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I've had a migraine for about 24 hours. I tried taking Excedrin and it didn't help at all. Sleep didn't help either. No sinus problem. Just migraine?

I've had a migraine for about 24 hours. I tried taking Excedrin and it didn't help at all. Sleep didn't help either. No sinus problem. Just migraine?

Find long term solut: Migraine has good long term solution. But you have to see a doctor who can examine you, make the correct diagnosis and then treat your headaches according to the cause. Migraines are headaches that affect one half of the head and are often aggravated by physical activity(worsened by exercise like going up steps or lifting heavy objects). Triptans are prescrip-medicines which can stop this headach. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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I took 2 Excedrin tension pills.. Can I take 2 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sinus headache on top of that?

I took 2 Excedrin tension pills.. Can I take 2 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sinus headache on top of that?

Headache: I would suggest waiting 3-4 hours before taking anything else as you may over dose on contents such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin, and caffeine. It looks like you also take Vicodin which may further complicate matters. Since you have a history of "migraine" I would strongly recommend consulting a neurologist to help you manage your headaches. Avoid self medicating. ...Read more

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Headache for a week-nothing helps. What should I do? For the past week I have had a headache. I've tried ibuprofen, excedrin, & sinus headache medication. I've used hot a compress and a cold compress. Nothing seems to help. I'm not sure what to do at

Headache for a week-nothing helps.  What should I do? For the past week I have had a headache.  I've tried ibuprofen, excedrin, & sinus headache medication.  I've used hot a compress and a cold compress.  Nothing seems to help.  I'm not sure what to do at

?sinus infection: A sinus infection and/or sinus allergies can cause a week long headache. The diagnosis depends on where the headaches are in your head. Are they by the cheekbones and forehead? Those are the typical areas of pain if the sinuses are involved. Are you having fevers? Green or yellow mucus? You may need an antibiotic. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a bad headache this mrng so I took an Excedrin Migraine. It worked. Does that mean it was a migraine or does it help on sinus headaches also?

I had a bad headache this mrng so I took an Excedrin Migraine. It worked. Does that mean it was a migraine or does it help on sinus headaches also?

Medication: The fact that the Excedrine Migraine helped your headache is in now way confirmation that you have migraine headaches. Need assessment to categorize headache type. ...Read more

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Should i take Excedrin for toothaches?

Should i take Excedrin for toothaches?

You can: But the sooner you get to see your dentist the sooner the tooth problem will be diagnosed and treated. Feel better soon... ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin if I have glaucoma?

Can I take Excedrin if I have glaucoma?

Yes: There is no interaction between excedrin and glaucoma. If the excedrin can relieve your pain, then go for it. ...Read more

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