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Constant pain in head going to ears, jaw, neck. Temporary relief with advil. How to cure?

I have had these strange headaches that is right side of my head and goes to ear and down to jaw and neck . this is a constant pain, it will ease a little but it is always there. I do wake up at night from this pain and is hard to go back to sleep. this has been going on for 2 months. I do take advil but it works only for a while and pain comes back. what do you think it can be or what else can I try? THANK YOU
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. The pain sounds like migraines and since you are getting temporary relief from advil they most likely are. You might need sumatriptan or another migraine blocker, as well as a migraine prophylaxis medication like propranolol to help deal with migraines. I hope this helps and you visit with a neuropsychiatrist as soon as you can.

I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Wed, 29 May 2013
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