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How can I get rid of a head ache?

How can I get rid of a head ache?

Treatment.: Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not. The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis, and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Most headaches are self limiting and resolve shortly. Persistent headaches requires an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider. ...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


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How can i get rid of a head ache thats been ongoing for two days. Could be a tention head ache but and idea ?

How can i get rid of a head ache thats been ongoing for two days. 
Could be a tention head ache but and idea ?

Probably migraine: Headaches usually last more than a day are migraines. Average tension headache last 4 hours. To get better result from treatment you need a diagnosis first. See a neurologist . In the mean time take some over the counter pain medicatiion. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a head ache?

How can you get rid of a head ache?

See your doctor: Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities. These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause. Only when we have a cause can we then get rid of a headache. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sinus head ache?

What is the best way to get rid of a sinus head ache?

Relieve pressure: Sinus headache is caused be pressure buildup within a sinus cavity. Optimal treatment depends on cause. It could include targeting infection, allergy, structural abnormality, or an inflammatory condition (eg polyp growth). Measures to prevent drying out of the lining of the nasal cavity and sinuses help. Remove irritants such as smoke exposure. Review with a knowledgeable physician will help! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a dull migraine head ache without meds?

How do you get rid of a dull migraine head ache without meds?

Find the cause: If you are properly evaluated looking for the cause of your headache , the proper treatment can be given. See a doctor to find out if the cause is neck problems , sinus infection , migraines , allergy or other caused .Treat the cause and not the pain symptoms and get rid of the problem . This does not sound like a migraine. Perhaps another type, of headache. ...Read more

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Migraine- for a week now I have been having nose bleeds followed by a migraine that i can not get rid of. The head ache i've had before, nose bleed?

See a doctor: Frequent or chronic nosebleeds are a problem. They may be associated with the migraines, as migraines are thought to induced by blood flow issues, but regardless they should be addressed. If you have a migraine doctor, see her/him. If not, see your physician. Either should be able to point you in the right direction for proper diagnosis of the cause of the nose bleeds. ...Read more

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Should i go to the ER for pain and numbness in my hands legs and feet also and head ache that has lasted for 7 days straight and nothing works to get rid of it?

Should i go to the ER for pain and numbness in my hands legs and feet also and head ache that has lasted for 7 days straight and nothing works to get rid of it?

No: Er stands for emergency room. Is this an emergency. Likely not. However it does deserve medical evaluation and care. Start with your family doctor and they will likely send you to a neurologist who specializes in these type problems. An er has no place in routine medical care as they would not make these referrals. But do get care soon, please. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more