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Confusional Migraine In Children
Depends: There are several hypotheses to the cause of migraine and it is likely that migraine is a sex-conditioned inherited disorder (autosomal dominant in females and autosomal recessive in males). This is most likely to be so in the "typical" migraine- the mostly youth-onset, the provocation by birth control, induction by menstruation and self limitation after menopause. Thus a pos. Fam history is key. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Confusional migraine. "migraine includes a confusional state that occurs in only about 5 % of migraine patients. The confusion is tinctured with inattention, distractibility, and difficulty with speech and motor activities; and may last anywhere from 10 minutes to 20 hours, and commonly ending in ...Read more
Child Neurologist: Confusional migraine is a disease of children and adolescents that is usually made by a competent child neurologist after ruling out things like encephalitis, hemorrhages, epilepsy, & drug abuse. Have your primary md refer your child to a child neurologist. Once properly diagnosed the neurologist will propose treatment options. ...Read more
Confusional migraine: Confusional migraine. "migraine includes a confusional state that occurs in only about 5 % of migraine patients. The confusion is tinctured with inattention, distractibility, and difficulty with speech and motor activities; and may last anywhere from 10 minutes to 20 hours, and commonly ending in deep sleep." See: http://www.headacheupdates.com/migraine/migraine-headache/migraine-headache-relief ...Read more
I had a seizure today and banged my head I have a confusional migraine, a bad headache and lost my senses of taste and touch. What do I do?
What causes an unforseen migraine with nausea, weakness, and disorientation? I've also been experiencing growing sinus pressure & neck pain for weeks.
"Unforseen?": Don't really know what "unforseen" means here. Nausea, generalized weakness & mild confusion can be associated with migraine. Don't know about "sinus pressure." All those dopey people who say they've got "sinus"? 99% of them don't. "Sinus" is a relic of the Dristan era. Pressure in your head & neck pain can also happen with migraine, but it's not "sinus" pressure. What does "unforseen" mean? ...Read more
Sudden migraine w/ nausea, fever/chills, disorientation, weakness + fainting, & chest pressure with growing sinus congestion & month-long neck pain?
Can migraine and tension ha come together? And last for more than a week? Bad ha since last week after days of dizines and confusion. Medicine useless
Yes, not unique: You may be escalating into "chronic daily headaches", and this pattern needs to be broken up asap. You failed to list your meds, so cannot comment on reason for failure, but best you avoid pain meds of all sorts including nsaid's, narcotics, and tylenol (acetaminophen). Could improve with preventative meds, botox, or acupuncture. Discuss these approaches with your doctor. ...Read more
Sleep: The most effective treatment for these symptoms is sleep. High dose Aspirin seems very effective, and a sedative such as vistaril often helps as dose the nausea medication reglan (metoclopramide). Migraine is the protective condition when the brain tells you to shut down or suffer. ...Read more
I had a severe migraine recently (possibly hemiplegic) and have had many short waves of dizziness, nausea and confusion in the week since. Any ideas?
Woke up dizzy, disorientated & nauseous.Confusion/forgetting words.I'm a migraine sufferer and GAD.I also take irbesartan. Could this be related?
Headache, numbness, confusion, diarrhea hospital said a migraine then called next day saying scan showed what can be multiple sclerosis ..am I dying?
No, you'll be ok.: You cannot easily die of a migraine or MS. MRI results like this are common. The diagnosis of both of these is not certain. Consider them working diagnoses. Focus on your symptoms, let your medical team sort out what the names of the conditions are. Then together come up with a treatment plan that fits you best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking propranolol 40mg, venlafaxinexr 112.75mg, amitriptyline 10mg for chronic migraine.Forgetting/confusion date, time & chores, sleepiness & fatigue?
Botox : Chronic migraine is one of the most disabling forms of headache. Your meds combo as a preventive for chronic migraine is common. The side effects are common also (yin-yang). Do not stop using this drug without first consulting your physician. You can try botox, when injected at allergan protocol, is expected to produce results lasting up to three months. This way you will need less medication. ...Read more
Sporadic migraine minor speech+cognitive impairment minor hallucinations like confusion of surroundings, mild paranoia mood swings occasional lethargy?
Ritalin (methylphenidate) caused me heart problems, migraine, tmj, high blood pressure, insomnia, addiction, weakness, breathing issue, confusion.How long is withdrawal?
Whats the diff between hemiplegic migraine and a TIA? Docs have suspected both with me but none could agree which one it was...im confused now.
No difference: This is a distinction without a differnce. Both will leave no trace on imaging, so it is question of interpreation of the symptoms. At age 24 I would favor migraine. If you have a patent foramen ovale in your heart, I could be convinced to call it a TIA. it sounds like yoiu are in good hands. If everybody is thinking alike then nobody is thinking. Life is not black and white. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can 1 migraine cause a spot on the brain that can be being confused for MS. Or does it take more than 1 migraine to create a spot and it might be MS?
MRI: You seem to be putting the cart before the horse. Do you actually have neurological symptoms consistent with MS, or is there a question that one lesion would confirm a disease, which by description is "multiple". Also, is it clear that your "spot" is due to migraine or some other condition. Have a comprehensive conference with your physician and get this addressed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RX migraine aura (no pain) and my left side goes numb, I feel nauseous, tired, strange afterwords.. But is it normal to feel uncoordinated and confused during? Like depersonalized or dissociated?
Migraine: Yes, it is possible to have post-migraine symptoms, or even the symptoms you're describing while having a migraine. However, if these are new symptoms from your typical migraine that your doctor diagnosed you with before, then you should be evaluated again to be sure it's nothing new or different. Make an appointment to see your doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30y/o F w/ a 3 wk long "migraine". Ive been confused, dizzy, sensitive to light/noise. Nothing is helping & now have preauricular gland swelling. ?
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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