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Suffering from continuous headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   i have a bad headache
Doctor :   Since when do you have this?
User :   2wks
Doctor :   Is it increasing since its start?
User :   may be 1 month
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   yes
User :   35
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have nausea / vomiting?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have insensitivity towards light?
User :   what is ur specialty?
User :   no
Doctor :   On a scale of 1 to 10, how do you rate the severity of your headache?
Doctor :   I am a Internal Medicinist
User :   7
Doctor :   When was the last time you had been to a doctor and got your blood pressure checked?
User :   which state/country are you in?
User :   20 years ago
Doctor :   Is the headache continous or intermittent?
User :   continous
Doctor :   Any precipitating factors?
Doctor :   Which time of the day?
User :   laying done on bed
User :   at night
Doctor :   So the pain increasing towards the end of the day?
Doctor :   Which part of the head does it ache the most?
User :   no it only occurs when i lay down
User :   whole head
Doctor :   Does putting a pillow helps?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have neck pain too?
User :   no
User :   when i get out of bead it is gon
Doctor :   Ok so it is a positional headache
Doctor :   Do you have dizziness ?
User :   feel the room spins when i lay done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you get your ears tested?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have problem with the vision?
User :   this pain is very bad
User :   and goes down my spine
User :   blurred vision
User :   when i lay down
User :   when i get out of bed i am almost normal
User :   except i am bumping into walls
Doctor :   Ok, I think you need an examination by a Primary who can test your senses, vision and blood pressure
User :   i cannot stop vomiting
User :   feels like something is exploding in my brain and spine
Doctor :   Now you should take MOTRIN
User :   i cannot look down because my necck is stiff
Doctor :   which can relieve you from the headache
Doctor :   You can take OTC - UNISOM tablet, one tablet
Doctor :   and get some sleep
User :   i have been on tylenol 1gm four times a day
Doctor :   before you see your primary doctor
User :   and motrin 800mg four times a day
Doctor :   Tylenol may not help now
Doctor :   Ok you have used all the Over the counters and not helpi9ng
User :   yes
Doctor :   you need a better analgesic than them
User :   vomiting is bad
Doctor :   You need a prescription medicine now
Doctor :   UNISOM can help you with Vomiting
User :   can u give one
User :   ??
Doctor :   I cannot give you a prescription medicine
Doctor :   without examination
Doctor :   and this is not valid in your country
User :   my father had aneurysm
User :   do i need to worry about that
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Aneurysm can be genetic
User :   he died of that
Doctor :   but not necessarily
User :   i am very worried
Doctor :   So get your self tested and screened
User :   should i get to er
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I suggest you to go with 7/10
User :   now??
User :   what is 7/10
Doctor :   pain
Doctor :   and vomiting
Doctor :   With the risk factor of aneurysm
User :   r u at home?
User :   or all docs in one office
Doctor :   I shall say that require
Doctor :   I am at my clinic
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