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Date : 10-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor:How can I help you XXXX?
User:I am having very bad head ache, left half back side
User:took disprin but no good
Doctor:How long has it been going on?
User:not sure what I should do, I didn't get hurt from any external injury
User:for past around 4-5 hours
Doctor:Ok, Well, as far as pain killers go. If Disprin didn't work. You can take 400mg of Ibuprofen
Doctor:brand names are brufen, imol, etc
Doctor:do these headaches happen often?
User:never, first time as much as I can recall
User:what could be the possible reason ?
Doctor:Ok, good
Doctor:Most of the time, unilateral headache is due to neck issues, did you sleep in an odd position last night?
User:not sure, might be
User:but its only in a part of head, rear left
Doctor:Try and give your neck some rest, lie down for a bit
Doctor:Right, thats where the neck muscles pull against the skull
User:I would try doing that
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:one moment
Doctor:there is one other thing i would like to tell you
Doctor:There is an exercise you can do, that will help you if this headache happens again
Doctor:Are you still there?
User:please tell me
Doctor:Ok, one moment. I am going to send you a link to a video on youtube that explains it
Doctor:one moment
Doctor:sorry, please wait a bit longer
User:sure, no issues
Doctor:There you go
Doctor:That should help
Doctor:It's very simple excercise
User:I will check,
Doctor:All you need is a towel
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