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Date : 08-Apr-2014
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User:Hello Doctor
Please proceed with your query
User:I am suffering from severe headache
User:which happens now almost everyday
Doctor:Is it one sided headache?
User:I had been diagnosed with Migraine few years back
User:Yes, One sided
Doctor:Are you using any prophylactic medicines to treat migraine?
User:and I am taking homeopathic medicines for the same
Doctor:Have those medicine helped you.
User:No prophylactic medicines as of now
User:and homeopathich also
User:and homeopathic also has stopped working
Doctor:Besides these migraine headache, do you have any other past medical conditions?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Migraine are chronic conditions and currently there are no scientifically proved medicines known to cure it completely.
Doctor:But the condition can be kept under control.
Doctor:I am not aware of the potency and efficacy of homeopathic medicines.
Doctor:But if you wish to try allopathy,
Doctor:there are very good medicines available on prescription.
Doctor:Medicines such as propranolol, flunarizine, topiramate, amitriptyline and so on
Doctor:are used by many migraine suffers with good results.
Doctor:I would suggest you to consult a neurologist and start those prophylactic drugs.
Doctor:You should be able to get this pain under control
User:Can you please suggest me a good neurologist?
User:in delhi?
Doctor:I am not aware of Doctors in Delhi. I tried contacting my colleagues for reference; but couldn't find one.
Doctor:the above link has doctors listed as neurologist on this website.
Doctor:You can search for one closest to you.
Doctor:Some doctor may have user given reviews
Doctor:which may be useful to you.
Doctor:Hope this helped you.
Doctor:k bye
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