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Headache And Eye Pain During Pregnancy
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
Sometimes: Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause mild changes in the way your eyes focus light, what eye doctors call "refractive error." an exam would determine if that is happening. I wouldn't expect significant dryness or headaches in someone your age. However, if you are straining to see well because your refractive error had changed, you might get mild headaches and dryness. I recommend an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine or vascular: Headache behind the eyes usually suggests a vascular headache affecting the blood vessels on the side of the head. The muscle on the same side of the head can be affected by the same change, and it is also common. Tension and fatigue can act as a trigger. There should be no special danger because you are pregnant. Please consult your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
Hi drs. I'm 16weeks pregnant why since the first day of pregnancy untill now I have headech, but not everyday, and the pain from front head over my eyes?
Spotting with clear discharge. Head aches and nauseous after eating. I get eye twitches a lot and heartburn. Is this a cause of pregnancy?
More Info Please: If you are early in pregnancy, you can try some tylenol for your headaches. You can also sleep it off. You may try some tiger Balm massage on your head and forehead. However, a headache later in pregnancy can be a sign of Pre Eclampsia. You should see your doctor and get your BP check done. Good Luck. ...Read more
Hormones.: Estrogen and Progesterone skyrocket during pregnancy and lower the migraine and headache threshold for predisposed women. Obese women can have pseudotumor cerebri and any woman may have preeclampsia. Stress can always cause tension headache. Acetaminophen (+/- codeine) is the mainstay of therapy during pregnancy. Metoclopramide 10 mg when taken with tylenol 1000 mg is very effective and safe! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm at week 7 nd from last 3-4 days i experienced mild headache, is this normal during pregnancy?
Maybe normal: Maybe. Were any medical problems identified on your initial prenatal visit? Have you been pregnant before? Did you experience any medical issues during your last pregnancy? I would want to check your blood pressure and encourage adequate hydration. There are a plethora of common reasons why you would get a headache like anyone else but you certainly need to mention this to your physician if he. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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