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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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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 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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Can you tell me why I have this terrible headache?

Can you tell me why I have this terrible headache?

Uncertain: There a number of types of headaches and some have different causes. Would not be able to answer this with the available information. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/headache/basics/definition/sym-20050800 ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache what would be the cause.?

I have a terrible headache what would be the cause.?

Several reasons: It depends on how long you have- moreover if it is that severe you should go to er immediately as you be having subarachnoid hemorrhage or a tumor -- do not want to scare you, but you need get checked. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache every evening... What should I do?

I have a terrible headache every evening... What should I do?

It depends: There are some basic things to consider such as vision, diet, prescription medications and environmental exposure. If eyesight is bad and you are straining this may be a cause. A diet high in sugar, caffeine, processed foods may trigger headaches. Allergen exposure, such as mold, may also be a trigger. If you cannot quickly figure out and fix see your provider. ...Read more

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I have this terrible headache and im trying to see what's causing it?

See a doctor soon.: There are many causes and if the headache is severe and lasting a long time you need to be evaluated.. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache and I'm not feeling well. It came out of no where and all I was doing was sitting. What could it be?

I have a terrible headache and I'm not feeling well. It came out of no where and all I was doing was sitting. What could it be?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Take some tylenol, (acetaminophen) make sure you do not have fever or some infection, having headache or feeling sick is part of normal life. If problem persists please see your physician ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a terrible headache and I took three two hours ago and I took another two ten minutes ago does this help?

What should I do if I have a terrible headache and I took three two hours ago and I took another two ten minutes ago does this help?

Need more info: It is possible that this headache impaired your thinking, but more information is needed to answer your question. What kind of headache, what cause it, time frame? What kind of medication did you take if any? Respectfully. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache after I fel on my head. What should I do?

I have a terrible headache after I fel on my head. What should I do?

Tell your parents: Let your parents how badly you feel and why. They will know what to do. You may also ask them to set up an account to speak with a doctor specifically about your situation but you are not of the legal minimum age necessary for us to give you specific medical advice. My webpage is: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR if your parents would like to speak with me directly. ...Read more

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Way I have a terrible headache and I numbed the left side of the face?

Way I have a terrible headache and I numbed the left side of the face?

Headaches: Migraine headaches are classically on one side of the head. They are triggered by red wine, certain foods, strong perfumes, flickering lights, and weather changes and other environmental factors can set off an attack, cheeses, dairy products, stress, are among the triggers for an attack. Your physician has a variety of medications which both stop a migraine attack as well as stop migraine attack. ...Read more

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I got my 2 gardasil shot 48 hours ago and I since then I have a terrible headache and weird sensations in my face, specially in the cheeks, what is it?

I got my 2 gardasil shot 48 hours ago and I since then I have a terrible headache and weird sensations in my face, specially in the cheeks, what is it?

Gardisil Side Effect: The most common side effects after gardisil shots include; pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting fainting. Since you are having headache with unusual face sensations, important to contact your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache and would like to know what I can do against it. Usually I take an aspirin but this time this doesn't cure my pain.?

I have a terrible headache and would like to know what I can do against it. Usually I take an aspirin but this time this doesn't cure my pain.?

See the doctor....: Headaches are sometimes very, very annoying...Especially when the "cure-all" one is used to take to alleviate the problem stops working. Unfortunately a 'change' in the type of the headache; or its frequency should be evaluated by your physician! ...Read more

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I get migraines occasionally and take topirimate to help prevent them. I have a terrible headache now and nothing is helping. What can I take to help?

I get migraines occasionally and take topirimate to help prevent them. I have a terrible headache now and nothing is helping. What can I take to help?

Need more info: As a headache specialist and one who generally gets the "worst of the worst" (population of veterans) more often than not LESS is MORE. It's a mistake to simply recommend (or take) medications based on "guessing" what sounds good at the moment. More science is needed. Would you like a 1-1 appt with me and I'll tell you how. Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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My chest is cramping so bad and I have a terrible headache I'm also feeling cold and my temperture is 60.3 f° what is going on?

My chest is cramping so bad and I have a terrible headache I'm also feeling cold and my temperture is 60.3 f° what is going on?

Seasonal flu: First of all retake your temperature. I think 60.3 f° is an error. One of the lowest documented body temperatures from which anyone has recovered was 55.4 °f. Anyway, seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. Nsaids (e.g.Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours for pain. If concerned, see your pcp. ...Read more

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I am taking Buspirone, Paroxetine, Lovastatin and Atenolol. I have a terrible headache. What can I take for the headache?

I am taking Buspirone, Paroxetine, Lovastatin and Atenolol. I have a terrible headache. What can I take for the headache?

Buspar (buspirone) plus paxil: Can cause serotonergic syndrome. (Elevated BP, elevated heart rate and elevated temperature along with stiff muscle and MS changes). Some people present with headache. Often times the presentation is mild or incomplete. Contact your prescribing doctor for an assessment. Check your temp, BP and Hr and get back with more of a description of your headache. Thank you for trusting health Tap. ...Read more

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