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Migraine Causing Severe Chapped Lips
Can severe neck/shoulder/posture problems and pain cause facial/head neuralgia, vision disturbances and dizziness? Docs said migraine but it's been 3 weeks now?
Yes it can: By causing pressure points on certain areas of the nerves that supply neck and face that leads to shooting pain in those areas. ...Read more
When I sit up, get electric-like head tingling, head pressure, dizzy, air-flow noise, sharp pains in head then severe migraine. What could cause that?
R/O MIGRAINE: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES can have a PRODROME beforehand. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. 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
Severe migraine for one month can it cause chest pain lower back pain & nausea I am also dizzy & I see flashing lights dry mouth?
Call 911!: Call 911 (or have someone drive you to your pcp, the hospital or a 24/7 medical facility) and have this checked out immediately. While it could be a combination of several different and non life threatening problems, chest pain alone warrants immediate attention! It's always better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more
Lips have been numb and tingling for two days. I had a migraine and thought it might be related, but now the headache is gone. Other causes?
Have SLE lately I've been able to taste perfume. It makes my tongue and lips tingle. I get very nauseous and migraine. Is lupus possible cause?
Recommend: You have blood test to determine disease activity and neurological work up to make sure lupus not affecting the brain! ...Read more
GP said if each time I had a Migraine Aura for example if it were to be caused by dislodged small emboli cause migraine aura zig zag pattern, or just numb left hand alone each time and lip How can emboli travel same place everytime. Chemical cause?
Emboli: The distribution of where an embolus can go depends on the location of the source of the embolus, so multiple emboli usually go to multiple different places. The neurologic symptoms of an embolus are called "TIA" transient ischemic attack. Migraine aura are often repeated in the same location, but they're not caused by an embolus. ...Read more
I was given a coctail of toritol benedryl and something else for severe migraine in er along with 3 prednisone. I was prescribed roboxin 500mg 3x a day 2 pills at a time. After I urinate my lips feel numb or tingly. What is going on??
Too many drugs: With so many new drugs it is hard to tell which or which combination may or may not be causing your symptoms. I can't link the urination to the lip sensation either. It is best that you consult a neurologist specialized in migraine. Have you tried triptan type of drugs yet for migraine? ...Read more
36 Weeks pregnant, 1st pregnancy. Sugar levels dropped/panic attack/migraine?? Blurred/spotty vision, followed by severe headache, and then pins & needles in l/hand and lips & mouth. Got BP check, was normal. No history with BP, but panic attacks.
Talk to your OB MD: You need to talk to your treating OB MD and explain your concerns who may examine you and determine what testing or referrals are needed. ...Read more
No a physical one:
Migraines have many causes. If you have them frequently you might want to try medications.
Some find relief with coffee or other caffeinated beverages as caffeine is a vasoconstriction. Many migraine medication have Caffeine in them too. Some meds don't but work by other methods. ...Read more
Yes, it can:
A migraine is not just simply a headache. It is an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Migraines headaches are unilateral often starting in the temple or occipital regions; they may even
affect the neck and shoulder. Head rush and dizziness could be a symptoms.
Re. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
Maybe but,: Migraine is usually an episodic event lasting 4-72 hours. It usually involves one side of the head but can be both. It will be of a moderate to severe intensity if not treated. What you are experiencing does not sound like migraine. You should consult with your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more
Except during summers, all year, every year I wake in mornings with sinuses dry, open & painful and with migraine on 1 side of my head. Cause?
Need evaluation: With more information I'd give you a better answer. If your headaches are new, severe, & you've never had anything like them in your life then, you need an emergency evaluation due to your age being outside the norm for simple migraine types. However, if you've had headaches for a long time & these are simply worse then, a less urgent workup can be done. Write me @: www. Healhtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Can a migraine cause you to faint or feel faint? Can it cause a "shaky feeling" in head? Can it cause seizures? I'm freaking out : (
Migraine: Migraine headaches can cause the feeling of fainting, and shaking feeling in the head. Migraine headaches cannot cause you to have a seizure, but 6 % of those with migraine have a siezure disorder as well. You should see a neurologist. Often the treatment for one will effectively treat the other. ...Read more
I suffer from the delayed sleep phase disorder any shift in time schedule causes a migraine attack and pressure in the head any help to save me pain?
You obv need a strict sleep sched. Any disturb= migraines? If ur job req changes hours...Find a "9-5". Watch your diet... Sodium may a trigger
the days w migraines, do you wake w tenderness in ur facial muscles, esp cheek and temples? If so, you will need an nti migraine guard.
Proper exercise and diet will help, but night guard, good sleep are best.
Seek out dentist for nti. ...Read more
Unknown: It is difficult to answer this question without a better description of what the skin irritation may be. One condition that comes to which ca cause pain in the head and neck is shingles (herpes zoster, usually of the C2 nerve root). Other more minor and more serious conditions are certainly possible. Please consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pains base of skull at the back presiding horrendous migraine and vertigo. What could cause this? What's at the back of the head?
Occipital nerves: The occipital nerves are located in the back of the skull. It is a common procedure to inject numbing medicine around the occipital nerves to help prevent migraines or to treat prolonged migraines. ...Read more
At church yest after they sung it made my head feel funny would this be some kind of migraine. Also there is mold in my house can that cause dizzy?
I keep having tightness and tension at the back of my head down to my neck and jaw. I don't know what it is but it makes me wonder what this cause could be. It's doesn't feel like a headache migraine so what is it?
Neck &jaw tension:
This sounds like symptoms of bruxism (grinding or clenching your teeth). This can take place at night when you sleep, and also at various times during the day.
If at night, you should wear a nightguard. If during the day, you need make sure that your jaw is relaxed and your teeth are not held together except when you are eating.
It's best if you check with your dentist. ...Read more
I have pressure and tingling feelings in my head which cause dizziness and drowsiness. Is this a migraine, cerebral compression or something else?
Pressure: Your symptoms sound like you have migraines. Consult a neurologist for help ...Read more
I have a lump on my head. The area around the area feels dented in. When I press on it. I get a painful migraine, dizzy & ringing ears. What causes thi?
See a doctor: It is difficult to say what is causing your symptoms from this description. You should see a local doctor to investigate further and rule out any serious causes. ...Read more
I have migraine (prone to migraines), neck is very stiff and sore and have a metallic taste in mouth. What could be the cause of this?
MD and DDS: I suggest you consult with a physician regarding the migraines and stiff neck. Regarding the metallic taste, some medications can cause this. You should also see a dentist as there may be some dental issues as well. ...Read more
Can periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptadine) be useful in relieving serotonin induced migraine caused by an ssri? Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) has antiserotonin affinity. Head hurts..
Might be useful: Although Cyproheptadine is nominally an anti-histamine, it does have seratonin antagonistic effects, and, has been best used as a migraine preventative in years past. Since it is cheap, could try it, but likely should start low dose and aim for about 4mg every 6 hrs. May take about two weeks to decide success at the higher dose. ...Read more
What could cause a bad headache in front of head that is still there next morning after good night sleep? Head CT neg and not a migraine.
hypnic headache is predominantly seen in the elderly patients. However, younger patients and even children might also suffer from hypnic headache. Headache attacks usually last between 15 and 180 minutes, but some patients report headache attacks up to 10 hours. Almost all patients report motor activity during headache. Please consult a neurologist who specializes in headaches. There are over 2000 different causes for headaches. There are approximately 10 different causes for frontal headaches alone. ...Read more
What causes slight bulg in back neck (base of skull) extreme pain that shoots through my head into left eye and gives me extreme migraine soon after?
What can cause constant migraine, loss of balance, weird things in vision and head pressure? Brain MRI clean, fibroscan normal bloodwork normal
What is a fibroscan?:
Not sure what a fibroscan. A constant migraine makes a lot of the other symptoms realistic though. This would explain a normal MRI, visual distortions (like lights?) and a feeling of pressure.
Preventive medicines can help with a constant migraine. Popular choices are propranolol, topiramate and amitriptyline. Hope that helps! ...Read more