Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
173 Doctors are Online

Severe headache, pain in the cheek, CT scan, delayed periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3391 Questions
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
User: i m havin sevre headache what should i do?
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   25
Doctor :   since when you having this ?
User :   its not at any specific tym but all of a sudden my head starts paining
User :   even when i bend down to pickup something my head feels heavy
Doctor :   any visual changes ?
User :   not really i do hav specs
Doctor :   how long they last ?
Doctor :   and at what point it hurts the most ?
User :   with left eye sight cyl -1.50 and right eye cyl -0.50
Doctor :   when does the headaches start ? any specific trigger ?
User :   well i havnt given much attention on tat
Doctor :   ok and have you taken any medications ?
User :   well not yet
Doctor :   ok now whats suggested that you need to get a CT scan done
Doctor :   it cab ne migraine or tension or cluster headache
Doctor :   be**
Doctor :   so we need to do the tests to pinpoint the cause
Doctor :   so that you can be treated accordingly
User :   attimes i get a black out when i bend even i have noticed that when i get headache my upper cheek area also pains
Doctor :   you do need a Ct SCAN that is a must
User :   also doc, i have complains about body pain specially shoulder area... i have done several test which has been all clear
Doctor :   since when
User :   neck area
Doctor :   does it happen when you get your headache ?
User :   this is since when i was 10 yrs old but i have always been complainin .... when i lift heavy weight or do some work with my right hand my arms get swollen(i mean the area muscles in the forearm)
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   why is this what could be the reason?
Doctor :   well first we will address your headaches and see if we find out any cause that could be related
User :   k so u mean that with a CT Scan i will get to know
Doctor :   yes thats correct
User :   doc do u kno related to gynac
Doctor :   i am general physician i cannot only guide you within my expertise
User :   k
Doctor :   you can always ask me after you get your CT scan done to discuss your report
User :   but doc i also got a query related to gynac
User :   n i m shying away to visit
Doctor :   sure tell me
User :   well i havnt got my periods for this month does that mean i am pregnant
Doctor :   you are delay by how many days ?
User :   actually i had taken primolut-n tablet last month to stop periods from 23-26 and on 28th feb i got my periods but right now its 31st and i havnt yet got my periods
Doctor :   and have you been having unprotected sexual intercourse ?
User :   we did have safe by using a condom but last week had an unprotected 1 but he dint ejaculate inside
Doctor :   ok well your periods can be delayed by upto 7 days and that in normal range
Doctor :   it can be due to hormonal changes
Doctor :   i would suggest that you should take a home pregnancy kit and then you can find out if you are pregnant or not
User :   but doc as per my normal cycle i get periods 4-5 days before the actual date
Doctor :   these variations can happen
User :   and since feb has 28 days i calculated accordingly
User :   is it caz of the period delayin tablet
User :   wat would u suggest to wait for 2-3 more days
Doctor :   yes i will suggest you should wait for minimum 5 days
User :   ok and then check with the preg kit
Doctor :   yes dont worry
User :   to be honest doc i dont want to have a kid now
User :   wat if the kit says positive
Doctor :   then you can visit a gynecologist and look for the best option
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   i am sure its because of the medications
User :   ok doc i shall wait for more 5 days
Doctor :   yes you should
User :   k thanyou so much doc for your support
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of yourself
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   have a good one
Doctor :   bye bye
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor