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Taking ibuprofen for severe headache and sinus. Should I take any other medication ?

I have been to the doctors three times in past three weeks. All of a sudden. I got severe headaches, nose and eyes that that hurt. Have taken ibuprofen, and two weeks of antibiotics , have had exray which showed sinus clear. Am now just taking ibuprofen which stops the pain, but still nose and eyes hurt if I don t take pills . Never had sinus trouble - could it also be my eyes - doctor said I have cataracs. Am 68 yrs old - no health problems except for this. Am now living in South Africa near ocean where many folks have sinus problems. Am going back to states in two weeks to visit my family and will also see my doctor. Can I do anything else for the next two weeks beside take the pain plls??
Asked On : Wed, 18 May 2011
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Cataract never causes headaches. are you using glasses?you are getting headaches in the morning or all the time?it may be your sinusitis problem.but you have to meet the doctor and get evaluated for other causes of headache. take care
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