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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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I have had a headache all day, feeling nauseous constantly and hard to poo, should I seek medical advice?

I have had a headache all day, feeling nauseous constantly and hard to poo, should I seek medical advice?

Treat the poop 1st: Constipation doesn't typically cause headaches but can lead to nausea. Constipation and headaches are often seen together in various conditions though such as fibromyalgia, chronic pain syndromes, and even those with hypermobility. Eval by PCP would be helpful in starting with management options for constipation and headaches separately. F/u with Neurologist who specializes in headaches if needed. ...Read more

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I hit my left temple on Sunday night and yesterday and today I have had a headache all day and the light hurts my eyes/head bad and both temples hurt?

I hit my left temple on Sunday night and yesterday and today I have had a headache all day and the light hurts my eyes/head bad and both temples hurt?

Posttraumatic injury: You are suffering from a post-traumatic headache because of the blow to your temple. You didn't give me enough information to know whether or not your incident could qualify as a concussion. That depends mainly upon just how dazed or unconscious you were. My best guess is that you didn't suffer a concussion but if you also get any nausea/vomiting or feel sleepy in any way you should get to an ER ...Read more

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I have had a headache all day yesterday and then woke up again this morning.. My whole head is throbbing and my neck also my eyes, could it be a migraine?

I have had a headache all day yesterday and then woke up again this morning.. My whole head is throbbing and my neck also my eyes, could it be a migraine?

Screening: Three main areas are emphasized: nausea, disability and the presence of sensitivity to light. 1. Are you nauseated or sick to your stomach when you have a headache? 2. Has a headache limited your activities for a day or more in the last three months? 3. Does light bother you when you have a headache? 2/3 positive answers have a 93% predictive value; 3/3 answers increase the probability to 98%. ...Read more

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Hi. I have had a dull headache all day today, and now I'm feeling a little nauseous. My face and top of ears also feel a little hot to me. Any ideas?

Hi.  I have had a dull headache all day today, and now I'm feeling a little nauseous.  My face and top of ears also feel a little hot to me. Any ideas?

Headache: Sounds like you are developing a fever for some reason. Heat leaves your body through your head and when your temperature increases that can cause your symptoms. Try Ibuprofen, acetominophen, fluids and rest. Notify your provider if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have had a migraine type headache all day long and nothing is helping what can I do for thid?

I have had a migraine type headache all day long and nothing is helping what can I do for thid?

Neurotransmitter bal: Neurotransmitter imbalance is a major cause of migraines. Visit www.Neurosciencemysths.Com for information about migraines and to get referred to a doctor who can treat the condition properly. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with two lumps behind my ear. They are rock hard and tender to touch. I have also had a bad headache all day. What could it be ?

I woke up this morning with two lumps behind my ear. They are rock hard and tender to touch. I have also had a bad headache all day. What could it be ?

Tender lymph nodes: Could be tender lymph nodes. Usually, it is seen with infection in middle ear or even in the mastoid area. Mastoid are pockets of air cells behind our ears in the scalp. Sometimes with infection in the area, it would cause headaches, fever and other symptoms. So, it may be a simple ear infection or worse, mastoiditis. ...Read more