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Frequent headaches since last week.One sided..Some throbbng h/a other h/a constant pain by my eye. Comes frequently..Lasts not long.Throbbing h/a last?

Frequent headaches since last week.One sided..Some throbbng h/a other h/a constant pain by my eye. Comes frequently..Lasts not long.Throbbing h/a last?

Eye condition: Since ongoing, related to one side with pain, i would suggest seeing an eye specialist. This could be related to inflammation in the eye called iritis or elevated eye pressure that can lead to glaucoma. It should at least be ruled out if there is any associated redness and/or blurriness in vision. ...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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Recovering from anemia after miscarriage. I have been getting painful headaches everyday in the back of my head and neck. Is this normal? How long?

Recovering from anemia after miscarriage. I have been getting painful headaches everyday in the back of my head and neck. Is this normal? How long?

See below: Headaches are not normal. The cause is not easy to determine without additional history and physical examination. These may be due to tension and one way of getting around tension is by exercise. You may wish to start exercising, first thing in the morning. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away? My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away?  My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

90 days +: It takes 90 days for the body to manufacture one mature red blood cell from the bone marrow and get it into circulation. If your blood loss was very severe, it may take longer and oral daily iron supplementation is essential. ...Read more

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Mild-ish frequent headaches that last only a few seconds. Is this serious?

Mild-ish frequent headaches that last only a few seconds. Is this serious?

Hard to Say: A lot depends on the quality, location, and association with any neurological symptoms. Certainly if there are associated neurological problems like blurred or double vision, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, weakness or numbness--these would be serious. If the headaches increase in frequency or duration, that would be serous. Perhaps a formal evaluation by a neurologist might help to sort things out. ...Read more

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I have frequent headaches that always occur in my right temple, along with vomiting. The headaches last for 4 to 18 hours several times a month?

I have frequent headaches that always occur in my right temple, along with vomiting.  The headaches last for 4 to 18 hours several times a month?

See MD: Likely migraine, but make sure it isn't some other vascular problem, tumor, dental, stress related. Need a thorough history, physical to direct your treatment. See your doc, likely neurologist as well. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches over the last 2 years. Sometimes wakes me up. Something serious? Or tension?

Frequent headaches over the last 2 years. Sometimes wakes me up. Something serious? Or tension?

Headaches: Would need far more information to begin to evaluate this. Strongly suggest that you make a list of the headaches, their severity on a 1- 10 scale, their frequency and any other associated symptoms (aura, nausea ; vomiting, visual difficulty, etc.), the location and radiation of the headaches and anything else you feel pertinent and see your pcp or a neurologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've been getting frequent headaches for about the last 5 months; on average about once a week. They are sometimes debilitating or severe.

I've been getting frequent headaches for about the last 5 months; on average about once a week. They are sometimes debilitating or severe.

Tension: A common cause is recurrent tension type headache which are stress related. However get checked for visual problems. Migraine is less likely but you should be evaluated by a neurologist as these headaches have been occurring for 5 months. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


Dr. James Marx
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Frequent Headaches (Definition)

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