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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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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 been having a bad cough for a week without getting better?

I have been having a bad cough for a week without getting better?

Need 2 c ur doctor : Several possibilities, either upper and / or lower respiratory tract problem, you may need prescription medications, good luck ...Read more

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I have been getting killer headaches everyday for a week?

I have been getting killer headaches everyday for a week?

Killer headaches: If the headaches are continuous without any precipitating cause, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible and get a proper evaluation, perhaps including an MRI. A neurologist may be the best person to evaluate you. Watch for any blurred vision, nausea/vomiting, nose bleeds etc. ...Read more

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Recently, I have been getting killer headaches everyday for a week?

Recently, I have been getting killer headaches everyday for a week?

Is it secondary HA?: Headache is a common medical complaint, experienced by 75% of the population, with over 5% seeking medical aid. The most common reason patients seek help is because of either their ‘first or worst headache" and a frightening accompaniment (fever, confusion, focal neurological deficit) or self-treatment failure. Join the 5% and call your doctor for a comprehensive examination. ...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 have a headache almost nonstop for a week now... Help. ?

I have a headache almost nonstop for a week now... Help. 
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Because of your age: unless you hit your head to someplace or did use pain medications for headaches long time i doubt if there is a direct cause . Sounds like primary headache such as tension headache or migraine. But this kind of prolonged headache never happened to you before see your doctor to get a brain image. ...Read more

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I caught a cold a month ago and since then I have had a cough. Also I have been feeling nauseaous. A few days I have been sick. Should I be worried?

I  caught a cold a month ago and since then I have had a cough. Also I have been feeling nauseaous. A few days I have been sick. Should I be worried?

Sinusitis: Although cough can be caused by a multitude of reasons, I am concerned that your cough and nausea can be from a sinus infection. The nausea can becaused by swallowing alot of purulent mucus and the cough can also also be due to a sinus infection.. I would recommend checking in with your physician. ...Read more

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For a while ive been having constant headaches a week before my period started and still am do i have a brain tumor or cancer?

For a while ive been having constant headaches a week before my period started and still am do i have a brain tumor or cancer?

Not likely: Headaches and other similar symptoms are quite common in the pre-menstrual period. It is highly unlikely that you have a brain tumor. You may wish to see your gynecologist for suggestions and if need be medication to address your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have has 'sezures for about ayear and a half but recently they have been getting a lot worse and I have had really bad headaches. Also feel sick, ?

I have has 'sezures for about ayear and a half but recently they have been getting a lot worse and I have had really bad headaches. Also feel sick, ?

Breakthrough Seizure: Several things can cause breakthrough seizures, one is illness. Headaches can be due to breakthrough seizures. Need to see your doctor and check you out and see if you need a medication adjustment. ...Read more

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I have had a bad headache and been nauseous every night for about two weeks. What could it be?

I have had a bad headache and been nauseous every night for about two weeks. What could it be?

Not sure...: ...with the limited information provided but you sound concerned. Get a good examination with appropriate testing for reassurance and/or treatment. ...Read more

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Should i go to work if I have felt like i was getting a cold for a week and now I have a horrible sore throat?

Should i go to work if I have felt like i was getting a cold for a week and now I have a horrible sore throat?

I wouldn't: If you have the option, call in, see what the boss says, you don't wanna get the office sick but maybe there is something u can do from home if that's a possibility. Take some ibuprofin or aleve (naproxen) and gargle with salt water 3x per day, good luck. ...Read more

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I have been dizzy for a week now. I have had a virus recently, is this normal?

I have been dizzy for a week now. I have had a virus recently, is this normal?

Not normal but...: Vestibular neuronitis can occur after a viral infection. Google it and see if it sounds like what you have. You may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been coughing for a week?

I have been coughing for a week?

Advise you see a doc: At this point, you should see a doctor. Unable to make any kind of diagnosis here but need to take the next step. ...Read more

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I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

Musculoskeletal...: The chest discomfort is likely musculoskeletal from the coughing. It could be muscle strain, cartilage inflammation and even rib fracture. The cough may be due to bronchospasm, especially if the cough increases as the cold symptoms are improving. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If the chest pain is constant, go to the er to r/o cardiac pain. ...Read more

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I have had a really bloody eye for the past 3 weeks. I also have a headache?

I have had a really bloody eye for the past 3 weeks. I also have a headache?

High blood pressure: The most common cause of blood on your eye that you can see, subconjunctival hemorrhage, that occurs along with a headache is high blood pressure, especially an acute increase in blood pressure due to muscle straining, as with heavy lifting. Blood thinners can also cause this. There are some more serious potential causes, so see your ophthalmologist (eye md). ...Read more

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I work in a call centre and I have been getting a sore throat for the last few weeks I have been taken cough med but now im getting sick?

I work in a call centre and I have been getting a sore throat for the last few weeks I have been taken cough med but now im getting sick?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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I've been having a headache for almost a wk. I also have sinus problems. What can I take otc?

I've been having a headache for almost a wk. I also have sinus problems. What can I take otc?

Lots of causes : For headaches.Presuming what you called sinus problems is actually allergies , then taking Claritin or loratadine, zyrtec (cetirizine) or Cetirizine or Allegra or fexofenadine should help ease your problems.Should this not be the case , please see your physician. ...Read more

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I have had a horrible headache for the last week and a half and only keeps getting worse. Why is that?

I have had a horrible headache for the last week and a half and only keeps getting worse.  Why is that?

Worsening headache: If you have escalating, worsening headache for more than 10 days, then you need to evaluated by a doctor to find the reason for your headache. ...Read more

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