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Post Traumatic Headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi doctor i have been getting headaches for 8 weeks, can you help me if i give yo more info?
Doctor :   how did the headache start?
User :   i got hit with a basketball
Doctor :  
User :   i was fine that evening but the next evening i started getting the headaches
Doctor :  
did take immediate examination after that?
Doctor :  
did you have nausea?
User :   i had nausea, and anxiety aswell
Doctor :  
are you taking any medication?
User :   and i got some sort of shivery feeling sometimes in my cheeks
Doctor :  
User :   i am currently taking petizofen
Doctor :  
User :   it seems to take the headache away for a bit, the same with warm baths.
Doctor :  
is it helping the pain?
User :   my doctor said it could be a traumatic migraine which might occur every 3 - 4 years
Doctor :  
a repeat check is suggested as the headache is now chronic
User :   these headaches are usually dull and arond the head
User :   what does chronic mean?
Doctor :   continue taking the prescribed medication
User :   it does not disturb my sleep btw
Doctor :  
present more than 6 weeks
User :   8 weeks yesterday
User :   oh
User :   ok
User :   shall i keep taking medication until it goes?
Doctor :  
so get a repeat check done
User :   i mean, basketballs are not that hard of objects are they?
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and folow up on the medication use also as itis helping you only for a short while
User :   my doctor said if i was going to suffer anything serious, it would have developed in the first 24 hours
Doctor :  
it might need a change
User :   ok
Doctor :  
anything serious does happen in first 24 hours, but since your headache is lasted so long, i suggest you to take a repeat examination to look for the other causes of headache

Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?

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