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I have been having headaches for 2 days now ?

I have been having headaches for 2 days now  ?

Need a full story: Headache is actually a complex topic. Your past history of headaches, the description, the location, associated symptoms, relation to stress, menstrual periods, family history, etc are all important to diagnose what type of ha u have. Important: if you ever experience the worst ha ever--go to er. New or more frequent or severe ha than u have previously experienced needs work up by physician. ...Read more

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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've been gettin headaches for a couple of years now! they sometimes last for two or three days! i'm a primary sch teacher . Advice greatly appreciate?

I've been gettin headaches for a couple of years now! they sometimes last for two or three days! i'm a primary sch teacher . Advice greatly appreciate?

More information: This is a difficult question to answer as the type of headache, frequency, and associated symptoms are very important. I would recommend that you see your primary care physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I've been sick with a cold for over two weeks. When i thought it was over I developed a cough that has lasted 4 days now with bad headaches. Why?

I've been sick with a cold for over two weeks. When i thought it was over I developed a cough that has lasted 4 days now with bad headaches.  Why?

BronchitisSinusitis?: You should get checked by your Primary Care Doctor as you may have developed a sinus infection and/or Bronchitis which happens some times as a complication of Upper Respiratory Infection Take some over the counter cough medicine and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for headache.Most of therse are self limiting and get better on its own,others may need Antibiotics ...Read more

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I've been having a headache for two days now, the second day got worse, I feel like I'm going to throw up.. When I eat I feel sick. And my back hurts,?

I've been having a headache for two days now, the second day got worse, I feel like I'm going to throw up.. When I eat I feel sick. And my back hurts,?

Headache/back/nausea: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Exquisite tenderness is quite concerning. Stop NSAID's & see doc. ...Read more

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Had period over two weeks ago and now for the past few days i've been spotting what is wrong. Been feeling sick and had a fever. With a headache?

Had period over two weeks ago and now for the past few days i've been spotting what is wrong. Been feeling sick and had a fever. With a headache?

See doctor: You should see your doctor. It is possible that the spotting has nothing to do with your fever and headache, but you should still be evaluated to determine the source of the fever. ...Read more

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I never had headaches during my period but now i'm on mine and it's been here two days leading up to my period.Is this hormonal headaches?Prevention?

I never had headaches during my period but now i'm on mine and it's been here two days leading up to my period.Is this hormonal headaches?Prevention?

Yes: This is most definitely likely a hormonal headache, due to decrease in estrogen that occurs at that point in cycle. Try ibuprofen, aspirin, caffeine, antihistamine. Can also see your doctor if occurs regularly and discuss use of tripans (imitrex (sumatriptan) type drugs). In addition some women benefit from taking continuous birth control for 3 months and then having a period 4 x per year. Talk dr options. ...Read more

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I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?

I've had a toothache for a few weeks now on the lower and upper left side. Past two days I've been dealing with now a earache, headache and sore throa?

See a dentist ASAP: The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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