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How Can You Tell If Someone Is Faking A Headache
Malingering: Malingering is intentional deceptive behavior. There is an external/secondary gain present as the main motivation for the behavior. To tell if the headache is fake-a noticable difference between the level of distress/disability claimed by the individual compared to information obtained "objectively" through observation/task performance ability over a specific time period.
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
I have headaches all the time. And eating make me feel better. Can someone tell me why do my headaches goes away from eating?
You may be: You may be hypoglycemic or dehydrated one.
Beyond extreme: Firstly, Oxycontin is a long-acting preparation, and headaches are self-limited and should not require this. Secondly, opiate use for headaches actually increases the chance of another headache (rebound headache). Many headaches can be prevented, and you need to see a physician knowledgeable in the workup of headache to get better advice. At most, tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil for tension headache, not opiates.
My Brother is 23 year old. He suffer from fever (after every 15-20 days) frequently. He also have headache. Please tell me why this happen.
Very hard to tell: It is very hard to tell if a baby has a headache. We assume babies and toddlers have headaches because we know older children and adults have headaches. We presume that the symptoms children and adults have during headaches are similar to the symptoms babies would have during headaches, such as: cold symptoms, fevers, vomiting, poor appetite, fussiness, tiredness, restless sleep, etc..See 1 more doctor answer
Best left to a Pro: Some of the variables that you need to share with them are inciting factors llike food, or environment, how long you have had them, any change in severity, location, character like throbbing, constant or pressure, other associated symptoms like dizziness, nausea, paralysis or weakness of any muscles or functions like speaking or swallowing, and what treatments you may be using for relief.See 1 more doctor answer
Not likely serious: Headaches are very common. Most are tension, but some are migraines or cluster. New onset headache in an adult which is recurrent should raise concern and prompt a work up. A cat scan of the brain is a quick test that is inexpensive but lacks details and may not show early stages of a brain tumor. An MRI with contrast is the best diagnostic study.See 1 more doctor answer
Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine. Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep.See 1 more doctor answer
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation
See a neurologist: Migraines are most common cause of headaches.
Hmmmm: Partying on the weekends? Working on weekends only? What is it that happens every weekend that doesn't happen during the week that could be causing tension or stress? That's probably your answer!
Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Over-the-counter drug options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor.
Do you have other: Symptoms besides the headache? What is a description of headache? There isn't enough info currently for us to answer this question. Could clarify and re-ask. Take care.
Muscle tension: It is usually a muscle tension headache.
Exercise Headaches: I understand your frustration of getting headaches while trying to exercise Due to your concern of “i get headaches every single time I try to work out”, please see a Neurologist, provide family history of migraines, your history of sinus problem, eye problems, stress or high Blood Pressure for Diagnosis. Avoid Exercise in hot weather. See Psychiatrist about stresses in your journey of life.
Could you tell me what happens if I have been getting slight headaches almost every day this week?
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