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I have random migraines with nasea. How can I feel better when this happens?

I have random migraines with nasea. How can I feel better when this happens?

Triptanes: Medications called triptanes (eg imitrex) work good in case of occasional migranes. They need to be taken just when you started feeling the attack is coming. Otherwise, they may not work very well. Ask your physician detailed instructions. Also it is absolutely necessary to have the diagnosis of migraine established. These drugs will not work for other headaches. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more


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I took an Advil Cold & Sinus about an hour and a half ago yet I still have a terrible migraine/headache. What can I do to feel better?

I took an Advil Cold & Sinus about an hour and a half ago yet I still have a terrible migraine/headache. What can I do to feel better?

See MD : You need a full history and physical exam. Including a neurological exam. If bleeding and neurological signs are excluded , status migrainosus can be safely and effectively treated with intramuscular toradol and phenergan in most cases. Rizatriptan a slower but good treatment option if no allergy. Go to urgent care for a workup. ...Read more

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I get random extreme sharp headaches, mostly the top/temple part. it concerns me as it's always in the same spot..could these be migraine headaches?

I get random extreme sharp headaches, mostly the top/temple part. it concerns me as it's always in the same spot..could these be migraine headaches?

Migraine: Migraine headaches are common at your age and can exhibit pain over the head and behind the ears. The exact cause is not known. For starters, you could try some self care strategies like warm compresses, massages, hot showers, relaxation, green tea. Talk to your pcp or a neurologist right away because they are possible due to some illnesses too. ...Read more

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I'm at the end of a migraine. I usually feel better at night then horrible in the morning. Any suggestions to knock it out? Other than Advil (ibuprofen).

I'm at the end of a migraine. I usually feel better at night then horrible in the morning. Any suggestions to knock it out? Other than Advil (ibuprofen).

Postdrome: After the migraine symptoms subside, many patients feel exhausted, confused or fatigued. The postdrome symptoms are generally easier to manage than the other migraine stages. The headache is described as a dull, diffuse, annoying headache that may persist for one to two days, but is not disabling. Aspirin or ibuprofen is often used. ...Read more

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Random white flashy circles in peripheral both sides. Full vision good in peripheral and front. Ocular migraine or beginning of retina tear? Worried

Random white flashy circles in peripheral both sides. Full vision good in peripheral and front. Ocular migraine or beginning of retina tear? Worried

Migraine: You are having symptoms in both eyes. Retinal detachment can start with such symptoms but is extraordinarily rare in both eyes except after severe eye trauma. Your symptoms are much more likely that of ocular (or occipital ) migraine. If you are worried to the point of distraction or sleep loss, then check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My vision randomly got blurry and flashy in the corners of my eye. It feels worse in my left eye than right. Is it just a migraine? There is no pain

My vision randomly got blurry and flashy in the corners of my eye. It feels worse in my left eye than right. Is it just a migraine?  There is no pain

Unknown: It is hard to know if this is a migraine or not. Although this symptom can be an aura, or warning for a migraine, it would be easier to conclude this if other migraine symptoms followed, like throbbing headache pain, nausea, or sensitivity to light. It is a good idea to ask a provider to perform an eye exam in this case. Good luck! ...Read more

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Flashing dots of light, cold tingling in random body parts, ringing in ears. Like migraine aura but has gone off and on for days w/o headache. Cause?

Flashing dots of light, cold tingling in random body parts, ringing in ears. Like migraine aura but has gone off and on for days w/o headache. Cause?

See your physician: These symptoms may represent sinus issues, anxiety, a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition, etc. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000647.htm ...Read more

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I have a migraine and aura gone for over half hour. Random numbness on tip of tongue and pressure on fronts of teeth that lasted a few mins? Normal?

I have a migraine and aura gone for over half hour. Random numbness on tip of tongue and pressure on fronts of teeth that lasted a few mins?  Normal?

Probably: With a history of migraines, this is likely a complex migraine that can have various symptoms such as the ones you described. Reassuringly, you have already had MRI with contrast. I would treat as a migraine but if you experience these migraines frequently during the month, please speak to you primary care provider for preventative medication. ...Read more

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I have had a horrible migraine, upset stomach, and direah for 4 days now and no OTC meds are making it stop. What should I try to make me feel better?

I have had a horrible migraine, upset stomach, and direah for 4 days now and no OTC meds are making it stop. What should I try to make me feel better?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Was this tia? 7 mos pregnant and get random migraine auras & no pain. Was sitting & briefly one eye went out of focus and lost side vision. Lasted 10 secs

Was this tia? 7 mos pregnant and get random migraine auras & no pain. Was sitting & briefly one eye went out of focus and lost side vision. Lasted 10 secs

Ocular migraine: Fairly classic migraine event without pain. This is referred to as non-cephalgic migraine and is associated with spasm of the blood vessels to the eye and ocular region of the brain. Very common in pregnancy. Safe to use Aspirin at onset, but so brief probably not necessary. Talk with your OB to be sure no other cause is present and that Aspirin would be safe. ...Read more

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Added 10 mg nortriptyline (nummular headache) to 50 mg trazodone (insomnia) with 60 mg cymbalta (duloxetine) (migraine). Felt dizzy, drugged & weak so stopped trazodone. Feel better, but can't sleep. What to do?

Added 10 mg nortriptyline (nummular headache) to 50 mg trazodone (insomnia) with 60 mg cymbalta (duloxetine) (migraine). Felt dizzy, drugged & weak so stopped trazodone. Feel better, but can't sleep. What to do?

Insomnia: A poor sleep technic perhaps. Insomnia can occur when the environment where you sleep does not facilitate this important process. Make sure you have no distractions in the room like a tv, laptop. Ipad, smart phones, books, etc. . If still having problems may consider evaluation for restless leg syndrome or depression. Exercise during the day, not at night. Tell your physician about side effects. ...Read more

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Yesterday: vomiting, stomach pains, fever, migraine, random muscle aches. Today: trouble taking deep breaths, still muscle aches. Should i be worried?

Yesterday: vomiting, stomach pains, fever, migraine,  random muscle aches.
Today: trouble taking deep breaths, still muscle aches. Should i be worried?

Flu symptoms: Looks like flu ( viral). Drink plenty of fluids, make sure you are well hydrated. Measure your fever. Go visit your doctor if fever more than 102 or if sum not better in 3-4 days. ...Read more

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I'm having random migraine headaches with facial twitching. CT normal. Eye doc found optic nerve swelling and recommended MRI. Should I have the MRI?

I'm having random migraine headaches with facial twitching. CT normal. Eye doc found optic nerve swelling and recommended MRI. Should I have the MRI?

You bet you should!!: Your facial twitching could be facial myokymia, or hemifacial spasm, and needs imaging. If you have optic neuritis, you likely have an inflammatory neurological disorder. Multiple sclerosis may be answer, and if so, you could start effective and successful treatment which could bring this under control. Hey, it's your choice! ...Read more

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How can I stop my migraine before it happens?

How can I stop my migraine before it happens?

Migraine: Avoid great fatigue, bright lights, alcohol, smoking and try to evaluate your environment for other trigers to avoid. ...Read more

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I had my first hemipeligic migraine a few months ago (pretty sure). Only has happened once so far. Are these known to reoccur in the future? Advice?

Sporadic or Familial: According to international headache society both begin in childhood and usually cease at adulthood. Hemiplegia could be part of the aura and last. ...Read more

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What happens in an ophthalmoplegic migraine?

What happens in an ophthalmoplegic migraine?

Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read more

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