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Headache(left side) during pregnancy, is pain killer advisable? Any other remedy?

Headache(left side) during pregnancy, is pain killer advisable? Any other remedy?

More Info Please: If you are early in pregnancy, you can try some tylenol (acetaminophen) for your headaches. You can also sleep it off. You may try some tiger Balm massage on your head and forehead. However, a headache later in pregnancy can be a sign of Pre Eclampsia. You should see your doctor and get your BP check done. Good Luck. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm currently 13 weeks pregnant. I have a rough sinus congestion that is giving me a throbbing headache. Any effective home remedies i can try?

I'm currently 13 weeks pregnant.  I have a rough sinus congestion that is giving me a throbbing headache. Any effective home remedies i can  try?

Apple cider vinegar&: There are many you can try. A website that discusses home remedies for sinus congestion with people saying how it worked for them is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/sinus_congestion.Html apple cider vinegar (both drinking and inhaling fumes) is the most popular remedy listed. You might also try a homeopathic nose spray such as sinustat from the health food store-not exactly home but it is safe. ...Read more

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5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

Sleep and diet !: Headaches are usually a symptom of another condition. Short list : sleep deprivation, bad posture, poor diet and blood pressure changes. A good history and examination by you physician will determine the right treatment. ...Read more

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I am 10 days late on my period, I do not want to be pregnant, I've taken 2 home pregnancy tests and both negative, I'm having headaches and cramps ?

I am 10 days late on my period, I do not want to be pregnant, I've taken 2 home pregnancy tests and both negative, I'm having headaches and cramps ?

Not pregnant: If you've not have unprotected intercourse, and you have had 2 negative pregnancy tests, then you're likely not pregnant. As to why you're late, most common reason would be because your hormones are a little out of balance. Other reasons could be weight (thin/heavy), or thyroid or pituitary. See a doctor if period continues to be late. Ibuprofen for headaches and cramping is best. 600mg ...Read more

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Second month no period, mild headaches on and off, hot flashes throughout the day and night, and negative home pregnancy test.

Second month no period, mild headaches on and off, hot flashes throughout the day and night, and negative home pregnancy test.

Early menopause: While age 40 is typically considered the lower cut off age for women to go into menopause, the symptoms you are describing are consistent with menopause. Checking follicle stimulations hormone (FSH) levels may help to determine, whether you are approaching menopause. ...Read more

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My heart is beating very fast along with headache, i can feel pulse inside my stomach sometime, is this early pregnancy sign, home test is negative?

My heart is beating very fast along with headache, i can feel pulse inside my stomach sometime, is this early pregnancy sign, home test is negative?

It is anxiety - UPT?: Your description fits the bill for anxiety and nervousness - check a urine pregnancy test if you want to know for sure (90% accurate one day after a late period and up to 99-100% accurate a week after a missed period). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily! ...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