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Headache: 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 such as organic causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Typical pattern: For some migraine headache presentations. That is, the headache commences in the early am hrs, and the patient awakens with a typical migraine attack, with unilateral throbbing, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and noise. These are tough to stop once ongoing and prevention works best to stop this variety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cluster headache: It may occur every day, about the same time, for days, then go away for weeks. It is a “cluster” of attacks. It lasts for hours. It occurs around or behind one eye. It is sharp, it is painful, and it is often associated with the shedding of tears from that eye, or nasal stuffiness on one side, drooping of the eyelid, and sometimes redness of the affected eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tension headache: A tension headache can present with pressure on the back, sides or front of the head (or it can cause a complete circle of pain & pressure). The pain is usually mild to moderate, dull +& accompanied by tender neck, shoulder or head muscles. It is often treated with nonsteroidal ant-inflammatory medications or acetomenophen, or with similar medications that include either a sedative or caffeine. ...Read more
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Common Complaint: Headaches are extremely common (50-75% of adults reported headache in the last year) and usually are not dangerous. First try the following - have a glass of water - take some paracetamol and/or ibuprofen - lie down and rest for 30 mins Check this link for more serious signs of headache: http://www.healthline.com/health/headache-warning-signs#Overview1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Concern yes,worry no: Any recurring headache should be addressed with your physician however if it is mild i would the worrying to your doctor until a correct diagnosis is made. Usually this can be done quickly and easily with little diagnostics and treatment. The key is do not ignore it and let it linger. Listen to your body! ...Read more
Constant mild HA: What you should do depends on whether you have a known headache disorder or if this is a new headache. If new, see your doctor. If no new but more chronic, should assess for triggers like sleep problems, stress, neck issues, jaw, teeth or sinus issues and if not explained, see a headache specialist if your doctor cannot solve. ...Read more
Tension headache?: Night time headaches may occur with tension headache, a kind of headache that is very common after looking at a screen during the day. It is felt that sore muscles in the back of the neck cause pain and throbbing in the back of the head, sometimes this radiates to the top of the head on both sides. ...Read more
What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesnt get worse no ther symptoms?
I have a headache for 4 days now, pain is mild but I still can't get out of it, what can I do to stop it?
Get evaluated: Headaches can be a concerning symptom and can have many causes. Some are deserving of emergent treatment. Warning signs are chronic headaches that suddenly change in quality or intensity, multiple headaches a week, new onset headaches that affect one's ability to function, associated vomiting, associated dizziness/double vision/neck ache/fever/weakness, or the need to take daily pain medication. ...Read more
Is it advisable to take medicine for every small pain like headache etc if mild or is it suggestible to fight with it?
Pain is our body's: way of letting us know something is wrong. Minor pains that subside and don't recur are easy to simply rest and ignore till they recede. If however, they are recurring you may want to talk to a doctor. Since everyone's sense of pain and pain threshold is different, don't be a martyr and take care of yourself by finding out what is wrong. ...Read more
Always suffering mild headache and sometimes severe. i feel the headache is mainly on the right side. what could this possibly be.please advice.
Keep a headache log: There are many types of headaches and many reasons for each type. It would be helpful for you to keep a headache calendar by noting down the frequency, duration, location, characteristics, and intensity of your headaches, along with associated symptoms. Take the headache calendar with you to your primary care physician for dicussion. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more