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My mother is 70 she has headaches ? Cause?

My mother is 70 she has headaches ? Cause?

Many causes: Headaches may be from multiple causes such as migraine , stress, hypertension, brain tumor , temporal arteritis . Temporal arteritis may cause headache and blindness if left untreated, she should see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My aunt is about 52 years old she she removed her uterus in her 30s but now she is suffering from temperature swings everyday is there a solution ?

My aunt is about 52 years old she she removed her uterus in her 30s but now she is suffering from temperature swings everyday is there a solution ?

Several options: It sounds like she is having symptoms of menopause (when her body's hormone production has ceased) that can cause hot flashes. This symptom can be due to many things but for a 52 yr old woman that would be the most common cause. We can treat these symtoms with various hormone regimens; with certain anti-depressants; and a few other options. They usually resolve within a year of onset for most. ...Read more

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My daughter is 7 she has CMV and siezure but when she is having a siezure her blood sugar levels rise and she has watery stools ?

My daughter is 7 she has CMV and siezure but when she is having a siezure her blood sugar levels rise and she has watery stools  ?

Consult Pediatrician: As far s watery stools is concerned it may be nothing to worry about as involuntary urination and defecation is not unusual with seizures.But i don't know why you checked the blood sugar and you did not mention how high it is if blood sugar is very high you should have her checked by childs pediatrician if there is any problem like diabetes. ...Read more

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My mom is 50yrs old she has diabetes type 1, but lately she has been complaining about her entire back hurting and her waist. What can it be?

My mom is 50yrs old she has diabetes type 1, but lately she has been complaining about her entire back hurting and her waist. What can it be?

Many things: Type 1 diabetes puts people at risk for infections and nerve pain. Your mom could have a kidney infection, shingles (which would cause pain on only one side of her back or waist), or something unrelated to her diabetes-- back or disc problems for example. It's important for her to see a doctor for a physical exam and evaluation, especially because of her diabetes. ...Read more

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My mom is 52 and smokes cigarettes. Shes been complaining about a pain in her neck (tender to touch)and she has a persistent cough. What could it be?

My mom is 52 and smokes cigarettes. Shes been complaining about a pain in her neck (tender to touch)and she has a persistent cough. What could it be?

Must r/o. Cancer.: In anyone who smokes and gets a symptom, especially a new pain, especially in the chest or neck, the possibility of cancer unfortunately must be entertained. This has to be investigated right away. Could very well not be cancer, don't get me wrong, but in a smoker this is always a consideration. ...Read more

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My niece is 16 and she has had 3 seizures.. A year... What could cause this?

My niece is 16 and she has had 3 seizures.. A year... What could cause this?

Needs workup: I must assume that she has been evaluated by a good doctor. Many young people have occasional seizures without a defined cause. A common form is jme (juvenile myoclonic epilepsy). She needs a thorough medical and neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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My mother has Parkinson's disease and she is 82 years old. She has had the dbs surgery and it has helped. Now she is complaining of pain in her neck?

My mother has Parkinson's disease and she is 82 years old.  She has had the dbs surgery and it has helped.  Now she is complaining of pain in her neck?

Talk to MD: The dbs procedure is unlikely to have cause a problem with the neck. There may be an underlying problem with the neck which can be treated. Your neurosurgeon can help you with this. ...Read more

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My relative aunt was suffering from fever last 2 month she has pain in her body and also has regular cough, she os very weak,she is very very thin now?

My relative aunt was suffering from fever last 2 month she has pain in her body and also has regular cough, she os very weak,she is very very thin now?

Needs to be seen !!!: The symptoms described are now a medical emergency. Fever over 1 week should normally be seen but at 2 months with weight loss and severe fatigue it is medically necessary now. Diagnosis can range from lung cancer to TB and an assortment of other serious maladies including infections and other types of cancer. Please have your Aunt seen immediately. Good luck ...Read more

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My 13 yr old is crying of pain I. Her vagina and there is blood when she pees what could be wrong?

My 13 yr old  is crying of pain I. Her vagina and there is blood when she pees what could be wrong?

Needs to be seen: inflammation of urethra/vagina from whatever reason, can't be helped online, kindly see her pediatrician soon or go to ER, best wishes ...Read more

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What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

Seek help: It's hard to say since the direct assessment of your mother's condition is needed. Are these sx new? Has she always had them? In any case, hearing voices is not exactly a good sign. Seek help to diagnose and treat her. Good luck! ...Read more

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My daughter has had sweaty hands and feet since she was born. It has caused blisters on her feet and she always has to wipe her hands. What is this?

My daughter has had sweaty hands and feet since she was born. It has caused blisters on her feet and she always has to wipe her hands. What is this?

Hyperhydrosis: Hyperhidrosis is medical condition when person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest.When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population. Sometimes familial.Sometimes 2ndary to other conditions. See dr. ...Read more

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6 yr old granddaughter is having a severe eczema outbreak. She has scratched so much her body is raw. Please help she is in pain.

6 yr old granddaughter is having a severe eczema outbreak.   She has scratched so much her  body is raw.  Please help she is in pain.

Tepid baths: Begin by giving her tepid oatmeal baths several times a day. Give her anti itch medicine like one teaspoon four time daily. At night apply moist gauze bandages to the extremities during the day apply a steroidal ointment combining it with a moisturizer as a spreading agent. To avoid a steroidal effect Elidel (pimecrolimus) may be used. Seek help from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 12 in july her friends are 11 and have got it shes is flat has lots hair down there she has no underarm hair can she have it faster?

My daughter is 11 12 in july her friends are 11 and have got it shes is flat has lots hair down there she has no underarm hair can she have it faster?

Not to worry : Cannot compare her to others.Each one develops differently. If concerned or has medical issues , then you need to take her to her pediatrician for complete exam and to run some tests.Referral to a specialist if needed ...Read more

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My father is 56 years old. He has ear buzzing and he hears it espicially when environment is quiet. What're causes and what's its treatement? Drug?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old has a fever and is crying saying his toes hurt. He has also been sleeping all day. What could it be?

My 3 yr old has a fever and is crying saying his toes hurt. He has also been sleeping all day. What could it be?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing his doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, his doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My mother is 70 she has headaches ? Cause?

Many causes: Headaches may be from multiple causes such as migraine , stress, hypertension, brain tumor , temporal arteritis . Temporal arteritis may cause headache and blindness if left untreated, she should see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My mother suffers sudden headache from morning...and she doesnot get relif..what could be the cause.. and what should she do to get relif?plz help

My mother suffers sudden headache from morning...and she doesnot get relif..what could be the cause.. and what should she do to get relif?plz help

Mgt: Please see the emergency room at your local hospital. There may be a serious condition associated. If she has migraines, ibuprofen may be given for relief. ...Read more

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Are migraines genetic? My grandmother, mother, and i all have severe migraines. Is there a genetic cause of migraine headaches? .

Are migraines genetic? My grandmother, mother, and i all have severe migraines. Is there a genetic cause of migraine headaches?

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Yes indeed: Migraines are genetic and do run in families, so not surprising that this afflicts several familiy members. Maybe this can be prevented as many meds or otc preps might help. ...Read more

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What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

See below: A migraine headache can cause temporary visual impairment. You should be evaluated. It has nothing to do with breast feeding. ...Read more

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What can cause severe headache around one eye and blurred vision. Last several hours pain killers dont help. My mother is 68, its been 2 wks, no insur?

What can cause severe headache around one eye and blurred vision. Last several hours pain killers dont help. My mother is 68, its been 2 wks, no insur?

See an ophth : It could be anything from sinus problems, migraine, or sudden increase in eye pressure from narrow angle. Pls go to see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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My mother is suffering from headache severe shoulder pain after taking certain analgesics after cataract surgery may be it cause acidity and gas probl?

My mother is suffering from headache severe shoulder pain after taking certain analgesics after cataract surgery may be it cause acidity and gas probl?

Sounds serious: Severe pain after cataract surgery is not common. An adverse effect to analgesics could cause those symptoms, but serious causes need to be considered. A headache could be due to high intraocular pressure or even an infection. It wouldn't seem that the shoulder pain is due to the surgery but could it be due to another cause like heart disease? Call your eye surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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My mother gets half side headache usually?

My mother  gets half side headache  usually?

Anything: You could be having migraines, tension headaches or sinus headaches. Sometimes dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring or chronic sinus allergies can cause headaches. I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mother keeps suffering from headaches. What could it be?

What can I do if my mother keeps suffering from headaches. What could it be?

Lots of things: Chronic headaches could be due to a lot of things. She needs to see her doctor. ...Read more

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What can you do about severe migraines and chronic tension type headaches, brought on by death of my mother?

What can you do about severe migraines and chronic tension type headaches, brought on by death of my mother?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine or TTH has been made, effective management involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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My mother complains about her headache it last for maximum 5 days. She takes Adcodol, Panado and Myprodol.

My mother complains about her headache it last for maximum 5 days. She takes Adcodol, Panado and Myprodol.

Not enough info: You have not given enough information to know what might be causing the headache. Headaches can be simply bothersome or deadly, depending on the cause. The medication names you have given are not used in the United States. Please give more information about the headache, and the generic names of the medications (not brand names). ...Read more

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Is paracetmol domperidone is useful for headache..Pls give me replay..Sir/madam as my mother is suffering with severe headache right now.Thank you..

Is paracetmol domperidone is useful for headache..Pls give me replay..Sir/madam as my mother is suffering with severe headache right  now.Thank you..

Paracetamol is good: For headache but i'd suggest you bring your mom to see a dr or to the er asap esp. If the headache is getting worse. It could be from hypertension, stroke, brain tumor etc. Take care and god blessu!. ...Read more

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My mother faces a lot of headache nd dizziness almost everytime she. Wakes up in d morning. What cud b the possible reasons?

My mother faces a lot of headache nd dizziness almost everytime she. Wakes up in d morning. What cud b the possible reasons?

Numberous: Some people suffer from chronic migraines (more than 15 days per month). The only way to know if it is something serious is to go address this with her doctor. Of note, "wake up" headaches are often related to sleep disorders. ...Read more

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I suffer from spondylitis. So do my mother and my grandmother. I'm fed up of the splitting headaches and the constant giddiness. Please help.

I suffer from spondylitis. So do my mother and my grandmother. I'm fed up of the splitting headaches and the constant giddiness. Please help.

What kind of spondyl: there are different types of spondylitis so we need to know the type you have. There are inflammatory and other noninflammatory, mechanical and other. Evaluation by your physician and assisted by a neurologist might help get you or comfort in control ...Read more

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Why do i sometimes get a bad headache for days at a time? i dont even drink. im 56 and my mother used to get migraines but its just a headache so why?

Why do i sometimes get a bad headache for days at a time? i dont even drink. im 56 and my mother used to get migraines but its just a headache so why?

There are several: types of headaches and they can be quite debilitating, i.e., muscular, vascular, sinus. Please start by seeing your doctor and possibly a mental health professional to help you cope w/the headaches. There are many techniques you can learn to lessen or stop them. Peace and good health. Low magnesium can be a cause but check w/doc. ...Read more