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Sinus headache or migraine? nausea too.

Sinus headache or migraine? nausea too.

Migraine: I hear it all the time: "I got sinus, doc." They're wrong. That's a myth perpetrated back in the decades of "postnasal drip" i.e. the 50s & 60s by the advertisers of Dristan. 99% of all "sinus" headaches - aren't. They're mostly migraines. If you have radiological proof of sinusitis and your pain goes away if it's treated, then you're entitled to the diagnosis of sinus headaches. Otherwise, not. ...Read more

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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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Nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, migraine, coughing, sore throat, sneezing, fatigue?

Nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, migraine, coughing, sore throat, sneezing, fatigue?

And the question is?: Not sure what your question is from the list of symptoms. You've got a conglomeration of issues that could represent anything from a bad gastrointestinal flu to a bad migraine headache to mononucleosis. Clearly there should be some testing to look at all these issues, maybe some lab work, stool samples? Check in with your doctor. I'm sure they'll be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Constipation causes headache dizziness sore throat?

Constipation causes headache dizziness sore throat?

You might have: Constipation at the same time you have symptoms of sore throat, dizziness ; headache but would not anticipate that it is the cause. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Multiple issues that: you seem to be addressing w/doctors. Stay in touch w/them. Also, consider a Micronutrient panel to see the nutritional status of your body. Spectracell lab in Texas has an excellent one. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches, dizziness, shortness of breath, tachycardia, nausea, eye pain.

Frequent headaches, dizziness, shortness of breath, tachycardia, nausea, eye pain.

Multiple symptoms: These multiple and diverse symptoms require a consultation and complete evaluation by your physician who will then order appropriate tests to diagnose the causes of these complaints. In addition to blood tests, xrays, ekg, breathing tests, neurology and opthalmology consultations may be needed. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause headaches?

Does acid reflux cause headaches?

Not usually.: Acid reflux usually isn't one of those things that causes headaches. Unless you're also having a sour taste in your mouth, belching, and heartburn - i'd look to other causes for your headache. ...Read more

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Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Seasonal flu: seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more

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Headache, dizzyness,bitter taste stomach ache and abdominal pains.

High acidity: Sounds like Gastritis, reflux. Avoid alcohol, spicy food, hot temperature foods, citrus, vinegar, caffeine, tomato-based products, chocolate, spearmint or peppermints, steaks. Start using over-the-counter Nexium, (esomeprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and over-the-counter Zantac or Pepcid at night. You can use TUMS in between the day. The diets adherence is key. If you have no relief with guidance 2 to 4 weeks you definitely need to see a doctor ...Read more

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Could GERD and anxiety cause constant nausea?

Could GERD and anxiety cause constant nausea?

Yes: If both are untreated, they can cause nausea. It can be a vicious cycle. The constant worrying can cause worsening of the gerd and then more worrying from the physical symptoms experienced. You should see your doctor and get treatment (not just the gerd but the anxiety as well). Treatment for the anxiety may significantly reduce your gerd symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness  and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual. It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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Are GERD and headaches related?

Are GERD and headaches related?

Not directly: While there is no direct link between headaches and GERD, reflux can be stressful, and stress can cause headaches. Bottom line: unlikely association, but possible. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Headache nosebleed dizziness and nausea?

Headache nosebleed dizziness and nausea?

Go to Doc: A headache associated with nose bleeding should be evaluated by a physician, especially if you do not get regular headaches. ...Read more

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Wheezing cough that causes vomiting, constant chest pain, severe headache, fatigue, 99.5-100.5 fever, flushed face, sore throat, green mucus. ideas?

Wheezing cough that causes vomiting, constant chest pain, severe headache, fatigue, 99.5-100.5 fever, flushed face, sore throat, green mucus. ideas?

GetChecked/Treated: From the symptoms you describe,fever,chest pain,headache,sore throat and green mucus .It seems you have a respiratory Infection.It could be a Bacterial infection as you have green mucus.Get it checked by your Doctor as you may need Antibiotics if doctor feels you need after your examination ...Read more

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Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Shortness of breath?: You've been sick with whatever this is for over 2 weeks now, and are still febrile plus are feeling short of breath. Please go to an urgent care center since it's now friday evening, unless your own physician can see you himself/herself. Be well. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more