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Primary Stabbing Headache
Possibly.: As always, making a diagnosis is the first step. Your physician should be able to take a history and examine you to decide if this is likely to be a migraine or something more significant like temporal arteritis or elevated intraocular/intracranial pressure. Headaches are common, migraines are less common and everything else is rare but all require evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Convergence: Because the nerves in the neck connect with the nerves in the head at the base of the brain, painful information can be sent to the neck when the head hurts. This is known as pain referral. This does not mean there is a probllem in the neck. This is also why the sinuses often hurt with migraine headaches. It is not a sinus problem, just excited nerves from the headache. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fatigue, body aches, sore throat, headache, mild nausea, pain in upper left hand side under rib cage ranging from dull to sharp pain. Mono? See a doc?
Child with headache for 3 days. Persistent dull ache with occasional severe pain localized back of head?
Headache: in such age should be respected, please get your child evaluated soon by your pediatrician or in ER, good luck ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain in lower left abdomin. Extreme fatigue and generalized pain throughout. Constant headache and flu like symptoms?
Although you: are young - this still should prompt emergency medical evaluation to rule out a cardiac event. ...Read more
Experiencing sinus pain/he aches, neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?
Possibly migraine: you are having a migraine issue. The ear pain may be from teeth clenching or grinding partly related to your anxiety or less likely an inner ear infection. You need to talk to your doctor and get examined. Glaucoma should be ruled out as the cause for the eye pain- get the eye pressure checked since it may lead to permanent loss in vision if left untreated. Good luck. ...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
Neck pain radiating to back of head, persistent dull headache, with neurological symptoms similar to brain injury worsened by substances .. Causes?
Diagnosed with migraine headaches Jan 2016. Given 250mg Naproxen. Recently feeling constant pressure, dull ache, brain freeze sensation. Back to GP?
Migraine vs Tumor: Your FP can tell if you need a neurologist for these present symptoms. Migraine, if properly DXed is a serious, lifetime problem and not just a bad bad headache. True migraine should be followed or at least confirmed by a specialist. Your new symptoms question the Dx. I could be crying "wolf" necessarily but this sounds serious. Naprsosyn 500 bid is not appropriate for true migraine. ...Read more
Severe headache attacks weekly. Right sided severe head pain and immediately sleeping after attacks? help.
Migraine vs Virus: I concur with dr silver. Most instances of meningitis are aseptic meningitis--usually virus inflaming the meninges. It is painful with stiff neck, ha & nausea, but it goes away like any other virus--rest, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain. Red flags for something worse = high fever over 102f, somnolence, vomiting, seizure, or loss of strength, sensation, hearing or vision. Feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several items: Hopefully, you do not possess an expanding brain tumor, hemorrhage, or hydrocephalus. More likely, you have developed "chronic daily headaches", which can involve migraine, or tension headaches, and may be associated with a variety of pain medications. See your doctor, as treatment can break this up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My neurologist says ER visit or primary doctor. Eye hurts/draining, ear ringing/pop, neck pop, bad vertigo w/nausea, headache. What could be causing?
Ear infection: Bad vertigo (room spinning) can cause nausea. Vertigo suggests inner ear infection. Ear ringing/popping suggests eustachian tube dysfunction if no pain or middle ear infection if painful. Eyes hurting/draining could be conjunctivitis. Depending upon site of headache, could be sinus pressure from upper respiratory infection causing all above. I'd vote for going to see your family doc but i'm biased. ...Read more
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