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What Is The Cause Of These Reccuring Headaches
CHRONIC HEADACHE: Recurrent episodic headache can be migraine, migraine headache is episodic, frontal , throbbing, associated with nausea, vomiting, light and noise intolerance. If your headache is coming more than once a week, you need to see your doctor to start you on a preventive medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/headache/my00407/dsection=causes for many causes of headaches. Let's not forget that there are many types of headaches so you really need to go see your doc for diagnosis at which point s/he can narrow down causes. In meantime, review that link for simple things that you can do in meantime. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many Different: There are many different causes for headaches, both known and unknown. Muscle tension or stress headaches are caused by the muscles around the skull tightening. Some headaches are caused by pressure inside the brain or skull. Some are caused by infection or damage to a nerve around the head. Many others are unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What we know: Migraine is inherited due to family genetics. We also are aware that sufferers are sensitive to external and internal triggers which set off glutamate receptors in the brain. The process results in electrical/chemical reactions in brainstem and ultimately parts of brain with release of a series of chemicals that cause pain and to a lesser extent blood vessel changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: Mild tension type headaches may be the most common cause of simple headaches. Other common ones include those caused by sleep deprivation, hangover, jaw, tooth or sinus problems and the primary headache syndromes including migraine, cluster and other headaches. They are more severe but not as common as tension types. ...Read more
Numerous: Including tension/muscle contraction headaches, sinus infections, especially frontal or ethmoid sinuses, migraine, giant cell arteritis, referred pain from jaws, neuritis or neuralgias, increased intracranial pressure, eye pain such as glaucoma. Maybe we can help more with a Concierge visit? ...Read more
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes.: Question is too general. Brain lesions is a generic term that encompasses all manner of things that could occur in the brain. Anything from stroke to infection to bleeding to scar or inflammation. The symptoms would depend upon both the location of the lesion and the type of lesion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headache: It takes a book to write about headaches. But among the patients I see at Urgent Care, it is migraine headache. I assume because it is more severe and harder to treat with OTC meds so they see doctor more. Other common causes are stress, lack of sleep, and fatigue that can trigger tension headache. ...Read more
Tonsillitis: Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are associated with throat pain or sore throat. Inflamed tonsils, such as may be found in strep throat, are swollen, red, and may have some purulent exudate (pus). There are possible complications of strep throat which involve headache, such as sinusitis, and rarely, meningitis or brain abscess. Most cases, however, are self-limited with symptoms resolving in 2-5 days. ...Read more
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