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I've had a migraine for two weeks with nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, dizziness, trouble talking and thinking, and intense pain. I've had a ct and been on every pain med. What can this be?

I've had a migraine for two weeks with nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, dizziness, trouble talking and thinking, and intense pain. I've had a ct and been on every pain med. What can this be?

Status migrainus: An unrelenting headache with associated photophobia, sonophobia and cognitive impairment that does not resolve with a good nights sleep requires further investigation. Migraine is not usually managed with pain medication unless the goal is to induce sleep. Use of abortive treatments like DHE, and triptans may be unsafe (complicated migraine if speech affected) You need a diagnosis / LP / care ! ...Read more

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I was at work today on my first shift and suddenly I felt dizzy and everything became blurred and my sensitivity to light was hightened. Now headache?

I was at work today on my first shift and suddenly I felt dizzy and everything became blurred and my sensitivity to light was hightened. Now headache?

? migraine event: Appears similar to sequence of a migraine headache, starting with a preliminary aura. You may well be at risk for additional events, and certainly should work with your doctor if this continues. We could also do Concierge online visit here. ...Read more

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Normal to have headaches, Dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light etc 2 weeks after car trunk slamming on head?

Normal to have headaches, Dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light etc 2 weeks after car trunk slamming on head?

No: These are not the "normal" everyday expected symptoms that your should be experiencing, especially after hitting your head on the car trunk. You may suffered a concussion and you should go to your physcian or quick care center to have an evaluation. Do this sooner than later, less you hurt yourself by falling from the dizziness. Good luck. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has been to numerous doctors. She has headaches but without sensitivity to light or sound. She also gets dizzy from bending or lying down too fast. What couldbe the reason?

My girlfriend has been to numerous doctors. She has headaches but without sensitivity to light or sound. She also gets dizzy from bending or lying down too fast. What couldbe the reason?

Headache specialist: She should find a headache specialist, a neurologist specializing in headaches. The dizziness is a blood pressure issue. Make sure she drinks plenty of fluids and that her blood pressure is controlled. ...Read more

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Can I be sure dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light, and dull head pressure (no extreme pain) is actually migraine? Can it be something else?

Can I be sure dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light, and dull head pressure (no extreme pain) is actually migraine? Can it be something else?

See your PCP: Migraine is a complex disorder and in order to receive proper treatment for migraine, a correct diagnosis must be made. See your PCP for consultation and migraine management. ...Read more