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    What causes severe headaches?

husband 83 having severe headaches. doctors cant find anything with cat scans & mri. gone to emergency 3 times in last month. gave him oxy/codeine & now varapamil for cluster headaches. doesn t help much. no answers except to go back to nurologist, but the spinal taps didn t help. don t know what to do.
Wed, 2 Nov 2016
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check ESR especially if he has blurred vision to look for giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis)
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