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2 yr old son woke up in middle of night vomiting and complaining of pain in left eye. no other symptoms. Virus? Migraine? Cause for serious concern?

2 yr old son woke up in middle of night vomiting and complaining of pain in left eye. no other symptoms. Virus? Migraine? Cause for serious concern?

Vomiting...: Waking up vomiting at night wouldn't normally concern me; however, with the complaint of eye pain (? headache) associated with this episode, I would contact his pediatrician in the morning and be seen. May just be a virus (usually is!) but pain in the head that wakes you up at night and is associated with vomiting at least deserves an exam by his pediatrician. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

Stress: Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u. plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head. ...Read more

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I got a bad migraine worse one I ever had. Made me sick and all. Then my husband gets one. He never gets head aches.What could it be? Virus? Parasite?

I got a bad migraine worse one I ever had. Made me sick and all. Then my husband gets one. He never gets head aches.What could it be? Virus? Parasite?

Comments: Migraine is NOT a contagious disorder, and well over 30 million people in the United States suffer these severe headaches. If both of you had migraine events at same time, would search for potential food triggers, such as nitrite preservatives, MSG, aspartame, but fermented or pickled items could also be culprits. Although unlikely, carbon monoxide exposure does cause headaches. ...Read more

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Should i return to the e.R.? I have been suffering from a migraine since thursday. I went to the e.R. Both thursday and friday, and i'm still in severe pain even with the meds they gave me. Should i return to the hospital, or tough it out until monday to

Your choice: Your choice. You definitely need to see an md for neurological testing first, before anything else is done. Obviously the meds are just not enough to cover up the symptoms. You need to find out the cause first before moving forward. ...Read more

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What is a migraine?

Recurrent headache: Migraine is a chronic disoeder in which you get recurrent headaches which are moderate to severe in nature in typical headache it is on one sided headache and pulsating in nature and last anywhere from 2 to 72 hours it may have other associated symptoms like nausea&vomiting inreased sensitivity ti light about one in third patients feel an aura. It can be triggered by several different factors. ...Read more

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What is a migraine?

What is a migraine?

Headache: Hi ChantelleH, A migraine is a type of headache. Usually it is on one side of the head, moderate to severe, throbbing and sometimes associated with sensitivity to light and sound. ...Read more

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How to cure migraine?

How to cure migraine?

See a neurologist: There is no cure but a great treatment management exists, which can alleviate your symptoms big time, but your have to see a neurologist to rule out any other possibilities of your headache. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more