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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?

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

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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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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.

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.

See a physician: I would see a physician. If your symptoms fit the diagnosis. He could order an MRI of the brain or a myelogram to see if there is evidence of a leak. Caffiene or steriods will help the headache. ...Read more

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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.

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

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I have TMJ. Could it cause constant pain in neck and shoulders, mild headache (starting from base of scull), and plugged ear?

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

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What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesn't get worse no ther symptoms?

What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesn't get worse no ther symptoms?

Headaches: The most common causes of headaches are tension and migraine type headaches. For a young lady, migraine may be slightly more common. This would cause throbbing or pulsating on one side of the head, associated with nausea or sensitivity to light. ...Read more

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What is the cause of constant headache?

What is the cause of constant headache?

Many: Depends on the type of headache: ex-migraine vs tension vs due to a brain tumor vs due to sleep apnea vs high or low csf pressure headache etc, each separate headache type has its own cause. Consider speaking to a neurologist with headache expertise. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a constant headache for two weeks?

Need Consultation: Persistent headaches can be from multiple causes. You need to see your physician and/or dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a constant headache?

What causes a constant headache?

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

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What are thr causes of constant headaches?

What are thr causes of constant headaches?

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

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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?

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?

Headache is not a: Common side effect to Eliquis. Perhaps the stress and concern you have with a new medication is enough to give you a mild headache. If it persists for a few more days or worsens then contact your health care provider and explain your concerns. ...Read more

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What causes a constant occurring throbbing reoccurring headache?

What causes a constant occurring throbbing reoccurring headache?

Many: Migraine is the most common, other like cluster headache, problem with sinuses, intracranial pathology may be considered. A neurologist will need lot more info to narrow down. ...Read more

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What causes constant headaches and neck stiffness?

What causes constant headaches and neck stiffness?

Many things: Headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause mild headaches?

Do hydrocephalus cause mild headaches?

Possible: If shunt is present, should usually be asymptomatic, but if shunt is becoming obstructed, please see a neurosurgeon, and get checked out. If no shunt have a followup MRI to be sure of your status. ...Read more

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What can cause my neck to be stiff and a constant headache?

What can cause my neck to be stiff and a constant headache?

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

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How do you know if reacurring headache and constant stomachache is caused by stress or illness?

How do you know if reacurring headache and constant stomachache is caused by stress or illness?

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

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What are the causes of a constant headache encompassing entire head. Has lasted about 8 months?

What are the causes of a constant headache encompassing entire head. Has lasted about 8 months?

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

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Can being on the computer cause constant headaches?

Can being on the computer cause constant headaches?

Consider: Visual sensitivity with tension headaches, sensitivity to light causing migraine events. But you may have developed chronic daily headaches which would occur even without the computer. These problems can be reversed, see your doc. ...Read more

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What causes headaches stomachaches and mild chest pains at the same time?

What causes headaches stomachaches and mild chest pains at the same time?

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

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What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

Migraine: Migraines would be the most common causes of headache associated with visual symptoms before the headache and/or blurry vision with the headache.

See your doctor to confirm that this is what you have. ...Read more

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What could cause no appetite, mild headaches, and always tired?

What could cause no appetite, mild headaches, and always tired?

Anything: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, eye strain, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Does low iron cause constant headaches? How long before my iron pills start working?

Does low iron cause constant headaches? How long before my iron pills start working?

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

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What causes a general feeling of malaise, fogginess, with a very mild headache. How to distinguish from Prodrome of migraine?

What causes a general feeling of malaise, fogginess, with a very mild headache. How to distinguish from Prodrome of migraine?

The prodrome: Starts from hours to a few days prior to a migraine attack and is characterized by changes in mood or behavior. Features include hyperactivity or hypoactivity, depression, craving for special foods, repetitive yawning and similar atypical symptoms. No headache is present. ...Read more

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Can a tension headache have no cause? I live about as a stress free life as one could have and have a constant tension headache from dawn to dusk.

Can a tension headache have no cause? I live about as a stress free life as one could have and have a constant tension headache from dawn to dusk.

Headache: Evaluation for the type of headache is recommended, especially by a neurologist. Also, other causes need to be ruled out, such as blood pressure changes or effect of medications. ...Read more