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I was told I was having tension headaches and was given narcotics from my pcp and the ER doctor. Took a few didn't go away. What do I need to do now?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Search secondary causes like sleep disorders, tmj try naproxen, motrin, or anaprox-- try sedating muscle relaxant like flexeril toredol, amitriptylline relaxation techniques, biofeed back, acupuncture make sure to get dr evaluation, he may find other contributing factors.

In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Search secondary causes like sleep disorders, tmj try naproxen, motrin, or anaprox-- try sedating muscle relaxant like flexeril toredol, amitriptylline relaxation techniques, biofeed back, acupuncture make sure to get dr evaluation, he may find other contributing factors.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology

In brief: Get referral

Narcotics rarely help tension headaches.
Muscle relaxants, heat massage, pt are much more useful.

In brief: Get referral

Narcotics rarely help tension headaches.
Muscle relaxants, heat massage, pt are much more useful.
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Dr. Rita Agarwal
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