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I've had a headache for five days it developed after a climbing trainig, left front, some nausea, no other bodily symptoms, worse standing?

I've had a headache for five days it developed after a climbing trainig, left front, some nausea, no other bodily symptoms, worse standing?

Altitude?: You mention climbing, were you at altitude, say above 6000ft above Sea Level? If so, it could be symptoms of altitude sickness and you should go to a lower altitude immediately. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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What should I do if i've had a headache for 5 days?

What should I do if i've had a headache for 5 days?

See a doctor: A headache persisting for 5 days is fairly unusual - the best advice is to see a doctor for evaluation of headache, as soon as possible, especially fi there is fever, stiff neck or other bodily symptoms. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 5 days straight. I feel pressure at the temporal lobes and top of head. Eyes sometimes burn and neck is stiff. ?

I've had a headache for 5 days straight. I feel pressure at the temporal lobes and top of head. Eyes sometimes burn and neck is stiff. ?

Be seen: Your symptoms can be be due to a number of reasons as benign as migraine but serous causes i.e. meningitis must be ruled out. Please see an ophthalmologist and/or neurologist asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had headache for 5 days straight days, why would it lasy that long?

I've had headache for 5 days straight days, why would it lasy that long?

Many causes: The most common causes of headache at your age are either a migrane or tension headache or sinus infection. ( if you have cold) is it continuous or on and off? Headache lasting that long may be serious and would warrant evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

I've had a headache for about 5 days and its just on my left front to mid section of my head, it feels pressured and at times I get a sharp pain?

Tension headache: Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Take b-complex 100 too. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for at least five days straight. My nipples hurt when i touch them. And i couldn't sleep at night.

I've had a headache for at least five days straight. My nipples hurt when i touch them. And i couldn't sleep at night.

Headaches R comm: See a neurologist for evaluation and work up or at least u pcp and he can address u nipples also. ...Read more

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Hi I've had a headache everyday for about 5 days on the top of my head it's worse as the evening goes on I can't seem to shift it any thoughts on what it could be?

Hi I've had a headache everyday for about 5 days on the top of my head it's worse as the evening goes on I can't seem to shift it any thoughts on what it could be?

Comments: May well be in category of tension cephalgia, or mixed migraine headache, and most likely is benign, but on occasion, ethmoid or sphenoid sinus infections could refer upwards. Might suggest you let your regular doctor know about this, and see if you can gain some help. ...Read more