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Cause of headache, vomiting and dizziness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hey my name is xxxx, i'm 13 years young. I have been getting hiccups, major headaches, the urge to throw up, want to pass out, and i've been really dizzy with every move i make. what is causing this?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxx
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   a little over a week now.
Doctor :   Did you see a Doctor?
Doctor :   These kind of symptoms are uncommon in children
User :   no. not yet anyways.. it passes after a few minutes and i haven't thought anything of it. but now it is getting to where it take a little longer to pass. i'm getting worried.
Doctor :   You need a physical check up with your Doctor
Doctor :   Did you inform your parents?
Doctor :   can you reach your Doctor early without prior appointment?
User :   i can't get to one until after friday. and yes i informed my mother and she said she will try to get me to the doctor as soon as possible.. and no i can't..
Doctor :   Since it is getting worse day by day, you can reach ER
Doctor :   with the help of your mother
Doctor :   Did you check the temperature?
Doctor :   I am sure it is the right move you can make to tide over the current symptoms
Doctor :   I think you should not try anything at home
User :   okay. can you tell me what you think a few things might be? i'll answer any questions i need i just kind of what to know what a doctor thinks it is. some say i may be pregnant. others say i may have heart problems.
User :   and what do you mean not try anything at home?"
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   not since last october.
Doctor :   I think you may not be pregnant
User :   i know i'm not. there is no way i can be.
Doctor :   The next thing I could think of is GI upset
Doctor :   stomach upset*
Doctor :   eye related
Doctor :   third is heart related
User :   what do you mean eye related and heart related?
Doctor :   Refraction error in the eye
Doctor :   cause head ache which there by cause vomiting
Doctor :   Heart related is last and very unlikely
User :   so not wearing my glasses is doing this to me? and my glasses are in oklahoma.
Doctor :   Oh so you have refractive error
Doctor :   Then I can strongly suspect that
Doctor :   You have to get to a different optometrist and get a prescription of glasses
User :   ok. what can i do to stop this
Doctor :   or if you have the prescription you can get them made here
Doctor :   You can take measures to keep your eyes relaxed
User :   i've never wore my glasses and this has never happened. y all the sudden?
Doctor :   by not watching TV movies
User :   oh ok.
Doctor :   Work in bright lightr
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you have serious headache, take TYLENOL
Doctor :   Sleep for 12 hours a day
User :   i do. it doesn't help.
User :   i do that to it only helps a little.
User :   and im always hott no matter how cold it is in the room.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   A person's body can have greater metabolism and feel hot
Doctor :   Did you check the temperature with a thermo?
User :   no
Doctor :   Can you check now?
User :   no i dnt hav 1
Doctor :   Which place are you now?
Doctor :   How is your appetite?\
User :   my house?
Doctor :   Do you have regular diet and stool?
Doctor :   I am asking which state are you in?
User :   i'm never really hungry. and im not sure what you mean. and texas
Doctor :   What is your weight?
User :   last i checked 115-120.
Doctor :   Do you eat outside the home most of the times?
User :   not usually
Doctor :   When was your last doctor's visit?
User :   uhm i think at the begging of the year last year for my physical.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Now as said, take these precautions to prevent further headache
Doctor :   If you can prevent headache, the vomiting and feeling of passing out are controlled
User :   ok
Doctor :   Eat properly and at regular timings
Doctor :   Sleep for min of 10 hours
Doctor :   Take break from school
User :   even if im not hungry
Doctor :   Ues
Doctor :   Yes
User :   im on summer break
Doctor :   Good
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you feel tired, do not play out
Doctor :   Try to get yourself tested for eye
Doctor :   and your Doctor
User :   okay i only go out to walk to my moms work. heat gives me a headache
User :   ok n ok
Doctor :   If severe headache, you might consider taking MOTRIN 200 mg after speaking to your mom
Doctor :   and not without her consent
User :   ok and i dont have any
Doctor :   For that matter do not take any medicine without your parent's knowledge
User :   i only take what she gives me
Doctor :   I wish that your mom should see this chat
Doctor :   and take care of you
User :   she will
Doctor :   Please show this chat history to her
User :   i will
Doctor :   and let her help you in seeing a Doc
User :   ok i will
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no
Doctor :   I hope this is informative
Doctor :   and helpful
User :   is it thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye thanks
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