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Can excedrine migraine be taken daily for constant bad headaches affecting right eye? Doctor said eyes look fine.
Not the best idea: Daily use of medications such as excedrin can lead to worsening headaches (rebound headaches). Especially with prolonged use, it may lead to systemic side effects, many of which could be serious. There are better choices available for chronic daily headaches. You can work with your doctor or a headache specialist to find the best and safest medication regimen for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
Went to eye doctor who diagnosed iritis and my iris had attached to the lens behind my eye. Can't sleep and migraine. Can I take Trazadon/Midrin toget?
Trazadon/Midrin: Absolutely not unless your eye doctor or primary doctor says it's OK! ...Read more
I have a headache or migraine every day the eye doctor gave me glasses but they don't help Advil and ibuprofen make them worse what's going on?
Is hypothyroidism related to migraine headaches.my nose sometimes get blocked coz of migraine should I consult ENT doc or eye doctor or neuro?
Migraine: I would start with a clinic visit to your primary doctor who will evaluate your problems and decide if you need to see a specialist. If things get worse before you can see your doctor please go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more
Is there really such thing as a "visual migraine"? And is it indicative of a problem requiring further care?
Migraine variant: Visual or ocular symptoms are very common in migraine. These visuals illusions may involve lights, colors, jagged lines, distortions of space and time, etc. Good ophthalmology evaluation would be appropriate. If normal, ño other evaluations are necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thanks for asking!: There are many, many different types of headaches, but many different types are referred to as 'migraine' headaches. The key to proper headache treatment is a proper diagnosis of the specific type of headache. Most migraine headaches can be adequately controlled with medication and diet intervention without the need for surgical procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: The most likely cause for this symptoms is occipital migraine which causes a greying out of the vision the the corresponding peripheral 1/2 of vision of each eye with surrounding flashing lights lasting up to 2 hours and leaving with no trace. Persistent flashing in one eye only especially with lowered vision and floaters might be a retinal detachment and needs ophthalmological evaluation soon. ...Read more
Neuro and eye doctors: had 2-day migraine, then flashes of light not like usual aura. How do you tell if aura or retina detachment? See which doctor?
Exam: Bilateral symptoms is rarely a retinal detachment. Unilateral flashes can be a sign of a retinal problem (especially in myopes) vs. Aura (usually a more specific fixed peripheral shape). Retinal detachment may have hundreds of new floaters and decreasing vision. See a retina specialist for exam to tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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