What causes persistent headaches despite taking medication?

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Posted on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 in Headache and Migraines
Question: Having waves of severe head pain. Nothing relieves. Debilitating. Under and behind right ear. Don't know what to do. Tylenol has not helped.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get examined by a neurologist

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Severe short lasting lancinating pain can be due to trigeminal neuralgia, cluster headache or trigeminal autonomic cephalgias.
You should get examined by a neurologist.
Lamotrigine, lacosamide, carbamazepine can be used.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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