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What Kind Of Headache Do I Have
What kind of headache do I have when it hurts in the front of my head and back of it help me please?
Need more info pls: Is the pain bandlike and squeezing, sharp like a needle and stabbing, throbbing associated with facial pain and cold symptoms? Please write another entry with more information. Any changes in vision, hearing, nausea, vomiting, neurological changes like weakness, numbness, confusion, balance problems? Incoordination? Fever? Taking medication? How severe? ...Read more
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Sinus headache: Blocked sinus can lead to sinus headache from increased pressure building up within sinuses. However, this isn't necessarily a sinus infection, although blocked sinuses are prone to infection. These days, we recommend avoiding antibiotics for acute cases, most likely caused by viruses. Check out http://goo.gl/MskeBA & http://goo.gl/G05WFX for more re sinusitis. ...Read more
Best left to a Pro: Some of the variables that you need to share with them are inciting factors llike food, or environment, how long you have had them, any change in severity, location, character like throbbing, constant or pressure, other associated symptoms like dizziness, nausea, paralysis or weakness of any muscles or functions like speaking or swallowing, and what treatments you may be using for relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nasty: These are unique headaches which typically start in middle age, and occur daily, mainly awakening at nite, and clustering over several weeks, and then gone for many months. The pain is intense lasting about 30-60 min, pt unable to sit still, assoc with tearing, reddening of the eye, discharge from nose, and rather disabling, but the pattern can be stopped with preventative drugs. ...Read more
Too little info: Your question is far too nonspecific, so will approach generically. You could have migraine, tension cephalgia, intracranial hypertension, an expanding hemorrhage, a brain tumor, hydrocephalus, meningitis of a variety of causes, a large stroke, venous sinus obstruction, etc. Perhaps you should see your doctor and get addressed. ...Read more
Understand headaches: You should contact your physician and request an evaluation and diagnosis of your headaches. Your doctor may refer you to a neurologist for the evaluation. ...Read more
What kind of pillow should I purchase if I have re-occurring headaches when I wake up in the morning?
Whatever you like!: Awakening with headache may be related to your pillow, but there are other, more common causes- dehydration and caffeine withdrawal, TMJ dysfunction (grinding your teeth at night), and sleep apnea are but a few common causes. If you are suffering frequent headaches in the morning, you should be consider being evaluated by a headache specialist (typically a good neurologist). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having real bad headaches lately, what kind of medicine can I have prescribed to help with these concurrent headaches?
Need diagnosis FIRST: While most headaches (ha) aren't serious, some can be associated with serious illness such as meningitis, aneurysm, or other illness.Throwing pain meds at it without knowing the cause could be seriously injurious to your health.Get a good history & phys incl. Osteopathic hands-on exam to determine the cause and then receive appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
H/o migrianes. 2 weeks headaches, nothing works. Pain worse with sitting, standing &bending over. Better when lay down. What kind of headache is this?
Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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