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Had migraine. Pulse in different locations of head. Hurts to rise from lying position. What is the problem?

I had migraine for 3 days they are not consistent throughout the day though they only last for a couple of hours and then it has stopped 2 or 3 days ago and after that I can feel my pulse in my head in different locations, in my forehead , back or sides of my head whenever I rise from my lying position and the problem is it hurts in every beat, What could be the problem?
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Your symptoms are suggestive of acute migraine attack.

The symptoms of migraine attack, such as throbbing or pulsating headache, affecting one or both sides of head can persist for upto 72 hours.

In your case, the severe symptoms of migraine attack have subsided, but the minor symptoms are persisting.

For relief of these symptoms, you could use naproxen or rizatriptan or sumatriptan.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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