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Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

Yes.: Using pain medication as indicated can be helpful for headache treatment. A prolonged headache, however, need to be evaluated by a trained healthcare professional. Unsanitary tattoo facilities can unfortunately casue a number medical conditions which would require a medical evaluation. ...Read more

Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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Got a tattoo on my neck yesterday today I'm suffering with a really bad headache could it be related? Clean needles were used as he opened them

Got a tattoo on my neck yesterday today I'm suffering with a really bad headache could it be related? Clean needles were used as he opened them

Anxiety Headache: You are getting headaches due to anxiety. Anxiety headaches are extremely common, and they can be very painful. Take NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and relax. ...Read more

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Can I start taking Flagyl if I just got a tattoo?Also does bacterial vaginosis cause body aches/headaches?Ive had BV for two weeks&just got body aches

Can I start taking Flagyl if I just got a tattoo?Also does bacterial vaginosis cause body aches/headaches?Ive had BV for two weeks&just got body aches

Flagyl: You can take Flagyl for BV even if you recently got a tattoo. It's not a contraindication for that. Bv usually doesn't cause body aches/headaches or other systemic symptoms. If you are having those, you may as well start looking for other causes. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of headaches w/o medicine?

What do I do to get rid of headaches w/o medicine?

Acupuncture: For chronic headaches - please seek evaluation from your physician first. However, chinese scalp acupuncture and auricular (ear) acupuncture is excellent for many types of headaches. ...Read more

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I get headaches when I go to sleep at night the only thing that helps is taking two Excedine migraine tablets every night is that O K?

I get headaches when I go to sleep at night the only thing that helps is taking two Excedine migraine tablets every night is that O K?

Short term: Short term sure, long term you might want to consider suppressive therapy as opposed to just treating it. ...Read more

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I always get really bad headaches and nausea.O experience this for around 2 hours at a time. I was wondering what the cause of this and how to prevent?

I always get really bad headaches and nausea.O experience this for around 2 hours at a time. I was wondering what the cause of this and how to prevent?

Different types: The 2 main causes of headaches in your age group would be migraine and tension type muscle contraction headaches. Either one can have associated nausea. Migraine often has a preceding warning(flashing lights, etc) and is usually a one sided throbbing headache while tension type headaches are usually steady over the forehead or back of the head. A neurologist is a headache specialist as well. ...Read more

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Do 3 yr olds get headaches?

Humans: A human can get headaches. A three year old is a living human. Yes, of course. Why the question? Is there some trouble? ...Read more

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Why I get headaches often now?

Why I get headaches often now?

Migraines or tension: Causes of frequent headaches may include migraines or tension headache. More info and an examination is required to diagnose the cause of your headaches. Please see your GP ...Read more

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Why do I get morning headaches?

Why do I get  morning headaches?

MAYBE THESE: Morning headaches can be due to uncontrolled hypertension (but must be quite high), maybe hypothyroidism, neck arthritis, jaw problems with/without bruxism, sleep disorders, and perhaps migraines. Also, consider medication reactions. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches so often?

Many possibilities : There are many types of headaches and myriad causes for them to develop. Muscle tension and spasms, vascular spasms, food triggers, over use of headache medications and cervical spine joint disease are some of the possible causes. If you find them debilitating and interfering with your life, i suggest consulting a physician experienced in treating chronic headaches for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get children headache away?

How to get children headache away?

Not sure of question: It sounds like you were wondering how to relieve headaches in children. Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) and Acetaminophen (tylenol) are appropriate. If the headaches are severe, frequent, or persistent, the children should be checked by a doctor. Your question could also be interpreted as asking how to get rid of children who cause headaches, but it seemed best not to answer that... ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches all the time?

Why do I get headaches all the time?

Get a workup.: If you are having frequent headaches, the most likely cause is your neck. Chronic condtions like sinus problems, muscle tension, spasms, allergies, can all contribute. Since most ha come out of extension of cervical issues, have your neck and head checked out. Treatments are plentiful for these triggers. ...Read more

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Why do I get such painful headaches?

Headaches: This is an important and complex issue. You need too discuss with your Dr or do 2nd opinion with me to find out more. Only by finding cause can they be best relieved. ...Read more

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How come i get headaches after i exercise?

How come i get headaches after i exercise?

Not uncommon!: Post exertional headaches are common, because your arteries are wide open and carrying more blood after exercise. Intensity is a factor. You can work out longer at lower intensity-this may help. Otherwise, take tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve afterwards! ...Read more

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I get a headache when lifting. Why is this?

I get a headache when lifting. Why is this?

Several reasons: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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What should I do to get cure from my headache?

What should I do to get cure from my headache?

Consider these: A persistent migraine headache is not uncommon, but may not respond to the usual meds, and indeed, you might do better with a course of steroids to break up the pattern. Sometimes Botox is of value, and the drug Depakote may slow stabilize and prevent future issues. Although would avoid opioids, the Butrans patch may help you function. See your doctor as thlngs seem to have changed. ...Read more

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How typical is it to get headaches in the cold?

How typical is it to get headaches in the cold?

Quite Common: Cold symptoms can include nasal congestion, runny nose, coughing, headache, sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes, mild fever, feeling tired & watery eyes. ...Read more

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Why do people get headaches? Like what causes them.

Why do people get headaches? Like what causes them.

Various causes: Headaches could be a rather simple annoyance or very complicated. There are many factors causing headaches. Also, a headache could be a sign of another disease process or be the disease itself. Some examples include simple tensions headaches, vascular headaches (e.g. Migraine), tumor related headaches, spine related headaches, etc. A qualified physician needs to assess this properly. ...Read more

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What should I do about the headaches i get from reading?

What should I do about the headaches i get from reading?

Vision check: Headaches from changes in vision and eye straining are very very common. Get your vision checked first! ...Read more

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Is it really possible to "think too hard" and get a headache?

Is it really possible to "think too hard" and get a headache?

Yes: It happens to me all the time. Most likely it is from the tension you hold in your neck and shoulders while you are "thinking hard" that triggers the headache. Mental fatigue doesn't cause pain necessarily but it does lead to poor posture, tension and poor eating all of which can contribute to the problem. ...Read more

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I get a headache that lasts for about 5 seconds then its gone?

Head pain: Brief head pain suggests either irritation of the trigeminal nerve (shoots into the face on one side) or a cluster headache. The treatments are very different so you should see your doctor to help figure it out. ...Read more

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Why is it that i start to get a headache whenever i start to daydream?

Why is it that i start to get a headache whenever i start to daydream?

Unique: Never heard of this combination before. It could be some sort of emotional response. What do you daydream about and do the headache symptoms differ with the type of daydream? I would keep a diary/journal and write down the type and severity of the headache and a description of the daydream. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get headaches from eating lamb but I love lamb. Why is this?

Sometimes I get headaches from eating lamb but I love lamb. Why is this?

It's a food allergy!: One to one connection with eating lamb and headaches is like eating strawberries and getting itchy swollen lips and tongue, even when you love strawberries. Shell fish, especially shrimp is another perfect example of food allergy. Perhaps the most common food allergy is peanuts specifically, and nuts generally. ...Read more

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Why do I get constant headaches?

Why do I get constant headaches?

Chronic daily HA: Chronic daily headache is the official name for this and the previous poster summed up many of the causes. Another significant cause is NSAID use (ibuprofen, aspirin, aleve). Using these medications more than a cpl times a week can result in daily withdrawal headaches. The solution: stop taking them! it hurts for a cpl days but then gets better. Be sure to have your vitamin levels checked too. ...Read more

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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