Top
10
Doctor insights on: I Have Had A Headache For A Week Stright With No Relief

Share
Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,162 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What is the best headache pain relief medicine. Extra straight excederian has been pulled off the shelf and witch to me has the best medicine for relieving my headaches.

What is the best headache pain relief medicine. Extra straight excederian has been pulled off the shelf and witch to me has the best medicine for relieving my headaches.

Extra : Extra strength Acetaminophen may work for you and is safe on the stomach and kidneys in doses below 3000 milligrams a day. Naproxen (like aleve) may work well for you if excedrin did. If your headaches are frequent and not relieved by these meds, check with your doctor to be sure you have nothing serious. You also may find there are better ways to treat or even prevent those headaches. ...Read more

3

3
What causes you to have a headache for a week straight?

What causes you to have a headache for a week straight?

Chronic daily HA's: If you possess migraine, and use pain meds, you can develop a rebound process, and the headaches can exacerbate into a more constant process. If you have never had migraine, there is a question of a problem inside the head, or perhaps a medication reaction. Either way, have your physician review all of this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Have had a headache and indigestion for a week straight now what could be the cause?

Have had a headache and indigestion for a week straight now what could be the cause?

Viral syndrome: This is probably a cold or flu-like illness. Perhaps fatigue, stress, worry, or poor sleep. Monitor, and if continues, call your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What could cause headaches for two weeks straight?

What could cause headaches for two weeks straight?

Too many to count!: Everything from eyestrain to stress, neck problems, upper back problems, rib problems, tumors, high blood pressure and on & on. To get a better answer, you should see your doctor. They should take a thorough history, do a thorough physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam (which can find the causes of headaches missed by most other means), maybe lab tests to determine the root cause. ...Read more

7

7
What can I do if I've had headaches for 2 weeks straight?

What can I do if I've had headaches for 2 weeks straight?

See a doctor: Could be a multitude of things, but the only way to get to the bottom of it is to have a full history and physical exam done. Good luck. ...Read more

8

8
Im a 23 yr old female and have been having headache for three weeks straight. I've noticed it more focused on the right side. What should I do?

Im a 23 yr old female and have been having headache for three weeks straight. I've noticed it more focused on the right side. What should I do?

ER: Go see a neurologist. He may order mri, eeg, cat scan plus complete neurological exam. Migraigne, cluster headache, arteriovenous malformations, tumors, can all be associated. Do not wait any longer, see neurologist or go to emergency room asap. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
I've been getting headaches about 2 weeks straight. It's minor and it do not stop me from doing anything but it's definitely irritating. Sharp pain ?

I've been getting headaches about 2 weeks straight. It's minor and it do not stop me from doing anything but it's definitely irritating. Sharp pain ?

There are several: types of headaches and none of them are fun. Some may be dangerous. Please see your doc to get a diagnosis and then you can know what you are dealing w/and learn how to treat it, e.g., stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more

10

10
What tests would be considered for new onset daily headaches on forehead. For two weeks straight.

MRI : New onset headache in a patient over 50 years of age and abrupt onset of a new or different type of severe headache are red flags new daily persistent headache you are referring to is characterized by a relatively abrupt onset of headache (within 3-5 days) that does not remit and is persistent. Mri is necessary to rule out the presence of any brain pathology. It is none remarkable most of the time. ...Read more