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Been Having Bad Headaches After Taking Steroids
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
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
Can fluid on the ears give you migraines I'm having bad headaches and dizziness got a steroid shot not helping this is driving me crazy?
BP vs Anesthetic?: Since you get a headache often after epidural injections i would be less inclined to believe its a headache due to spinal leak from an epidural injection, but it's a possibility if you've only had this happen once. Rare to have it happen twice. Could be the anesthetic and it's well known to cause headaches or if your blood pressure is not controlled steroids can raise your BP causing headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-Steroidals: Headache after your inhaler can be from vascular dilation and blood flow changes in the central nervous system. Non-steroidals like over the counter Ibuprofen and naprosyn can be helpful for this. They might also reduce your need for asthma inhalers. Be mindful that their principal side effect is stomach acidity so you might need an antiacid type medication simultaneously. ...Read more
If it is an epidural: If this was an epidural steroid injection, there is a 2% risk of what is called a spinsl headache due to an incidental puncture of the dural sac leading to a small leak of cerebral spinal fluid that usually resolves on its own but occasionally requires an injection of your own blood at the original site of the epidural iinjection which is known as a "blood patch." this seals the leak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get bad headaches all over my head, but only in the am right after i get up(i don't use coffee) y?
See a physician: This could be a vast number of things, including intracranial lesions which could be ruled out by a good physical exam and testing. Beyond that, is there a possibility you have sleep apnea? Are you overweight? Carbon dioxide retention can cause morning headaches and this is commonly seen with sleep apnea. Also, sleeping position can cause this if you are having neck pain which can lead to headache. ...Read more
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