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Medications for tension headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
Doctor :   May i help you now?
User :   Yes, I get this constant pain in my head. This started from yestereday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   what is your occupation ?
User :   Am a XXX
Doctor :   do you have any sleep loss?
Doctor :   do you have any history of migraine ?
Doctor :   what XXX,you mean gym?
User :   I sleep for 6-7 hrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   no, am a XXX co
Doctor :   is the pain throbbing type or like a tightening in the head?
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   where exactly is the location of the pain?
Doctor :   is it bilateral?
User :   pain throbbing type on one side, then later goes to other side
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol>?
Doctor :   do you have nay stress?
Doctor :   do you have any sudden lifestyle changes/
User :   No, I dont smoke or drink
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   do you have neck pain or arm pain?
User :   Yes I do..
Doctor :   do you have nausea with headache?
User :   yes...i do..i feel like throwing up
Doctor :   ok is the pain more while moving head or lifting weight?
Doctor :   do you have any history of migraine?
Doctor :   did you have any travel yesterday?
Doctor :   do you have sore throat and c running nose?
Doctor :   i feel probably you are having a tension headache
User :   I am recovering from viral fever. I did go out yesterday but that is nearby not a long travel
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on any medicines now?
Doctor :   i mean for viral fever
Doctor :   since viral fever causes body pain and headcahes
User :   am not, am done with the medicines, that was for 5 days
Doctor :   it take at least a week for recovery too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have pain evertime ?
Doctor :   Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches among adults.
User :   ok, this headache doesnt allow me to do anything. I have to hit the bed and sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long it lasts?
Doctor :   throbbing headaches with nausea can be due to migraine
User :   It started yesterday...went on till few hours back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   migraine will lasts for 4-48 hrs
User :   Usually after a night's sleep, it goes away
Doctor :   did you try any simple analgesics
Doctor :   ok
User :   nope
Doctor :   so it can be due to stress or migraine
Doctor :   more chances are for migraine
Doctor :   as you have one sided pain
User :   okey..
Doctor :   that is throbbing
User :   yep
Doctor :   but since you dont have a history
Doctor :   of it in the past
User :   I am never gone to the hospital for this..
Doctor :   only after proper examination it can be confirmed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you may try using dolo 650 tablets
User :   It has happened couple of times...
Doctor :   provided you are not allergic to paracetamol
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   migraine can come for some in adulthood too
User :   The doc has given me that tab if i get headache, its 750 i guess
Doctor :   do you have any family history
Doctor :   ok
User :   nope, not really
User :   can i do something in my diet or do some home remedy
User :   to stay away from this
Doctor :   yes you may check your bp
Doctor :   and drink good amount of water
User :   Okey..
Doctor :   and also sleep for 6-8 hrs a day
Doctor :   also check your eye refraction too
Doctor :   to rule out eye diseases
User :   Okey..
Doctor :   and also include rich vit a foods like carrots mango etc
User :   If any time I need to consult a doc, whom should i go to ?
Doctor :   and also wash your eyes in cool water fro 5-6 times daily
Doctor :   and also do some relaxation
Doctor :   exercises
User :   Ok,
Doctor :   like yoga and breathing
Doctor :   techniques
Doctor :   and see
Doctor :   how it goes
Doctor :   also reduce salt and spicy foods
Doctor :   that will do a lot
Doctor :   if you still have headaches
Doctor :   get a physical examination done
Doctor :   thanks for consulting...
Doctor :   wishing you a speedy recovery..
Doctor :   bye for now...
Doctor :   take care....
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