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Migraine, pain behind eye. What is wrong?

Hello, I m a 19yr old female and i suffer from sever migraines. The pain is intense, throbbing behind my right eye. Up until about a month ago it always used to be behind the left eye. When i have this pain, i usually throw up. The pain is so bad it brings me to tears and no matter what i do the pain wont go away and will stay with me for days on end. When i have this pain i physically cant do anything and cant think straight. What is wrong with me?
Asked On : Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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hi there
this is a typical history of migraine what you are given.its a common problem more common in females of your age.
it is a condition when your brain nerves become oversensitive and your brain arteries dilate and cause the pain.the episodes can be lastin from few hrs to upto 72 hours.

well with advances in science great drugs are available to curtail the problem
you should consult a physician and give proper history whatever he asks to rule out uther causes too of headache and will put you on proper medicines depending upon your frequency of attacks and response to therapy,,it will be titrated up if required.

so dont worry and consult a physician
Answered: Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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