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Severe headache in middle of skull with vomiting. Help - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:My wife is having some problem i wanted to discuss and get some guidance from you
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
Doctor:sure, please proceed with ur query
User:y'day and night before that suddenly my wife complaining about headache
User:in general she never had headache
User:headache is very much severe
Doctor:May i know her age ?
User:27 yrs
User:she applied some balm and basic medicine (Saridon) that night
User:and it was all fine that day
Doctor:does she have any medical problems, like blood pressure, etc ?
User:no, not at all
User:She has delivered a baby girl last year
User:it was normal as well
User:today also she complaint for the same kind of pain
Doctor:can u describe the headache, its location, duration of the pain, any other issues like nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, etc ?
User:when she faces down she feels heaviness
User:middle of skull is area of problem
User:it continues for long time
User:today she had problem of vomitting as well
User:she felt like fainted in morning
Doctor:does the pain come at the end of the day or at early morning ?
User:pain increased if there is more sound
User:today it started in morning
Doctor:most likely the pain could be due to migraine
Doctor:the other cause can be tension headache
User:migraine happens in side of breain ?
User:one side of brain?
Doctor:the best way to deal with this is to use Crocin OR disprin tablets, as and when she has the headache
User:she is not having tension now these days
User:does migrane pain starts all of sudden?
Doctor:the meaning of tension headache , is not to be taken literally.
User:previosuly she never had headache
Doctor:yes,, migraine can present at any point in life
User:how can we get confirmation if this is migrane?
Doctor:takeing a few days rest, or a short nap when the pain arises along with a crocin or disprin tablet will be every helpful to reduce her symptoms
Doctor:migraine is a clinical diagnosis, and there are no tests to confirm it
Doctor:all the medical history and presentation of headache and a physical examination, will help in proper diagnosis
User:she is having pain in middle of skull , not one side of it
Doctor:you can get a few tests including complete hemogram, ESR, to start with
User:Can you please suggest some doctor
Doctor:based on the results, further tests can be advised
Doctor:sure, please provide me your phone no and email ID
Doctor:i SHALL ask the customer care to contact you and help you out
User:its YYYY@YYYY
User:She is not willing to take more saridon kind of medicine without knowing the actual cause
User:she already had 2 in last 2 days
Doctor:I understand , but there is no point in suffering with the pain , when the pain can be reduced with a simple medication.
Doctor:I have intimated the customer care
Doctor:they will contact you and help you with a suitable doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else i can help u with ?
User:generally what specialist deals with headache ?
Doctor:you can consult with a XXXXXXX medicine specialist
Doctor:and he will guide you accordingly
User:ok.Thanks doctore
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:take care and have a good evening
User:Good Evening to you as well
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