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Frequent headaches, neurological exam - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help U?
User :   hi i am having constant headaches..?! i have no idea y
User :   i know know its not my eyes cuz i had them checked
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   28,male, married
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no..i drink very rarely the last time i had was on 1st jan after a period of 3 months
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   no
Doctor :   Headaches are a result of irritation of nerves and pain sensitive structures
Doctor :   Dilatation of the blood vessels of the brain is also a cause of migraines and certain other types of headaches.
User :   sometimes i wake up with a headache...n feels like cramps around by head
Doctor :   Most symptoms of primary and secondary headaches are the same and a thorough evaluation is therefore important.
Doctor :   A detailed history is essential.
User :   n at times the pain varies from one side to the other
Doctor :   maintain a record of headaches, and an account of sleep, diet, emotional episodes and other contributing factors, leading to headaches.
Doctor :   neurological examination
Doctor :   Blood tests including a complete blood count and chemistry profile

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