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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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Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now?What could this be

Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now?What could this be

Not susre: Although common self limiting illnesses can have your symptoms (like the flu), you should be examined by a physician because of your fever. The tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen you take may alter the temperature you record. You may need testing and treatment. Have someone else drive you because of the headache. ...Read more

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Can moderate osteophyes of c5/6 lower cervical spine cause intense headaches? went to primary doc, he thinks its tension headache. sending me to pt.

Can moderate osteophyes of c5/6 lower cervical spine cause intense headaches?  went to primary doc, he thinks its tension headache. sending me to pt.

Oseophytes =focus: The moderate oteophytes could become a focus for toxin or pathogens to settle secondarily. The toxin or pathogen could cause both localized discomfort , but also could cause projection of HA to the forehead. ...Read more

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What causes increased tinnitus and a mild headache following cervical trigger point injections?

Lidocaine reaction?: This could be a reaction to the lidocaine and or any other medication that was injected. If it is just the lidocaine it should subside after 3 or so hours. ...Read more

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What's the best way 2 treat headaches from cervical spondylosis , & dizziness ? I was thinking maybe physio might help

Neck: Great question cervical vertigo also called hairdresser syndrome is treated with physical therapy of the neck. See a neurologist may need MRI and they put you into rehab. Good luck ...Read more

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Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What could this be?

Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What could this be?

Hormonal changes?: Could the cervical mucus production and breast tenderness as well as migraine type headaches with dizziness be suggestive of a premenstrual cycle? Migraines often accompany the build up of hormones approaching the menstrual period. This is also often manifested by breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What are these symptoms of?

Dizziness headaches increase cervical mucus breast tenderness. What are these symptoms of?

PMS or pituitary: If these symptoms occur before periods it could all be due to pms. If not, a pituitary tumor (prolactinoma) could be the cause. Blood test for prolactin and a brain MRI is the way to confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a brain injury .Headache and cervical pain started a week later.mri scans are normal.its been 2 years and no cure.i'm depressed now.please help.

Headache, neck pain: and depression after TBI. What other symptoms do you have and how quickly do the headaches come on ? Management of headache depends on an accurate headache diagnosis. TBI is hard to evaluate and treat. I find that MRI plays very little role in the work up and management. It might take me 3 hours to fully examine a patient with cognitive complaints. You should consider seeing a TBI specialist. ...Read more

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What to do for a cervical herniation with pain that causes daily headaches?

Common Finding: Disc herniations are common findings on MRI scans. These can often be used as a quick answer to all pains that affect the neck and or lower back. Be sure to see a specialist about this to make sure you headaches are not from a different source. There are many conservative treatments for headaches from otc medications to physical therapy and other more specific medications. See your pcp. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more