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Medicine Take Headache
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
See MD: Serious headaches that are not tamed by OTC meds etc are no laughing matter and I would seek help form my local hospital or MD. No worries ...Read more
Headache and: massage. I think your question is if it ok to treat your headaches w/massage. It is very important that you see your doctor to rule out any underlying conditions. After that, what you are doing sounds reasonable. Your doc may have some additional help also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Headache medicine: For simple treatment of headaches, many people recommend combination medications like excedrin which has aspirin, Acetaminophen (tylenol) and caffeine. If you are using prescription medications, sometimes it is ok to use two medications if one does not work initially but depends on specifics of what has been prescribed. Preventing headaches better. ...Read more
Is it advisable to take medicine for every small pain like headache etc if mild or is it suggestible to fight with it?
Pain is our body's: Way of letting us know something is wrong. Minor pains that subside and don't recur are easy to simply rest and ignore till they recede. If however, they are recurring you may want to talk to a doctor. Since everyone's sense of pain and pain threshold is different, don't be a martyr and take care of yourself by finding out what is wrong. ...Read more
You r telling me that a drug that takes weeks maybe months to start woking is good for headaches?
Yes: Some meds take weeks to have an effect. If you don't like this option, talk to your doctor about trying another faster acting medicine. ...Read more
I have really bad headaches all the time and no matter what medicines I take it doesn't go away. What should I do?
Unremitting headache: Most headaches easily go away with some rest or otc analgesics. Headaches which dont, or which persist and are very frequent warrant evaluation by your primary care doctor or a neurologist. Depending on the nature of the headache there should be a way to manage it. Sometimes a clinical and health psychologist can help monitor triggers and assist with muscle relaxation and other techniques. ...Read more
I have been suffering from headache for the past three days, what is the reason for it and what kind of drugs should I take?
Not so simple: Perhaps, you possess an infection, such as a head cold, or urinary tract problem, but might conceivably be a migraine attack, TMJ dysfunction, sinusitis, a secondary ha from neck problems, or even due to nearby nerve compression. Otc drugs such as aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) might help, but the better question is whether the headache is the start of a future problem. Maybe contact your doctor if continues. ...Read more
Migraine: There are two kinds of therapies: abortive- design to alleviate the pain during am attack and preventive- designed to reduce frequency and intensity of migraine. Migraine is usually triggered by either diet, poor sleep, stress or certain medications. Check with your doctor to find our whatever be your best medication as it may vary for person to person based on their history. ...Read more
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Could be migraine?: Headache associated with nausea may be migraine. Talk with your doctor about this, as there are specific medications that can help. Migraines frequently occur on one side of the head. They are commonly associated with sensitivity to light and sound. But very severe symptoms should prompt an ER visit, especially if you have numbness, weakness, or difficulty with speech or vision. LGromkoMD ...Read more
I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant?
I don't take medicines, not even over-the-counter stuff. Any idea for "home remedies" for a headache?
I'm having an headache certainly bcoz of exposure to cold breeze. What medicine should I take? Is paracetamol suitable?
Yes: It should help. Make sure you take it according to the package directions. Good luck. ...Read more
My head hurts on both sides. What kind of headache is this and what can I take for it? Had it since on SSRI medicine.
Kinds of headaches: A long-lasting headache on both sides could be a tension headache. This is the most common kind. A headache like this may also be a side effect of an SSRI medicine, although it is not the most common side effect. Recommend you take this up with the provider who prescribed this for you. ...Read more
I am having a bad headache since last 7 days. What can I do to avoid it? Don't want to take painkillers, any other tests or medicines I can take
When is it best to take alternative medicine: before or after I drink coffee to avoid a headache?
Caffeine and headach: If caffeinated beverages give you a headache, it is altogether best to avoid caffeine. In general caffeine, when used sparingly can halt a vascular headache. Not true for all people. There is not really a specific antidote to the impact of caffeine but adequate magnesium, and other mitochondrial support can help by nutraceutical dosing. ...Read more
I'm sick for four days now my stocmach hurt & dizzy what medicine I should take and also my headache don't go away.
If your symptoms are still present and have not resolved you should see your doctor. Your symptoms could be consistent with a stomach flu, dehydration, viral illness, etc. It is difficult to tell you what to take for your stomach pain without a more detailed description. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe for your headance since advil may upset your stomach.
Please see your doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more
When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?
Probably not.: Based on studies, the most common nonsteroidal antiinflamatory agents (nsaids) side effects include: nausea; abdominal pain (stomach pain); heartburn; dizziness; an unexplained rash; constipation; diarrhea; gas; vomiting. Side effects of nsaids that require immediate medical attention, include chest pain, shortness of breath, or weakness on one part of your body (possible stroke or heart attack). ...Read more
I took tylenol at about 12p for a headache it is now 2am. Can I take medicine for a cold (the bottle says not to take with acetaminophen products?
I couldn't sleep last night and now have a headache is there any over-the-counter medicines I could take that won't make me sleepy or home remedies?
I have a painful headache in my eyes. I have a problem in the sinius. Does there any medecine can I take regularly for sinius?
Sinus Disease, Maybe: Sinus disease is possible, but your physician will consider primary as well as secondary causes. Primary causes are more common. ...Read more
I am post men. An lots of terrible symptoms. Cant take HRT or drugs for anxiety. Balance trouble, headache, back stiffness, help?
It's been awhile: I've noticed your questions for awhile now and I see how difficult it's been for you. Since you can't take the usual meds, I'm really urging you to have a good psych eval and follow up w/ the right talk therapy to learn skills for managing for health and emotional challenges. An eval will point to the best plan for you. Hope it works out well! ...Read more
I've been having headache for days. I also take medicine as im an epileptic and often sleep alot. I'm also facing depression, if you could help?
See your doctor: You have much to deal with but don't despair! Start by seeing your doctor and explaining what is worrying you. Each problem can be handled by working out a plan with your doctor. He/she may refer you to a neurologist and psychiatrist for further management. ...Read more
I have been having a lot of trouble breathing. I take medicine for anxiety. I have had headache for 3days and I don't know if im having anxiety att.?
Is it safe to take an aspirin for headaches if I take daily perphenazine (trilafon) antiphycotic medicine?
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I have the worst headache and nauseous I know your not supposed to take certain medicine what can I take for this headache?
M south Indian. Everytime I take 2 glasses of beer, next day I will have severe headache. Ocd medicines and beer a good combination for having headache?
Recommend against: Mixing Anafranil (clomipramine) with alcohol. Per Drugs. Com interaction checker mixing these may lead to 'uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures. Http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1034-14582, 702-355 ...Read more