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I had a really bad cluster headache, suggestions?

I had a really bad cluster headache, suggestions?

See a neurologist: Whoever has made the diagnosis of cluster headaches, would also know its treatment. Usually neurologist make this diagnosis and are able to treat it mostly with medications. ...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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I have a really bad headache. What can I do about it?

I have a really bad headache. What can I do about it?

Possibly!!: There can be several reasons for a bad headache. If this is the first time that you have suffered from a headache, call your primary physician asap. If you have suffered from similar headaches or milder ones, you could try relaxation techniques like warm bath, deep breathing, green tea and massages. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache.what i do?

I have a terrible headache.what i do?

Nonspecific: You could try an OTC NSAID type of product, but clearly, there may be causation to be uncovered, and prefer you notify your doctor. You do not indicate whether headaches are prior issues, but I would wonder if you might benefit from visit to neurologist. ...Read more

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I feel well bit have a really bad cough. What do I have?

I  feel well bit have a really bad cough. What do I have?

Cough: Hard to say, but asthma is a good guess. Also, postnasal drip from sinus inflammation due to allergies is a possibility. Finally an old term called nasobronchial reflex may be triggering cough due to nasal disease, polyps, or sinusitis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a earache and it hurts really bad. What should i do?

I have a earache and it hurts really bad. What should i do?

A physical exam: Ideally the best thing to do is see your family doctor for evaluation and treatment , the second best course is an urgent care center, next best move is to try an over the counter anti inflammatory for temporary relief until you can be seen by a medical provider. There are lots of reasons for ear pain, it could be as simple as allergies or it could be an infection, more information and an exam ...Read more

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I have a bad toothache. help?

I have a bad toothache. help?

See your dentist: Take OTC painkillers may provide some relief until you can get to your dentist. Tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of a tooth is irritated by infection, decay or trauma. The good news is the prognosis is good with appropriate dental care. Remember, toothache pain will not go away on its own. ...Read more

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I have a horrible cough and headache what should I do

I have a horrible cough and headache what should I do

Horrible cough: It could be a viral or bacterial infection. I would suggest you call your doctor and discuss. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a really bad headache. Help?

What to do if I have a really bad headache. Help?

Vague: Without a history and exam, hard to tell how to treat. There are many types of headaches and triggers- muscular, sinus, infections, trauma, tmj/tmd, etc. Otc meds can help, but are treating the symptom not the cause. See a dr. Asap. ...Read more

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I have really bad stomach pain and am shaking really bad i also feel like i have to puke?

I have really bad stomach  pain  and am shaking  really bad i also feel like i have to puke?

Virus/fever?: If you have a severe stomach pain and fever then you need to be seen right away to make sure you do not have appendicitis or other emergency problem. If you are pregnant it could be ectopic pregnancy and that is an emergency also. If it is a cramping pain and nausea, you may be getting a stomach virus. Those usually cause vomiting and diarrhea and resolve on their own in a couple days. ...Read more

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Have a bad headache what should I take?

Have a bad headache what should I take?

Depends: If it is "the worst headache you ever had" chew a 325mg Aspirin if you have it and get to the emegency room - this could be a stroke. If it is bearable, you should call your md and seek their advise. You could be developing migraines or it could be tension or any number of things. ...Read more

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I have a headache.

I have a headache.

Multiple additional: Eye problems mentioned, but sinus issues, migraine, tension ha's, hypertension, intracranial lesions, neck arthritis, thoracic outlet syndrome, giant cell arteritis, are additional causes of headaches. Perhaps this needs an evaluation? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i had a really bad cluster headache?

What do you suggest if i had a really bad cluster headache?

Cluster treatment: Management of a cluster headache can be abortive or prophylactic. Sometimes, both methods are indicated in the same patient. An effective abortive treatment uses oxygen at a flow rate of 7-10 liters per minute for 15 min. Triptans are also effective for an abortive treatment. Calan (calcium channel blocker) is used for the prophylactic treatment. Rec.: see orofacial pain specialist for consult. ...Read more

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Why do I have a really bad pain in my right eye? Its giving me a really bad migraine.

Why do I have a really bad pain in my right eye? Its giving me a really bad migraine.

Possible migraine,: But, the localized eye pain could be merely a migraine trigger, and might wonder about glaucoma or other eye problems if vision is distorted or losing acuity. More likely is that eye pain associated with migraine episodes and is actually part of the process. There are many migraine variants, and this can be best addressed by a visit to a local neurologist. Medicines are available and useful. ...Read more

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Hi I had a bad fever and headache?

Hi I had a bad fever and headache?

Viral meningitis: Not sure what you are asking, but one issue to consider with high fever and headache that readily recovers is viral meningitis. However, a high fever from any source can cause a bad headache. Hope you are back to good health. ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Start with tylenol (acetaminophen): Try tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for mild to moderate headache; if no relief see your physician to get it checked out. If you do get relief only temporarily see your physician for this as well. ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Headache: Hi, Thank you for your question. Try over the counter anti-inflammatory medications. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache, what should I do?

I have a terrible headache, what should I do?

Response: Your headache might be caused by migraine, but I cannot exclude other intracranial causes. Contact your physician, and discuss. Although unlikely that you have intracranial bleeding or infection, a sudden severe headache in absence of prior such events indicates a need for medial attention. ...Read more

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Why do I have a headache?

Why do I have a headache?

When to see a doctor: A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis. Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more

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Why do I have a headache?

Why do I have a headache?

Requires examination: and blood testing: cannot be answered without a full medical evaluation. ...Read more