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Could latex balloons cause me to get headaches and get sick?

Could latex balloons cause me to get headaches and get sick?

Possibly: Some people are have allergic reactions to latex, getting allergy symptoms of rash, breathing difficulty, itchiness, headaches, fatigue, etc. Additionally, some people are sensitive to the powder found on latex products. Reactions to the powder can be similar to the reaction to the latex. Seek the help of your family doctor or allergist for possible testing. ...Read more

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Latex (Definition)

1. The colorless or milky sap of certain plants, such as the poinsettia or milkweed, that coagulates on exposure to air. 2. An emulsion of rubber or plastic globules in water, used in paints, adhesives, and various synthetic rubber products. ...Read more


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I had a balloon test occlusion done wihout conscious sedation. Should I still have a bad headache. I had it done 2 days ago?

I had a balloon test occlusion done wihout conscious sedation. Should I still have a bad headache. I had it done 2 days ago?

Depends: It really depends on why you had the balloon occlusion test and if you had these headaches before the test. The test is diagnostic, not therapeutic (doesn't treat the cause of the headache). If this is a new headache or the severity of the headache is great, then definitely let your neurosurgeon / neurologist know. ...Read more

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Hi, I've sucked 5 helium balloons and now I'm coughing and it hurts my throat I also hav a mild headache and a pain in my lower abdominal ?

Hi, I've sucked 5 helium balloons and now I'm coughing and it hurts my throat  I also hav a mild headache and a pain in my lower abdominal ?

Then stop: Inhaling helium displaces oxygen in your lungs and can cause a relative lack of oxygen to your brain (possibly causing the headache). I also assume you weren't sucking down "medical grade" helium and there may have been some contaminants in the helium balloons giving you a pneumonitis and brochospasm. If it continues then get medical attention ASAP. ...Read more

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Tired and stiff body week old headaches and sick feeling what could be the cause?

Tired and stiff body week old headaches and sick feeling what could be the cause?

NO idea: You could have a viral illness or could have something serious. Have you started a new medicine? Are you taking a cholesterol medicine as this could be one cause. See your doctor and try to piece together the cause with his / her help. ...Read more

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What is a headache. Wat causes them. Why do they make u feel sick?

What is a headache. Wat causes them. Why do they make u feel sick?

What is a headache: Headaches are caused by a process of inflammation of brain structures. The area initiating headaches is in the brain stem. When stimulated, it releases inflammatory neurotransmitters. An adjacent structure is the center for nausea and vomiting which is inflamed by the transmitters released, triggering your feeling of being sick. ...Read more

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Can ovulation cause headaches amd feeling sick?

Can ovulation cause headaches amd feeling sick?

Yes: It definitely can, but many other things can too. If you have these problems consistently around ovulation it's very likely the ovulation is causing it. ...Read more

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I get headaches more than 2x a week, when I get a migraine and it hurts to the point I get sick. What can cause this?

I get headaches more than 2x a week, when I get a migraine and it hurts to the point I get sick. What can cause this?

Migraine symptoms: The medical definition of migraine is a headache that occurs periodically lasting 4-72 hours and that is associated with at least 2 of the following features, one side of the head is worse, pulsating quality, moderate to severe 5-10/10 pain, nausea and/or vomiting, sensitivity to light, sound, movement, and aggravated by even simple activity. Vomiting is common. Migraine is treatable. See Dr ASAP. ...Read more

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I have been feeling sick lately, usually evening/night time, been off my food and having headaches. Can stress cause this?

I have been feeling sick lately, usually evening/night time, been off my food and having headaches. Can stress cause this?

Theses symptoms may: Be caused by stress. However, it would be important to rule out medical causes before implicating stress. Please see your physician for this.One thing that you can do to self-calm or reduce anxiety is deep breathing. Breath in slowly & deeply through nostrils. Fill you lungs with air & hold for a five count. Slowly exhale through open mouth. Don't focus on problems. Think only about your >>. ...Read more

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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