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Is There Surgery For Persistent Daily Headaches
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
My fren was diagnosed with "cerebral tumour/sinus chronic maxilla", is urgent surgery needed? She has bouts of headaches daily?What is best option?
Yes , the sooner the: Need to know the extent of the mass and get out as much as possible. He will feel better and live longer. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery 10 days ago. I have had daily headaches past 5 days that aren't letting up. Is this normal? What causes it?
Stress, pain.: it could be from anesthesia, reaction to the medication you are taking, including your pain medication, could be constipation which is popular after this kind of surgery.it could be caffeine withdraw if you are not drinking as much as you use to. list is long see your doctor. hold off on the pain medication and take Excedrin for a change and see if that will make your headache go away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have chiari and neurofibromatosis both type 1, with a neurofibroma around c7. My headaches are daily and pretty intense. Is surgery a good option?
If true chiari pain: Typical headache in chiari i patients is occipital pain with coughing, sneezing, lifting, etc.).Have to differentiate between primary headaches such as migraines or tension pain, and headaches due to this typical posterior fossa syndrome.“chiari” headaches may coexist with migraine headaches, complicating treatment.Frequent coexistence of musculoskeletal neck pain.Need good neurologist to sort out. ...Read more
My 15 yr old daughter just diagnosis with chiari 1 (7mm) she has been having daily headaches (bad) for 2 mos. What are the odds she will need surgery?
See neurologist: Individuals with cm1 may complain of neck pain, balance problems, muscle weakness, numbness or other abnormal feelings in the arms or legs, dizziness, vision problems, difficulty swallowing, ringing or buzzing in the ears, hearing loss, vomiting, insomnia, depression, or headache made worse by coughing or straining. Headaches may or may not be related. Should be examined by neurologist. ...Read more
Headaches: Which part of the head is involved—front, sides, back, sinus areas? If back of head & neck hurt, may be due to stress & muscle spasm. Stretching exercises & moist heat for neck & shoulders can help; take breaks to relieve stress. Nsaids/tylenol can help pain. Therapeutic massage can be stress reliever, too. If not improved, see doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Chronic Daily HA: is a primary headache disorder that occurs more frequently than 15 days per month and lasts longer than 4 hours per day. The first steps in the management of CDH are to eliminate the presence of any secondary headache disorder and to diagnose the specific category of CDH involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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