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I have a pain in my mouth that has affected my whole head for the past 3 days. Gives me headaches, lose focus, and mood swings. Advil (ibuprofen) doesn't help.

Mouth pain. Greetings. Your pain may be coming from a TMJ disorder or possibly a viral aphthous stomatitis. It's probably worth seeing your ENT doctor for an evaluation and treatment initiation. Read more...
Mouth pain. You need to be seen by your pcp for proper exam and diagnosis. Mouth pain can be caused by many things. Let your doctor know any meds you take, any alcohol/drug/tobacco use. He/she will refer you to a specialist if necessary. Go to urgent care if you can't see your doc right away. Hope this helps. Read more...

Help I have occipital neuralgia headaches an I've take 2 600mg neurotin head still hurt so bad will it hurt if I take a Advil (ibuprofen) pm. In pain?

Occipital neuralgia. involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. Read more...

Having constant headaches I think shunt is broken Doc said it is bc of being Advil (ibuprofen) dependent My head still hurts and the CT scans came back normal?

Chronic daily headac. Hi, if ur ct scan is normal then ur shunt is just functioning ok, and if you take a pain medications more than 2-3 times a wk you can develop chronic daily headache, so ur doctor most probably is right. cut back on the Advil (ibuprofen). Read more...

Headache top right side back of head x4 days, constant, throbbing. Right eye bloodshot. No fever. Advil (ibuprofen) not helping. Should I go to ER or just wait?

Go to ER. Could be many severe things such as tumor, infection, aneurysm, cavernous sinus infection, intra-cranial bleed. You need seen now, and stop the advil (ibuprofen) it thins your blood and may make it worse or cause problems if you need surgery. Read more...
Hemicrania continua. If you've been examined and had imaging and everything is normal, one possibility is hemicrania continua, an interesting headache disorder with headache and red eye on one side of the head. It is very responsive to a medicine called indomethacin. Migraine of course is also a possibility. Hope this helps, I'd love to hear what happens next! Read more...

Monday AM, I suddenly got a headache like a tension headache, it's worse when I turn my head. Advil (ibuprofen) helps for a while, but not completely. It's day 3.

May need eval. Migraines can be exacerbated by movement but if the headache is new, unusual, and sudden, or accompanied by other symptoms, you may need further evaluation. If it migrainous, there are better medications that can be prescribed to help stop the headache. Read more...

Hi I have had headaches in back left side of my head they are unbearable. No Advil (ibuprofen) or migraine pills help what else can I do?

See MD. A severe ha, especially the wost headache of your life, always deserves a good evaluation by a doctor who can order all the things needed to make sure there is nothing life threatening and then make a proper diagnosis and treatment. Go see your md. Good luck. Read more...
Less is more. I agree that you should see your doctor, but the fact that these have been recurrent you've been taking lots of trials of medications is actually quite reassuring. Often, frequent headaches can be made worse by short-acting (or what we call "abortive") medication. I know it sounds miserable, but the truth is this: start by not taking anything for a month. You may find you feel much better. Read more...

What should I do for a 22year old who has had a bad headache in the back of her head for over 24 hours. Tried Advil (ibuprofen), abroprofin also?

Go see a doctor. Persistent headaches like this can be migraine. You may need stronger headaches pills. Caffein containing pain medicines can be useful. There are also some good medicines made for treating migraines. But you need to see a neurologist who specialises in headaches/migraines. Read more...