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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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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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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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

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more