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I have RA & have no rheumatologist right now. Been on methotrexate for a year I have sudden and quick headaches and am very dizzy. Why & is this bad?
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
I have soreness in my left armpit. When I stand up I get pressure to my head like a quick headache and I have severe pain in my shoulder blade. Help!
Severe fatigue, ortho htn, and occasional quick headaches with movement x3 days. No chance of pregnancy and no current illness. Any ideas?
Dehydration: You sound like you may be dehydrated and possibly anemic? Have you had heavy periods? Are you on a diet? Have you had diarrhea? Vomiting? Poor appetite? Are you drinking plenty of fluids? Any new meds or herbal remedies? Try liberalizing your salt intake and drink enough to make your urine turn clear. Avoid alcohol and caffeine. See if that helps? ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Quick sharp headache on left side, lasts 3-5 seconds. I work on a computer 10hrs/day in constant neck pain. Sharp pain makes me worry about aneurysm.
Cervicogenic pain: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Is there such a thing as a body migraine. Pain that comes on quick like a headache does with sensory issues preceding but pain more in body than head?
When ever I get just a little upset, I get so dizzy with blurred vision and a headache. Quick. I will fall asleep for 30 min or so. Any ideals to help?
ER: Go to an instacare or ER immediately. Do not use ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) or Advil, it will get worse. If overweight lose it. If you eat too much junk food, stop. Eat just salads, fresh veg and fruits. It could be dangerous to wait on this. You may end up with a big stroke and get paralysed on one side. There is another dangerous condition called subarachnoid hemorrhage which is fatal ...Read more
Have him Checked:
Record the events via a "head ache diary" that can be easily downloaded via the cdc.
And take the info to your doc. ...Read more
My cousin gets headaches a lot he is 7 1/2 he is also very hot a lot can not keep his weight up doesn't eat much what is wrong?
My husband has had headaches for 5 days straight he is 54 yes if age. Do u know what the cause might be?
My husband is a normally physically healthy 38 year old. He has now been ill with headaches and fevers for 2 weeks.?
See a Doctor: Good rule of thumb: if something doesn't go away in two weeks, see a doctor. (or sooner if you feel it is appropriate). ...Read more
My son has woken up with headaches for last 3 days. He vomited once last night but has been eating since. What's wrong?
See doctor: Given his age and these symptoms, he should be seen by his doctor. Common things being common, it could be an infection of some sort. There are many other possibilities that require a detailed history and physical exam. I hope he feels better soon. ...Read more
My uncle is 52 years old. He every day has headache mostly in the mornings. Which is unbearable. What can be the reason behind it??
Chronic headaches in the mornings is a common symptom of TMJ dysfunction and nighttime bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching).
But it is not the only possible cause.
Have him see a dentist who is experienced in treatment of bruxism and TMJ.
Also see a medical doctor to examine for any medical irregularities. ...Read more
My son developed a headache at school yesterdat, then he said he wigged out and his vision became blurry. What could be the cause?
Too many: Too many to discuss here. This may, however, be serious. Please see your PCP or a Neurologist. ...Read more
My husband has thrown up about 4 times he says he feels really hot but his temp is 97.1 he says he has a headache around temples?
My husband has a knot on the top of his head the size of a quater its causing him pain and headaches. What could it be? He hasn't been hit there.
Get it examined: There are several possibilities and it impossible to tell from your brief note and not being able to see it personally. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more
Non jugmental answer please. Recently my friend used cocain for his first time. Three days have passed and he's experienced a dull headache since.
Expected: Headache after using cocaine is typical. If getting worse up to 3 days after use, then worth getting checked out (especially if any associated nausea, vision changes, limb weakness or coordination problems). Not intending judgement, but have to note that sudden death is a potential outcome of use. ...Read more
My friends took 16 paracetamols (500mg) at once 4d ago and felt headache so he took 10 in course of three days, sporty non alcoholic. Is he ok?
No: Someone who is ok would not take this quantity of paracetamol. Most likely toxic effects of paracetamol will be limited but for sure he needs to be assessed to determine what prompted this behavior in the first place. ...Read more
My husband started using Advocare products and his moods seem different than normal plus he has more headaches. Could Advocare cause these changes?
Recently my boyfriend has been getting sever headaches after activities such as pushing the snowblower or sex even, he can't finish because the pain?
Urgent Health Care: It surely sounds like he needs to be seen today at his family medical clinic. ...Read more
My son got his bell rung at football. They did 3 tests on friday. He failed all then one on sat failed and failed today. He just complaints headache?
Concussion: Concussions are unfortunately becoming more common in sports. Depending on his age and athleticism, he may get a concussion from a head injury during a sport activity. It would be best to have him evaluated by his physician for a concussion. Sometimes with a concussion, the only complaint that the patient states is a headache. ...Read more
My son he has been complaining of headaches every evening, could this be related to his sinus as he has very bad sinus throughout the year. He was given Rinelon but it seems does not help very often?
There are several: Types of headaches, sinus headaches being one of them. You won't know what you have going on until you see your doc. He/she can rule things out and identify what is happening and treat if needed. Ask doc about a natural product called Xlear nasal spray. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pain inside skull: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms should be examined. ...Read more