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Is there such thing as a silent stroke meaning without headache?

Is there such thing as a silent stroke meaning without headache?

Most without headach: More than 85% strokes occur without significant headaches associated with them. When you say "silent" stroke I think what you mean is a stroke which there are no obvious neurological deficits. Those can and do occur. Talk to your doctor if you think there might be a problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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Hi! unusually having a headache ... Feels somehow dizzy ... Pain goes and comes ... Couple of days .. ? What is the meaning of all this?

Hi! unusually having a headache ... Feels somehow dizzy ... Pain goes and comes  ... Couple of days .. ? What is the meaning of all this?

Headaches: Best to see a doctor to figure it out. Causes vary from stroke to hemorrhage to brain infections to migraines and more. If worsening, go to er. ...Read more

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1 day period headaches backache heavy boobs everyday nauseas most of the day can't sleep on stomach C-section tender again but neg hpt .. Meaning?

1 day period headaches backache heavy boobs everyday nauseas most of the day  can't sleep on stomach C-section tender again but neg hpt .. Meaning?

Please write again.: I am unable to understand your question. Please write your question again, describing your signs and symptoms in a way that i can understand it. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why does the location of my headache shift when I move my head?

Other symptoms?: Worsening headache with lying flat can result from accumulation of excess water in the brain (condition causing poor cerebrospinal fluid-csf flow). Worsening headache with standing can result from abnormal leakage or escape of csf. Would get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is cervicogenic headache? what is its location and how severe it is?

What is cervicogenic headache? what is its location and how severe it is?

Junction head/spine: Cervicogenic headaches come about as a result of some dysfunction or pathology in the cervical region of the spinal column such as may happen after a fracture or surgery, etc. It can come about from stretch or compression injuries without fracture. They can be severe in their intensity and difficult to treat but diagnosing them properly can be sometimes even more difficult. ...Read more

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Wondering if sinus headaches are more common based on a particular geographic location?

Wondering if sinus headaches are more common based on a particular geographic location?

No: I don't beileve so, although highly polluted areas may cause more reactive airway disease, and may cause nasal congestion as part of this. ...Read more

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On average I get 10-15 ice pick headaches a day, varying levels of pain & in various locations, is this normal and should I be concerned?

On average I get 10-15 ice pick headaches a day, varying levels of pain & in various locations, is this normal and should I be concerned?

ABnormal for ANYONE: I think you know....I hope you know that ICE PICK HEADACHES aren't normal types of headaches for you or anyone else to have even ONCE a day. You need to be under better control. See headache specialist or make an appointment with me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to set up your calendar appointment. There is specific medication that works for these miserable things. ...Read more