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Having severe headache near temple region. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Hi
User:I AM HAVING A SEVERE HEAD ACHE ON MY LEFT SIDE SINCE A WEEK.
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Can you describe the headache?
User:SEVERE PAIN NEAR THE TEMPLE REGION
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Any other symptoms?
User:NOTHING
Doctor:Any problems with vision?
User:I WEAR READING GLASSES
Doctor:There is one type of headache called as temporal arteritis that needs immediate medical attention
Doctor:This type of headache is severe and the pain is near temples
User:I HAVE THIS PAIN IN THE MORNING . BUT AFTER MEDICATION I FEEL RELIVED.
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Which medicine relieves it?
User:PEREDON, NEUROLAX & TRILOG PRESCRIBED BY A DOCTOR. BUT THE PAIN STARTS AGAIN AFTER AN HOUR
User:IS THE MEDICATION RIGHT?
Doctor:I am checking
Doctor:Give me a minute
Doctor:ok
Doctor:I went through the details on your medicines
Doctor:First thing is that neurolax is a multivitamin
Doctor:Trilon is good for prophylaxis but not for aborting an acute attack of migraine
Doctor:Sorry trilol is the name
Doctor:I do not know why you have been prescribed Peridon
User:PEREDONI
Doctor:Is the chemical constituent Domperidon?
User:IT WAS GIVEN FOR 3 DAYS ONLY. I AM NOT SURE ABOUT THE CONTENTS
Doctor:ok
Doctor:I think since it is recurring, we need to know the diagnosis
Doctor:Most probably it is a migraine attack
User:THE DOCTOR TOLD ME THE SAME THING.
Doctor:I think that you should get appropriate treatment after consultation with an XXXXXXX medicine specialist
Doctor:I think that you first need to abort the attack
Doctor:Different medicine is needed to abort it
Doctor:Then you can continue with trilol to prevent further attacks
Doctor:Until you see the doctor continue this medicine only
Doctor:Cluster headache is another possibility for a recurring headache
User:OK
User:WHAT IS THIS?
Doctor:It is a type of headache that is severe and recurs same time every day for many days or weeks
Doctor:Then there is headache free interval for many months
User:OK DR. I SHAL TAKE A SECOND OPINION
Doctor:ok
Doctor:It is needed
User:THANKS
Doctor:Hope I helped
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:MY PLEASURE
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Take care
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