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Having headache and feels lack of sleep. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i had a query....
User:i very often have a headache
User:and feel lack of sleep
Doctor:Yes, lack of sleep can trigger headaches and vice versa.
Doctor:I may be able to help you, if you can provide some additional details.
Doctor:Since when are you having these headaches?
User:it makes me feel tired and i lose my concentration
User:last 1 week
Doctor:Is is aching continuously or is it intermittent?
Doctor:Do you have any symptoms associated with it - such as nausea, vomiting, body aches, fever, nasal congestion, rashes, etc?
Doctor:Have you had similar symptoms in the past?
User:yeah at times but i took a disprin
User:i was fine
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Persistent headaches lasting for about a week is not very common. However it can occur in a few conditions like
Doctor:infection, refractory error or with hypertensive crisis.
User:so what should i do
Doctor:You will need a detailed evaluation - blood tests, eye check and blood pressure check to understand the cause.
Doctor:hence i suggest you to consult a local doctor and get the aforementioned tests.
Doctor:In the meantime
Doctor:you can take
Doctor:1. Tab. Dolo 650mg three times a day after food.
Doctor:2. Use moisol eye drops twice or thrice a day.
Doctor:3. Rest adequately.
Doctor:The next steps of treatment will be decided after the test.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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