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Pcos And Headaches
Multiple things: This is a complex combination of symptoms, and may well have multiple causes. Or, depending on when in your cycle these symptoms happen, it could be some form of pms or pmdd. Best to see your own physician for evaluation. S/he may want you to see a psychiatrist as well, but your own doctor is a good first step. ...Read more
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
Can fibroid cysts and heavy periods cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of balance ekg, tilt table.Thyroid, and stress test all good?
Bleeding, anemia: Fibroids, also called leiomyomas are benign uterine tumors (not cysts) that can cause pain and heavy bleeding with your periods. If they are causing very heavy periods, this can lead to anemia and the dizziness, lightheadedness, etc you described. They are easily diagnosed with an ultrasound. See your ob/gyn for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: But possible. Why do you ask? Thyroid disorders, generally hypothyroidism at age 68, can cause fatigue, lethargy, weight gain and a feeling of being cold when most are warm. Headache and dizziness would be down the list a ways, but can sometimes be sort of vague symptoms of a bigger problem. If the whole story fits, discuss with your primary care doctor. Simple blood tests will generally tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left side pain during intercourse, family history with cancer and cyst problems, also have headaches, tiredness, and weight gain tummy. Plz help!?
What a mix!: I am not sure if all the symptoms you listed are related, but i would start with seeing a medical provider. Start with a comprehensive history intake and physical exam. You may need vaginal exam to rule out problems causing painful intercourse. Maybe some blood studies to rule out fatigue causes. Urinalysis/culture may be helpful to determine ongoing bladder issues. Have your provider work u up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seizures, severe memory loss, speech problems sometimes, loss of balance, migraines and insomnia.My eyes have been blurred off and on all day?
Breast pain, nausea, headaches, dizzyness, non stop periods while on amethia lo? Prescribed due to pcos
Common and normal : Can be very common side effects in the first 3 months. Should improve for most women after this. If not, ask you obgyn to try a different type of pill. ...Read more
What are the preheadache, headache, and postheadache symptoms of migraine. Can you have a migraine without nausea and aura?
Migraine is variable: Migraine headache may be associated with a prodrome ( symptoms that precede the headache by 48 hours or so), and / or an aura ( a focal neurologic symptom- often visual- sparkly jagged lines, etc.) that heralds the headache. Not all migraines cause nausea and many do not have an aura, in fact some migraines have an aura but no headache! postheadache symptoms often include fatigue. ...Read more
I have been taking concieve easy/fertabella. And multivitaminsfrequent urination, fatigue, headache, breast tender, and abdominal pain. Whats wrong?
Lots of symptoms: When one has so many different symptoms in a wide range of body parts it is best to go ahead and schedule a visit in person to help narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more
Very: There are many different types of headaches, but the majority are either musculoskeletal or vascular in origin. The first type of headache is referred to as a tension type headache and usually secondary to degenerative changes in the upper cervical spine. Migraine headaches occur because of blood flow changes to specific cranial nerves in the brain. Treatments are very different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have fatigue, loss of appetite, horrible headaches, and diarrhea. Are those symptoms related to an ovarian cyst?
Major migraines and back/abdominal pain,nausea, exhaustion, cravings, mild mood swings, and hot flashes. Could I be pregnant? If not, what?
Migraine/Pregnancy?: Whether you are trying to get pregnant or are concerned about pregnancy, a pregnancy test is the tool to answer this question. Migraine is a serious and complex neurological disorder. The IHS offers specific diagnostic criteria for migraine headaches. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for examination. ...Read more
Can lupus flare cause headaches? I'm in a flare and also getting bad daily headaches with dizziness?
Related or not?: There are lots of possibilities here, all of which can be addressed by a physical exam and appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head and gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating head ache. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. ...Read more