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My first time taking a triptan it made my head feel better and about two months later which is now i took one and it made my head hurt why is that?

My first time taking a triptan it made my head feel better and about two months later which is now i took one and it made my head hurt why is that?

Many possibilities: Triptans are not 100% effective for every headache. One issue for the second headache: did you take the triptan at the onset of head pain? If you waited, the triptan will not work as well, and sometimes the "side effect" seen is actually worsening of the headache. If it worked the first time, it will likely work more times than it won't. ...Read more

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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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I got a concussion two weeks ago my head hurt for a week it was fine for a week then started hurting when i went back to doing contact in practice why?

I got a concussion two weeks ago my head hurt for a week it was fine for a week then started hurting when i went back to doing contact in practice why?

Refer to your PCP: Your body need time to heal. Going back to sports too soon could be dangerous. Concussion takes more than six month to recover. Repetition of concussion causes alzheimer. ...Read more

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I have two bumps that come and go in the back of my head. They feel like pressure and make my head hurt and feel light headed. What can it be?

I have two bumps that come and go in the back of my head. They feel like pressure and make my head hurt and feel light headed. What can it be?

Bumps on head: sound like recurreing sebaceous cysts. They can be reomved fairly easily in the office. See a healthcare provider to have this checked out. Good Luck ...Read more

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I have two little bumps on my head that's hurts really bad, also just noticed a sore feeling by my right ear& headache . What can this be?

I have two little bumps on my head that's hurts really bad, also just noticed a sore feeling by my right ear& headache . What can this be?

ABSCESS FORMATION: Bumps on your head can be infection or abscess forming. Sore feeling by your right ear can be ear infection . So with all the infections going on, you are having headache. You need check-up and antibiotic rx. ...Read more

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I hit my head on side of canopy bed..had a knot on my head..two days later still have headache eyes feel alot of pressure back of neck hurt nausea.

I hit my head on side of canopy bed..had a knot on my head..two days later still have headache eyes feel alot of pressure back of neck hurt nausea.

A contusion: If you had 1) No loss of consciousness 2) no confusion or visual change 3) no vomiting, continued headache is probably due to contusion/bruising of your head. Now, if you fell hard against it and still have neck pain, it's worth an xray. If you continue having headaches, or any of the above apply, see your doctor to be examined in person. ...Read more

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I have just gotten over a minor eye infection nd now my throat and head hurt. I have been exercising for up to two hour everyday for a week now ?

I have just gotten over a minor eye infection nd now my throat and head hurt. I have been exercising for up to two hour everyday for a week now ?

Virus: These are pretty classical symptoms for adenovirus. You might have a somewhat depressed immune system due to increased workouts. Make sure you get plenty of rest, eat well, and drink lots of water. Wash your hands frequently for now too! ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt one side?

Migraine: Migraine headaches are often one sided. Throbbing pain, sensitivity to light and sound can also be present. In some patients, an aura preceding headache may develop. Flashing lights, zig-zags, dots, commas, weird tastes may be part of the aura. If this or part of this is your description, then you found the answer. ...Read more