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Frequent headaches after head injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   is it possible for symptoms of a head injury to start to develop about a year after the incident and become progressively worse over 5 years?
Doctor :   rarely so
Doctor :   yes it can
Doctor :   extremely rare
Doctor :   but it can present later
User :   ok
User :   would it be worse if you never rexeive treatment
Doctor :   more often within 6 months
User :   *receive
Doctor :   it might present
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes it is always better
User :   i have been having headaches since about 2002
Doctor :   if u seek medical advise
Doctor :   at the earliest
Doctor :   ok
User :   at the time i had fallen backward and hit the back of my head on the ice at an ice skating rink
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how severe was the head injury
User :   but my doctor says it may be migraines or stress related
Doctor :   did u lose consciousness then?
User :   for about half an horu to an hour i forget my parents names, phone numbers, addresses, etc
User :   *hour
Doctor :   anytime after that u experienced sezizures
User :   it gradually came back and then nothing really happened immediately after that
User :   no
User :   but i get headaches
User :   and nausea
User :   and dizzy
User :   and when i move my head it gets worse
User :   i have a pretty bad headache right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive tried aleve and motrin and tylenol and advil
Doctor :   anytime did u get CT scan of head or EEG done
User :   they dont help
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
User :   im supposed to have one on the 22nd though
Doctor :   does this headache coincide with ur monthly periods

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