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Severe Headache Migraine
Head injury/concussion 2 days ago, Severe headache/Migraine, extreme nausea, off food, restless and in pain?? Please help me!
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 a cyst on my pineal gland and a lesion. What does this mean? I have severe headaches, migraine, fainting spells, and bad vision. What does this allmean?
"water on the brain": Terminology--a cyst is a "lesion" as is any abnormality. Your symptoms sound as if you're having episodic rapid increases of pressure in your head due to blockage of spinal fluid pathways or compression of upper brainstem directly. This is serious. Get this check out soon by a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
Neurologist requested MRI due to severe headaches, migraines, numbness, etc. Nurse called, result is angioma "not serious". Could that be the cause?
Venous angiomas: Or developmental venous anomalies (DVAs), if that's what the nurse is referring to, are generally incidental findings and, in the vast majority of cases, of no clinical significance and requiring no treatment. So it is unlikely to be the cause of your symptoms, but you should discuss the results with your doctor if you have questions. ...Read more
Constant headaches/severe headaches/migraines almost daily for hours and hours at a time - same exact spot every time-above the left eye- what is caus?
Headache days on end: Go see your dr in AM. This may be serious. ...Read more
Suffering from severe headaches migraines earache and eye pain non stop for a few days I also feel extremely nauseous and the pains are getting worse?
See ophthalmologist: Eye pain, headaches, and nausea together can be a sign of very high eye pressure. The eye doctor can also make sure you do not have pressure on your optic nerves from the headaches (papilledema). You need to see your doctor to make sure nothing serious is occurring. ...Read more
Possibly, depends: The degree of the skull fracture and associated head injury is an important factor in determining if your current symptoms might be related. The more severe the head injury, the more likely your current headaches might be related. It is known that patients who have severe head injury are at increased risk for delayed sequelae-ie. Hydrocephalus, cognitive issues. You should have this checked out. ...Read more
I get severe headaches/migraines, as often as every 2-3 days which are not relieved by nsaids. I also have a mild headache all the time. Is it possible that I have a brain tumor?
Thankfully not likel:
Fortunately having a brain mass is far down on the differential diagnosis. Mass lesions cause additional neurologic symptoms and signs that have a propensity to progress.
Other causes of chronic daily headache include transformed migraine, rebound headaches from overutilization of the same headache meds, cervical spine disease, and sleep apnea to name a few. Please meet with your doctor. ...Read more
Severe headaches migraines earache and aching eyes and I feel extremely sick, could this be brain aneurysm?
Probably not: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
My friend have this severe headache not migraine it comes up straight from the neck to the head, if she gets cold or hot or stressed it happens help!
Muscle spasms: This is most likely due to muscle spasms in the neck that travel up to the jaw muscles, especially the temporalis muscles on either side of your head that are large muscles that allow you to close your jaw. Keep your neck from extremes of cold especially. If it continues see a dentist about possible TMJ issues and maybe some physical therapy and muscle relaxant medications. ...Read more
Recently I have been getting severe headaches or migraine when starting my period. Why now all of a sudden? It's debilitating and I hate taking med.
What does a regular headache feel like? How do tell difference from a severe headache and a migraine?
HA: Refer to WebMD. Com/migraines-headaches for review.Get a more detailed answer ›
Headaches: It is common to have severe headaches when having sinusitis. If you already have migraines, they can get exacerbated by the sinusitis, perhaps by interfering with your sleep pattern and by continuously building pressure in the congested sinuses. Some untreated sinusitis may carry serious risk. Consult with your physician to see if you need additional therapy with antibiotics. Hope you feel well. ...Read more
Yday I finished taking my last dose of clomid (clomiphene). Today I have severe headache more like migraine ache. Do I need to call my doctor?
See a neurologist: Migraines can be pretty bad and can be amongst the more decpacitating of the headaches. Certainly if headaches are even more severe than that a neurological consult is urgently needed as soon as possible. Cluster headaches are another form of severe headache that some people describe as worse than headaches, but severe headaches warrant neurologic diagnosis first then treatment. ...Read more
19 year old suffering increasingly severe headaches and migraines with syptoms of a brain tumour?
See your MD:
There are many causes for headaches and because of the
increasing symptoms you are experiencing I would recommend you seek medical care. Still it is not likely that you have a brain tumor Feel better ...Read more
My cousin encountered severe headache because of her migraine. What is the best home remedies for this?
Caffeine: Regular tea usually has the most caffeine although coffee and some sodas have caffeine as well. Caffeine is only one ingredient that is in excedrine which is the best over the counter headache medication. It also contains tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirine. Beware if you are taking prescription medication especially a blood thinner. ...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
Severe daily headache+migraine. On Elavil, topamax, (topiramate) acebutolol. Good BP. Clean CT. Good blood panel (+thyroid) No triggers. No rebound Any options?
Soft tissue injury: 26 y male with headaches resistant to dx and Rx. Muscle tension HA's can cause. Check for asymmetry of mass and tone of superior traps. Head usually slightly tilts to side of the weakest and less toned superior trapezius. Concern for remote shoulder injury on weak muscle side wherein chronic pain resides. ...Read more
Recently I've had a constant sore spot on the top of my scalp toward the end of my hairline. Wake ea day with severe headache. History of migraines.
I have been getting severe headache constantly. And several migraines. Flashing or blinking lights can trigger them and make me feel like I will puke.
Migraine: These are common complaints with headache syndromes, many which are migraine types. Since some can be a result of blood vessel problems in the brain, you should be evaluated by a doctor who may decide to do some testing. Such headaches are often managed well by some common medications, but the first order of business is to make sure they are not due to an impending "event" like a leaking vessel. ...Read more
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Maybe: There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds). Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation. ...Read more
I have been on topomax for approx 2 years for migraines/severe headaches. I've noticed that my short term memory has not been so great, is it S/E?
Very possible: Hello Miss Shaquita-how are you? I miss our visits and your sense of cordialness. Why not set something up so we can have a chat again and see how things have been going? Many of the medications we use to prevent headaches can have side effects affecting short-term memory. The real question becomes "is it working? " and is the trade-off for headache prevention worth the side effects? HO! HO! HO! ...Read more
How effective are daith piercings for migraines/severe headaches? I've been hearing a lot about people getting them to relieve headaches
Take medical treatme:
There are very many good medicines for treating migraines but you need to go to your doctor at least once. Acupuncture is an alternative treatment but it may cost you more.
Check out either one of the above treatment options but stay away from piercings etc which can cause infection and land you in more trouble. ...Read more
How likely is this to be a stroke; 3 month HX of vertigo, right sided neck pain and severe headache. Episodes can last 7 days. Migraine or stroke?
U should B Cn by-: -a neurologist, the important thing is 2 rule out it Bing a transient vascular event. An MRA of the brain will pick up a narrowing of a vessel or an aneurism. ...Read more
Can migraine start with gradual vertigo over a few days, getting worse and worse and then on 5th say severe migraine like headache? Pain moving eyes
Headache (Worst Ever) (Definition)
Severe headache is a symptom in which a person has great pain in his head. Severe headache is usually an emergency. Causes include meningitis, bleeding in the brain, trauma, brain tumors, etc. ...Read more