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Phantom Smells And Headaches
I have been having cramps, bloating, headaches, nausea, sensitivity to smells and certain tastes. What could these be signs of?
Phantom smells/numbness in head. Have anxiety and think a mild sinus infection. Head goes numb when experiencing these. Smell all kinds of things?
I have bad headaches, foggy pee white discharge stomach pains headaches foggy vision weak muscles belching and gas always have to pee and back pains?
I'm experiencing kind of weird headaches after eating sugar, now my pee smells weird and bowel movements smell almost like nail polish. What is this?
Headache, nausea, hot and cold flashes, stomach pains, dizziness, mood swings, vaginal discharge and smell, have a mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...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
Migraines.. symptoms: aura lightheaded pressure and dull achy and sometimes burning throbbing.. difficulty sleepingsumatriptan 50 doesn't help anymore?
Neurologist?: if you have the diagnosis of migraines, and have been taking Imitrex, then I assume you have seen a neurologist. You should consult with that doctor with this question, since they know your history and the way you are taking the medication. They can then create a responsive treatment plan to help you with the situation you are currently facing. ...Read more
Feel dizzy, loss of balance, pins and needles, frequent urination and urine tastes sweet? what could be happening?
Possibly migraine: It's possible these are related. What would make this more certain is if you had other symptoms of migraine (throbbing head pain on one side, nausea, light sensitivity) and if you have had several episodes like this. How long do the symptoms last? That is important too. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Been getting visual disturbances, headaches and migraines, weakness, dizziness, weird smells, tingling, tinnitus for 2 weeks. 1.3cm pineal cyst found in may. Worried, can cysts kill suddenly?
Why can I smell strange burning smells. I also have blurred vision, dizziness, fatigue bad headaches pains over body for over 4mth. What could it be?
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist and you require an imaging study of the brain. The next best thing would be a private consultation here on HealthTap if getting to a specialist is difficult in the UK which I'm given to believe it is...if you'd like to meet I'm happy to help you. Look me up at www.healthtap.com/dr-dr-drsaghafi and if prompted fill in Key Code: PDXFNR to make appointment. ...Read more
History of migraines & carotidynia, having carotid headaches all day everyday for almost a week, today had headache w/ metallic taste in mouth. Ideas?
Metallic taste: A metallic taste usually means that the nerve that helps with taste has been inflamed by whatever process that is causing the headaches. Migraines do not typically cause carotidynia. Carotidynia is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means that it is usually the last diagnosis after other processes have been ruled out. It is an inflammation of the carotid sheath and is painful to manipulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Polyps?: Allergy sufferers that have headaches and altered sense of smell (or no smell) can often be found to have nasal or sinus polyps. Polyps are benign tissue growths in the nose and sinuses and can alter normal drainage pathways. This can lead to headaches, sinus infections, and loss of smell and taste. Though they can be treated medically, surgery is also sometimes required. ...Read more
Migraine nausea dizziness little blood in urine. Cramping in stomach. Diariah sensitive to smells. General feeling of tired. What's wrong? 6 days.
Here are some ...: If just running over the past 6 days, you may be experiencing a bout of viral invasion to your body with insufficient health at this time. Hopefully, if yes, its course runs through quickly. If not getting better slowly or worsening, see PCP or urgent care ASAP. Besides, your medical profile indicates you've a big room for self improvement for your mental & physical health if you are willing to.. ...Read more
When you are ill: There is more to this story. Please re-ask this question with some more specifics. What are you feeling? Are you pregnant? Are you sexually active? What are your symptoms? ...Read more
Sinus infection?: It sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try using nasal saline several times a day or using a neti pot. Decongestants may also help or antihistamines if you think this may be related to allergies. If it persists for more than 3 weeks then see a doctor since you may have an infection requiring antibiotics. I hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
Not enough info!: How long has this been going on? If if ha been for more than a few days, you need to get seen and examined. There are lots of possibilities some serious, some minor. It will take a visit to your doc with an exam and the appropriate testing to sort out what's going on. If you started taking any new supplements or vitamins or over-the-counter meds before this started stop. ...Read more
Sinusitis: Yes, intermittent alterations in odor and light headedness may occur with changes in the upper respiratory tract accompanying sinusitis, but before making the assumption that this is what is causing your symptoms you should be seen by an ENT doctor to be sure that something more severe is not in progress. Good luck. ...Read more
Metal taste and smell and strange burning in back of head i suffer from anxiety an panic attacks is this normal?
Evaluate: Those symptoms may arise from many different illnesses, such as neurological conditions for example. Start by discussing with your primary care doc who can provide relevant referrals. ...Read more