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Sinus Headaches Every Morning
See your physician: These symptoms may represent sinus issues, a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. You might be referred to a neurologist or ENT physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000647.htm ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Comorbidity?: Two separate issues: 1. Chest tightness/pain is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. 2 chronic migraine is a complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. Rec. See a headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Typical allergy: The fact that you wake up with these symptoms suggests there is something in the bedroom triggering this-stuffed animal, carpet, dust mites, etc. Consult internet for advice on a dust free room. ...Read more
I experience headaches almost everyday to every other day,it goes from migraines to tension headaches constantly. I get nauseas and dizzy all the time?
Needs evaluation: Headaches that occur constantly and associated with symptoms of dizziness should not be taken lightly. If this is happening more towards the evening it could be Tension headaches arising from the daily stressors of life. If this is happening intensely over a few months and then disappears this could Cluster headaches. However there are other sinister causes which can be ruled out by a CT scan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need diagnosis: The symptoms of headaches and dizziness are too non-specific to give you advice. For example, is the dizziness light-headedness or true vertigo (spinning). Is the headache unilateral (one-sided) or all over. Furthermore, daily symptoms could be related to muscle contraction headaches. Migraine is unlikely but possible, rhino-sinusitis is unlikely. Best recommendation is consult a neurologist. ...Read more
Every morning i wake up feeling like i'm hungover. I have headache, fatigue, nausea and vomiting. Why?
Migraine?: Migraine is a complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, and paresthesias may be present during the episodes. You also may experience excessive lacrimation, nasal congestion, sweating, flushing and cutaneous vasomotor effects. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
Maybe: Morning headaches are a common finding in temporomandibular joint or TMJ disorders. They are usually on the side of the head or face. They may be caused by bruxism, or grinding of the teeth during the night while you are asleep. You might benefit from a dental splint, or night guard, if it's properly designed and fabricated by a well-trained dentist. Don't use the over-the-counter kind of splint. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
History of migraines & carotidynia, having carotid headaches all day everyday for almost a week, today had headache w/ metallic taste in mouth. Ideas?
Metallic taste: A metallic taste usually means that the nerve that helps with taste has been inflamed by whatever process that is causing the headaches. Migraines do not typically cause carotidynia. Carotidynia is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means that it is usually the last diagnosis after other processes have been ruled out. It is an inflammation of the carotid sheath and is painful to manipulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get yourself checked: Doctors worry about early morning headaches. It could be something simple like sinus congestion, but it could also be something really serious like a brain tumor. Please see someone to get this checked. Meanwhile, try sleeping on several pillows just to see if that helps. Oh, and i hope it's obvious you shouldn't be drinking alcohol enough to get daily hangover headaches. Try cutting alcohol. ...Read more
Medication overuse: Sounds like you're having daily migraines for which you're using Imitrex (sumatriptan) daily. Overusing Imitrex (sumatriptan) can cause a vicious cycle of rebound headaches. If you have risk factors for heart attack or stroke, triptans may not be advisable for you. Please consult me if you would like to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Get checked out: A good start at finding potential headache triggers would be to maintain a diary. Every time you have a headache write down what you were doing, the foods you ate that day, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, stress, how much sleep you had the night before, eye strain, etc. Try to find patterns in your headache so that you can learn what things to avoid. Get checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Woke up from severe pounding headache pain several times. Worst headache ever this morning. Better w/ excedrin but still dizzy and out of it. Call dr?
Yes call the doctor.: Please call your doctor right away or go to the emergency room as you need to have a serious condition that needs to be ruled out or be treated. ...Read more
Been sick since Thursday with cough, headache, sniffles. Can't shake headaches, tried sudafed, excedrin pm, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and maxalt. They keep occuri?
I often wake with a sinus headache. I take Zyrtec (cetirizine) before bed and use Flonase in the morning, but still get headaches at night sometimes, any suggestio?
Ears are ringing day and night, tired eyes, uneasy breathing, occasional frontal headaches, uneasy yawning, polyps, congested, fatigue?
Took a 500 mg acetaminophen for a headache, I'm now nauseous, headaches worse and moving around, dizzy, almost fell over when I stood up. What's up?
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