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I've always been over weight. As of about 4-5 months ago I've gone from 247lbs-183lbs. I'm also having bad headaches and nausea.?

I've always been over weight. As of about 4-5 months ago I've gone from 247lbs-183lbs. I'm also having bad headaches and nausea.?

See your doctor: Rapid, unexplained weight loss is a "red flag" sign that needs a thorough evaluation in a timely fashion. There are many different things that could cause your symptoms, and if they began 4-5 months ago, you should not delay a personal evaluation with a physician any longer. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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What could cause headaches and nausea all the time?

What could cause headaches and nausea all the time?

Many answers...: Answers spanning from benign (most common in the young) to serious (realatively uncommon if "all the time", more likely if very new). The only way to know what is happening for you is for you to have evaluation. ...Read more

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Are there numerous of things that cause headaches and nausea of than a tumor?

Are there numerous of things that cause headaches and nausea of than a tumor?

Yes: What you should do is keep a log of your headache symptoms, what you do before it starts, how long it lasts and what you did to make it go away. Do you have early morning headaches or vomiting, if so see MD next couple days. If headache is same place every day, see specialist; if you have visual issues or blood pressure issues, you must be seen asap.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Does ovulation cause morning headaches and nausea?

Does ovulation cause morning headaches and nausea?

Not usually: Not usually. Around ovulation, the estrogen levels drop, and that could induce a headache possibly, but it is unlikely to be related to the nausea. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches and nausea? What could be the cause?

Frequent headaches and nausea? What could be the cause?

Need more Info: Headaches are best characterized by description. More info would be helpful. Character, location, precipitating factors, relieving factors, associated symptoms will help your doctor diagnose. He may add MRI or ct or other tests to better define your problem. ...Read more

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Can working out on weights 2 or 3 times a day cause bad headaches and nausea?

Can working out on weights 2 or 3 times a day cause bad headaches and nausea?

No.: But one has to ask, why the overtraining? Are you just over doing it? And are you drinking 'supplements' that are unhealthy? ...Read more

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Pass couple weeks everytime I eat I get a bad headache, very nausea what would cause this?

Pass couple weeks everytime I eat I get a bad headache, very nausea what would cause this?

Need more info: There are many details that are needed to clarify the implications of your symptoms. You need to see a doctor who can ask you all of the important questions and examine you. ...Read more

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What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

Need check up: There are many possible causes for your symptoms, but you must get a full evaluation by your doctor to rule out some of the more serious conditions. Please don't ignore this. Also, you should have a carbon monoxide detector in your home. ...Read more

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What is the cause of headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches, and nausea?

What is the cause of headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches, and nausea?

Sinus infection: Headaches, congestion, earaches, headaches and nausea are often associated with a sinus infection. The inflammation and irritation may improve with the Nasonex (mometasone) and singular that I see that you are taking. What you are trying to do is to decrease the build up of the fluid in the sinuses that leads to the pain. If there is fever, then you need to be more concerned that the infection is increasing. ...Read more

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What can cause you to have symptoms of nausea, headache and back lower pain?

What can cause you to have symptoms of nausea, headache and back lower pain?

Many things: What you describe could be simple tension and anxiety; or the back pain could be due to degenerative spine disease, and the pain might then give you headache. It is possible for a brain tumor to give you headache and nausea, but not usually low back pain. These 3 don't easily fit together as a set of symptoms which have a single cause. Consult your doctor for more information and reassurance. ...Read more

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Why do pain meds after surgery cause nausea and headache?

Why do pain meds after surgery cause nausea and headache?

Slow digestion: Alot of them cause constipation and slow digestion down, when food stays in your stomach longer it can cause you to have nausea. ...Read more

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Sudden increase in smell w or wo nausea, smoker, essure, no headache. Causes?

Migraine equivalent?: I'm unable to interpret all of your question (essure?).
If you mean your sense of smell is heightened and you have nausea at times, you may be having a partial migraine phenomenon without the headache. Some doctors refer to this phenomenon as "migraine equivalent." Much less likely would be an unusual type of seizure originating in the temporal lobe of the brain. ...Read more

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I always get really bad headaches and nausea. O experience this for around 2 hours at a time. I was wondering what the cause of this and how to prevent?

I always get really bad headaches and nausea. O experience this for around 2 hours at a time. I was wondering what the cause of this and how to prevent?

Different types: The 2 main causes of headaches in your age group would be migraine and tension type muscle contraction headaches. Either one can have associated nausea. Migraine often has a preceding warning (flashing lights, etc) and is usually a one sided throbbing headache while tension type headaches are usually steady over the forehead or back of the head. A neurologist is a headache specialist as well. ...Read more

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What causes codeine phosphate to give me a headache and nausea?

Codeine: You might experience side effect from codeine. Please discuss these symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can? Spinal decompression cause nausea and headaches?

Can? Spinal decompression cause nausea and headaches?

No but yes!?: I do acupuncture and adjustments and see this often. Meaning. .. The patient is really bent out of whack. Janet g. Travell who is the myofascial tissue matriarch would say that the movement of certain muscles will cause pain and nausea. It is a function of how the txmt triggers anxiety and pain. In txmt shock, u hv nausea, dizziness and sweats. Add magnesium and acupuncture! Don't fear. ...Read more

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What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

Probably unrelated: Retinal holes are usually causes by physical problems within the eye, such as the vitreous gel pulling on the retina and causing a tear. Most cases of retinal holes are of unknown cause and are not usually associated with medical conditions. Symptoms of nausea, headache and sinus pain could be anything from migraine to influenza, and a medical examination would be needed to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Can medroxyprogesterone cause headaches, flushed cheeks and chest, tightening in face and nausea?

Can medroxyprogesterone cause headaches, flushed cheeks and chest, tightening in face and nausea?

Progesterone: Jerry, all of those symptoms are common reactions of progesterone. I am most concerned about the flushing on your cheeks and chest as some women can get a severe allergic reaction to this medication. I am not sure how long you have been taking it, but since it is a once a day medication, I don't want you to take anymore until you talk to your doctor or their partner by phone in the morning. ...Read more

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What causes cold intolerance? I get nausea, headaches, disorientation from being outside for more than a few minutes in cold temperature.

What causes cold intolerance? I get nausea, headaches, disorientation from being outside for more than a few minutes in cold temperature.

Need more general: Need more general information, cold intolerance should be first evaluated by your pcp or internist with a concentration on the thyroid gland and metabolic bloodwork. All the other symptoms you describe could have several causative factors, need good general internal medicine or pcp evaluation first, and if anything discovered in the thyroid or head and neck, may warrant referral to endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Every 3 to 4 months I wake up with a very dull headache, later I develope nausea and then I vomit. What causes this? I do take hpertension meds.

Every 3 to 4 months I wake up with a very dull headache, later I develope nausea and then I vomit. What causes this? I do take hpertension meds.

Could be migraine: Sounds like occasional migraine headaches, and you would likely benefit from an abortive med such as a triptan to stop these, but triptans can adversely affect blood pressure in some patients. Work closely with your physician, as likely simple approaches might suffice. Good luck. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning to a metallic smell and it lasted all day, I also had headache, nausea and dizziness along with it. Later food tasted like metal too. What could cause this?

I woke up this morning to a metallic smell and it lasted all day, I also had headache, nausea and dizziness along with it. Later food tasted like metal too. What could cause this?

Metallic taste: There are many possible causes for your symptoms but one that is likely is that you had acid reflux. Acid reflux can result in a metallic taste in your mouth and symptoms are usually worse in the morning because you have had no food overnight to buffer the effects of stomach acid. Try Omeprazole 20 mg 15 minutes before your first meal. This should help your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does fluid in ear cause headache and nausea?

Depends: Depends on the volume of fluid and location. ...Read more

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Why are the common causes of nausea, headaches, and muscle weakness?

Why are the common causes of nausea, headaches, and muscle weakness?

Need more info: When was the onset, how long has this been going on? More details? ...Read more

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What would cause tension headaches nausea and lack of concentration?

What would cause tension headaches nausea and lack of concentration?

Tension: After you get checked by your doc, you can do some things to relax the muscles in your head if that is the kind of headache you have. Check out herbert benson's relaxation response book. It's an easy technique to lower blood pressure and manage stress. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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