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Im pregnant and I've had a headache since yesterday morning, should I be worried, and what can I do to get rid of it?

Im pregnant and I've had a headache since yesterday morning, should I be worried, and what can I do to get rid of it?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is acceptable in early pregnancy as headaches are very common. If you are beyond 20 weeks with a severe headache you should contact your doctor immediately so you can be evaluated for preeclampsia. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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How to get rid of a big headache when 37 weeks pregnant?

How to get rid of a big headache when 37 weeks pregnant?

One safe: Approach is acupuncture. Let your doctor know if you have increasing edema, weight gain or the headaches is worsening and not resolving. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cluster headache 39 weeks pregnant?

How can I get rid of a cluster headache 39 weeks pregnant?

Headache: In pregnancy, eclampsia/preeclampsia must first be ruled out. Blood pressure must be checked as well as urine for the presence of protein. Magnessium sulfate will decrease BP and alleviate the headache of these entities. Opoids, acetaminophen, NSAIDS ie ibuprofen, and Triptans ie Sumatriptan can be given otherwise. Consult your obstetrician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a "cluster headache" 39 weeks pregnant?

How can I get rid of a "cluster headache" 39 weeks pregnant?

Cluster ha treatment: A cluster headache is normally a unilateral, sharp sensation, around one eye, that is associated with tearing and weakness of the eyelid. Medicines tend to be avoided during pregnancy, although at 39 weeks it may be safe to consider some treatments. Sometimes oxygen-rich gas is helpful during the course of a cluster headache. http://www.neurocuro.com/cluster-headache/ ...Read more

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I'm almost 16wks pregnant and I get mild to severe headaches when I lay down for too long and hard to get rid of even when sleeping. Is this normal?

I'm almost 16wks pregnant and I get mild to severe headaches when I lay down for too long and hard to get rid of even when sleeping. Is this normal?

Migraines Possible: No, this is not normal. Please see your doctor and OB about this. If they turn out to be migraines, then there is good treatment. A MRI or CT of your head, if your doctor orders, IS safe during pregnancy. Main thing is to follow through with the doctors and get a diagnosis. No reason to suffer. ...Read more

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What to use to get rid of headaches?

What to use to get rid of headaches?

Chronic daily HA's: You need to break up pattern with preventative measures, and many choices: otc includes riboflavin, butterbur, co-q10, feverfew, magnesium. Rx such as divalproex sodium, topirimate, beta-blockers, naproxen. Botox, newer dental devices, occipital nerve blocks. Really best to see neurologist who specializes in headaches. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of headaches?

Treat the cause: Treating anything else is a waste of precious time, and may cost you your life. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of headaches ?

What are some ways to get rid of headaches ?

See your doctor: Headaches can be tricky. I think a headache journal is an excellent idea. Most of the meds we think are good for headache are not good for headache, even the triptans, designed for migriane can excerbate migriane. The best thing to do is see a doctor who specalizes in headaches. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of headaches and nausea?

What are good ways to get rid of headaches and nausea?

Tips: You reduce nausea with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) can decrease nausea. Hydrate well & Acetaminophen for headache. ...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