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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   when should you be concerned about a headache
Doctor :  
User :   like anerusyms or stroke or things like that
Doctor :   problem is we cannot differentiate headache due to different reasons
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if u are having any associated symptoms like
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Doctor :   fever
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and any blackouts
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sudden loss of concisousness
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then u should be concernes
User :   so i have a headache twoards the back of my head on the right side mostly. but no other symtoms. i shouldn't worry because i have no other associated symptoms
Doctor :   do u have history of any accident or injury?
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User :   no.
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any convulsions?
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u there?
User :   no convulsions
User :   no sensitivity to light.
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only headache?no other symptom?
User :   correct
Doctor :   nothing to worry
User :   no ruptured aneurysm? will those always present with other syymptoms?
Doctor :   why ruptured aneurysm?
User :   i don't know. im 21 and no history of health problems. i have just been so concerned about one everytime i get a headache. because i can't decide if it's the worst ive ever had. although i can function and do my normal activites.
Doctor :  
it will not be ruptured aneurysm
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fif u u are concerned then get one CT SCAN AND LUMBAR PUNCTURE DONE
User :   i have had about 4 or 5 CTs done about 4-5 months ago
User :   i know they are bad for you and ive already had a lot done
User :   can being tired cause headaches
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what was the report?
User :   normal
User :   all times
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headche can be due to stress also
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some times migraine is a type of headache where reason is unknown
User :   okay so don't worry?
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanks for your time. have a merry holiday
Doctor :  
what did the doctor tell u?
Doctor :   u too
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is there anything i need to help u with?
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.

Doctor :   are u there?
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