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Suggest treatment for persistent pain in the forehead

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Posted on Wed, 20 Jul 2016
Question: Hello.. I am 29years(M) from past 2 days I am having pain on the my forehead.. when I touch my forehead it pains even more..please advice
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (33 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Provide more details

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Please provide more details.
Nature of headache like throbbing, Bursting?
Any swelling over face or forehead?
Any rhinitis, cough, fever?
Any nausea or vomiting?
Any sensitivity to light or sound?
Response to pain killers?
Any seizures, loss of consciousness, visual loss?
Any associated redness of eye, tearing or nasal stuffiness?
This headache may be either due to sinusitis of frontal sinus or migraine headache.
You can take pain killers like Naproxen or Aceclofenac for relief.
Provide more details for further analysis.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Neeraj Kumar (27 minutes later)
I have a throbbing like headache
there is no swelling
there is no nausea or vomiting or cough or fever
not sensitive to light or sound
I haven't taken any pain killer however I apply roll-on
No seizures or loss of consciousness or visual loss
I have nasal stuffiness is there mild cold
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Take treatment as advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
You may be having migraine or frontal sinusitis.
You need to take pain killers for releif like Naproxen or Aceclofenac.
For rhinitis you can take steam inhalation, plenty of Fluids and levocetrizine.
You should visit a doctor for examination if not improving with these measures in 1-2 days.
Wishing you good health and early recovery.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Priyanka G Raj
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Brief Answer: Provide more details Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Please provide more details. Nature of headache like throbbing, Bursting? Any swelling over face or forehead? Any rhinitis, cough, fever? Any nausea or vomiting? Any sensitivity to light or sound? Response to pain killers? Any seizures, loss of consciousness, visual loss? Any associated redness of eye, tearing or nasal stuffiness? This headache may be either due to sinusitis of frontal sinus or migraine headache. You can take pain killers like Naproxen or Aceclofenac for relief. Provide more details for further analysis. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist