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Had a cat scan and MRI just stuff from old stroke but headaches are still coming what could be the problem. Doctor says headaches might be migrains ?

Had a cat scan and MRI just stuff from old stroke but headaches are still coming what could be the problem. Doctor says headaches might be migrains ?

Possibly: According to international headache society, there are only two types of headaches, vascular (migraine) and tension. With your history are most likely vascular in nature. ...Read more

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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Eye exam, balance test, touch nose/finger test, all normal.Doctor said headache is stress.Should i stop worrying?I also had fever, body aches, no cough

Eye exam, balance test, touch nose/finger test, all normal.Doctor said headache is stress.Should i stop worrying?I also had fever, body aches, no cough

Depends: If the fever and body aches are a onetime deal with a cold i wouldn't worry. If you have chronic fever, body aches and chronic headache then you should see your family doctor for further workup and see if a neurologist and infectious disease consult is warranted. ...Read more

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When should you go see a doctor for a headache?

When should you go see a doctor for a headache?

When it is : More than once , repeated head aches need investigation to find the cause , some times it is a sign serious disease see your doctor. ...Read more

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What doctors specialize in headaches

What doctors specialize in headaches

Neurologist: There are several doctors ranging from: - neurologist - orofacial pain dentist - pain physician - psychopharmacologist. ...Read more

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Just wanna know if I go to the doctors bout my headaches on the right size of my head. Will I get bad news? As I get them regular?

Just wanna know if I go to the doctors bout my headaches on the right size of my head. Will I get bad news? As I get them regular?

Can't tell ya: No news is good news? Look at it this way: something bad caught early= we could fix. Something bad caught late= no chance. You are taking a chance with your own health- the wrong chance. ...Read more

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Hello doctor.,i get headaches evryday. but it is tolerable. what does it mean? thank you in advance. God Bless.

Hello doctor.,i get headaches evryday. but it is tolerable. what does it mean? thank you in advance. God Bless.

It means....: that it is time to get examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treatment: never ignore chronic recurring headaches. ...Read more

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Hi, I was given fluoxetine capsule tablets by the doctors for my headaches, they have since stopped, which is good, can you tell me why they stopped?

Hi, I was given fluoxetine capsule tablets by the doctors for my headaches, they have since stopped, which is good, can you tell me why they stopped?

Serotonin, Sort of: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors like Fluoxetine are often effective in treating chronic headaches in part because Serotonin is depleted in most forms of chronic pain, such as headaches. A reuptake inhibitor allows the existing Serotonin to do more work. Serotonin is needed in the "ascending pain pathway" - the pain you feel from anywhere on/in your body. ...Read more

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Should I go to the doctors for my headaches? But i'm scared it might be really serious.

Should I go to the doctors for my headaches? But i'm scared it might be really serious.

Yes: You should see your doctor, mostly because you will likely receive the reassurance you need to feel ok about your headaches. Headaches are very rarely a symptom of anything more serious than stress or dehydration. So don't worry about them, but do see your doctor. ...Read more

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