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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've had a headache for three days straight, help?

I've had a headache for three days straight, help?

Consult your doctor: Headache for three days not responding to pain meds needs to be evaluated.It may be due to high blood pressure, migraine, cluster headache or some other medical condition as it can be due to deveral causes and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 3 days straight. The pain is in the right side of my head. Is this serious?

I've had a headache for 3 days straight. The pain is in the right side of my head. Is this serious?

Yes: Any new or changing ha is serious. There may be many causes and some more serious than others. It may be a simple casue, but you may not be trained to know the difference. Depending on age, medical diagnoses, medications, activities and risks, you could have any number of causes. Temporal arteritis, aneurysm, tumor, infection, neuralgia, and more. See a doctor and i would say very soon. ...Read more

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I've had a pounding headache for 3 days straight now, and it gets worse whenever I stand up. What could be causing this?

I've had a pounding headache for 3 days straight now, and it gets worse whenever I stand up. What could be causing this?

Low volume: You proba ly have low blood pressure. When you stand up, gravity pulls your blood down & if you do not have enough volume circulating, one trends to get dizzy and or get headaches. Visit your doctor for a thorough evaluation which includes vitals check. Including orthostatics (measuring blood pressure laying flat, sitting,standing). Starvation can cause that as well. See your doc now. ...Read more

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I've had a bad headache for 3 days straight. I feel dizzy at times, throbbing pain and I get really tired. I have a hard time focusing when it happens?

I've had a bad headache for 3 days straight. I feel dizzy at times, throbbing pain and I get really tired. I have a hard time focusing when it happens?

Possible migraine: Sounds like a migraine headache. Treatment depends upon a good diagnosis by tracking of symptoms on a headache log which I think is the best way to reach that goal. Once we know the type of headache then, treatment becomes much more targeted. I am a headache specialist. If you'd like to have a private consultation. Write me @: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR for virtual appt ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 3 straight days. Yesterday I had a migraine and I took ibuprofen and it helped but I still had a headache. Please help.

I've had a headache for 3 straight days. Yesterday I had a migraine and I took ibuprofen and it helped but I still had a headache. Please help.

Is this unusual?: always qualified... is this unusual for you? migraines tend to have a familiar pattern. head aches have also a familiar plan.. IF what your are experiencing is unusual for you, then seek primary care or other more immediate assessment. ...Read more

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On an only fruits diet for three days straight. The first two days felt great, but today I have a severe headache and trouble concentrating. Continue?

On an only fruits diet for three days straight. The first two days felt great, but today I have a severe headache and trouble concentrating. Continue?

Why?: why are you on this crazy diet? It's mostly sugar, natural sugars, but still sugar. What are you doing about protein? How about something with more fiber? How about some whole grains? Green leafy vegetables? . How about something with some calcium in it? An all fruit diet is not healthy. You are missing way too much vital nutrition. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a ceiling fan last weekend but im just now feeling very painful headaches for three straight days.. could i have a concusion?

I hit my head on a ceiling fan last weekend but im just now feeling very painful headaches for three straight days.. could i have a concusion?

Concussion: Not likely a concussion. Headaches are usually immediate and worse with bending, stooping and exercise. There are too many questions required to determine the type of headache and a physical examination including the head and neck is important to make the diagnosis. Inwould see the medical doctor and seek a referral to a neurologist who specializes in headaches. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing body tremors for three straights days causing me have headaches and my hands have a little shake and i have a dull touch help?

I have been experiencing body tremors for three straights days causing me have headaches and my hands have a little shake and i have a dull touch help?

Physiological Tremor: What are you describing is an exaggerated physiological tremor. With your medical history of blood and lymph cancer, would check with your doctor whether there is a recurrence or you have an infection in your body. ...Read more

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Headaches for three days straight, vomiting for about two weeks on and off, my period was only 2dys (usually is 4/5) bloated and tired. What can it be?

Headaches for three days straight, vomiting for about two weeks on and off, my period was only 2dys (usually is 4/5) bloated and tired. What can it be?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy is a possibility if you have been having unprotected sex and your period was abnormal. Check a pregnancy test to know for sure. You could also have a gastrointestinal problem causing bloating and vomiting. Viral infections often make you tired and can cause headaches. Hope this helps. ...Read more