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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   21 female with headaches
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   hi
Doctor :  
I shall help you in this regard
User :   ok well ive had two clea ct scans
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but im still worried they missed something
Doctor :  
What was the impression of the CT scan?
User :   it was normal
Doctor :  
Good
Doctor :  
Since how many days is this problem?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Where is the pain mainly?
User :   i just got freaked out reading about brain aneurysms or something
Doctor :   Ok

User :   would the CT picked up an unruptured aneurysm
Doctor :  
Surely it would
User :   ok good
Doctor :  
tell me where is the pain more
Doctor :  
in which part of head
User :   its in my forhead and the top of my head
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do you have cold symptoms?
User :   well i just traveled 800 miles
User :   to the northeast
User :   so yeah im a little bit stuffy
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do you have any pulsating feeling?
User :   in my head?
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   no just pressure feeling
Doctor :  
Especially in the temples
Doctor :  
Ok fine
Doctor :  
Now just press at area where your eyes and nose meet
Doctor :  
above the corner of eye
Doctor :  
press upward and see if you have pain
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Good
User :   what would that mean
Doctor :  
Bend your neck backwards and see the response
User :   just a little stiff
User :   but I can do it
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
That indicates muscular tension
Doctor :  
It is quite likely in your case
User :   yeah i have a 4 month old and am very stressed out
Doctor :  
The muscles get into contraction and as a result there will be pain
Doctor :  
It is a reflection of mental tension, yes
Doctor :  
so Relaxation is the key to control it
Doctor :  
and you should not worry about your headache
User :   ok so massages? hot showers that sort of thing
Doctor :  
Both are good
Doctor :  
along with some active exercises from your side
User :   ok so Ishouldnt be woried about anything like unruptured aneurysm with two clear ct scans?
Doctor :  
Can be simple stretches and walking which soothes you
Doctor :   also relax yourself with good music

User :   ok so Ishouldnt be woried about anything like unruptured aneurysm with two clear ct scans?
Doctor :   lower your stress by spending time in your favourite passtime for a while
Doctor :  
Follow proper sleeping position
Doctor :  
and have good sleep
Doctor :  
Take nap for not more than 45 mins b/w 14-16 hours
User :   ok
Doctor :  
that is very relieving
User :   i dont get much sleep
Doctor :   With good exercise, you should be able to get it

User :   but i shouldnt be woried about an unruptured aneurysm because of the two clear cat scans?
Doctor :  
Do not go to bed unless you feel sleepy
Doctor :  
No, you should not worry about it
User :   ok thank you so much. I will deffintly try these things and stop worrying about this
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   no that is it! thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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