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Constant headache, taken Advil and Ibuprofen. Should I see a doctor?

Hi. I am having daily and constant headaches . Sometimes it is worse in the morning and sometimes it is worse in the afternoon but it is always there. Also when I do get one in the moenig my legs and feet have started to feel numb. I am on sleep medication but I do not take it unless I absolutely have to. I am not sure if it is the weather or stress or what it is. I do have severe anxiety . I m just not sure what to do, advil and ibuprofen doesn t seem to work at all, and I really only take 3 or 4 a day, because you shouldn t exceed that much, and it is also probably not good for the body. Should I see a doctor or?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
It seems from the history that you are having constant headache.
Since it is not responding to advil and ibuprofen it seems it is not inflammatory in origin.
Hence this requires evaluation to find out the underlying cause.
This seems more like primary headache like tension headache, cluster headache or migraine.
Hence I advice you to consult your doctor for examination and treatment accordingly.

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Answered: Mon, 5 May 2014
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