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Headache pressure all the time what do you think it mean?

Headache pressure all the time what do you think it mean?

Chronic pain: Chronic daily headache requires further ongoing neurological evaluation and imaging including CT scan. Not at all sure what you mean by "all the time": days, weeks, months? - get examined ASAP. ...Read more

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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Hi I have had a light headache/pressure headache on and off for about 9months. Is this anything to worry about? I went to the doctors about 8 months.

Hi I have had a light headache/pressure headache on and off for about 9months. Is this anything to worry about? I went to the doctors about 8 months.

Did you have eval?: First of all headache is a diagnosis. To reach this diagnosis you need an evaluation. Did you have a complete evaluation? You need to have your eyes examined, your blood work, your hydration status and perhaps evaluation of the brain. Mathis is where you start ...Read more

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Constant headaches, pressure on face pain and face(pain)?

Constant headaches, pressure on face pain and face(pain)?

See Doc: Can be a number of things. TMJ common. See oral surgeon or orofacial-TMJ doc for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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Feeling sick after sex, headache pressure, feeling inside out. What is going on?

Feeling sick after sex, headache pressure, feeling inside out. What is going on?

Exertional migraine: Some with migraine have them precipitated by strenuous activity or sex. Speak to your doctor for suggestions and include taking Aspirin before sexual activity. ...Read more

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My mir report result is probably empty sella.Which dr i can consult. I have headache& pressure?

My mir report result  is probably empty sella.Which dr i can consult. I have headache& pressure?

Neuro and Endocrine: For evaluation of an empty sella, a neurologist and an endocrinologist are the doctors one may see. One can ask his primary care doctor for names or referrals. ...Read more

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Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

It sounds: like tension headache/ chest muscle spasms. But you never know something more serious than that may be going on. Go to an urgent care center to get checked if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing headaches / pressure on the back of my head after doing pull ups. I checked my blood pressure and its 134/69. Please help?

I have been experiencing headaches / pressure on the back of my head after doing pull ups.  I checked my blood pressure and its 134/69.  Please help?

Blood pressure OK: A single BP of 134/69 is not of concern if you took the reading when in pain or feeling stressed. At 25yo, repeated BP at rest should have a higher number less than 125. Headaches after exercise can occur for a number of reasons, including muscle strain, tension headaches, and migraines. Other more serious causes are extremely rare. If the headache persists or recurs frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

See below: What you’re talking about are not commonly known or documented side effects from Topamax (topiramate). That said, if they clearly started after taking Topamax (topiramate), then contact your doctor to discuss your concerns, especially if the symptoms start to become more severe. Your doctor will want to develop a plan before the symptoms become intolerable, and if the plan is to stop Topamax (topiramate), you may need to do so slowly. ...Read more

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What can cause intense headaches/pressure feeling in an epileptic? What are some ways in easing the severity if I can't swallow pills?

What can cause intense headaches/pressure feeling in an epileptic? What are some ways in easing the severity if I can't swallow pills?

Get a firm diagnosis: The reason for the discomfort would dictate the treatment. Bad tension headaches are treated different than migraines which are treated different from atypical seizures which are treated differently than intracranial pathology. Some migraine meds are available in nose sprays/ shots. Many meds can be compounded to dissolvable tables or suppositories or even transdermal creams 2 bypass swallowing. ...Read more

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What can cause intense headaches/pressure feeling in an epileptic? What are some ways in easing the severity if I can't swallow pills?

What can cause intense headaches/pressure feeling in an epileptic? What are some ways in easing the severity if I can't swallow pills?

Ans: If you are an epileptic I do hope you are taking your medication. Now what is the etiology of the epilepsy? Did you have head trauma? You need to see your doctor for a thorough exam and most likely a head scan. ...Read more