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Dull headache , feeling of popping ears - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 36 Questions
User :   a few questions to help clear up things for me..
Doctor :   Fine
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Proceed with it
User :   what is your specialty
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner

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I believe I can help you
User :   are you in the US?
Doctor :   I am in India
User :   if I have a constant dull ache in my head usually different places .. and usually at night and early morning clicking or feeling of ears needing to pop in my head.. what could cause these feelings?
Doctor :   Ok

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I believe that you had chatted with one of your doctors few minutes back
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I can see that in your chat history
Doctor :   Is it the same query?

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or further doubts on it?
User :   just some other doubts.. just worrisome so trying to figure this all out because i've never had anything like this before
Doctor :   Fine

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Now as our doctor has told you before
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It is mainly a psychological problem
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and no organic issues as such
User :   even if temples sometimes ache through this situation?
Doctor :   Not only in the head area

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It can cause pain in the chest, legs
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Mind is upset, then the whole body gets disturbed
User :   I guess I'm just wondering is there any certain symptoms or issues that I should look out for that may signal something serious is going on.. or might happen...
Doctor :   One thing serious is your thoughts

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which can become obsessive over time
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I donno if you have heard of OCD
User :   yes
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A person keeps on dong the same things in that condition
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Now in a lighter sense, you are obsessed with these thoughts
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like you are having a problem
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Which can disturb your lifestyle
User :   yes
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So that you will need to mend
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As suggested, you should go for CBT
User :   ok.. well hopefully soon I'll have another full time job and my mind can get back to being able to concentrate on other things and this will pass...
User :   I will look into the CBT though..
Doctor :   Yes, but meanwhile do enroll yourself with a Clinical Psychologist for that

User :   thank you for your advice
Doctor :   Sure, it is a pleasure serving you

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User :   bye
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