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Medication for tension headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   i picked ur chat as soon i as logged and saw ur name
User :   was waiting for a long time.
Doctor :   sorry to keep u waiting
Doctor :   but our timings is from 9am to 9pm
Doctor :   as u know
Doctor :   i picked ur call at 9pm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   could u just tel ur problem
User :   since i woke up
Doctor :   k
User :   i am having head ache
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how long is this problem
User :   what to do
Doctor :   is this first time ur getting this headache
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   32 , female , housewife
Doctor :   k
User :   no i generally get headchae in the morning
Doctor :   any time before u had similar problem
User :   for last 2-3 months, this problem has increased
Doctor :   everyday isit
Doctor :   any visiual disturbance along with headache
User :   yes . now it is almost every day
Doctor :   or vomitting?
User :   visiual ?
User :   no vomiting
Doctor :   i mean blurring of vision
Doctor :   or double vision
User :   yes.some blurring is there in vision
User :   i eyes seem strained
Doctor :   is it prior to headache
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   when was the last time u had ur eyes tested
User :   8 months ago
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   any difficulty in reading after u had ur eye tested
User :   i hope it is nothing serious. i use glases. .5 in each eye
Doctor :   any watering of eyes along with headache
User :   no difficulty in reading after testing. in fact, it was better because i gt specs
Doctor :   k
User :   but that was 8 months ago
Doctor :   do u have cold ?running nose
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   we usually suggest to get ur eye tested once a year atleast
User :   ok. so this headache is not eye problem
User :   so what all can be the reason.
Doctor :   cant say
Doctor :   may be linked
User :   i also feel thatw hen i have some exercice like morning walk, it is not there or when i takebreakfast
Doctor :   headache can be due to many reasons
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u have running nose
User :   it is not there
User :   but the day when i dont go for morning walk, it is more
Doctor :   k
User :   is it stress
Doctor :   ya may be
User :   no running nose
Doctor :   do u have sinuisitis problem?
Doctor :   k
User :   no
Doctor :   which part of the head u get headache
Doctor :   do u get any feeling like nausea
User :   actiually the sides. where you can feel two veins
Doctor :   or vomitting?
User :   that thumping veins in the side of the foreheads.both side
Doctor :   does it coincide with ur monthly periods?
Doctor :   k
User :   no
Doctor :   does it increase when u have coffee
User :   no
Doctor :   chocolate
User :   it increases when i am angry or in the morning
User :   chocolate makes me feel better
Doctor :   do u feel tightness or a band tightened around ur head?
User :   yes yes
Doctor :   then this is called tension headache
Doctor :   it might be
User :   if i rub the side of my forehead, i fel better
Doctor :   u need to relax
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   did u visit any doctor for this problem
User :   how harmful is this tention headache
Doctor :   or any medication u took
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   tension headache might the cause
Doctor :   its not serious
User :   does tention headache cause heart attack
Doctor :   see in people now days
Doctor :   due to stress
Doctor :   no its not related to heart attack
User :   ok. i have family history of heart problem
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and when done, Please say it
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   ok. thanks doc. i am very happy
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice
User :   any medicine for this
Doctor :   ya sure
Doctor :   u need to be examined
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and when done, Please say it.
User :   for what
User :   i already filled 2 forms
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   feedback form
User :   i already filled 2 times now
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   After I close the window. Please refer your friends with a click of the button.
User :   now tell me what test you
User :   do i need to get done to get medicine
User :   can you reccommend
User :   some medicine ?
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   I can understand your problem. However, since I am a general practitioner I may not be able to help you much with this. You will have to speak to a qualified specialist who will be able to help you out with this problem.
User :   quickly. my child is making a lot of noise
User :   for headache, why do i need to go to a specailist
User :   can't you give some medicine which does not need your report
Doctor :   u can take one aspirin
Doctor :   but if u wish to see specialist doctor
User :   which specialist ?
Doctor :   we can fix appointment
Doctor :   neurologist
Doctor :   which part of bangalore u stay
User :   ok. i will find one myself in the area near to my home. thanks. it was excellent.
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