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Headache. Taking tablets. Have muscle pull in neck

I am getting very heavy headaches on the right side of my brain once a day in the evening but today they have started earlier . I have to take 2 strong headache tablets for the pain to go away . I do think I have pulled a muscle in my neck as I slept badly on a WWW.WWWW.WW pillow a few days ago . I am rubbing ralgex into it and I have not been drinking much water either .. cheers Peter
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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the kind of headache you describing is certainly a primary headache. The commonest unilateral headache type is a migraine headache. Treatment usually ranges from simple analgesics, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, ergot alkaloids and selective serotonin re uptake inhibitors. Tension headaches in your case could also be a possibility with involvement of next muscles.
However, other key questions in the clinical evaluation including tearing, nausea or vomiting and nasal symptoms. A proper diagnosis with appropriate drugs are usually associated with satisfactory clinical outcomes.
Clinical evaluation by your primary care physician is a necessary ingredient in making a clear cut and comprehensive diagnosis.
Thanks and hope this helps,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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