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Paracetamol tablets to treat headaches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   am having headache since the last 3 days
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   which area of the head pains the most..
Doctor :   and is it uniform or one sided.
User :   forehead or rather the whole head
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   which time of the day is it more..
User :   in the mornings
User :   not as soon as i get up
User :   but as the day progresses
Doctor :   You were telling some thing as the day progresses..
User :   you there doc?
User :   yes .. as i get ready for office and by the time i reach.. it becomes terrible
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   HAve you suffered form the Sinusitis before and or are you having it now..
User :   never
Doctor :   do you get the attack of cold repeatedly..
Doctor :   or does your nose remain blocked regularly..
User :   not exactly
Doctor :   ok..
User :   no my nose is not blocked
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   any thing other than the head ache that you have..
Doctor :   Fever or Malaise
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   there are few conditions that i can think of in your case like
User :   yes..
Doctor :   1) Frontal Sinusitis 2) Stress induced..
Doctor :   3) Vascular causes..
User :   and what do you suggest?
Doctor :   these are the common once and then there are the others like Raised BP too..
Doctor :   In your case i would recommend you to have an examination by the
Doctor :   Internal medicine physician..
User :   any medicine to help me relieve the headaches?
Doctor :   If required then he would ask for the ENT examination..
Doctor :   ok..
User :   ny medicine to help me relieve the headache
Doctor :   take Paracetamol 650 mg.
Doctor :   that will relieve it for now..
User :   how many tablets can i take in a day?
User :   what do i ask the chemist for?
Doctor :   for Head ache you need to take 2 tablets one in the morning and one in the evening..after taking a light meal..
Doctor :   Paracetamol tablets only..
User :   dont they have any name for it?
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done
Doctor :   DOLO 650 mg.
Doctor :   but then it may not be available so just ask for the
Doctor :   Paracetamol 650 it will help..
User :   any other suggested name? pls let me know
Doctor :   Examination with the Internal Medicine doctor at the earliest will help you find the cause and then
Doctor :   treatment will be initiated..
User :   but someting to help me now...pls help
Doctor :   Paracetamol tablets will help you relieve the pain..
Doctor :   the headache..
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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