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Remedy to treat and prevent migraine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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User :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   this is
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   1 min
User :   i am suffering from headache just a single side
User :   frequently
User :   it is really unbearable
User :   and that to on left side
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the nerve above the left ear also seems to be bulged
User :   when headache comes
User :   can you pls advise on this
Doctor :   Ok
User :   once i get this it remains for more than 3 days
User :   can i get a permanent solution for this
Doctor :   Ok, Are you or as I need your past history ?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   as of now i dont have access to this site, so i am chating with login
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   My I know your age please ?
User :   24
User :   male
Doctor :   Have you ever been diagnosed with Hypertension or High Blood Pressure
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   may i know wat do you mean by hypertension?
Doctor :   Do you see any tingling sensation in your ears after or before the headache ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Hypertension = High Blood Pressure
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any abnormal twinkling or haziness before your eyes at or after or before the headache ?
User :   no.but when i keep my finger pressed on the nerve i feel bit comfrtble..but no less in pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem, since years or is it recent ?
User :   4 months
Doctor :   Have you ever shown this to any doctor and was it diagnosed it as a Migraine ?
User :   no, but i used to sleep continuously for more than 9 hours
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   then i feel better for 6 or 7 hours and then it starts again
User :   last month, i felt that thrice
Doctor :   Headache has over 35 different Different differential diagnosis and Migraine is one and again it is of many kinds
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Migraine can be caused due to different aggravating factors.
User :   solution ??
User :   please ??
Doctor :   Please try to follow my write up an dplease correlate and dont just jump over for a solotion.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Migraine caused by any aggravating factor : Doctor :   1. Oily diet
Doctor :   2. In some other people Lack of sleep
Doctor :   3. In some people Lack of Adequate Food at the right time.
Doctor :   4. Some get it if they go out in hot sunlight
Doctor :   5. Work stress and long work hours can be one reason
Doctor :   Like this you have more than 60 reasons for people to land up in Migraine.
Doctor :   You can be given temporarily a Brufen 600mg, thrice daily
Doctor :   But you need to identify the root cause.
Doctor :   Hope you are following ?
User :   yes
User :   how long should i keep taknig the tabs?
Doctor :   I have seen patients who get a headache if they have a bad night's sleep and after identifying the cause and getting good sleep, they become normal.
Doctor :   Might be for 2-3 days
Doctor :   But For Migraine there is another drug called Sumatriptan , but I cannot prescribe you without examining you, as it is against medical ethics and it is against medical practise to prescribe on a chat.
Doctor :   Hope you understand my constraint.
Doctor :   Sop I recommend you to take Brufen which is an OTC DRUG.
Doctor :   And you need to identify the cause and try to solve it basically , and what might have caused the headache in the last few times that you had.
Doctor :   And if does not decrease in 3 days I recommend you to go a general physician and get your self physically examined.
Doctor :   Please follow the steps that I have recommended you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you want to know anything else ?
User :   no thank you for ur support
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now.
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