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Got concussion 1 yr ago still suffer bad headaches taking meds for it still suffering?

Got concussion 1 yr ago still suffer bad headaches taking meds for it still suffering?

Post HA / migraine: This is unfortunately a complication of concussion sometimes. You may consider seeing a sports medicine doctor to discuss more treatment options. ...Read more

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I am taking antidrepressants for pnd but have daily bad headaches no energy at all and am puttin weight on although I am eating little any link?

I am taking antidrepressants for pnd but have daily bad headaches no energy at all and am puttin weight on although I am eating little any link?

Possibly: There can be a link with antidepressants and weight gain. However, there is also a link with depression and weight gain. It is possible that your depression is not fully treated. It is also possible you have something else going on and should speak with your primary care md about this. ...Read more

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Not dependent on alcohol. I enjoy days off from it. I'm taking a break. I have had very bad headaches since. Started on 2nd day. Normal?

Not dependent on alcohol. I enjoy days off from it. I'm taking a break. I have had very bad headaches since. Started on 2nd day. Normal?

No, probably sign of: Withdrawal. Are you sure you're not an alcoholic? Your statements indicate that maybe you are more dependent on it than you think. ...Read more

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Why might someone get bad headaches daily?

Why might someone get bad headaches daily?

Daily headaches: Three common causes of daily headaches are tension headache, migraine headache and hemicrania continua. But people also have frequent headaches from poor sleep (or sleep apnea), problems with their neck, medication side effects, and certain neurological conditions. ...Read more

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I get really bad headaches what should I do?

I get really bad headaches what should I do?

Evaluation: Meerkat,

i would discuss with your family doctor whether referral to a neurologist would be reasonable. A neurologist could help to determine if the headaches were simple tension headaches or migraines, or suggestive of something more serious.

As mentioned before, a dental evaluation would be reasonable as well. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor bad headaches?

What are good home remediesfor bad headaches?

Mostly massage type: If you are getting tension type headaches, I would suggest you try putting something like a towel or something solid just under the base of your skull in the back at the top of your neck. Extend your neck back over that and try to relax your head as far back comfortably over that. If it is a tension type headache, this can relax some of those muscles and help with the headache. I hope it helps! ...Read more

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What to do for frequent really bad headaches?

What to do for frequent really bad headaches?

Ascertain cause: First, get a diagnosis; i.e., whether migraine, tension, sinus, jaw, dental, etc. If you have developed chronic daily headaches, the pattern needs to abruptly be "broken up"
second, see your regular doc and maybe a recommended specialist, or even better, a headache focused specialist. Many successful treatments are available. ...Read more

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Why is it that I get these bad headaches daily?

Why is it that I get these bad headaches daily?

Many possibilities: Could be due to migraine, tension cephalgia, dental, sinus, or jaw issues, but could be associated with thyroid, blood pressure, medication reactions, or use of recreational drugs. Contact your doctor, get a diagnosis, and start treating the problems. ...Read more

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What to do about really bad headaches for months?

What to do about really bad headaches for months?

Do not want to guess: The answer depends on what kind of headache you have. If this is not known, then any answer would just be a guess.

Headaches that occur every day, for months, are best treated by a headache specialist. For example- what if you have hemicrania? This is one cause that is very sensitive to an inexpensive medicine called indomethacin, that might be something to try. ...Read more

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Which type of remedies are there for bad headaches?

Which type of remedies are there for bad headaches?

? migraine: Many causes for headaches, but very common to have migraines. Depending upon the etiology, like sinus, jaw, dental, occipital neuralgia, cervical spondylosis, or intracranial mass, treatment can be successful. Migraine prevention from prescription or otc remedies are also useful. Get this evaluated, and pursue an appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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What could make someone have real bad headaches constantly?

Consider migraines: Have a neurologist evaluate you. Many causes of headaches, but many very successful interventions to treat and control. ...Read more

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I keep having bad headaches and dizzyness I don't have the dizzyness all the time it comes and goes?

I keep having bad headaches and dizzyness I don't have the dizzyness all the time it comes and goes?

If this is new...: If this is a new symptom and you have never been evaluated for this please make an appointment with your doctor for exam. This could be as simple as a migraine headache, but depending on other symptoms it could be related to something more serious. ...Read more

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If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

Depends: If it is a new onset headache you should have an MRI to rule out any brain cause for the headache. If it is a chronic headache, meaning you have headaches for a long time, there might be a chance that you have associated myofascial pain and/or other factors related to headache etiologym like sleep bruxism (teeth grinding). ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of bad headaches?

What can I do to get rid of bad headaches?

Pain treatment.: Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not. The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis (there are many different types), and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Over the counter analgesic medications may provide short term relief. Persistent headaches require an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider. ...Read more

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What can cause slurred speech and bad headaches?

What can cause slurred speech and bad headaches?

Many causes: But, most commonly bad headaches are due to migraine, and slurred speech could accompany. But other intracranial issues, even transient brain ischemia could be a culprit, and might behoove you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had really bad headaches could it be my sinuses?

I had really bad headaches could it be my sinuses?

It could be.: However, headaches can be harbingers of more serious conditions, such as hypertension, intracranial bleeding, tumors, etc, if they are new onset and remarkable in character compared to past headaches. Your eyesight may be giving you headaches. However, sinus headaches are characterized by fullness and tenderness to touch over the sinuses, yellow drainage, and occasionally fever. See your doc. ...Read more

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Why do I get such bad headaches when I skip a meal?

Possibly Blood Sugar: Although it varies per person, many people will experience side effects from missing regular meal intake of food. The human body is designed for about 4-6 small to medium meals per day (although 3 large meals is traditional in western societies) and thus missing a scheduled meal can contribute to fluctuating blood sugars resulting in negative side effects such as headaches. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps get rid of bad headaches?

I am wondering what helps get rid of bad headaches?

That depends on what: Type of headache it is. Vascular, tension and sinus headaches are different types with varied approaches to treatment of each. So, the first step is to be evaluated. Once the type of headache is determined - a treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more

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How come bad headaches cause me to be more irritable?

How come bad headaches cause me to be more irritable?

Of course!: When we are in pain due to the pain mediators released this causes a decrease in serotonin; serotonin is the neurotransmitter that gives us a 'sense of well-being'. So lack of this would make someone irritable, right? ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad headaches after drinking tea?

What to do if I have bad headaches after drinking tea?

Don't drink the tea.: There are many, many types of tea. Without knowing what kind of tea you have been drinking - I can not give any specific input. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm always tired and have bad headaches?

What to do if I'm always tired and have bad headaches?

See a doctor: These general symptoms could be anything from anemia to stress. Best to get an evaluation of the more detailed situation with a thorough history and physical examination to help facilitate care. ...Read more

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Why do I get bad headaches whenever I take painkillers?

Why do I get bad headaches whenever I take painkillers?

Headaches: Headaches are a known side effect of opioid pain killers. Some less than others. ...Read more

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How come I get bad headaches when I am sexually active?

How come I get bad headaches when I am sexually active?

Exertional headache?: This may be indicative of exertional headaches, which can come in different forms/with different triggers. I'd suggest talking with your doctor as this could certainly interefere with your personal life/relationship in significantly negative ways. Good luck! ...Read more

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My mom has really bad headaches. What can I do to help?

My mom has really bad headaches. What can I do to help?

Headaches: In a case of severe headaches there are specialists that deal with just headache management. I would suggest she contact a neurologist that deals with headache disorders for a consultation. ...Read more

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Bad headaches during menstrual cycles. What can this be?

Bad headaches during menstrual cycles. What can this be?

Menstrual migraine: Compared to other migraine attacks, menstrual migraines are more severe and last longer, and are more resistant to standard acute and prophylactic management. Associated symptoms of menstrual migraine include depression or irritability, fatigue, bloating and breast tenderness. Rec. See orofacial pain or headache specialist, . ...Read more