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Headache due to tension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Dr. i keep getting head aches on stress; earlier it would reduce with one paracetamol (crocin or panadol) now i need two; what shall i do as a next step to take care
Doctor :   how long u have being getting this headache
Doctor :   please dont self medicate
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   ok; i am 40ys; gender; Male; mARITAL STATUS: mARRIED; DEPENDENTS: 3
User :   I have beeen getting it since 15-16 yrs; but now i am only worried about the dosage
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   only betal nut; on an avg - twice a day; not regular only after food
Doctor :   does this headache coincide with ur board meetings?
Doctor :   how often do u get this headache?is there any vomiting or nausea along with headache?
User :   no vomiting; it is when i am strained and worried or when i dont have proper digestion
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u have any head injury anytime?
Doctor :   in recent past?
User :   no; when i was 10yrs a minor one; a fall while i was doing pull-up
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since then ur getting this headache isit
User :   i dont recall; but it was not very frequent
Doctor :   how often do u get this headache?
User :   say 2-3 times on an avg per month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u consult any physician or neurologist for the same or what medicine u are taking as of now
Doctor :   other than paracetamol
User :   no; i just take paracetamol and pulling on
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have diabetes or high blood pressure?
User :   no
Doctor :   when was the last time u had ur eyes tested
User :   about 3 months back; i need reading glasses now; i am slowly getting habitauated; no using it regularly
Doctor :   u need to get ur eyes tested first
Doctor :   ur headache might be the result of ur refractive error
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if the headache persists u need complete healthcheck up
User :   ok
Doctor :   as this headache has been there for long time
User :   what is refractive error?
Doctor :   eye power changes with age
Doctor :   u might need to see eye specialist again
Doctor :   to get ur spec power changed
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yes; thank you; can i consult you again on this issue
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   we fix appointment for ur complete health check if u wish so
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   ok; i shall contact you
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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Doctor :   where are u located and when would u like to have appointment if so
User :   yes; i am travelling; i shall get back to you
Doctor :   I can understand your problem. However, since I am a general practitioner I may not be able to help you much with this. You will have to speak to a counselor who will be able to help you out with this problem.
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   sorry this is not for u
Doctor :   sorry about that
User :   ok
User :   never mind
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   ok bye
Doctor :   do get back to us after ur eye testing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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