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Causes Of Persistent Headaches
Many possibilities: It depends on how long have you had it, constant or not, location on head, precipitating events, any associated neurologic symptoms, worse in AM or PM. Causes range from needing glasses (very common at your age- do your parents wear glasses?) to neck muscle stress, to sinusitis, to medication side effects, to serious intracranial disease- you should see your primary care physician for help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Best advice: Is to get yourself a comprehensive exam by your physician.There are many causes of that nature. Might be just a simple case of strep, sinus infection , allergy etc but you certainly don't want to miss out something more serious that can be treated at an earlier stage and save your life.Don't be feeling sorry for yourself if it is something devastating! please have yourself checked out ...Read more
What could cause a persistent headache for over 24 hours, coupled with stomach pain and a fuzzy feeling?
Stomach flu: Is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. Wash your hands after handling food (the condition is contagious). ...Read more
Can recent EBV cause persistent headaches upper back pain, fatigue and dizziness months later? Early antigens are still high. Igg and ebna high.
Acute EBV : Acute EBV as a cause of mononucleosis could cause all of these symptoms. the antibody studies are consistent with this. There is no specific for acute EBV infection. Symptomatic treatment is indicated. Of note, there is no documented entity of chronic mononucleosis. If symptoms persist another cause should be looked for. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, itchy ears and a cough that causes sharp pain. Persistent headache as well. No stuffy or runny nose. Slightly ferverish. Help?
I have a persistent headache that wont go away with the use of tylenol and im 37 weeks and 5 days pregnant what could cause this?
Persistent generalized joint pain + headaches. Migraines as child. Contact sport until university. Good physical shape now early 40s. Cause of pain?
See below: If you played a contact sport such as football, i would be more concerned about generalized osteoarthritis. Your headaches could be from degenerative disk disease in your neck or if you had concussions while playing your sport, this may be the result of past concussion. See your primary, but you may need to be evaluated by neurologist as the headaches may be the more concerning issue here. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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