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My 16 year old son has a terrible headache with severepain over one eye. What should I do?

My 16 year old son has a terrible headache with severepain over one eye. What should I do?

Migraine: Sounds like it might be a migraine, especially if he is nauseous as well with some photophobia. If does not go away with lying down and/ or nsaids call your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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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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I have osteoporosis. My dr. Prescribed Nortrptaline and Tramadol as I did not want narcotic pain meds. I've been experiencing rigidity, terrible headache and severe pain. I had already been on Effexor and another antidepressant. She told me these sympt

I have osteoporosis.  My dr. Prescribed Nortrptaline and Tramadol as I did not want narcotic pain meds. I've been experiencing rigidity, terrible headache and severe pain.  I had already been on Effexor and another antidepressant.  She told me these sympt

Concerned: mixing several types of antidepressants with TCA ( nortriptalime) has potential for some serous side effects. If pain and headache started soon after you took new medicine I would stop it and see a doctor or ER. Make sure to bring all of your meds so they can check for interactions. ...Read more

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Poss for symps of glaucoma 1 week, then not for 3 weeks? Had naus, vom, headache + severe eye pain - now he jus has cloudy vision that wasnt there b4.

Poss for symps of glaucoma 1 week, then not for 3 weeks? Had naus, vom, headache + severe eye pain - now he jus has cloudy vision that wasnt there b4.

Yes possible: With these symptoms, he should be evaluated asap by an eye md for cause or causes of his eye pain. Yes it could be acute glaucoma. Also ocular inflammatory disease can result in his symptoms. He needs treatment to save eye sight. ...Read more

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Three days have passed &i am experiencing a terrible headache that initiates at the forehead till the eyes then it expands to the back head till neck?

Three days have passed &i am experiencing a terrible headache that initiates at the forehead till the eyes then it expands to the back head till neck?

Cluster Headache?: Need more info specifically any other associated symptoms like light or sound sensitivity, throbbing, one or both sides of your head, nausea, visual disturbances before or during, worsening of symptoms, when did headaches start and are they worsening, any other symptoms like balance problems, difficulty speaking, from what said-cluster ha is possible.You need to see a dr. To explore these issues. ...Read more

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I had a terrible headache at about 7:45 p.M. Last night. It ran from the back of the left side of my head to my left eye. I felt very sick and it mad?

I had a terrible headache at about 7:45  p.M. Last night. It ran from the back of the left side of my head to my left eye. I felt very sick and it mad?

Migraine headache?: The distribution of the terrible headache suggests the possibility of migraine. Migraine is also associated with feeling of nausea, and mood changes. If the headache is recurrent, please see your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if i got a terrible headache above my left eye?

What to do if i got a terrible headache above my left eye?

"Red flag": New onset headache is always a red flag. When evaluating a patient's headache, it is imperative that the clinician first identify and exclude a secondary headache based on history and clinical examination before proceeding to the diagnosis of the specific primary headache disorder. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more