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I had a cold with high fever congestion no cough but now I'm sick again with severe head pain, swollen glands congestion and productive cough. How do I relieve the head pain Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help its in my face wrapping around head?

I had a cold with high fever congestion no cough but now I'm sick again with severe head pain, swollen glands congestion and productive cough. How do I relieve the head pain Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help its in my face wrapping around head?

Hydration : first you need extreme hydration with water ,Gaterade,juice, avoid sodas,and caffeinated,and energy drink.altetnate between ibuprofen 800mg every six hours with 1000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) every six hours, for fever, headache , and body aches. Drink hot green tea with lemon and honey. Take a table spoon of honey few times a day . Take Zyrtec D during the day and Benadryl at night.bilsalamah inshallah ...Read more

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17wks pregnant having headaches in the back of my left head and wrap around the top to behind my eye and the pain has been bad enough to cause nausea vom?

17wks pregnant having headaches in the back of my left head and wrap around the top to behind my eye and the pain has been bad enough to cause nausea vom?

See doctor: You may want to make an appt to see your doctor asap, or go to urgent care now. If you have a h/o migraines, then this could be a migraine exacerbated by pregnancy. Anytime you have headache with vomiting, take it seriously and see a doctor right away. Doctor may prescribe meds, but you need an exam first. Make sure you drink lots of fluids, like water, as dehydration #1 cause headache. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I wrap my head with an ACE bandage at my college due to SID sensory and in a body cast relieve myself w/o a nurse?

Can I wrap my head with an ACE bandage at my college due to SID sensory and in a body cast relieve myself w/o a nurse?

Unclear: what you are asking. I see no reason why you cannot wrap your head if that makes you comfortable. In a body cast the only way to relieve yourself without a nurse is with a catheter inserted . Then your urine will go into a bag for later disposal. It may be less risky to have the services of a nurse. ...Read more

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What can I do for terrible headaches that start at the back of my head and seem to wrap ask the way around to my forehead (like a bandana)?

What can I do for terrible headaches that start at the back of my head and seem to wrap ask the way around to my forehead (like a bandana)?

Treat Causes: These symptoms can come from muscle spasm at the back of the head. Frequently this causes irritation of the Occipital Nerves which can cause these type of symptoms. Treatment of these spasms can give relief so relaxation therapies, local modalities such as heat or cold can help. A small cortisone injection (Greater Occipital Nerve Injection) can also be helpful. See a headache specialist. ...Read more