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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
Depends: Sometimes, you have a headache, you go to sleep and wake up headache free. But if you wake up with a headache, either the headache is too severe for sleep to stop it or you develop a new headache during sleep. Headache is a form of pain so it can activate brain activities and wake you up. ...Read more
Headaches wake me up at night and persists during the day. Have had frequent headaches for many years. Reason to worry?
Worry? No-Treat? Yes: Headaches waking you up persistently at night may be any number of things from tension type to migraine and there are others. Your use of the words "many years" suggests that these are likely benign (though i'm certain painful and perhaps even debilitating). Therefore, should you be worried? I would say likely not...But i suggest a good headache specialist to get you treated on back to yourself. ...Read more
Headaches wake me up at 4 in the morning and i have to take pain killers most of the time it does not go away. i also have headaches for several days.
Needs to be seen: Chronic headaches not responding to pain Ned's should be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Nti-tss: I have had great success treating patients with migraine headaches. Nocturnal para-function, or night time tooth grinding /clenching is a major cause of migraine headaches. Find a dentist in your area that is familiar with the nti-tss night time appliance to help manage the outbreaks. Here is a website for you to learn more and find a dentist who may be able to help. http://www.nti-tss.com. ...Read more
Tach during sleep nightly, shaky, shivering, nervous feeling in chest, headache. Wakes me up. Go to emerg, attack over. What doc should I see?
Primary Care/Psych: If you had an evaluation in the ER and there was no cardiac problems, I would start with your Primary Care Physician. He/She can screen for metabolic problems that can cause these symptoms. If they keep happening and your tests are negative, they may be panic attacks which may lead to a Psychiatric referral. A good therapist may also be able to teach you some techniques to deal with panic attack ...Read more
Severe neck tension not relieved by muscle relaxers causing daily headaches. Wake up feeling good then tension starts to build. Not sitting at desk. ?
Tension headache: Headaches can be very complex. If this is something that has been bothering you with little relief despite Ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and muscle relaxers, it may be a good idea to get a consultation from a headache specialist. Some neurologists receive special training in headaches. Simple steps to help are regular exercise, good sleep hygiene, stretching, hydration, and heating/cooling. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Coughing, sneezing, sore throat, hoarse voice, dry cough, bad headache, wake up at night coughing and can't fall back asleep and 99.1-99.4 fever?
URI (common cold): Sounds like you're describing an upper respiratory infection or uri. Influenza or flu is accompanied by muscle aches & fever >100. Some describe it as worse cold ever. Strep throat is sore throat w/fever & swollen tonsils w/pus & tender glands w/o cough. Recent study says average duration of cough is 18 days. But if you have any concern for worsening symptoms or shortness of breath, go see doc. ...Read more
Coughing, stuffy nose, sore throat, hoarse voice, dry cough, bad headache, wake up at night coughing, low-grade fever, nausea, can't sleep?
Visit doctor: For headaches that wake you in the night, you should take a visit to your doctor. This type of headache needs attention rather than ignoring. If the headaches are occurring after binge-drinking it's a different story -- but there's no additional information on your question. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Is it normal to have confusion with headaches ? I wake up and don't know who or where I am and have a tedneacy to yell out the word momma I don't know why
A few thots: Rarely, migraine sufferers can experience "dysphrenia hemicrania transitoria", a period of confusion lasting several minutes, but you may be experiencing nocturnal seizures with A.M. Postictal confusion. Cannot fully discard sleep disorder either. Have a local neurologist evaluate this. ...Read more
Is it normal to have confusion with headaches ? I wake up and don't know who or where I am and have a tedneacy to yell out the word momma I don't know why?
Some thoughts: The early morning problem could be consequence of a sleep disorder, and you might suffer sleep apnea. Some migraine patients suffer from dysphrenia hemicrania transitory, but this is not a daily event. One caveat, if you are having nocturnal seizures, you are describing am postictal confusion. All of this needs a neurological consolation. ...Read more
Have it checked : It is unusual to have a headache that wakes you up as you describe. If this is a new occurrence and you don't have a history of chronic headaches, it is concerning. You should have it checked out by your doctor. You want to make certain that it is not a mass lesion like a brain tumor. The tinnitus should also be evaluated. ...Read more
Ive had a constant headache. I wake up with one and it last throughout the day and I go to sleep with it! I've tried everything! This is day 4! Help?
What to do if I had a cervical fusion a few years ago just a few days ago my neck started to hurt on the left side with a headache I wake up with this?
Will taking an aspirin everyday effect my health? It's for headaches I wake up with, down to stress but it's improving gradually.
It should be fine: As a young person, taking aspirin every day should be safe unless you are taking it in too great of doses. Aspirin is a blood thinner as well as a pain medication and can lead to easy bruising or uncontrollable bleeding. The greater question is why does a young person need aspirin every day for headaches. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Headaches when wake up and when i stand up gets worse and one time really intense pain and everything went black for few seconds brain tumer?
Low blood volume: Also possible you could be dehydrated with low blood volume. This also can give headaches, light-headedness and pre-syncope/syncope (passing out). Blood pressure change with change in position is "postural hypotension = orthostasis". Imp to see your md to get evaluated and share anything going on with your eating behaviors, if risking your stability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So last night I got a severe throbbing headache. I wake up in the morning and still have it. Every time I do big
movements it throbs severely. ?
Headache: Sorry to hear this. You must discuss this with your Primary doctor, There might also be a role for a Psychologist to help you! Hope all goes well. ...Read more
Last week I woke up with really bad puffy eyes and I also threw up that day. Ever since then I've had really bad headaches, I wake up with swollen eys?
Sinus infection: You likely have a sinus infection but there could be other causes. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Been getting bad headaches for the past year or longer been getting these headaches that wake me up out of a dead sleep, I use to get rid of the pain by taken a hot bath but that no longer works. When i get these i just want to die they hurt so bad. I hav
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