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Constant Mild Headache Causes
Had a strong headache on the first day of my period. Period ended 4 days ago and I've had a mild constant headache since. Possible causes?
Type of headache...: It is not uncommon to suffer of headache during or close to your period days. Some people might get it before, others might persist with symptoms after the period their is done. You can take for example ibuprofen over the counter if you haven't tried it and not allergic. If it happens every month, starting the medication couple of days before your period can help keep symptoms under control. ...Read more
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
Can any conditions besides a CSF leak cause a positional headache? I'm fine while lying down, and I have a constant (mild) headache while standing.
What could cause a mild, constant headache with sharp pain when moving my eyes any direction. I rarely get headaches, but am on day 2 of this. Thanks.
Tension: I am assuming that you are not having any nausea, sensitivity to light, sound or smell which would make this more of a migrainous headache. Therefore, this would be classified as a muscle tension headache. pain with movements of eyes is a common complaint in my practice. This is only an issue if one eye hurts and the vision is altered in one eye, or if you are having double vision. ...Read more
I have TMJ. Could it cause constant pain in neck and shoulders, mild headache (starting from base of scull), and plugged ear?
Yes,: Yes, it's possible it could cause all the things you mentioned. Please consult a local dentist with extensive experience and knowledge treating patients with TMD\TMJoint dysfunction. ...Read more
I have constant mild head ache, blurred vision, irregular periods & occasional nausea, what is the cause?
What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesn't get worse no ther symptoms?
Need Consultation: Persistent headaches can be from multiple causes. You need to see your physician and/or dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Several items: Hopefully, you do not possess an expanding brain tumor, hemorrhage, or hydrocephalus. More likely, you have developed "chronic daily headaches", which can involve migraine, or tension headaches, and may be associated with a variety of pain medications. See your doctor, as treatment can break this up. ...Read more
Medication overuse: Constant headaches should always be evaluated asap as there could be an underlying medical condition causing the pain. Use of medications like Ibuprofen and triptans on a frequent basis can cause headaches. Family history of headaches also predisposes a person to headaches. Other factors involved in headaches include stress, physical trauma, sleep disorders, and previous history of headaches. ...Read more
Constant 19 day headache, laying on right side it moves to left, laying face down moves to back. What can cause this?
Just took my first 5mg dose of Eliquis 3 hours ago. Developed mild headache. Should this be cause for concern? At which point should it be checked?
Good morning. In the past 4-5 days I have been experiencing mild to moderate headaches throughout the day. They seem to have started when my room mate and ex-girlfriend, who I still love, started seeing another man. Could that be a cause?
Serious v just pain: Meningitis, brain bleed, neck injury, infections & many other possible causes. Should see a doc asap if this is new onset. If chronic (>3 months) the cause is frequently musculoskeletal-ex. Neck arthritis, vertebral dysfunction, disc problem, etc. A good history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam can differentiate many causes. Osteopathic manipulation can treat many causes, to. ...Read more
Medical evaluation: A medical evaluation of the headache and stomach ache may identify an organic diagnosis. Stress may occur along with medical illness, so one does not rule out the other. And each can cause the other: physical illness is often stressful, and mental stress can cause or worsen physical illness. ...Read more
Find the cause: And find the cause now. An 8 month headache may be something serious, so see your md first to rule out something that might harm you. You can also put your fingers over where you have pain and open and close your mouth. If you feel the muscles move, then it may be coming from your muscles and then look into a possible bite, joint and muscle (tmj problem. ...Read more
Last Wed headache started noon on front Same on Thursday. Friday & Saturday mild headache left top spot Today both front & back What's the cause call d?
Headaches: You may have a sinus infection that is causing your headaches. Consult your doctor for help ...Read more
I am on 5mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for the last 8 months. I have been experiencing a constant nagging headache for the last 2months. Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause this?
Heart: If you are having angina (chest pain) this could cause stress since it is a serious heart problem that needs to be diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Worrying about chest pain causes upset stomach and headaches, see a doctor and get the workup to find out if anything is going on with your heart. Information and treatment will calm your headaches and stomache. ...Read more
See below: If you are iron deficient enough to be anemic, that may cause headaches. Oral iron should start working in a week or so as there is a lag time in production of red blood cells. ...Read more
Yes: I recommend you consult a NeurologistGet a more detailed answer ›