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My Chin Aches
Wrong question: The question should be. ..Whats causing the the lymph node under your neck to ache. Reccomend a visit your dr he may send you to an ENT dr to have it checked out. ...Read more
See Chiropractor: Have a visit to your chiropractor and have them evaluate that. ...Read more
Occasionally I fall forward but catch myself (lasts 2-3 sec) usually sitting but now and then while standing. My head sometimes aches afterward for ~1hr?
Need to get a workup: This is pretty concerning if happening consistently. It could be a problem with your balance system (inner ear or cerebellum), your blood pressure, your heart, or the arteries in the neck that go to your head. Bottom line, see your doctor soon - we don't want you falling over and hitting your head! ...Read more
Too much Pain see MD: 25 year old male says, Headache is too much pain? Not clear if he is saying 'His headache is too much pain' or wants to know if the Definition of headache means 'Too much pain in the head'. Either way, if Headache is Frequent or persists for a long time (Days/ weeks) with or w/o other symptoms like Fever, Visual/ Auditory symptoms, stuffy nose, cough, body aches & pain, malaise etc, see MD ...Read more
Seek care: Headache are one of the most common symptoms a person can have. There are literally hundreds of reason why. Start with a visit to your general physician. They can assess your general health and maybe spot a reason for the headache or then refer you based upon the findings. Don't sit and worry, seek help! ...Read more
Age related headache: In small child headache might be a sign of mass in the head or abnormal vessels, or it can be an eye problem as one grows they may be due to migraine and an older person might have temporal arteritis or inflammation of the arteries or even glaucoma or increase pressures in the eyes. ...Read more
When to see a doctor:
A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.
Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more
Find out why: Go to your health care provider and get a DX so you can be treated. ...Read more
Get to ER: New, severe headaches are to be taken seriously. If you generally don't have bad headaches and this is one of the worst, you need to get to an er if possible or at least an immediate neurologic workup. New severe headaches may mean the expansion of an aneurym (outpouching) of a bloood vessel in the brain and could be getting ready to burst anytime. ...Read more
Worsening daily pain on right side base of head to neck can't turn Head to the right. With sick aches in head?
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Too many: List includes primary and secondary causes. See my headache guide. Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes I suggest you see your physician and discuss a plan to determine the cause. Your doctor might order imaging of brain and optic nerve exam to rule out serious conditions. ...Read more
Headache Rx: Run of the mill once in a while headaches can be relieved by over the counter meds such as ibuprogen, tylenol, (acetaminophen) alleve. Headaches can be caused by many things, if they occur regularly seek the consult of your doctor. P.S. as with all meds~ read the labels to determine which is right for you! ...Read more
Many possibilities: Many reasons for chronic daily headache, ranging from benign to malignant. Best to go see your family doctor for an evaluation. Tell him/her what makes it better/worse. What over-the-counter products have you tried? Frequency & timing of headache (day vs night, weekends vs weekdays). See if you notice any coincidence to caffeine consumption. What about exacerbation after night out on town w/alcoho. ...Read more
Bpm: Not you mean mean BP for BPM then no. If you mean beats per minute then review meds you have recently taken and check the your monitor is recording pulse correctly. Many do not. Then if 120 I would call you Dr or go to walk in clinic. ...Read more
Probably a drop: It is probably a function of a drop in your blood sugar (glucose) level....It is your body's way of reminding you to eat regularly...If the headaches persist, change or are unrelated to your eating schedule, it is time to see your family doc about this. For a check-up.. ...Read more
Headache triggers a reflex neurologic and gastro-intestinal response of nausea and vomiting.
If you are seen in the er with above symptoms along with fever, the er dr. Would entertain the possibility of meningitis, encephalitis and do work-up including a head ct and lumbar tap.
Any lingering symptoms, go see your primary doctor. ...Read more
“trouble sleeping and headache” are likely due to stresses in your life causing Anxiety.
Reflect on stresses of relationships, separation, work, finances; use of Alcohol anddrugs
Trust your body that you have had sleep since birth.
Yoga, Tai Chi in evening.
Before sleeping, do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual imagery, and Meditation.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy, Medication ...Read more
Hard to say: Everybody's headache is different even though we can classify headaches into migraine, muscle tension, etc. Only 1 in 20 people never get a headache. Some have triggers as with migraine. Some have chronic conditions that cause headache, some have neck muscle or temporo-mandibilar joint (jaw joint) troubles. Best way to find out is to see your doctor. ...Read more
Headache or Trauma: It's not possible to know without having more details about the soreness; however, I can say that a very common cause of head pain is a headache. Tension headaches are often felt in the back area of the head. Soreness could also be due to trauma to the area; this might be the case if you bumped your head. There are other possible causes, as well. ...Read more
Headache/work excess: Yes it can cause headaches. If you do not get enough sleep, do not get proper rest, do not eat properly and do not get time to relax and enjoy yourself, it can contribute to persistant headaches. You have to learn to unwind and find time to eat properly, rest and get at least 7 hour of good sleep. ...Read more
MY ACHING HEAD: ABSOLUTELY. Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more
See below: Lots of things can cause pains like these. Call your doctoor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more
Pain: I cannot give you a definitive diagnosis but if it is intermittent and sharp it is probably muscular. However if it is dull and persistent you should see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Likely some: Migraine component perhaps, but could be tension headaches. If indeed your problem occurs more than 15 days a month, this has become "chronic daily headaches", which need to be evaluated and controlled. Although unlikely to have a structural brain issue, perhaps imaging to reassure. Many therapies can control your problems. ...Read more
Yes: The chronic tension is the danger, not the headaches, per. Se. A life spent in chronic tension can lead to severe cardiovascular (heart attack, stroke) complications later in life. It would be useful if you would do what needs to be done to lower the stress in your life, be that a change in lifestyle, employment, getting good psychotherapy. ...Read more
See doctor: You need to see a doctor. You need an examination and to find the cause of the headaches. Once this is done you can have a treatment plan ...Read more