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Eye and ear problem can be a cause for headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   Today I started experiencing some pain in my head
Doctor :   ok
User :   pain is momentary
Doctor :   ok
User :   Top left side , its like some nerve is paining
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it ok
Doctor :   I did chat with you the other day regading your father.
User :   yes mam
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   31
Doctor :   ok, do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   is this the first time you experienced this pain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   how is your vision?
User :   fine
Doctor :   any cold, cough or fever in the recent time?
User :   no doctor, the pain did came in the morning , then then 3 times at 11 and then 1 pm, i dont know but the pain is like it is running through nerve and momentary
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you got your eyes checked anytime?
User :   last year i got fulll body check up
User :   vision was ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you take nay medicine for the same.
User :   why doctor wha is the relation
User :   no
Doctor :   generally a headache is due to vision problems, as in change in poer of the eyes, so always a eye est is recommended.
Doctor :   ok, I would suggest you to consult an ophtalmologist for the vision test.
Doctor :   as you do not have any fever or cold, i do not feel this may be sinusitis
Doctor :   for now, you can take TAB.DOLO 500 MG
Doctor :   it will give some relief, avoid coffee, tea, etc
Doctor :   how is your diet?
User :   I used to be on computers for hours even upto 1 am almost everyday and also in office
User :   but i dont wear specs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   avoid continuous exposure to computer screen
Doctor :   take frequent short breaks
User :   ok doctor, does our body balance depends on your ear
User :   like if one is not able to hear clear by one ear
Doctor :   yes, the ear has a lobe called floculonodular lobe, which manages the body balance and equilibrium
Doctor :   yes, hearing and balance depend on the ear being inter related
Doctor :   are you with me.
User :   doctor, there is pain
Doctor :   you may need a visit to eye doctor and a general physician for further examination if this persists, also take some multivitamin tablets
User :   in the back side of the head upto neck
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need an examination.
Doctor :   pain killers like DOLO will give relief
Doctor :   make sure you are on the right posture when you work.
User :   this is the case of my brother
User :   does it have any relation with eye
Doctor :   you mean he neck pain is for your brother or whatever we spoke till now was for him?
User :   now the first one ...momentary pain is mine
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the pain from the backside of head till neck is for my brother
Doctor :   what work does he do? his age?
User :   32
User :   site related and office work
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   apart from his neck , does the pain reach the ends of fingers as well?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is his pain? does he smoke?
User :   no smoking....
User :   last 4 to 5 years, but not frequently
Doctor :   he must make sure he is in the right posture while working or watching tv or computer
Doctor :   sleep on a hard cotton bed, do not prefer cushion mattresses,
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   and if he drives two wheeler, ask him to avoid bumpy roads
User :   ok
Doctor :   he can take same tab. DOLO 500 mg when he gets pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   and he needs to see a orthopedician for further examination.
Doctor :   he doctor may guide him with exercises and physiotherapy if it is severe.
Doctor :   I hope i answered all your questions.
User :   ok and i will see eye specialist
Doctor :   did you follow what i suggested?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me.
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you could chat again with us anytime 24/7
User :   sure if there is any problem
Doctor :   have a good day
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   thanks a lot
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