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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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I've been experiencing a lot of symptoms such as: breast tenderness, nausea and vomiting, headaches, and i started my period 2/26/13 & went off 2/28.

I've been experiencing a lot of symptoms such as: breast tenderness, nausea and vomiting, headaches, and i started my period 2/26/13 & went off 2/28.

Dysautonomia: This refers to lower brain controls of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system. It is a widespread problem in the U.S. Because of the massive intake of sugar. Stop all forms of sugar, pop, ice cream, candy, desserts etc and get some vitamins into you. ...Read more

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How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

How often can headaches cause nausea and vomiting?

Probably migraine: Migraines are the most common cause of frequent headaches, and they are often associated with nausea/vomiting. Otc pain meds can contribute to rebound/medication overuse headache, which causes the headaches to actually worsen in the long run. You should see a neurologist who can get you on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute agent (i.e. Triptan i.e. Imitrex) for the pain. ...Read more

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I have had headaches nausea vomiting for the past week with it sometimes being more than once a day female age 33

I have had headaches nausea vomiting for the past week with it sometimes being more than once a day female age 33

Possible migraine: Go see your dr for a check up. In the meantime try over the counter excedrin migraine to be taken after meals for the headache, peptobismol may help the nausea. Take care! ...Read more

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I've always suffered from headaches migraines at times but these past 2 weeks I've had 2 headaches I hadn't experienced before. They feel like migraines for they come with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and weakness. Except these ones have a few extra sympt

I've always suffered from headaches migraines at times but these past 2 weeks I've had 2 headaches I hadn't experienced before. They feel like migraines for they come with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and weakness. Except these ones have a few extra sympt

Migraines: Migraine problems can evolve and vary over time, and sometimes are affected by new medications, especially pain meds. Multiple new trigger such as neck arthritis, dental or jaw issues, or even recent infections or blood pressure issues may be playing a role. Your doctor can assist in trying some medications which may reverse the process. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have bad headaches that cause nausea and vomiting and dizzy spells?

What does it mean to have bad headaches that cause nausea and vomiting and dizzy spells?

Can't diagnose on: Line. But do recommend medical (neurological) eval to rule out out migraine or other types of headaches ; to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I got the mirena (levonorgestrel) put it a month ago and i been experiencing nausea and vomiting. I also been getting bad headaches and im always tired. Is this normal?

I got the mirena (levonorgestrel) put it a month ago and i been experiencing nausea and vomiting. I also been getting bad headaches and im always tired. Is this normal?

No: This is not normal. If these symptoms started clearly after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) was put in and you cannot cope with those, you will need to talk to your doc about removing it. There is another iud called paraguard, which is not hormonal. ...Read more

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I have been having severe headaches and sinus! having serious nausea and vomiting and weight loss. Taking sinus spray and tabs. Seems to help a bit?

I have been having severe headaches and sinus! having serious nausea and vomiting and weight loss. Taking sinus spray and tabs. Seems to help a bit?

Headaches, vomiting: And weight loss suggests the need for you to visit your doctor. A spray product called xlear is a natural spray that can help break up the bio-film in your sinus area and lower the liklihood of infection but please see what your doc says. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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16yo girl. Two pebble sized lumps on back of neck, growing in size, and have been there for a week. Have been suffering dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and headaches. Any ideas??

16yo girl. Two pebble sized lumps on back of neck, growing in size, and have been there for a week. Have been suffering dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and headaches. Any ideas??

Likely a lymph node: There are a number of lymph nodes scattered around the back of the head and neck where they are easily found. At rest they may be the size of a pea and when stimulated they are often bean sized or larger.Size often changes over weeks ; often reflects bug bits, skin rashes or throat irritation, it is not likely related to headaches, nausea or dizziness. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more

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I'm feeling flutters in my lower belly and a strong pulse plus I experience headaches more often I am always sleep tired in nausea vomiting?

I'm feeling flutters in my lower belly and a strong pulse plus I experience headaches more often I am always sleep tired in nausea vomiting?

Pregnancy test: The first test performed on any female of reproductive age with symptoms of fatigue and nausea would be a pregnancy test. Following that, a more complete history and physical exam would be necessary. Nausea and vomiting due to any cause can lead to dehydration which can cause rapid pulse, fatigue, headache and dizziness when severe. ...Read more

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A month ago I fell in tub hitting my neck and head, had CT everything fine. Still having severe headaches, neck pain, nausea and vomiting. HELP ME!!

A month ago I fell in tub hitting my neck and head, had CT everything fine.  Still having severe headaches, neck pain, nausea and vomiting.  HELP ME!!

Concussion: I believe you suffered a concussion without (fortunately) abnormalities on the CT scan... Please return to your doctor for physical exam and treatment and hopefully things will stabilize over the next 6-8 weeks. These injuries take time to recover from unfortunately. All my best! ...Read more

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I have a loss of appetite, anosmia, nausea & vomiting, chronic headaches from skull fracture. How to eat & keep food down? Appetite stimulants? My drs don't know what to do.

I have a loss of appetite, anosmia, nausea & vomiting, chronic headaches from skull fracture. How to eat & keep food down? Appetite stimulants? My drs don't know what to do.

Get a referal: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician for a referal. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can a regular headache cause nausea and vomiting?

Can a regular headache cause nausea and vomiting?

No: Headache that are associated with nausea and vomiting are more likely to be migraine. Other causes of headache should be excluded. You should see your physician. ...Read more

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We saw sister on Sunday morning, and she came down w headache, nausea, vomiting every 20 min on Tuesday. Should we be concerned we will get sick too?

We saw sister on Sunday morning, and she came down w headache, nausea, vomiting every 20 min on Tuesday. Should we be concerned we will get sick too?

Sounds like a virus: The illness sounds viral and in particular a GI (Stomach) virus (called ECHO virus) and this is not spread by droplets rather by direct contact with surfaces etc Handwashing is the best prevention. So its unlikely you will get sick since the virus is not shed until the persn is actually sick. I hope this helps Good luck ...Read more

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Nausea vomiting headache and right side pain that comes and goes?

May be IBS: Usually functional abdominal pain if chronic and accompanied by bloating and change in bowel movements but sometimes radiculopathy or nerve entrapment if related to movement. ...Read more

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Hot Cheetos causing nausea, vomiting, headaches, and burning feeling. Should I be worried ?

Hot Cheetos causing nausea, vomiting, headaches, and burning feeling. Should I be worried ?

Cheetos and vomiting: Do other foods trigger the same reaction? If so, please see your doc to identify the cause. Otherwise, don't eat hot Cheetos. Processed foods have all sorts of chemicals in them. Something in Cheetos does not agree w/you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Everytime I have my monthly period I have a headache, nausea, vomiting what medicine should I take?

Everytime I have my monthly period I have a headache, nausea, vomiting what medicine should I take?

Complex problem: You will need to see your obgyn and possibly a neurologist. Track your symptoms and menstrual cycles on a calendar so they can see the pattern. You may have pms or menstrual migraines. Treatment will vary on the pattern of symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more