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Doctor insights on: Why Have I Had A Headache For 2 Weeks

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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My one eye was a little static like a tv on the right side two days ago and I had a headache and was tired but went away after 10-20 minutes! Stroke?!

My one eye was a little static like a tv on the right side two days ago and I had a headache and was tired but went away after 10-20 minutes! Stroke?!

Ophthalmic Migraine: Visual symptoms before, during or after a headache is not uncommon. Could be an aura associated with a headache or migraine or ophthalmic migraine (where sometime only get visual disturbance but no headache). See eyeMD to be sure your optic nerve and confrontation visual field, vision is normal. ...Read more

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Hi. I took 400 mg of ibuprofen 2 hours ago as I had a headache and I have a fasting blood test in two hours. Will the results be affected?

Hi. I took 400 mg of ibuprofen 2 hours ago as I had a headache and I have a fasting blood test in two hours. Will the results be affected?

Water is OK: If you took the ibuprofen with water then it should not effect most blood tests. It might be another story if you took it with a quart of egg nog! ...Read more

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Which type of headache lasts two weeks?

Which type of headache lasts two weeks?

Should be assessed: A headache lasting that long should be assessed to make sure you dont have any intracranial issues. If the workup is negative for something serious, you could have a couple things, including occipital neuralgia or hemicrania contiua. However, we would need more information regarding the symptoms to make an educated guess. Two weeks is along time for headache and id recommend you have it assessed. ...Read more

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Been wake up with headache the past two day?

CONSIDER: Could be due to neck, jaw, dental issues, even presentation of migraine. Might contact your doctor and/or dentist and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Very slight and strange headache for two days?

Very slight and strange headache for two days?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, 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

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What is causing my headache I have had for two weeks?

Need Consultation: Persistent headaches need to be evaluated for the specific cause. See your physician and/or dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had off and on headaches for two weeks, what is wrong?

I have had off and on headaches for two weeks, what is wrong?

Grind your teeth??: Have you been told that you grind (at night)your teeth, either by your significant other or your dentist? How about clenching your teeth during the day? Could be a contributing factor. ...Read more

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I have been haveing headaches for two weeks off and on and my vision gets blurry at times?

I have been haveing headaches for two weeks off and on and my vision gets blurry at times?

Need physical exam: A full physical exam is needed to establish a diagnosis. So my first rec would be to see a doctor in person. Most likely this is a migraine headache especially if you are sensitive to light and is associated with nausea and vomiting. Another cause is temporal arteritis and is worsened with tapping your temples or worsens with chewing. This could be uncontrolled blood pressure as well. ...Read more

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