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How much should I worry about confusion and headache?

How much should I worry about confusion and headache?

Worry much: Confusion and headaches are very bothersome neurologically. You need to see your dr. Quickly or go to the er for evaluation. These are serious symptoms and urgency is important. Get an eval 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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Do a lot of people get confusion and headache?

Do a lot of people get confusion and headache?

Depends: What you need to know is that severe headache, thunderclap, confusion, or associated with nasuea, vomiting, or not responding to therapy requires a visit to doctor asap. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have confusion and headache?

Could it be something bad if I have confusion and headache?

Yes: Get to an emergency room for evaluation right away. There are many potential causes for your symptoms and some are very serious and should be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I wake up and deal with confusion and unclear thinking every single day, now I am starting to get some minor headaches from time to time.

I wake up and deal with confusion and unclear thinking every single day, now I am starting to get some minor headaches from time to time.

Need more info: You could be suffering from sleep apnea, or have side effects from medications, or a whole host of other things that require a careful history and physical evaluation to determine. Go see you doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have confusion with headaches? I wake up and don't know who or where I am and have a tedneacy to yell out the word momma I don't know why

A few thots: Rarely, migraine sufferers can experience "dysphrenia hemicrania transitoria", a period of confusion lasting several minutes, but you may be experiencing nocturnal seizures with A.M. Postictal confusion. Cannot fully discard sleep disorder either. Have a local neurologist evaluate this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have confusion with headaches? I wake up and don't know who or where I am and have a tedneacy to yell out the word momma I don't know why?

Is it normal to have confusion with headaches? I wake up and don't know who or where I am and have a tedneacy to yell out the word momma I don't know why?

Some thoughts: The early morning problem could be consequence of a sleep disorder, and you might suffer sleep apnea. Some migraine patients suffer from dysphrenia hemicrania transitory, but this is not a daily event. One caveat, if you are having nocturnal seizures, you are describing am postictal confusion. All of this needs a neurological consolation. ...Read more

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Why would my headaches get worse at an older age? Always got them but now they are constant and developed confusion/ lightheadeness? Drugs don't help

Why would my headaches get worse at an older age? Always got them but now they are constant and developed confusion/ lightheadeness? Drugs don't help

Migraine: You may have migraine disorder, which causes frequent, recurrent headaches, and often worsens over time. There are many reasons for worsening over time. First, be sure you are not overusing over-the-counter pain meds such as advil (ibuprofen) or naproxen. If you take these more than twice per week, your headaches will become work ("analgesic rebound"). Get a diagnosis, then try a preventative medication. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned at confusion went away and suddenly came back? Bad headache and still neck and back also

Should I be concerned at confusion went away and suddenly came back? Bad headache and still neck and back also

See doctor ASAP: If you have confusion, bad headache, and stiff neck & back, please see your doctor asap. S/he will need to do a neurological exam as well as other tests. Go to er if you have to, to be seen. ...Read more

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I am experiencing memory problems. The following also describe me: Headache and Confusion. What should I do ،?

I am experiencing memory problems. The following also describe me: Headache and Confusion. What should I do ،?

Memory problems: Memory problems with headache and confusion needs urgent evaluation in person with a physician. Need to rule out if there has been head trauma including a concussion, drug use or febrile illness. There are many different possibilities and a more complete history and physical exam is necessary. ...Read more

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Severe headache for several months. Crackling sound and white lights with confusion, which lasts minutes when pain is particularly severe. What is it?

Severe headache for several months. Crackling sound and white lights with confusion, which lasts minutes when pain is particularly severe. What is it?

Migraine?: Any severe persistant or recurrent headache needs to be evaluated by your primary physician or a neurologist. Worrisome symptoms are the severity and the confusion. Also watch out for nausea, fever stiff neck or other abnormal neurologic symptoms...Even if they go away after a few minutes. This could be migraine but must rule out more serious conditions like tumor, stroke, aneurysm, seizure, etc. ...Read more

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I have ringing in my ears, confusion, dizziness, and headaches all happening for several months?

I have ringing in my ears, confusion, dizziness, and headaches all happening for several months?

Menieres disease?: This maybe related to unusual pressures in the inner ear and it's called Menier's disease and consisted of triad of headache, imbalance and buzzing sound, neuromoas can sometimes manifest this way and of course migraines is in the list as well. .. I would like for you to see a neurologist soon. .. ...Read more

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What can I do to end head confusion /dizziness and headache?

Identify the cause: To treat these symptoms you need to identify the cause as numerous conditions can cause them from lack of sleep to thyroid disorders to depression to meds to migraine etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have constant headaches sometimes severe headaches and sometimes confusion and sharp pains in different parts of my body. What could this mean?

I have constant headaches sometimes severe headaches and sometimes confusion and sharp pains in different parts of my body. What could this mean?

Headaches: It may be anxiety related but also could be caused by a variety of different things. I would see your physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Melanoma can cause conly confusion and heavy head without headaches?

Melanoma can cause conly confusion and heavy head without headaches?

Depends: It all depends on where exactly within the brain it is growing. Often times it won't cause any symptoms, but if it does cause symptoms these can range from stroke like symptoms to headache to coma. ...Read more

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I had a carwreck last night. My head hit the steering wheel. I have confusion memory loss headache falling?

I had a carwreck last night. My head hit the steering wheel. I have confusion memory loss headache falling?

Possible concussion: Sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting ; fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or difficulty walking. ...Read more

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If your seratonin is low can u have all kinds of issues of not feeling well. Headache terrible. Confusion. I am not depressed just not feeling myself

If your seratonin is low can u have all kinds of issues of not feeling well. Headache terrible. Confusion. I am not depressed just not feeling myself

Don't jump: Conclusions may be hard to find even with a full exam for causes of your symptoms, but that is what you need to have. Many other causes are at least, if not more, likely than low seratonin levels - especially if you are not particularly depressed. Vascular issues, even UTI and all sorts of "not feeling well" possibilities should be considered before finding the right treatment. Be well! ...Read more

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What to do if I have headache, confusion 165/110 blood pressure, do I go to the hospital?

What to do if I have headache, confusion 165/110 blood pressure, do I go to the hospital?

Yes Absolutely: With such an elevated blood pressure along with symptoms such as headache and confusion that may be related to effects on the brain, it could be what is called a Hypertensive Emergency and you should go to your nearest ER or even call EMS right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Confusion (Definition)

Confusion = bewilderment. Term is ...Read more