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What does it mean if you get headaches a lot? I'm on antibiotics for strep and wondered if I had a sinus infection as well, or something else, any idea

What does it mean if you get headaches a lot? I'm on antibiotics for strep and wondered if I had a sinus infection as well, or something else, any idea

Need an exam: There are many types of headaches with various causes. You need to be examined by a physician so that a diagnosis and suitable treatment can be determined. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hair starts falling out a lot and one breast hurts I get headaches a lot I feel so weak I don't eat much?

What does it mean when my hair starts falling out a lot and one breast hurts I get headaches a lot I feel so weak I don't eat much?

Lot of symptoms: Your symptoms may or may not be linked to one cause. A good start would be to see your doctor who can test routine causes and include testing for thyroid etc to identify possible reasons behind your symptoms.
Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a lot of headaches?

What does it mean when you get a lot of headaches?

Hard to say.: Your symptom is vague. Could really be anything. Just out of the box it is very unlikely to be anything serious, but if these are new for you it certainly would not hurt to see your doc to consider causes, treatments. ...Read more

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I get headaches a lot everyday, my forhead feels really tight and it hurts my eyes aswell?

I get headaches a lot everyday, my forhead feels really tight and it hurts my eyes aswell?

Tension headaches ar: Your headache is likely caused by the stress in your daily life. Either the school/job/ home life is causing you excessive stress. This leads to muscle tension and ultimately to painful muscles which manifest as headache.
You will benefit from making some changes in your life which can reduce stress. Find some activities which are relaxing...such as exercise, yoga or take short breaks when UR tens ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches a lot and also the back and chest pain. Headache is more than the back pain. Why do I get the headaches almost everyday?

Why do I get headaches a lot and also the back and chest pain. Headache is more than the back pain. Why do I get the headaches almost everyday?

Neck or spine proble: See a doctor to evaluate and diagnos a cause. Aneck injury or weak ligaments in the neck could cause the problem.
Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org to find a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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In your opinion, is it most likely that I have a UTI or am I pregnant. I feel nauseated right now, I get headaches a lot but I think I am just prone to getting those. I took a pt like a week ago and it was negative but I took it closer to night and I am n

In your opinion, is it most likely that I have a UTI or am I pregnant. I feel nauseated right now, I get headaches a lot but I think I am just prone to getting those. I took a pt like a week ago and it was negative but I took it closer to night and I am n

It: It is possible to have a UTI without burning, however urinary frequency can also be a sign of diabetes. If the frequecy just started then it is probably not a sign of diabetes. The best thing to do is visit your doctor for testing if you still have symptoms. Also if your period has not come yet repeat the pregnancy test.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not get enough blood/oxygen to your brain? I feel light headed at times. Wobbly head & get headaches a lot

Is it possible to not get enough blood/oxygen to your brain? I feel light headed at times. Wobbly head & get headaches a lot

Can be helped: Your description raises questions of a migraine etiology to explain most of your issues, but other explanations could be considered. However, would doubt insufficient blood/oxygen to brain. Still, have your doc check for postural hypotension just to be certain. You may be have anti-cholinergic reactions to your nortryptyline. Have your doctor reassess. ...Read more

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My pituitary gland is bulky can it cause nasal congestion? What other symptoms should I be worried about? I get headaches a lot too

My pituitary gland is bulky can it cause nasal congestion? What other symptoms should I be worried about? I get headaches a lot too

Pituitary Gland: The gland is not in close proximity to the nasopharyngeal region to cause congestion. Symptoms of pituitary dysfunction due to size can be visual problems and headaches as well as possible endocrine problems, if you have concerns, take it over with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could it mean if you get a dull headache along with a burst eye vessel after strained BM? It's lasted over a week now, feel it when bending over

What could it mean if you get a dull headache along with a burst eye vessel after strained BM? It's lasted over a week now, feel it when bending over

Conjunctival: hemorrhage isn't unheard of after BM and usually resolves on it's own. And headache & increased symptoms bending over are common with eye irritation. There's probably nothing to be concerned about. If it doesn't improve in another week or two or if you're just concerned you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Can taking a lot of Advil (ibuprofen) cuz I get headaches a lot be bad for my skin? I took a a lot once to reduce pain for a throat infection

Can taking a lot of Advil (ibuprofen) cuz I get headaches a lot be bad for my skin? I took a a lot once to reduce pain for a throat infection

Rash/Pharyngitis: 24 year old lady with question about what sounds like a skin reaction following a painful sore throat she treated with Advil (ibuprofen). Please visit your physician for a full exam. If your sore throat was severe and now you have a skin rash, you need to be examined to rule out Scarlet Fever.
Ibuprofen can cause a severe skin rash/ TEN in about 5/1 million users so stop until you see your MD. Good luck. ...Read more

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Wat do it means when you get headache?

Wat do it means when you get headache?

Anything: Your headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, teeth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What to do if I get a lot of headaches and it freaks me out?

What to do if I get a lot of headaches and it freaks me out?

Find out why: Perhaps you have chronic daily headaches due to tension cephalgia or migraine, and these may be now a reaction to pain killers used recently. Consider underlying problems such as neck or TMJ pain generators, but very unlikely your problem due to an expanding brain tumor. Regardless, there are medicines to break up these kind of patterns and please see you doctor and address this. ...Read more

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When I smoke too much (more than what I usually smoke i.E 3-4) I get a headache. Does this mean anything?

When I smoke too much (more than what I usually smoke i.E 3-4) I get a headache. Does this mean anything?

Listen to your body.: Tobacco is full of toxins. If you feel sick - you need to listen to your body. It is telling you that it doesn't like poison. ...Read more

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I get headaches from time to time that hurt to the point to where I can hardly stabd what might that mean?

I get headaches from time to time that hurt to the point to where I can hardly stabd what might that mean?

Anything: Your headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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I have been getting a lot of headaches I get about 1or 2 everyday. What could it be? Could it be my medications?

I have been getting a lot of headaches I get about 1or 2 everyday. What could it be? Could it be my medications?

Yes and no: First off, is your thyroid properly adjusted? If you are overusing klonipin or acetaminophen, both will result in medication overuse headaches. But as I have always said before, new and different headache symptoms from baseline should be investigated further. See your doctor. ...Read more

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If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

Depends: If it is a new onset headache you should have an MRI to rule out any brain cause for the headache. If it is a chronic headache, meaning you have headaches for a long time, there might be a chance that you have associated myofascial pain and/or other factors related to headache etiologym like sleep bruxism (teeth grinding). ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get confusion and headache?

Do a lot of people get confusion and headache?

Depends: What you need to know is that severe headache, thunderclap, confusion, or associated with nasuea, vomiting, or not responding to therapy requires a visit to doctor asap. ...Read more

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If you get headache a lot, do you need glasses?

If you get headache a lot, do you need glasses?

Headache: Headaches can be due to eye strain from not seeing as well as you should (inner muscle of eye can strain when trying to read after the age of 40 in many without reading glasses). An eyemd can take a look to see if you need glasses. ...Read more

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What does it mean you get a headache from crying?

Stop crying: It means you need to stop crying and start enjoying life more, . ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you always get headaches?

What exactly does it mean when you always get headaches?

Frequent headaches: You should consult you doctor. There are many approaches to frequent headaches including medications and cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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What I sleep a lot, sometimes I get headaches. What causes this?

What I sleep a lot, sometimes I get headaches. What causes this?

Sleep: Too much or too little of many things can be bad. Studies have shown that too much sleep can be as bad as too little in certain circumstances. How much you need is very specific to the individual. ...Read more

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I'm only 24 and I get a lot of migraines and headaches. Should I get any tests done? Thanks

I'm only 24 and I get a lot of migraines and headaches. Should I get any tests done? Thanks

Headaches: If you have not done so, a visit to you PCP or Ob/Gyn. To refer you to a Neurologist might be worth while. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I get frequent morning headaches that are centralized between my eyebrows?

What does it mean if I get frequent morning headaches that are centralized between my eyebrows?

Not good stuff: This can be eye strain to dry eyes due to a dry bedroom to a brain tumor. This should be evaluated medically. ...Read more

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I drink and eat healthily, and get a lot of exercise, but I always seem to have a headache. Why could this be?

I drink and eat healthily, and get a lot of exercise, but I always seem to have a headache. Why could this be?

U need eval 4 cause: C ur pcp or internist 2 r/o any other cause. U r in the age group for cerebral a/v malformation, which can b fatal. Head ache may b a warning sign. Get in now. ...Read more

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I get headaches in the front of my head a lot, and it always lasts like a couple of days. Is this normal? Is this bad?

I get headaches in the front of my head a lot, and it always lasts like a couple of days. Is this normal? Is this bad?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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I get a lot of headaches could this be anything to do with smoking weed?

I get a lot of headaches could this be anything to do with smoking weed?

Sure: Headache is a very common and non-specific symptom, and it can certainly occur after smoking anything. It could be due to a minor lack of oxygen, eye irritation from the smoke, direct effect of thc, lots of things. All drugs, legal and otherwise, can have side-effects. If you get headaches, consider curtailing your use. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have been getting headaches everyday and feel tired a lot?

What does it mean if you have been getting headaches everyday and feel tired a lot?

Nutrition check: You should take a look at what you are eating...You are likely allergic to some food product. Best doctor to see is a funbctional medicine praxctitioner. ...Read more

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I get pretty bad headaches throughout the day that cause me a lot of pain. I'm only 17, what to do?

I get pretty bad headaches throughout the day that cause me a lot of pain. I'm only 17, what to do?

Get proper diagnosis: A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Headaches (HAs) have many causes. A description of where HA starts, where it goes to, what starts it, etc. Give clues to type of HA. A good dr. May know less commonly known causes of HA such as occipital neuralgia, cranial bone or TMJ dysf., strained suboccipital ligaments. Care may incl meds, prolotherapy, manipulation, etc ...Read more

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I get stressed a lot but always get a bad headache when I'm stressed. How can I stop this happening?

I get stressed a lot but always get a bad headache when I'm stressed. How can I stop this happening?

Trigger: Well, you know the trigger, so that's a start. One would say, get rid of the stress, but not always practical (e.g. If stress is work, school, etc). See is any psychologists in your area that are experienced with biofeedback and relaxation. They can show you some very helpful tips to reduce symptoms whenever stressed. ...Read more

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I have hydrocaphalus I am suffering from headaches and sleep a lot does that mean my shunt is blocked?

I have hydrocaphalus I am suffering from headaches and sleep a lot does that mean my shunt is blocked?

Maybe: Those symptoms require investigation by your doctor or neurosurgeon. Any vision symptoms such as double or decreasing vision? You may need a shunt survey or mri. Best to see them right away, increased intracranial pressure can be dangerous as you know. ...Read more

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Why do I still have headaches? I do not run a lot, or even I don't run, and I don't get hydrated? What is it?

Headaches: There are many types of headaches with all different causes. The least of which are caused by dehydration or running. Persistent headaches should be evaluated, typed, and treated by tour doctor. ...Read more

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I get bad headaches a lot and aanurisums run in my family why would I get headaches all the time should I get checked?

Yes: Constant headaches are not normal, so definitely bring this up to your family doc, especially since you have family history.
Good luck from. Nyc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get headaches and you feel like its because of your neck hurting? And I'm hungry can that be a connection?

Muscle tension: Muscle tension headaches can go down into the neck and be behind the eyes and into the jaw and temples. Not likely related to your hunger. ...Read more

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When I cry I get headaches that make me want to cry. They are definitely unilateral and throb. I have had these type a lot even when not crying?

When I cry I get headaches that make me want to cry. They are definitely unilateral and throb. I have had these type a lot even when not crying?

What a pain!: I would recommend that you call to make an appointment with a neurologist and speak with your general practitioner. While you are waiting for an appointment, document the exact location of the headache, what the pain feels like, how long it lasts, what makes the headache worse or what makes it better, and any other symptoms associated with the headache (nausea, vomiting, changes in vision). ...Read more

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A lot of times I wake up with headaches and mainly they are long night sleeps. Could it be because I get too much sleep? I mostly sleep more than 8h.

A lot of times I wake up with headaches and mainly they are long night sleeps. Could it be because I get too much sleep? I mostly sleep more than 8h.

Sleep & headaches: Length of sleep may not be as important as the quality of sleep. Headache evaluations are complex. Simple things such as grinding your teeth at night may be responsible. Medications which alter sleep cycles are another common source of problems. Sleep apnea is another culprit. If you have a partner, you may want to ask their feedback on your sleep habits. Ultimately you may require a sleep study. ...Read more

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I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes there's not many sometimes there's loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri

I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes there's not many sometimes there's loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri

Migraine headache: Your description sounds like migraine headaches but you need to have a complete eye exam to make sure everything with eye is ok. Flashing lights can be a sign of retinal disease so a dilated exam is needed as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of really bad headaches that you get a lot?

Well it might be a s: Sign if you get headaches a lot that there is something causing the headaches. I think if they do not go away with minor otc medication you should see a doctor and make sure there is no other neurological underlying disorder. ...Read more