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What causes severe headaches despite being on painkillers?

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

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Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2018 in Headache and Migraines
Question: I am having dull throbbing headaches starting around two o’cloack everyday and painkillers doesn’t work. The only way to ease them is to sleep and when I wake, I no longer have them. Then they come back.
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu 2 hours later
Brief Answer:

Please provide additional information.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Before guiding you further I would like to know the following

Headache questionnaire-
Please answer the following questions
1. Have you got the headache at present?
2. Have you had this type of headache before?
3. How often do you get the headaches?
4. How long do the headaches last?
5. Where exactly is the headache?
6. How would you describe the headache?
7. Gradual or sudden onset of the headache?
8. Any worsening or relieving factors that affect your headaches ?
10. What time of the day is the headache worse?


Once I receive your answers I will guide you thoroughly.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Suresh Heijebu, General & Family Physician
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