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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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Which type of headache lasts two weeks?

Which type of headache lasts two weeks?

Should be assessed: A headache lasting that long should be assessed to make sure you dont have any intracranial issues. If the workup is negative for something serious, you could have a couple things, including occipital neuralgia or hemicrania contiua. However, we would need more information regarding the symptoms to make an educated guess. Two weeks is along time for headache and id recommend you have it assessed. ...Read more

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What are the causes of headaches for a week?

What are the causes of headaches for a week?

Many causes: Everything from high blood pressure to intracranial mass. If you haven't gotten checked out, you owe it to those who love you. ...Read more

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I had a headache for 2 weeks now why is this ?

I had a headache for 2 weeks now why is this ?

Impossible to tell : This is impossible to answer without someone seeing you in clinic and examining you. You should see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a back headache once a week. What could it be?

I have a back headache once a week. What could it be?

Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have had off and on headaches for two weeks, what is wrong?

I have had off and on headaches for two weeks, what is wrong?

Grind your teeth??: Have you been told that you grind (at night)your teeth, either by your significant other or your dentist? How about clenching your teeth during the day? Could be a contributing factor. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with headache for a week, what's wrong?

Can you give me advice with headache for a week, what's wrong?

Not sure: If you have had a ha for 1 week straight the pls seek medical attention. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause a person to have a headache for a week in a half?

What can cause a person to have a headache for a week in a half?

Many causes: Persistent headache for 10 days can be due many reasons. It can be as simple as tension type headache or more serious conditions. Only a good history and exam can determine the cause and recommend management . ...Read more

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My child started having headaches about every week, and he's only 10?

My child started having headaches about every week, and he's only 10?

Have him Checked: Record the events via a "head ache diary" that can be easily downloaded via the cdc. And take the info to your doc. ...Read more