Headache

Pain in the head and neck area of the body is called a headache. It is the most common type of pain experienced by people and there are several types of headaches. Mostly it is due to stress, tension, or any underlying health issue.

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Please interpret my MRA findings.

Query: Hello doctor, I am looking for a detailed read and interpretation of the MRA. Please be as detailed as possible with any abnormal findings you may see. My symptoms are progressive vision loss in the right eye, temporal headaches, and tenderness on the right side, headache on back of the head (righ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). MR arteriogram shows The intracranial parts of both internal carotid arteries appear normal in caliber. There is hypolplasia of the A1 segment of the right anterior cerebral artery. The...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for headache, vertigo and partial hearing loss in right ear?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother-in-law has been experiencing severe headache, and nausea along with occasional vomiting for the last few days. He visited an MD first and subsequently an ENT specialist who advised that a nerve in his right ear has dried up and there is a partial hearing loss which is causi...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Verma

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need to ask you some more questions in detail so that we can reach some final diagnosis. Is your brother-in-law having fluctuating type of hearing loss that means sometimes hearing is normal and during attack hearing goes down? Is there any history of vertigo and ...  Read Full »

Please suggest an opinion on hydrocephalus in a 5-year-old child.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 5 years old. She was complaining about headaches and I decided to take her to make a CT. She was at that time, with HMFD(hand, mouth and foot disease), and I did not know that this HMFD could influence her brain and make it inflamed. So, the CT came out and the doctor, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your question and reviewed your uploaded CT scan images. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would explain that these images are not compatible with congenital hydrocephalus. But, it is true that it seems to be a little enlargement of the lat...  Read Full »

Why am I getting fever and headache post my workout?

Query: Hello doctor, Every time I train fitness, my head is warm and I get fever and headcaches after training. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Priety

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history it is obvious that you are suffering from exercise headache. During exercise your muscle heats up, this results in dilatation of blood vessels that causes increased blood flow to the brain, skin. This heat should be removed from the body so the sk...  Read Full »

Why has the headache not improved after taking Prednisone pac?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 70 years old, male with history of migraine for 40 years. The last few years for stress, I have taken 60 mg Cymbalta twice daily. My headaches sometimes give me the aura and sometimes slight dizziness for 10 to 15 seconds with headache to follow. Over the years I have tried all kin...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, one needs to confirm that it is indeed migraine. I would recommend the following: 1. Do MRI brain. 2. If MRI is normal, ask the neurologist to consider starting Valproate 500 mg once a day. If the migraine is resistant to all medicines, occipital nerve ...  Read Full »

What is the cause for frequent dizziness, headaches, and vomiting in an elderly person?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is having dizziness, vomiting and headache. These problems occur constantly with a gap of five to six months.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the symptoms that you mentioned it seems your grand mother has migraine which reccurs when she is either exposed to the allergen, which triggers her migraine, or it can also manifest as a seasonal change. How long has she has been having this problem? During her...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for bad headache that continues for about six months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I have been having bad headaches for about six months now. They happen in very specific areas (top right of my head, top left of the neck). I could probably trace a quarter-sized circle around the area of pain. The pain radiates down the side of my face and e...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I feel that you are suffering from Migraine. A migraine is a form of headache which most commonly affects young females. It gets worse when you have stress, lack of sleep, or gets triggered by some particular food or smell. But the problem is, ...  Read Full »

Can blepharitis cause headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, My 9 year old son has had a frontal headache for over a month. We discovered that he has muscle knots and blepharitis. Can blepharitis lead to headache?  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Bandivadekar

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blepharitis can rarely cause headache. Blepharitis usually indicates a low grade infection of the hair root and surrounding sebaceous glands. I guess the muscle knots on the eyelid you are referring to is chalazion or stye. Both, blepharitis and chalazion occur when child...  Read Full »

I have joint pain, headache, and a running nose with blood during sneezing. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I got fever a few days back along with joint pains, headache, and a running nose. Still cold persists although it has been a week since I got rid of fever. To my notice, while sneezing I noticed blood (3 to 4 times out of nearly 20 to 25 times, I sneezed).  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By the symptoms you are describing it seems like a viral infection (some kind of flu). Headache, joints ache, fever, and respiratory problems are common in this condition. Since you have a history of a week and the symptoms are back, bacterial infections of the respira...  Read Full »

What is diffuse cerebral atrophy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 42 years old and suffering from headache in the left side for 30 months and have pain in the left shoulder, left arm, left leg, and left nerves, the spine, and burning foot. My bodyweight is 58 kg and height 5'5". I decided to go for a brain MRI two months back and the results show ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gerry Mike

Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. The MRI you had is normal without any problems detected (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The cerebral atrophy means that your brain is smaller than usual. Causes include age-related changes or alcoholism. Perhaps no other mo...  Read Full »

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