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Suffering from severe headache. Pain radiating to the back of the neck. Need help

Hi!Last night I experienced the weirdest,most painful headache ever.Im a Migraine Sufferer.I had what I thought was an orbital migraine.As I lay here trying to fall asleep I felt a pain going down the back of my head to my neck ,like something was traveling that path.now my head is sore to touch like its bruised or something.What is it?im low income.cant afford to pay.I think its low,a person needs help,asks and then BLAM,give me money
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Hello,

Thanks for the query,

I feel that this could be due to migraine. Note that the diagnosis of migraine is secured only after ruling out other causes. If you cannot afford any other investigations and evaluation, you may try consulting a physician in a public sector. You will benefit with medications like Amitryptiline, Propranolol, Valproate etc along with regular food/sleep habit and avoidance of stress and other precipitating factor.

Hope this helps
Best wishes

Dr Gopal Krishna Dash MD, DM, PDF (Epilepsy)
Consultant Neurologist and Epilepsy specialist
Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital
Bangalore
My Blog in this web site:
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-gopal-krishna-dash/64344
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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