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27 year old with polyp in the spine. Suffer from headache, dizziness and vomiting. Are these related?

hi i am a 27 female i have a polyp on my spine and i have had a headache for a month straight now with about 20 mins a day without a headache i have been dizzy and throwing up. i had a cat scan done and that came out clear when i went to the ER for the Headache but i had forgotten about the polyp becuase of the pain in my head i haven t thinking clearly do you think the polyp on my spine could be causing me headaches?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I do not think your spinal problem is related to your headaches.

Headaches are most likely to be due to migraines, which ni addition to causing headaches, can cause dizziness and vomiting.

Normal scan is a reassuring news.

You may take rizatriptan tablet to reduce the headaches. Preventive treatment would be required if you get frequent headaches.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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Answered: Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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