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Severe headache, pain in the cheek, CT scan, delayed periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
User: i m havin sevre headache what should i do?
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   25
Doctor :   since when you having this ?
User :   its not at any specific tym but all of a sudden my head starts paining
User :   even when i bend down to pickup something my head feels heavy
Doctor :   any visual changes ?
User :   not really i do hav specs
Doctor :   how long they last ?
Doctor :   and at what point it hurts the most ?
User :   with left eye sight cyl -1.50 and right eye cyl -0.50
Doctor :   when does the headaches start ? any specific trigger ?
User :   well i havnt given much attention on tat
Doctor :   ok and have you taken any medications ?
User :   well not yet
Doctor :   ok now whats suggested that you need to get a CT scan done
Doctor :   it cab ne migraine or tension or cluster headache
Doctor :   be**
Doctor :   so we need to do the tests to pinpoint the cause
Doctor :   so that you can be treated accordingly
User :   attimes i get a black out when i bend even i have noticed that when i get headache my upper cheek area also pains
Doctor :   you do need a Ct SCAN that is a must
User :   also doc, i have complains about body pain specially shoulder area... i have done several test which has been all clear
Doctor :   since when
User :   neck area
Doctor :   does it happen when you get your headache ?
User :   this is since when i was 10 yrs old but i have always been complainin .... when i lift heavy weight or do some work with my right hand my arms get swollen(i mean the area muscles in the forearm)
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   why is this what could be the reason?
Doctor :   well first we will address your headaches and see if we find out any cause that could be related
User :   k so u mean that with a CT Scan i will get to know
Doctor :   yes thats correct
User :   doc do u kno related to gynac
Doctor :   i am general physician i cannot only guide you within my expertise
User :   k
Doctor :   you can always ask me after you get your CT scan done to discuss your report
User :   but doc i also got a query related to gynac
User :   n i m shying away to visit
Doctor :   sure tell me
User :   well i havnt got my periods for this month does that mean i am pregnant
Doctor :   you are delay by how many days ?
User :   actually i had taken primolut-n tablet last month to stop periods from 23-26 and on 28th feb i got my periods but right now its 31st and i havnt yet got my periods
Doctor :   and have you been having unprotected sexual intercourse ?
User :   we did have safe by using a condom but last week had an unprotected 1 but he dint ejaculate inside
Doctor :   ok well your periods can be delayed by upto 7 days and that in normal range
Doctor :   it can be due to hormonal changes
Doctor :   i would suggest that you should take a home pregnancy kit and then you can find out if you are pregnant or not
User :   but doc as per my normal cycle i get periods 4-5 days before the actual date
Doctor :   these variations can happen
User :   and since feb has 28 days i calculated accordingly
User :   is it caz of the period delayin tablet
User :   wat would u suggest to wait for 2-3 more days
Doctor :   yes i will suggest you should wait for minimum 5 days
User :   ok and then check with the preg kit
Doctor :   yes dont worry
User :   to be honest doc i dont want to have a kid now
User :   wat if the kit says positive
Doctor :   then you can visit a gynecologist and look for the best option
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   i am sure its because of the medications
User :   ok doc i shall wait for more 5 days
Doctor :   yes you should
User :   k thanyou so much doc for your support
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of yourself
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   have a good one
Doctor :   bye bye
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