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Post Meningitis Headaches
Possible to have CSF leak 3wks post ESI. L4-L5. Bad headache/foggy/no fever/ nauseated/no vomiting.How long does the headache last?4-5 days already.
Yes possible: Headache (HA) after epidural steroid injection (ESI) rarely occur this late but are possible. Is HA worse when standing/sitting up & less/gone if lying down? Can be associated with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or visual disturbances. Treatment includes being flat in bed for least 24 hrs, hydration, & analgesics. Since already 4-5 days, I would call physician who did ESI right away. Drink!! ...Read more
Migraine: I hear it all the time: "I got sinus, doc." They're wrong. That's a myth perpetrated back in the decades of "postnasal drip" i.e. the 50s & 60s by the advertisers of Dristan. 99% of all "sinus" headaches - aren't. They're mostly migraines. If you have radiological proof of sinusitis and your pain goes away if it's treated, then you're entitled to the diagnosis of sinus headaches. Otherwise, not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No but yes!?: I do acupuncture and adjustments and see this often. Meaning ... The patient is really bent out of whack. Janet g. Travell who is the myofascial tissue matriarch would say that the movement of certain muscles will cause pain and nausea. It is a function of how the txmt triggers anxiety and pain. In txmt shock, u hv nausea, dizziness and sweats. Add magnesium and acupuncture! don't fear. ...Read more
Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?
Unlikely: depends on what you mean by sinusitis. Minor trauma is not likely to result in a CSF leak. If you have one-sided nasal drainage which is clear and salty tasting I recommend you see your doctor. There is a lab test for CSF fluid from the nose (beta-2-transferrin test) which is very accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nauseous, headache, achy all over, terrible ear pain. Saw pcp. Said sinus infection. Symptoms for 2 weeks. Meningitis?no fever no vomiting
Meningitis : Unlikely meningitis. Meningitis is usually viral or bacterial. Sensitivity to light, fever, chills, severe headache, and neck stiffness are classic signs. A lumbar puncture and analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid will help make the diagnosis. Your primary medical doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon for evaluation if the sinusitis does not resolve with treatment. ...Read more
Diagnosed chronic migraine . Worst spell four week severe headache no breaks ... Status migraine or something bad ? Pain 8-10 constant . Nausea .
If you haven't been: evaluated by a neurologist - would recommend that. ...Read more
19 year old suffering increasingly severe headaches and migraines with syptoms of a brain tumour?
Shortness of breath severe migraine followed by blood in nasal mucus. Chronic migraine aura sufferer. Could this be from headaches?
Spinal Headaches: Spinal anesthesia includes a lumbar puncture, or spinal tap, to put anesthesic into the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. The needle hole can continue to "leak" a small amount of CSF and give headache worse with sitting or standing. If it lasts more than 2-3 days get a Blood Patch to cure it by sealing the pinhole with a bit of your own blood. Call the Dr or go to ER! ...Read more
Can concussion cause brain aneurysm?And 4 months after would complications show up by now?Have headaches 2mon,I worry its complication from concussion
Concussion: Yes but a rare complication. After head trauma, an artery in the brain that is tethered or adjacent to the meninges can lead to tearing of an artery wall and formation of an aneurysm. The most common locations are the base of the skull and the pericallosal arteries along the falx cerebri. An MRI and MRA of the brain is used as a screening study to exclude a traumatic intracranial aneurysm. ...Read more
Bad sinus infection for three wks despite antibiotic shot. Bright yellow mucus in nose, headache, dizzy, sleepy, facial pain. Sinus brain infection??
3-4 days. bad headache,low grade temp, back/neck ache, fatigue. no respiratory or GI
probs. flu vs meningitis?
Can a sinus infection cause hives? Symptoms: day 1 - headache, 2 - headache, chills, body aches, 3 - hives, aches - nasal congestion, sinus pressure
Well...yes: It is not the sinus infection that causes hives, but whatever us causing that infection. Hives can be common with many kinds of infections, especially viral ones, which are main causes of respiratory and sings problems. Your symptoms sound very much like a viral infection which can usually be treated symptomatically, without antibiotics. ...Read more
Multiple complications from an MVA on 3/31/14- diagnosis of TBI. Chronic, severe. Last two days had unrelenting migraine, aura, seeing colors, brain fog?
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