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I have middle headache problem I take pain relief but after some days the problem same. It could be dangres to me?
Headache vs danger: There are so many causes of benign headaches that you shouldn't worry about any dangerous causes for the same. Stress, physical and mental, lack of sleep, low blood sugaR, high BP, are just some common ones. Sinus headaches, allergies and migraine etc are also frequent causes. Take some OTC pain relief, rest, relax, catch up on good sleep, check BP and then go see your doctor as needed. ...Read more
15 weeks pregnant with Nausea (no vomit), Diarrhoea (with mucus), Belly Pain (across middle), Headaches, Swelling Fingers. Help?
Wife been having from and middle lobe headaches for 2 months nothing works, on difference medication form aspril to brufen to sinus please advise?
Time for consult: I would recommend seeing a neurologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Wake up sometimes in middle of night with headache, check BP and it is llw 100-105 / 55-65, take ramipril for hign bp, iis this concerning?
Up from lying down, had aura (flashes, geometric patterns spread from middle) covering vision, mild headache and balance issue. Last few secs. Concern?
If this happens: Repeatedly then, YES, it's a concern. If, on the other hand, it happens only once or twice, it's not much of a concern. A "head rush" can happen when standing upright from a sitting or crouching position if the heart & blood vessels haven't had a chance to accommodate to the change in posture. Dehydration, overheating & certain other conditions can contribute to head rushes. ...Read more
I am having neck pain in the middle everyday followed by headache. I work while siting and using a computer?
See details: This isna neck strain common in individual who spend all day on a computer. Make sure the screen in ar your eye level and directly in front of you. If all else fails try wearing a soft cervical coloar at work. ...Read more
I have a pain on the right side of my back, like under my ribs. It feels like a stitch. It moves to my lower middle back. Also get headaches everyday?
Fibromyalgia?: 25y fem. W. R upper & mid-lower back pain + daily headaches. This muscle spasm pattern can occur as painful pelvic ligament laxity begets functional scoliosis which begets asymmetric shoulders which beget chronic head tilt which begets superior trapezius spasm & muscle tension headaches; all causal of widespread pain characteristic of fibromyalgia. See a D.O. & masseuse; yoga if D.O. concurs. ...Read more
For 3 weeks, I have sharp pains both sides of my middle abdomen, constant light headaches and lightheadedness. Blood tests "normal", what tests remain?
Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic and a physician will have to evaluate you by taking a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. Perhaps a referral will then be made to certain specialists like a gastroenterologist and neurologist as well. ...Read more
My 45 yr husband is waking up at least once a week in middle of night w/headaches that are dull-ache towards back of head. Cause for alarm?
Headache in middle of forehead usually between eyebrows. Start when thinking deeply or stress. Last upto 2. 3 days. Also ammenorhea from 3 months?
Past 3 days I have abt 5 very loose BM a day, sometimes bloody (red), random waves of nausea, headaches in middle of night, & night sweats. Any ideas?
Red BM: Could be blood in stool and needs evaluation asap. What is your smoking history, weight? Consult with us to help solve this issue. Night sweats are not normal and could signal something more serious. ...Read more
What causes on and off spotting for 8 days. Now 1 and 2 days past ovulation fever of 101.3. Headache and middle back pain on right side only?
Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit for headache. ...Read more
Been having cervical spine manual therapy from a PT for 4 months and have just read that it could cause a stroke. Very concerned because I had a bad headache in middle of night the day of treatment.
I have really bad headaches fatigue middle left back pain and unexplained weight loss. I went from 122 to 114 very quickly. What are these symptoms?
Please see your primary care doctor for a complete blood test and possible brain scan.
I suggest you keep a Calorie diary, make sure you eat 1500-2000 Kcal a day, keep a diary of food you are eating and provide that to your doctor for confirmation.
You could have hyperthyroidism (thyroid hyper function) vs Anxiety disorder. ...Read more
Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?
Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few. This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more
Sore breasts, nauseous, slight cramp lower abdomen middle to left, slight headaches, tired all the time, had unprotected sex. Am I pregnant?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Pain inside skull: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be examined. ...Read more
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more
Try some tylenol (acetaminophen): How bad is your headache? If it's mild to moderate, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help. If it is the worst headache you have had in your life, you should go to the emergency room. If it's bad but not the worst, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more
Many many reasons: See photo for some reasons. Most common are benign. Reasons can be illnesses that affect your body to local diseases such as sinus, or teeth. Most are not serious. I suggest a consult with a physician. ...Read more
Too broad: A question for this format, Florence, I am sorry. I would suggest that you schedule a consult with me or another provider to try to determine the type and cause of your headaches and help you to learn to deal with them. Good news is, most are manageable! ...Read more
It depends on type: This depends on what type of headache as there are many types of headaches. The most common thing that people use are over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). However, if it is a migraine headache it may require prescription meds. If related to muscle tension a massage can help. Acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, chiropractic treatment, stress reduction and sleep can help too. ...Read more
Several options: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor! ...Read more