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Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

MRI - Device Present: Some heart pacemakers and other devices are now being engineered to be MRI safe. Most stents are safe after a 6 to 12 week wait for the vessel wall lining to cover them with a fresh layer of cells. The implanting MD can tell you if it is safe to have a MRI.in all cases ...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


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1-sided headache on back/side of head x1 week. More pressure with bending/coughing. No other symptoms& responds well to Aleve (naproxen). Brain tumor likelihood?

1-sided headache on back/side of head x1 week. More pressure with bending/coughing. No other symptoms& responds well to Aleve (naproxen). Brain tumor likelihood?

See your doctor: With one week of symptoms it is difficult to say and a neurological examination would yield more information. Please see you doctor for a complete exam and history. ...Read more

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Pls help. Having terrible headache on left back side of head which diddnt go away after taking diclifenac 75 mg. Becomes worse when moving head.

Pls help. Having terrible headache on left back side of head which diddnt go away after taking diclifenac 75 mg. Becomes worse when moving head.

Below: Is this headache more severe but similar to your past headaches, or is this different from your past headaches altogether? If so, you'll need a full exam. Feel free to consult me if you'd like to discuss further. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from headache. shooting pain from back side of head on left . neck muscles are also get stiff. ?

I have been suffering from headache. shooting pain from back side of head on left . neck muscles are also get stiff. ?

Occipital neuralgia: See a neurologist, they can treat you with nerve blocks and/or medicines. Physical therapy may be helpful as well. Stay away from opioids. Good luck! ...Read more

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Headache in front/back left side of head, ear.Tiny jabs of pain (1-2). Light headed when standing. Scared I have a brain tumor. No fam history. Help!

Headache in front/back left side of head, ear.Tiny jabs of pain (1-2). Light headed when standing. Scared I have a brain tumor. No fam history. Help!

Unlikely: Brain tumors are uncommon in people your age, and a light-headed feeling isn't typically a symptom of one. If you have serious headaches you should see your doctor, and ask for a referral to a neurologist both to evaluate your problem and to treat the headaches. ...Read more

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Could acute sinusitis include just facial pain, terrible headache /forehead sides &back of head&neck, pain behind eyes, heaviness in head?I've these?

Definitely!: Time to see your doctor if you are experiencing this myriad of symptoms related to your acute sinusitis, so you can get some relief. The sinuses are located behind the cheeks (maxilla), above the eyes (frontal), midline and deep into the back of the nose toward the brain (ethmoid, sphenoid). So, the referred pain pattern as these areas get congested is throughout the head, face, neck. ...Read more

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I have headache in the back sides of my head and top of my neck. It gets very intense when I move my head too quick or bend down quickly (2 weeks)?

I have headache in the back sides of my head and top of my neck. It gets very intense when I move my head too quick or bend down quickly (2 weeks)?

Headaches=Stressed: Tense and tight muscles will active and driving pain. Your treatment is pamper yourself and your muscles: Start self-care with a wellness program of Vits, Magnesium supp, sleep hygiene, exercise, massage, yoga, stretching, hand-on PT. Epsom tub soaking. In my 32 yrs as a doctor modified versions of acupuncture/trigger points inj are a godsend to my patients who have aches, pains and tension. ...Read more

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Migraine/headache almost constant. Starts in back left side of head than front forehead.lightens with extreme amount of meds but not away 4 1 week now?

Migraine/headache almost constant. Starts in back left side of head than front forehead.lightens with extreme amount of meds but not away 4 1 week now?

Refractory migraine: For a refractory migraine, it is a good idea to consider if it is really a migraine, and to seek some management other than butabital- since this medicine wears off after a few hours. Sometimes simple remedies such as diet changes or magnesium supplements can help too. ...Read more

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