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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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Can metformin cause headaches?

Can metformin cause headaches?

Yes: Metformin can cause headaches but it is not a very common symptom. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness  and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual. It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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Began nov 20th: headache fatigue. 21st nausea vomiting headache dizziness body aches and hallucination last night. Today nausea headache and diarrhea.?

Began nov 20th: headache fatigue. 21st nausea vomiting headache dizziness body aches and hallucination last night. Today nausea headache and diarrhea.?

May be an infection: You should call your doctor right away or consider going to the er or urgent care. You may have a viral syndrome or viral meningitis which is a viral infection which can cause these symptoms and much less likely a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating, temp is 87.6,shaky, brain fog, stomach pain,fatigue,can't sleep, extreme sweating, take Januvia (sitagliptin) for diabetes.

Excessive sweating, temp is 87.6,shaky, brain fog, stomach pain,fatigue,can't sleep, extreme sweating, take Januvia (sitagliptin) for diabetes.

Go to the ED...: If your temperature is actually 87.6 only that is a good reason to go to the ED. Not to mention associated with the other symptoms you are describing, history of diabetes and in the age group you belong to. Please do not delay getting evaluated. You need to be seen ASAP. ...Read more

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Important, need medical guesses Symptoms - nausea, cramps, lower and middle back pains, dizziness, memory loss, migraines, loss of appetite& headaches?

Important, need medical guesses
Symptoms - nausea, cramps, lower and middle back pains, dizziness, memory loss, migraines, loss of appetite& headaches?

Concern: you very likely have a combination of migraine related headaches affecting your memory as well as an irritated esophagus and stomach region giving you the other symptoms. Please see your health care provider to get treatment for your headaches and your stomach problems. ...Read more

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Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Yes: It's not common, but it happens, and it's probably not a good medicine for you. Most people have no problems with it, but some are very sensitive, and have spikes in blood pressure or other severe symptoms, and they shouldn't take it without discuss first with their doctor. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, migraines, vertigo, & blurred vision almost everyday. What's causing this?

I'm experiencing dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, migraines, vertigo, & blurred vision almost everyday. What's causing this?

Migraines: The migraines themselves could be causing these symptoms. See your neurologist to discuss treatment options if what you are using now is ineffective. ...Read more

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Does diabtics cause numbness, dizziness, one side headach.?

Numb yes, headach no: Diabetes can cause numbness by nerve damage but not headaches or dizziness. Migraines however can also be associated with dizziness. ...Read more

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Prescribed atorvastatin, clopidogrel, ramipril, after suspected tia, havve headaches, blurred vision, feel vague, bloated, cant lose weight. ???


Prescribed atorvastatin, clopidogrel, ramipril, after suspected tia, havve headaches, blurred vision, feel vague, bloated, cant lose weight. ???

Complicated: You may well be having adverse reactions to one or more medications, and best to contact your doctor and discuss potential of revising some of this. Yet, clearly you likely need the type of medication prescribed to prevent potential future stroke. ...Read more

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I'm taking lovenox and have terrible migraine. Tylenol not helping headache. What stronger headache med ok to take with lovenox?

I'm taking lovenox and have terrible migraine.  Tylenol not helping headache. What stronger headache med ok to take with lovenox?

Be careful : Good that you asked, lovenox is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) and any any drug in this category would interact with other medicines, unfortunately, most severe headache medicines would contain aspirin or NSAIDs, both can interact with blood thinners and increase the risk of bleeding. You can try acetaminphen and caffeine preparations, as plain Excedrin, read the labels carefully, good luck ...Read more

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Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Clarithromycin: can give a metallic taste in the mouth and GI symptoms but not the combination you are describing. Call your doctor and see what they advise you to do. Do not stop antibiotic without first checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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Migraine headache over then next day right side headache?

Migraine headache over then next day right side headache?

Question?: Are you wanting to know about pain relief? Try paracetamol or/and ibuprofen. Try resting in a quite dark place, sleep can help. ...Read more

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Sinus headache or migraine? nausea too.

Sinus headache or migraine? nausea too.

Migraine: I hear it all the time: "I got sinus, doc." They're wrong. That's a myth perpetrated back in the decades of "postnasal drip" i.e. the 50s & 60s by the advertisers of Dristan. 99% of all "sinus" headaches - aren't. They're mostly migraines. If you have radiological proof of sinusitis and your pain goes away if it's treated, then you're entitled to the diagnosis of sinus headaches. Otherwise, not. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Metformin (Definition)

That reduces liver production of glucose- other benefits: can't cause low blood sugar when used alone, likely cariovascular benefit, may reduce complications of diabetes, may reduce cancer risk ...Read more


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Glucophage (Definition)

Glucophage is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more