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Migraine, headache due to light, sound and odor. Back and shoulder pain. Treatment?

hi this is meena from thirunellveli, i in very worse state of my migraine and i could find out that its a migraine headache , my major symptoms are severe headache, headache in back of the head (bottom left side), headache due to light, sound and odour and in recent times i also have severe back pain and shoulder pain. can u suggest me the treatment and medication...or where to take the treatment in coimbatore and triunellveli
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Nov 2013
Hi Meena,

Thank you very much for posting your query.

Yes, I agree with you that your symptoms are suggestive of migraine headaches and you need good treatment to overcome your problem.

First of all, for the relief of headaches, you should take rizatriptan or sumatriptan tablets.

Since you also have very frequent headaches, you should be started on preventive migraine medications such as flunarizine, beta blockers, divalproex or topiramate.

You should consult a neurologist in Coimbatore.

I hope it helps. Please get back if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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