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Migraine so bad I'm throwing up. What can I do?

Migraine so bad I'm throwing up. What can I do?

Medicine: Nausea and vomiting commonly accompany migraine headaches. If you are having migraines that are severe and frequent, you could benefit from a daily prophylactic medication. Ask your doctor what would be the best choice for you.

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Had 3 different symptoms of a migraine but now I have these feeling of throwing up how to treat this migraine?

Had 3 different symptoms of a migraine but now I have these feeling of throwing up how to treat this migraine?

Migraine + nausea: Nausea & vomiting are symptoms of migraine that can be managed separately w/anti-emetics. Depending upon frequency of migraine, you might consider prevention w/daily medication. Or just take meds ASAP to stop migraine early on before gets devastating. Chat w/your Family Doc about options. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/basics/definition/con-20026358

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Why did I start feeling faint and shakey after throwing up from migraine?

Why did I start feeling faint and shakey after throwing up from migraine?

Syncope: A migraine produces a host of changes in vascular tone in blood vessels that are in the brain. The end result of vasodilation of these vessels is a stimulation of central reflexes that stimulate the vagus nerve. This nerve in turn stimulates the stomach and has important nervous effects on the heart. The end result--vasodilation (low bp), along w nausea and a slow heart rate-a vasovagal event.

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Solutions to migraine headache when trying to fall asleep and having that feeling of throwing up?

Solutions to migraine headache when trying to fall asleep and having that feeling of throwing up?

Migraine management: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management.

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What could be the cause of migraine headaches and throwing up when I get my period?

What could be the cause of migraine headaches and throwing up when I get my period?

Menstrual Migraine: Some women have perimenstrual migraines due to hormonal changes. Your doctor can help you with them.

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I have hypo thyroidism and I am prone to migraine with lot of throwing up. My temples are mostly swollen and pain ful if I apply pressure, pls help?

I have hypo thyroidism and I am prone to migraine with lot of throwing up. My temples are mostly swollen and pain ful if I apply pressure, pls help?

Temporal arteritis: Can present with tender blood vessels in the temple. This typically occurs in people older than 60. A blood test called an erythrocyte sedimentation rate is done and will be elevated if there is an inflammatory process involving the temporal arteries. Treatment is with steroids. Scalp tenderness can occur with migraine but is not typically localized to the temple.

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I have been throwing up non-stop for 24 hours. Not pregnant. No other symptoms. Huge migraine, shaking and dizzy. What can I do? Took zofran (ondansetron).

See a physican ASAP: If you have been throwing up continuously for 24 hours, you need to see a physician quickly to find the underlying cause. Make sure you keep yourself hydrated and get electrolytes in you as well. Fluid solution with sugar & slight salt will help you retain more water in your system. Store bought gatorade will also do the trick. Hope you feel better soon. Go to the er and get help.

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Dizzy headache throwing up hot not hungry. 21 years old 2 year old daughter C-section in the past chronic migraine?

Dizzy headache throwing up hot not hungry. 21 years old 2 year old daughter C-section in the past chronic migraine?

Could be migraine: Could be a migraine. If it is not improved with otc meds and remains severe you may need to go to the er for an evaluation and treatment

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It hurts for me to swallow, my throat feels like it's swollen, throwing up, migraine, fever, muscle aches, major cough?

It hurts for me to swallow, my throat feels like it's swollen, throwing up, migraine, fever, muscle aches, major cough?

You need to: See the dr. You could have a virus with a migraine or you could have strep. You have a mixture of symptoms that really can't be sorted out by this question and you would best be served. By seeing a dr and getting the right diagnosis and appropriate treatment

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is migraine a disease?

Neurological disorde: Migraine is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache.

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How to reduce migraine?

How to reduce migraine?

Prevent migraines: There are many things one can do to help decrease their headaches. Good sleep, good nutrition, stress management, and exercise are a few. Also, daily preventive medications can help reduce the intensity and frequency of attacks. Its important to work with your doctor to find the best approach for you.

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How to stop migraine pain?

How to stop migraine pain?

Migraine: Migraine pain if happens about 8-10 times a month you can ask a preventive medicine to be prescribed by your doctor. To stop one episode medical authorities suggested to take a high dose regular pain killers such as Ibuprofen 800 mg at the first moment of pain. There are also specific anti migraine medications such as sumatriptan that could be taken at each episode of pain.

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How can I overcme migraine?

How can I overcme migraine?

Help: I try to help you with explanation that migraine is lifelong condition. At different period of live it cold be often and then -rare. Your goal : to avoid full strength of headache with modern medicine, using them as soon as you have aura or feeling it's coming. Good luck.

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I have Migraine what to do?

I have Migraine what to do?

Confirm with MD 1st: 16 year old female has migraine, wants to know what to do. Migraine Headache is a very common ailment Pain usually localized in specific areas on the head can be excruciating, pounding; tender to touch in affected area, many times associated with light and sound sensitivity, nausea or even vomiting. Shutting lights & sounds off plus many OTC analgesics could help. Be sure with MD/ Headache spec

Dr. Oscar Novick
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