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Frequent headaches. Cyst at the back head. Vertigo with bleeding nose. Taking Zoloft. What could this be?

I have had headaches just about everyday for a couple of years now. I've had my head checked for and there was a small cyst found in the back of my head. The doctors don't think it is the reason for my headaches. I also have vertigo and have recently started getting dried blood in my nose. My doctor started me on Zoloft about a month ago and the headaches still continue. What could this be?
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

The most likely cause for your headaches is migraine. You may benefit from migraine preventive medications such as beta blockers, Topiramate or divalproex. Zoloft is an antidepressant, so, if you are depressed you would benefit, otherwise not.
I agree that the cyst at the back of your head may not be connected to the headaches. However, if you can upload a copy of the MRI report, it would help us.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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