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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 worst headache ever stiff neck joint pain ribcage pain weakness feel like I have fever but I don't and sneezing?

I have worst headache ever stiff neck joint pain ribcage pain weakness feel like I have fever but I don't and sneezing?

Sounds worrisome: severe headache, neck stiffness, feverish feeling, pain in chest area could be something serious. I'm thinking possible meningitis. If you have a sore throat, or feel quite ill with this, go to SEE a physician. ...Read more

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Woke up with the worst headache ever. What can I take for this?

Woke up with the worst headache ever. What can I take for this?

URGENT ER EVAL: WORST HEADACHE EVER DEMANDS URGENT EVALUATION. EXAM/ LABS /CT/MRI/MRA . YOU NEED TO BE EVALUATED FOR ANEURYSM /AVM//STROKE. URGENT ER EVALUATION ...Read more

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Why do I have the worst headache behind my eyes and forehead? Feels as though someone is pushing the inside of my head

Why do I have the worst headache behind my eyes and forehead? 
Feels as though someone is pushing the inside of my head

It's your sinuses : located there that can give you a sinus headache. Take your sinus medicine. or OTC recommended by your doctor that may include an antihistamine with decongestant to get immediate relief. But don't take it more than 3 days or you'll have rebound congestion, making your headache worse. Use a humidifier, stay away from sweets & dairy until it clears up to reduce congestion.See your doctor soon too. ...Read more

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Last nite i woke up with the worst headache ever my eye lids and forehead were very warm to touch but temp was normal main pain in eyes & parental lob?

Last nite i woke up with the worst headache ever my eye lids and forehead were very warm to touch but temp was normal main pain in eyes & parental lob?

See a doctor.: If the condition still persists, see a primary care dorctor or er. The worst headache of your life needs evaluation. Many possibilities to what it could be. Cellulitis (infection of the skin and tissues underneath. Possibly allergies, orbital inflamatory psuedotumor, ect. ...Read more

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I believe i had a brain aneurysm pop in the back of my head 2 yrs ago as i had the worst headache ever. I took 3 Advil (ibuprofen) and it stopped. Am i ok now?

I believe i had a brain aneurysm pop in the back of my head 2 yrs ago as i had the worst headache ever.  I took 3 Advil (ibuprofen) and it stopped. Am i ok now?

Unclear if: You really had an aneurysm period, as a subarachnoid hemorrhage due to aneurysm rupture is a serious event, not responding to advil (ibuprofen). However, if you remain concerned, you could have your doctor order an mra of the circle of willis to visualize potential issues. You likely are going to be fine. ...Read more

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What would cause headaches to be worst at night?

What would cause headaches to be worst at night?

Pseudo tumor : will produce positional headaches ( with reclining ) This can also occur with raised intracranial pressure due to mass lesions. Sinus headaches and headaches in the setting of HTB can also worsen with reclining ...Read more

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I have the worst headaches and nothing relives them?

I have the worst headaches and nothing relives them?

See a doctor: A horrible headache that is not relieved by anything is a good enough reason to see a doctor as soon as possible especially if this is not a chronic condition but a new problem. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice!! I'm having the worst headaches of my life!?

Can you give me advice!! I'm having the worst headaches of my life!?

Worst headache: The worst headache of your life warrants emergency room evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Can someone help me out with these strange headaches? Worst in my life

Can someone help me out with these strange headaches? Worst in my life

Need more info: It is difficult to answer the request without more specifics. Please resubmit your question and give details about your headaches. ...Read more

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Headache is worst ever and too scared to tell my boss. Should I take any tablets?

Headache is worst ever and too scared to tell my boss. Should I take any tablets?

Go to the ER: The description "worst headache ever" often goes with a subarachnoid bleed, which is potentially fatal. This requires going to the er right now to rule this out with a ct scan. Just tell your boss you need to go to the er and go! ...Read more

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Since 8.12.14 ive been getting headaches that no med or amount seems to help. Dr.s don't know. I wake up with them being the worst. Suggestions?

Since 8.12.14 ive been getting headaches that no med or amount seems to help. Dr.s don't know. I wake up with them being the worst. Suggestions?

Imaging: Hi, has any kind of brain imaging like CT scan or MRI has been done? Do you have any other symptoms with ur headache, like change in ur vision, nausea/vomiting, vertigo/dizziness, fever, neck stiffness? Has anyone looked at back of your eyes and the optic nerve? ...Read more

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I often have chronic headaches. Why would my recent headaches be worst overnight and when i wake up in the morning?

I often have chronic headaches. Why would my recent headaches be worst overnight and when i wake up in the morning?

See neurologist: Chronic headaches almost always have non serious causes and are treatable , but you must see a specialist to exclude unusual or serious causes. ...Read more

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