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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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Dear Doctor, my wife has following symptoms. Unexplained weight gain; Anxiety; Cyclical headaches; Lethargic depression; Rapid weight gain; Mood swing; Anxious depression; Thinning hair on the head & hair fall; Restless legs; Sometimes get urinary tracts

Dear Doctor, my wife has following symptoms. Unexplained weight gain; Anxiety; Cyclical headaches; Lethargic depression; Rapid weight gain; Mood swing; Anxious depression; Thinning hair on the head & hair fall; Restless legs; Sometimes get urinary tracts

Hormones?: It sounds cliche but in your wife her hormones definitely seem out of kilter. Of course, what's causing that is another question. She really could use a good physical examination followed by appropriate lab and/or diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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I got bad head pain?

I got bad head pain?

Question?: What is your question? Are you asking for causes of headache? There are hundreds of those. If you are have a persistent pattern of headaches i suggest seeing your pcp. ...Read more

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Son has head pain on top of head?

Son has head pain on top of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Headaches in the rear of my head?

Tendonitis/neuritis: Chronic pain back of head, occipital region, can derive from expanding mass within brain or from chronic tendonitis and/or neuritis in region of superior trapezium muscle insertions on occiput. Neurologists can effectively differeniate, prescribe, refer, treat. Local steroid injections into tender sites can be effective. Imo chronic irregular postures head & neck can be primary underlying cause. ...Read more

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What could produce this head pain?

What could produce this head pain?

Not enough info.: There isn't enough information provided to give you a good response. Please add pertinent info and re- ask. ...Read more

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I have a headache on my left head?

I have a headache on my left head?

There are several: types of headaches and they can be quite debilitating. Please start by seeing your doctor and possibly a mental health professional to help you cope w/the headaches. There are many techniques you can learn to lessen or stop them, e.g., biofeedback, clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. Local hospitals sometimes have a headache clinic. ...Read more

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Headache on right side of the head?

Headache on right side of the head?

The right headache : hemicranea is usually a description of a migraine. However fever or the presence of numbness or weakness can be associated with more serous disease. A new headache a severe headache. A different headache. A headache upon arising in the morning or one that wakes you up. Requires a complete work up. Lab ct and complete neurological exam ...Read more

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I have a headache. Both sides of my head.

Need information: Could be as simple as a tension headache, but not having other history, it is impossible to say. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Occipital Neuralgia: This is a very common location to get headaches. There are two very large nerves known as the greater ; lesser occipital nerve in that region. Most commonly, these nerves are compressed between the muscles of your neck and the fascia, creating extreme pain and headaches. Good news, there are new advances to help this type of headaches with Botox or surgery. Have to rule out other causes too! ...Read more

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