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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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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 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 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 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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I have been getting a bad headache for a week?

I have been getting a bad headache for a week?

Anything: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, eye strain, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...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 huge headache?

I have a huge headache?

Many possibilities: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc. Over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen) Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor. ...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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I have a horrible cough!?

I have a horrible cough!?

Need more info.: Could be many things. From your profile, I would assume that you don't smoke, not on medications, & have no immune suppressing conditions. Call your doctor ASAP. The questions your doctor may ask: 1) How long has it been present? 2) Are you producing phlegm? color? blood? 3) What makes cough worse? lying? drinking? certain time of day? 4) Other symptoms? If short of breath starts call 911 ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and i have an occasional stomach ache. Yesterday i had a headache. Whats wrong?

I have a sore throat and i have an occasional stomach ache. Yesterday i had a headache. Whats wrong?

Strep?: Always get checked to see if you have strep throat. If you don't get it treated with antibiotics you risk getting rheumatic fever. Strep can cause stomachaches, and even vomiting, and be present without a fever. Do get seen to be sure. Rapid strep tests, while 100% right if positive, can be wrong 10-30% of the time if negative. If you have a negative rapid strep, insist on a strep culture. ...Read more

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I have a constant headache and fever since friday?

I have a constant headache and fever since friday?

Need more info: Is the ha constant, do you have other symptoms, partic nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, stiff neck, changes in consciousness, mental abilities. Do you have cough, chest pain, ear ache, other manifestations. Hopefully you will be better by the time you receive this, but if not, write back or go see your local doctor. ...Read more

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I have a headage?

More info: I'm not sure what you are asking about head age, please give more detail about what you need to know. ...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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I have a fever i keep getting the chills I have a mild cough and a very bad headache?

I have a fever i keep getting the chills I have a mild cough and a very bad headache?

Nonspecific symptoms: You may be suffering from a bacterial or viral infection. It is always best to get checked by your doctor to narrow things down. ...Read more

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I have been having bad headaches for a week and I'm worried?

I have been having bad headaches for a week and I'm worried?

Many explanations: Your headaches are probably caused by very benign issues. You might have dental, TMJ, sinus problems, but could have triggers in neck or shoulder, or even tension headaches or migraine. See a physician or dentist and get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a fever yesterday with a runny nose, coughing. Today I have a headache anf a cough. Please help i feel terrible.

I had a fever yesterday with a runny nose, coughing. Today I have a headache anf a cough. Please help i feel terrible.

To Do's: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Home you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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I have a headache recently ?

I have a headache recently
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What would you like: to know about your headache? Please ask a specific and clear question so that we can be of help. Can clarify and re-ask. ...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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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