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What is the cause and treatment for chronic headaches? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Jul-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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User:Hi,XXXX
User:last two back have headache problem
User:after vomitting it has stop
Doctor:Ok
User:have taken pain killer i.e. Combiflam
Doctor:Ok
User:any issues
Doctor:How often do you get such headaches?
User:one or two times
User:in month
Doctor:Since when are you having such headache?
Doctor:May I know if your headache was one sided or two sided?
User:think one yr
User:its two sided sometime one sided
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor in the past for this issue?\
User:no, when have cold on that time have check with Dr where i feel heavy head when my head go down.
User:on that time he suggested as sinus n given some tablets to cure same
Doctor:Did you have cold and nasal congestion when you had this headache last week?
User:not much of cold,
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:ok
Doctor:It seems like your headaches are related to the previous headaches.
User:ok
Doctor:However the cause may be related to sinusitis or one of the chronic headaches.
User:ok
Doctor:Chronic headaches are treated by neurologist if they are very frequent such as more than 2 episodes in a month.
Doctor:If you are asymptomatic now, please follow regular eating and sleeping well.
Doctor:Missing meal and inadequate sleep can trigger the symptom.
Doctor:Visit your doctor and confirm the cause.
User:i also feel sinus because whenever have bath on that time i feel headache & heavy head
User:Dr suggsted me to use hair drier to dry hair.
Doctor:Bathing has no direct relationship with sinusitis. You need to consult the doctor to confirm it.
User:ok
Doctor:I would suggest you consult the doctor when you are in acute pain.
Doctor:That will be very helpful in diagnosis the cause of pain.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:Any good Dr in XXXXXXX pl suggest
Doctor:May I know your location?
User:J P XXXXXXX
Doctor:I would suggest you visiting one of these hospitals for good evaluation. St. John's, Apollo, Fortis.
Doctor:As these are multidisciplinary hospitals, you will find good ENT and neurologist doctors there.
User:ok
Doctor:Those are two specialist who treat such conditions.
User:any name of dr.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes
Doctor:May I know which one is closest to you?
Doctor:I can find the expert there.\
User:Apollo & Fortis
Doctor:Give me a minute.
User:ok
Doctor:You can try Dr. XXXXXXX Kamath at Apollo XXXXXXX
User:ok
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
Doctor:I see you also posted this question on my dashboard
User:yes
Doctor:do you want an answer there or shall I ignore it?
User:ignore it
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Is there any other question?
User:any major concern related ot this
User:r u their
Doctor:Generally none
Doctor:but they can cause recurring headaches.\
Doctor:those regular headaches can affect your life style.
Doctor:Besides that, no other serious issues.
Doctor:Hence my suggestion to meet the doctor and consider a plan to prevent recurrence.
User:yeah, thanks, will try with kamath
User:thanks bye...
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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