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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi'
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i am a 14 year old boy who got hit with a basketball 7 weeks ago. it hit me in the head. Since then i have been getting on/off headaches with nausea, anxiety i feel shakey aswell. Sometimes these are dull headaches. On friday i went to see my doctor and said it could possibly me a traumatic migraine. he prescribed me some petizofen for my headaches. But recently they have been dull headaches in the right side of my head, do you know what this could be? is it in the healing process?
User :   They usually go away when relaxing in a warm bath aswell
Doctor :  
The cause could be secondary to anxiety.
Doctor :  
Unless you find an another cause on brain imaging>
Doctor :  
By means of a CT scan.
User :   secondary to anxiety?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :  
Anxiety can cause such symptoms similar to headaches and nausea.
Doctor :  
head injury can also cause this.

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