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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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I have CT scan a year ago (headaches all over head) i was wondering if that would of caught a tumour or anurism ? Should i get another?Its happenagain

I have CT scan a year ago (headaches all over head) i was wondering if that would of caught a tumour or anurism ? Should i get another?Its happenagain

Headaches: Are rarely caused by tumors and are caused by aneurysms only when they bleed. Best to see a neurologist with expertise in treating headaches rather than exploring further testing at this time. ...Read more

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I get bad headaches all over my head, but only in the am right after i get up(i don't use coffee) y?

I get bad headaches all over my head, but only in the am right after i get up(i don't use coffee) y?

See a physician: This could be a vast number of things, including intracranial lesions which could be ruled out by a good physical exam and testing. Beyond that, is there a possibility you have sleep apnea? Are you overweight? Carbon dioxide retention can cause morning headaches and this is commonly seen with sleep apnea. Also, sleeping position can cause this if you are having neck pain which can lead to headache. ...Read more

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Pressure on both eyes and headache all over the head, 3 days, non-stop and still the same condition. What is it?

Pressure on both eyes and headache all over the head, 3 days,  non-stop and still the same condition. What is it?

Head ache: head ache could've sinus related migraine like vascular headache sometimes intracranial lesions ions need to be ruled out. You need detailed exam see you pcp ...Read more

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Started Norvasc 5 mg yesterday morning and been having a horrible headache all over my head in different spots, should I just keep taking it?

Started Norvasc 5 mg yesterday morning and been having a horrible headache all over my head in different spots, should I just keep taking it?

Hard to tell: If it is the medication or would have happened anyway. If the headache does not stop then try stopping the med until it goes away for a couple of gays. Then restart it again and if the headache returns call your doctor ...Read more

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Iget tension headaches all over my head daily my doc refuses to give me a CT since i 1yr ago i had one i've had lots of test but i can't deal withthis?

Iget tension headaches all over my head daily my doc refuses to give me a CT since i 1yr ago i had one i've had lots of test but i can't deal withthis?

Tension headaches: What treatment have you had for these tension headaches? Your meds show some non-steroidals, and these can work acutely. There are also helpful preventive treatments: low dose amitriptylene, for instance, decreases pericranial muscle soreness, decreasing peripheral pain sensation & central sensitization. Biofeedback can help; relaxation/meditation too. Cognitive behavioral therapy is another. ...Read more

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Friend wont say what grade brain tumour he has , has bad headache all over the head, sickness, cant sleep, burning up ,what grade could be possibly be?

Friend wont say what grade brain tumour he has , has bad headache all over the head, sickness, cant sleep, burning up ,what grade could be possibly be?

See your doctor: Grading cancers requires information about how big the tumor is, if there has been spread to other places in the body, and other factors. That being said, the symptoms you describe suggest that other things might be going on; your friend needs to see his oncologist straightaway, to discuss these symptoms and find out whether further tests are needed, or changes in his treatments. ...Read more