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Frequent headaches with vomiting, migraine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I am getting head ache often (atleast once a week) on one side and followed by vomitting
User :   This is happening since last one month
User :   I am working in MNC
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting: Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol or smoke?
User :   29
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When is the headache usually present in the day?
User :   I had sinus problem earlier and have taken treatment with Homeopathy. Now it is ok. At times during severe cold, i do get head ache like sinus head ache
User :   No
User :   during morning hours
Doctor :   Do you have any before headache like due to sound or while watching television or any abnormal smell?
Doctor :   Can you point out the exact sites of the headache?
User :   No doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Sometimes forehead and sometime back side of the head (near to neck)
Doctor :   Do you use spectacles for vision?
User :   but it is one sided
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any history of Gastritis?
User :   No
Doctor :   Yes, I meant acidity.
User :   You mean gastric problem
Doctor :   May I know the treatment you are following for this?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Yes
User :   I do get aciditity sometime and will have gelucil syrup
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that the symptoms are associated with Migraine.
User :   but it comes very rare
Doctor :   In this there is usually a one sided headache.
User :   which specialist should i need to consult for this problem
Doctor :   You can see a General physician and need to get few investigations like MRI of the brain and other routing blood and urine tests.
User :   what is your advise to overcome this problem
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: Doctor :   1. Take Tab DOLO 500mg during headache.
Doctor :   2. Follow meditation and breathing exercises
Doctor :   3. Consume lots of fluids like water and fruit juices.
Doctor :   4. Consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
Doctor :   5. Follow regular physical exercises.
Doctor :   Please do see a general physician.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   No exactly but the pain can hinder your daily activity.
User :   Yes doctor
User :   Is it a major problem
User :   is it curable
Doctor :   It can be controlled with medications and through meditation and breathing exercises it is avoidable.
User :   should i need to take the medication for lifetime
Doctor :   It is usually prescribed for 3 months and on follow up if no episodes are seen then the dosage would be reduced and can be stopped on follow ups.
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   May I know your preferred location?
User :   pls advise a good hospital to consult for this problem.
Doctor :   I will ask my customer care team to call you after this live chat regarding your request.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Good night
User :   Thanks a lot doctor for your support and help in resolving my queries.
User :   No more queries. Good night doctor
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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