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I Ve Had A Headache For 2 Days
I've had a headache for two days straight, I've taken headache meds. But they aren't helping, what can I do?
Headaches: If this is the worst headache that you have experienced . Then you may need to see your doctor. Otherwise, most headaches are either tension type headaches or migraine headaches. If they fluctuate with your period then it may be hormonally related. If there are other symptoms like dizziness, visual problems. Weakness, speech issues, then you probably should seek out your doctor. ...Read more
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
I've had a headache for two days straight. Hurts on the sides and front. Also, can't sleep. Any causes?
A multiplicity of: Potential causes. If the pain is so bad it is preventing you from sleeping, and especially if you rarely get headaches, I suggest you have this evaluated right away (meaning in urgent care or an emergency room.) If you have a regular doctor who can see you today I would call and go there right away. This can be a serious problem or it may be something minor, better to err on the side of caution. ...Read more
I've had a headache for two days straight and have taken pain killers but the headache remains, could it be from the weather?
Possibly: Have you reacted to weather in your past? If so — sure! If not, still perhaps if there have been unusual conditions or if you are changing in some way. Don't overuse the pin killers if they aren't working. Try environmental impacts — change heat level, dryness level, drink water, sinus drainage efforts — positional, steam, etc. Neck massage may help. Call doctor if it goes into week. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
MANY POSSIBILITIES: You should have an idea if you could be pregnant. Headaches alone? Doubt it. Missed periods, nausea anything else? When in doubt pregnancy test ...Read more
I'm having these really bad headaches and asprin is not helping what should I do? I've had these headaches for 2 days.It's a throbbing pain. I took tyenol, advil, (ibuprofen) and bc headache powder. The pain is not as bad but never goes away?
Back of my neck on my right side really hurts and I've had a bad headache for 2 days, is this a migraine?
Could be...: Migraine usually have nausea & light sensitivity with them. A cervicogenic headache can occur when the muscles in the back of your neck are tight and pull on the membrane & muscles surrounding your skull. There are other types & causes of headaches that can be concerning too. For a bad headache lasting this long, you should definitely see a doctor. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant dilated to a 1cm and 60 effaced I've had a headache migraine for 2 days now what can it be?
See a doc. : Several things but it could be serious. Call your OB immediately. ...Read more
im 39 weeks pregnant dilated to a 1cm and 60 effaced, with contractions I've had a headache/migraine for 2 days now what can it be?
I've had headache for 2 days with neck pain. Worse when I sleep or lie down.Also, worse when I move my eyes. No fever and had slight chills yesterday.
I've had a headache for about 2 days now and all of a sudden yesterday I could taste blood in my mouth and throat is there a reason why?!
Headache: It is important that you see a doctor or a dentist depending on where the blood is coming for. This needs to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Just noticed a sm bump on scalp with a bald patch. Area is tender. Spot is purplish & doc thinks it's a mole. Derm appt in 3+ wks. I've had headache for 2+ days. I also hit head hard there 4 months ago.
Headaches: As physicians, we try to put all the symptoms and aspects of the history to come together to diagnose a one single condition. However, it is possible that in your case, you are dealing with three different unrelated problems. I am glad you have the appointment scheduled to check the scalp. That is a start. ...Read more
Started taking fluoxetine 7 days ago and I've had some nasty headaches for 2 days now will they go away mainly at night before sleeping then occur?
I need to go to urgent care because I've had a really awful headache for two days. What 2 say 2 get point across that I'm in a lot of pain? Worried
I've had constant headaches for the past two days and each day I've woken up with a burst blood vessel in the same eye. Is this normal?
I've had a headache for the past 2 days. It started of as a small headache yesterday morning, but by 5pm, it got the worse and I threw up plus my body was cold. I felt better today but I've had a mild headache all day. Should I go to the er for this?
Depends: If your headache does not go away with tylenol (acetaminophen) (no ibuprofen if you have nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or don't eat with it), consider going to an UC or seeing your doc. If the headache is severe and you have never had one like it before, go to the ER by all means, or if you have numbness, tingling, weakness, or other abnormal symptoms. It may just be a virus and tylenol (acetaminophen) will help. ...Read more
im 39 weeks pregnant dilated to a 1cm and 60 effaced I've had a headache slight fizzy for 2 days now what can it be?
im 39 weeks pregnant dilated to a 1cm and 60 effaced I've had a headache, slight dizziness for 2 days now what can it be?
I've had a very painful headache for 2 days located behind my left eye and temple. Other symptoms are nausea and some dizziness. What should I do?
I've had low BP and headaches for 2 days, my normal BP is around 104/80. Yesterday it was 88/54 and today 88/46 with a bad headache what is it?
I've had an excruciating headache for the past two days. Pain started with a stiff neck only and now includes a very BAD headache. What could be wrong?
Can coughing really hard cause a brain aneurysm or other serious problem? I've had a headache since I coughed hard 2 days ago. Tylenol (acetaminophen) isn't helping.
It cannot: Coughing hard cannot cause a brain aneurysm. Headache from aneurysmal rupture will be the worst headache of your life. Violent coughing can cause arterial dissection of the carotid or vertebral arteries that can cause headache or neck pain. If you have a primary care physician, get checked up because you need to be worked up and on medications such as blood thinners if you have this. ...Read more
I've had a bad headache for the past 2 days now & nothing seems to help it what are some reasons I could be getting these?
I had mono about three weeks ago for about 3 days. My only symptom was a mild sore throat .3 weeks later I've had a minor headache for the past 2 days?
I've had a headache all summer and it recently got worst I had two days of extreme throbbing headache which subsided and followed by head pressure?
What's your question: Severe headaches require a medical evaluation. See your doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more