Top
10
Doctor insights on: Headache Neurology

Share
1

1
What are some long term complications from a spinal headache? Having neurological problems since. Never given blood patch.

What are some long term complications from a spinal headache? Having neurological problems since. Never given blood patch.

Likely unrelated: The only neurological effect likely from a dural puncture is that of a headache. Rarely, these headaches can last months but usually resolve within days, even without a blood patch. If you are having other neurological symptoms, an evaluation by a neurologist should be sought. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,162 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Neck pain radiating to back of head, persistent dull headache, with neurological symptoms similar to brain injury worsened by substances .. Causes?

Neck pain radiating to back of head, persistent dull headache, with neurological symptoms similar to brain injury worsened by substances .. Causes?

Cervicogenic: Headache is any headache which is caused by the neck. The exact cause of this type of headache is still not clear and ct and MRI are normal in most cases. The diagnosis of this condition is challenging and confirmed through diagnostic anesthetic blockade. Pain usually resolved after treatment of the disorder causing the headache. Rec.: see pain management specialist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
9 year old has severe headaches daily. Neurological tests & ct normal. Blood test low sodium, low haemoglobin and high urea. Drinks plenty fluids. ?

9 year old has severe headaches daily. Neurological tests & ct normal. Blood test low sodium, low haemoglobin and high urea. Drinks plenty fluids. ?

Check kidney status: With low hemoglobin , high urea I would make sure kidneys are functioning well , Check BP IF not checked already , have the eyes tested as well . ...Read more

4

4
Female 25y/o occasional dizziness/headaches, normal neurological test/blood/ecg, always worried about stroke/brain tumor! how to be rational abt this?

Female 25y/o occasional dizziness/headaches, normal neurological test/blood/ecg, always worried about stroke/brain tumor! how to be rational abt this?

Wait to worry: Anxiety can ruin all the fun in our lives, so you need to cultivate an optimistic attitude. Learn to see the brighter side of things(Glass is Half Full mentality. it requires practice,reading self help books and faith in the God. Learn the facts about the medical conditions that worry you.. People in age range of 25 to 50 years are the healthiest and have very little illness, so learn to ignore mi ...Read more

5

5
What could lead to my headaches and other neurological symptoms?

Headaches: There are numerous causes of headache and other neurological symptoms. It could be migraine but a lot of other causes should be considered. You should start with a visit to your pcp. He or she should be able to evaluate you and recommend a treatment. ...Read more

6

6
Eye headaches, vision problems - neurological or eyeball related?

Eye headaches, vision problems - neurological or eyeball related?

Both are possible: If these conditions are present enough to cause significant change in your eye health or your comfort you need them evaluated. There is not enough information in your question to separate whether it is the eyes or the nervous system. You should see your ophthamologist and get it sorted out. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Can I have a brain tumor without headaches and only mild neurological symptoms?

Can I have a brain tumor without headaches and only mild neurological symptoms?

Possibly.: It is possible to have mild changes, like personality disorder, and gait changes, but as the tumor grows in size, the symptoms get worse, until clear symptoms like stroke, seizures, or headaches occur. If you think you have a brain tumor, see your doctor for a basic neurological exam, and other tests if there are significant findings. Best of luck. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

It depends: These are pretty nonspecific complaints but can be a sign of a rheumatologic condtion, withdrawal, or a brain tumor. If you are passing out and having seizures you have a serious condtion that should be evaluated by a physician to see what is going on. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What does a complete neurologicsal evaluation for frequent headaches consist of? What type of neurological tests and other procedures will be done?

What does a complete neurologicsal evaluation for frequent headaches consist of? What type of neurological tests and other procedures will be done?

Depends: Imaging study of the brain is warranted. I screen patients for medical conditions that can provoke or cause headache if they report problems that could suggest so. This requires asking the right questions whenever interviewing a patient. Sometimes, the answer is never found, some people just have headaches. There is a condition called new daily persistent headache that is not well understood. ...Read more

Dr. Chirag Patel
1,252 doctors shared insights

Neurology (Definition)

Neurology is a field of study in which a person studies the brain, the spinal cord, the nerves, their functions, and their diseases. A doctor who specializes in brain, spinal cord, and nerve disorders ...Read more