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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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I woke up to a massive headache ths morning & I was very dizzy I also have stomachache like when I have LBM. I keep farting. What could be the reason?

I woke up to a massive headache ths morning & I was very dizzy I also have stomachache like when I have LBM. I keep farting. What could be the reason?

Head & stomach ache: These symptoms could indicate food poisoning, a viral infection, a migraine, severe stress reaction. Need more history. Do you have a fever? Is the headache still there or is it gone now?
If you still have that massive headache, a doctor should see you right away. If the headache and dizziness are going away and you have no fever, avoid dehydration by drinking sips of water.
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I took 2 Aleve for a headache, and accidentally took 2 more a few hours later. (brain fart, was supposed to take an unrelated prescription) should I be?

I took 2 Aleve for a headache, and accidentally took 2 more a few hours later. (brain fart, was supposed to take an unrelated prescription) should I be?

No trouble.: Normal dosing for Aleve is 220mg twice a day. The prescription form is Naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg twice a day. Your taking double Aleve (220mg x2 = 440mg) twice in 24 hours should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Help! I fart ocassionaly, I have fever, severe stomach ache, severe headache and runny nose. I'm suffering for 4days already please help me. : (thanks?

Help! I fart ocassionaly, I have fever, severe stomach ache, severe headache and runny nose. I'm suffering for 4days already please help me. : (thanks?

You'll be alright: Your symptoms could indicate a viral infection and dehydration. Try to stay hydrated and it will run its course. If you get worse, cannot stay hydrated, or think something is seriously wrong, see your doctor asap. You'll come right soon. ...Read more

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Can flatulence be related to a headache and if so why?

Can flatulence be related to a headache and if so why?

Don't think so.: I am having trouble making a good connection here. Could potentially have a viral gastroenteritis, but flatulence would not likely be your only complaint. ...Read more

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I suffer from extreme flatulence and sometimes due to this I have headache when gas doesn't pass is there any natural diet remedy that I should follow?

I suffer from extreme flatulence and sometimes due to this I have headache when gas doesn't pass is there any natural diet remedy that I should follow?

Excessive flatus.: Having excessive flatus is most commonly caused by the type of food intake. High fruit/vegetable/fiber contents, high carbohydrate (beans), dairy products, artificial sugar will cause excessive gas. Look into your diet to moderate the above mentioned to see if this helped. Avoid milk (can replace with lactaid or soy milk), dairy products, artificial sugar). Try beano (otc) or antibiotic cours. ...Read more

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Can flatulence/gastric cause headaches? I get headaches often & painkillers alone don't work but gastric meds do mostly. I want a permanent cure tho.

Can flatulence/gastric cause headaches? I get headaches often & painkillers alone don't work but gastric meds do mostly. I want a permanent cure tho.

Gastric reflux: Reflux of acid from your stomach can be a source of headaches. You answered your own question with your improvement with antacids. Tell your primary care doctor about this. He might prescribe stronger meds or refer you for diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of these acute symptoms including nausea, headaches front temples & back head, bloating, flatulence, increase urination?

What could be the cause of these acute symptoms including nausea, headaches front temples & back head, bloating, flatulence, increase urination?

See a neurologist: All symptoms except " increased urination can be part of migraine headaches. If this is your 1st. Ever headache then see a neurologist urgently otherwise on elective basis. ...Read more

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Symptoms: belly aches, headache, nausea and smelly flatulence since my period ended 2 days ago. I feel like this mostly at night. What's wrong?

Symptoms: belly aches, headache, nausea and smelly flatulence since my period ended 2 days ago. I feel like this mostly at night. What's wrong?

Very difficult (?)!: Your symptoms suggest a GI bug, but this should go away within days. If your problems persist, see your doc! Not related to your period! ...Read more

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I have noticed that in last few months I had very frequently gas and headaches, is there any relation between them? Pls suggest some remedy or medicine

Gas and Headache: There could be a relationship between them if something in your diet is causing reactions in your body. They may also be two separate problems. Consider trying an elimination diet and follow up with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a bit of a headache that gets worse when I breath deeply in any idea wht this can be gas maybe? Cuz that I do have the headache is in the top

I have a bit of a headache that gets worse when I breath deeply in any idea wht this can be gas maybe? Cuz that I do have the headache is in the top

Vague: Your symptoms are a bit sketchy and unsure if they are all related or not. Could be some sort of sinus infection that causes the headache or some other trigger/triggers. See a dr. For exam and history. ...Read more

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Can a virus cause headaches and gas pains yes or no?

Can a virus cause headaches and gas pains yes or no?

Yes: Viruses can certainly cause those symptoms...Not everyone gets every symptom a virus 'can' produce. ...Read more

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Gas and indigestion headache bec of nyt working?

Gas and indigestion headache bec of nyt working?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I get headaches frequently. The pain feels like its coming from behind my eyes. I also am bloated at the same time. Is gas causing my headaches?

No: Intestinal gas has no relation to pain behind the eyes. If you are having frequent headaches. It could be 1) migraine headaches 2) tension headaches, or 3) sinus headaches - best to be checked. ...Read more

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Every month I experience painful ovulation. It seems I always get pain on one side and feel lousy! Can this also cause headache and stomache ache/gas?

Every month I experience painful ovulation. It seems I always get pain on one side and feel lousy! Can this also cause headache and stomache ache/gas?

Certainly Can: Painful periods (i.e. Menses) can certainly be related to gasiness and headaches as you mentioned. But please discuss this with your physician/ob-gyn to properly evaluate and potentially treat you if indicated. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Szarka
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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence = passing gas ...Read more