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My wife has had a headache for a month now. What can it be?

My wife has had a headache for a month now. What can it be?

See a neurologist: Hard to say without a complete evaluation. Probably best done by a headache specialist or neurologist. ...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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My husband has had neck pain for like a month now. What could be the problem?

My husband has had neck pain for like a month now. What could be the problem?

See details: There are numerous causes. Have him see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I had my period for a month and then it stopped for a week and now it has continued and has been going for almost a month now. What could it be?

I had my period for a month and then it stopped for a week and now it has continued and has been going for almost a month now. What could it be?

Menses: There are many causes for bleeding from the uterus. The uterus normally bleeds in response to hormones that fluctuate during the cycle. When bleeding occurs continuously it can be a disruption of the hormonal control, a mass within the uterus or pregnancy. On rare occasions it can also be associated with a bleeding disorder. An evaluation with a doctor is suggested. ...Read more

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My 2 month old has had a cough and diarrhea for a couple weeks what could it be?

My 2 month old has had a cough and diarrhea for a couple weeks what could it be?

M.D. visit: It may be a prolonged viral infection which affects both the GI tract and lungs. I would suggest keeping your baby well hydrated and a visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My husband developed a headache last night that turned into a migraine today and now has a fever. I was wondering if it could be meningitis?

My husband developed a headache last night that turned into a migraine today and now has a fever. I was wondering if it could be meningitis?

Possible: Migraine can cause a number of autonomic abnormalities such as fever, hypertension, sweating. However, your husband should see his doctor to deal with the issue of possible meningitis. ...Read more

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My wife has had a headache for 5 days in a row. What can she do?

My wife has had a headache for 5 days in a row. What can she do?

Evaluation: There are many causes of headache inchuding allergies, sinus, musculoskeletal, stress, hormone induced that can cause headache. It is best to see doctor to better find ouit the reasons and get treat appropriately. ...Read more

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This is the 2nd month my period is late. I have had the same headache for a month now. Could i be pregnant again. My son is 5 months old.

This is the 2nd month my period is late. I have had the same headache for a month now. Could i be pregnant again. My son is 5 months old.

Menstrual cycles: After delivery, especially if you are breastfeeding, your menstrual cycles may be irregular. The headaches may arise from having lower hormone levels. Still, some women will ovulate even while breastfeeding. You can talk to your doctor to evaluate other causes. ...Read more

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Boyfriend has been having left shoulder pain. He just turned 45. Could this be a heart problem? He's had it for about a week now.

Boyfriend has been having left shoulder pain. He just turned 45. Could this be a heart problem? He's had it for about a week now.

Shoulder pain: It is unlikely that focal shoulder pain is cardiac in nature. Also having the pain all the time constant without any relation to activity would tend to point more to shoulder. Also if there has not any cardiac history this make it less likely cardiac in origin. ...Read more

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I did not have a menstral cycle for five months then had it for a month an I've been off it for a week now an have been having bad cramps what could be?

I did not have a menstral cycle for five months then had it for a month an I've been off it for a week now an have been having bad cramps what could be?

Menstrual Malady: Depending on your age, the problem could be dysfunctional uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids, peri-menopausal bleeding or ectopic pregnancy. The best advice would be to seek and examination with a physician and possibly undergo an ultrasound. You could also conduct a simple pregnancy test to rule out a possible pregnancy. Only an ultrasound could determine if it's outside the uterus (ectopic). ...Read more

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I never went to see a doctor after my miscarriage. What could be the consequences for this?Its been about a year since it happened

I never went to see a doctor after my miscarriage.  What could be the consequences for this?Its been about a year since it happened

Small risk: Miscarriages are fairly common and most of the time are just a chance occurrence. Rarely would there be a problem with not following up with a physician. If miscarriages are recurrent then an identifiable and treatable cause might be able to be found which would help you avoid a future miscarriage. If menstrual cycles have returned to normal there is probably no problem. ...Read more

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I have a lingering headache for about a month now what can this be ?

I have a lingering headache for about a month now what can this be ?

Lingering headache: A lingering headache may be due sinusitus, migraines or even post traumatic concussion. Its time to consult your physisician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been having a virus for 2days and now my lip is swollen and has a rash what can I do?

I have been having a virus for 2days and now my lip is swollen and has a rash what can I do?

Rash: I think you need to get all your symptoms checked by a doctor, it is common for individuals to develop transient hives from a virus, but lip swelling is not common. Call your doctor in the am. ...Read more

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My mom had oral thrush a month ago that lasted over a month and now she's got it again! What could possibly be causing this reoccurrence?

My mom had oral thrush a month ago that lasted over a month and now she's got it again! What could possibly be causing this reoccurrence?

Antibiotics: Anything that kills the normal bacteria in the mouth can let thrush grow. Usually this is caused by antibiotics, but if her immune system is compromised, that can also cause thrush. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has been having a migraine for a week now. It's gotten more painful today. Does she need to see a doctor or just take a medicine? 26yo

My girlfriend has been having a migraine for a week now. It's gotten more painful today. Does she need to see a doctor or just take a medicine? 26yo

See a doctor: If someone has the worst headache of one's life (something on the order of a 10 out 10 on a pain scale), then that person should seek immediate attention. Sometimes what one thinks is a migraine may not be one. However if the pain is moderate (5/10 on pain scale), one may try to take advil (ibuprofen) or excedrin. If the pain persists as it has for a wk, then it is best to call one's doctor for evaluatn. ...Read more

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