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Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
Clinical Psychology
15 years in practice
Other
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I'm prone to headaches. Do trazodone headaches ever go away? I'm on 50mg for insomnia.

I'm prone to headaches. Do trazodone headaches ever go away? I'm on 50mg for insomnia.

Most of the time: Headaches tend to be a short term side effect but like everything else you need to way the pros and cons. If the trazadone helps with your insomnia and you can tolerate the headaches until they stop, usually within a weeks time, then do so. If the headaches do not cease, they are too troublesome or medicine is not effective for insomnia then go back to your prescriber for an alternative. Take care. ...Read more

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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


Dr. David Howard Dr. Howard
Gynecology
37 years in practice
University of South Florida College of Medicine
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Do birth control pills cause headaches? when do the headaches go away?

Do birth control pills cause headaches?  when do the headaches go away?

It's possible: It is possible for birth control pills to cause headaches. Usually they will be mild however some women will get more severe headaches. If they are mild they will typically go away. If not, you can try a different pill. If they are more severe than you should discontinue them and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi Dr. Saghafi
Neurology
29 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Make a headache go away fast ?

Make a headache go away fast
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Depends on headache: Certain types respond to some drugs rapidly. But Dr. Italia's correct. It's difficult to find "quick" solutions without knowing more info. Best advice at this point is either Tylenol (acetaminophen) as per labeled instructions or Excedrin Migraine if symptoms are severe with nausea/vomiting. Important thing is to see doctor & get workup to prevent next one. Keep track of HA's in diary (found on Internet). ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine Dr. Levine
Family Medicine
27 years in practice
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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A headache that doesn't go away.

A headache that doesn't go away.

Need more info.: It would help to have more information about your headache to help determine what type they are, the best way to manage them, and if any additional testing is indicated. 1. Were are headaches located 2. What do they feel like 3. Any related symptoms 4. what makes it worse / better 5. what have you tried I suggest a live virtual consult with one of our Healthtap Doctors or go see a clinician. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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How can I make a headache go away?

How can I make a headache go away?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

Dr. Jack Goloff Dr. Goloff
Family Medicine
32 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How do I get a headache to go away?

How do I get a headache to go away?

De-Stress, H2O, etc.: In most people a simple headache is the result of stress on your system. First, make sure to drink plenty of water. Then, go somewhere relaxing, and meditate do progressive relaxation. Simple tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, caffeine combinations can help. Make sure you are in good health get a physical exam, good nutrition, quality sleep. If you have migraines look in to riboflavin (b-1) to help prevent them. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Ament Dr. Ament
Psychiatry
54 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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How do I get my headache to go away?

How do I get my headache to go away?

SEARCH: A headache is a symptom with many possible causes. One that lasts says something is wrong, but it could be jaw, teeth, sinuses or something tougher. You want a dr to review this and check it out if ordinary asprin or the equivalent doesn't help. ...Read more

Dr. Aaron Ament Dr. Ament
Psychiatry
54 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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What are the ways to make my headache go away?

What are the ways to make my headache go away?

SYMPTOM: It's a symptom that the body supplies like a red flag that says there's something wrong. If some asprin is enough, okay. If it stays the longer it stays the more concerned you might be. If that's what's happening, or if it's repeated often get a dr in on this. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman Dr. Bassman
Dentistry
41 years in practice
University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals
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Headache that won't go away, what could it be?

Headache that won't go away, what could it be?

Vague: Certainly need a lot more info. Duration, intensity, location. Keep a pain diary if you can and document your headaches. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Cohen Dr. Cohen
Psychiatry
33 years in practice
Medical College of Pennsylvania
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What is commonly used to help a headache go away?

What is commonly used to help a headache go away?

Basic Measures: General helpful measures: 1. Avoid bright light and loud noise 2. Before 2 pm try a caffeinated beverage 3. Before 2 pm try moderate exercise like a 4-6 block walk 4. Anti-inflammatories prescribed by your doctor (e.g. Ketaprofen) or otc (e.g. Ibuprofen) 5. Butterbur root extract (petadolex) 6. Get 8 hrs restful uninterrupted sleep 7. Avoid long sitting or computer time without breaks 8. Stretch. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Can you tell me how to get my headache to go away?

Can you tell me how to get my headache to go away?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

Dr. Roberto Feliz Dr. Feliz
Pain Management
27 years in practice
Dartmouth Medical School
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What should I do for a headache that won't go away?

What should I do for a headache that won't go away?

Id Accelerator:: A headache that "won't" go away can have many possibl causes: you should see either an interventional pain management physician/anesthesiologist or neurologist to try to identify what is or are the acceletors to your headache: possible causes: neck arthritis/facet joint arthritis, TMJ arthritis, muscle tension, infections/sinusitis, poor vision, hight blood pressure...Ect... ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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I have a headache and it wont go away I have trtried?

Doctors visit: Time to see a doctor to find out the cause of your headaches. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Arnoult Dr. Arnoult
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What to do if I have a headache and it won't go away?

What to do if I have a headache and it won't go away?

See your doctor: A headache that just will not go away needs to be evaluated for a cause. Once the cause of the headache is discovered then a rational treatment plan can be made. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Prem Gupta Dr. Gupta
Neurology
44 years in practice
Maharshi Dayanand University P.T. Blagwat Dayal Sharma Medical College
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What could annoyin headaches that don't go away can be?

What could annoyin headaches that don't go away can be?

Probable migraines: If the headaches are off & on and have been present for months or longer then these are most probably migraines. See a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Are their any foods that can make my headaches go away ?

Are their any foods that can  make my headaches go away ?

Probably not: However, several foods can cause headaches, like red wine, aged cheeses, pickled foods, msg, nitrites in cold cuts, etc. Entire lists can be googled. Medication side effects not uncommonly include headaches. Migraine abortives work well (triptans), and several otc herbals like butterbur, feverfew can prevent migraines. ...Read more

Dr. Aaron Ament Dr. Ament
Psychiatry
54 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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Can you please help to make major headaches go away faster?

Can you please help to make major headaches go away faster?

NOT CLEAR: Where does the head hurt? How long has this been a problem? How major is major? You need to work with someone who can help diagnose the cause: that could be anything from your sinuses to your teeth to stress. First stop: your dr ! ...Read more

Dr. Grant Linnell Dr. Linnell
Radiology
20 years in practice
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What are some thing i can do to make an extreme headache go away?

What are some thing i can do to make an extreme headache go away?

Calm: It all depends on the cause of the headache. Most headaches respond well to relaxation, quiet and low light environment. Light massage (accupressure) can also be of benefit. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works well for most people if taken as directed. If your headache is chronic or much more severe than usual, you should contact your primary care doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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My headache has lasted 1 week and won't go away. Should i be worried?

My headache has lasted 1 week and won't go away. Should i be worried?

May be benign: Occasionally, headaches of all causes can persist for days to weeks, and "chronic daily headache" patterns can develop in response to medications, especially tylenol (acetaminophen). Due to your pattern, contact your doctor and get this evaluated and controlled. ...Read more

Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran Dr. Tran
Family Medicine
31 years in practice
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I've had a headache for over a week now that won't go away..Please help?

I've had a headache for over a week now that won't go away..Please help?

See doctor: If you have sx for over one week and not respond with over the counter med , you need to see doctor for better eval.And med because there are many causesof headache including allergies, sinus infection, stress, musculoskeletal, hormones, vascular etc.. ...Read more