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Date : 25-Mar-2014
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User:Hello doctor
User:My name is XXXX
User:My sister is experiencing
User:a severe heasdache
User:kindly help
Doctor:Where exactly is the headache?
User:lower neck and head
Doctor:Does she have any other symptoms?
User:No as of now only headache
Doctor:Does she get migraines?
User:No she does does not has migrane kind of tendencies
Doctor:Since she has bad headaches she will need medical examination for it
Doctor:When did the headache start?
User:she had it,once she got up in the morning
User:it was all fine till yesterday
Doctor:Has she taken any painkiller ?
User:no not yet
User:i thought of having an expert advise'
User:before getting her a pain killer
Doctor:The starting pain-killer is brufen 200 mg two to three times day
Doctor:She should take that before doing anything
Doctor:If the headache does not improve or comes back then she will need to see a doctor
User:how many days shall she continue taking the tablets
Doctor:It can also be something like raised blood pressure etc
Doctor:Pain-killers are to be taken when she has pain
Doctor:It is not a course like for antibiotics
Doctor:Did she eat something?
User:is it to be provided before food or after it?
User:no not exactly
Doctor:After food
Doctor:She should eat something as loww blood glucose will make things worse
Doctor:She should also try to rest her neck
Doctor:It may have been wrong posture while sleeping
Doctor:If brufen does not help
User:will take the medications as prescribed and will get back to you , If there is any further queries
Doctor:or the cause is wrong posture then aceclofenac available as zerodol may help in the dose of 100 mg
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
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