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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What to do for the sharp stabbing headaches that get worse after exercise?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old girl, who weighs 140 lbs and I am 5.7 feet tall. I get sharp stabbing headaches, which get worse after exercise. I also feel a less intense pressure throughout my head. I have this problem from the past four years, and they are getting worse. When I am stressed, I g...  Read Full »


Dr. Rares Chinezu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. The signs you described are non-specific but should be checked. Especially, if headaches are followed with vomiting, you had multiple prescription glasses changed rapidly, loss of smell, and have trouble expressing verbally. There are quite a ...  Read Full »

When should be I be concerned about my gestational hypertension?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 weeks pregnant, and I am diagnosed with gestational hypertension at 27 weeks. I have been prescribed Labetalol 100 mg twice daily. After using Labetalol over the past week, I am having persistent headaches and eye pain today. Should I be concerned? Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I fully understand your concern, and I will surely help you.The medicines you are taking are highly recommended during pregnancy for high blood pressure, pain, and fever.Despite that your blood pressure is high, you are having headaches and eye pain. Since your blood pre...  Read Full »

Will there be cold and sneezing, two months after COVID, in an allergic asthma patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I had COVID on the seventh two months ago, and the first negative report came on the fourteenth two months ago. Now I am recovering from COVID. However, today I had a cold, sneezing, and headache as I went outside in hot weather. I had the same problem of getting cold, sneezing, and h...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from allergic rhinitis or pre-asthmatic status. Allergic rhinitis is associated with symptoms that can mainly affect your nose. These symptoms may result from when you breathe in som...  Read Full »

Even after taking treatment for cerebral venous thrombosis, I still have headaches. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, eight months back, after suffering severe headaches. I have never had headaches in my life, except very occasional tensions headaches. I have been taking Warfarin ever since, and I had a follow-up MRI, four months back. The radiolo...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some more details about your problem. Since when you started to have headaches? Which part of the head do you have these headaches? Is it same headaches as you had before, or are they different? What kind of headaches are these, heaviness, throbbi...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some ayurvedic cure for my headache.

Query: Hello doctor, I get headaches, especially when I wash my hair or when I go out in the sun. The climate is really hot here, and I stay indoors. But, I still get headaches, and my nose also pains a bit. I cannot stop washing my hair because of this. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have mentioned here are indicating towards a migraine headache. However, no diagnostic test can surely rule out a migraine. Its diagnosis is mainly based on the symptoms. In a migraine, there is no definite pain, and pain occurs at any time. Some peop...  Read Full »

After wisdom tooth extraction, I have irritation in the nerve of the head. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain like irritation of the nerve on the left side of the head exactly on the left temple, in the left jaw, in front of the ear, back and around the ear, below the left jaw, which radiates to the left side of the neck. The pain is constant and irritating. Doing jaw movements hel...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This pain is related to the nerve damage during the tooth removal. This will subside over the next 2 to 4 weeks. I suggest you try taking tablet Pregabalin 75 mg, twice daily for relief. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicine...  Read Full »

I developed tinnitus suddenly. Kindly go through my MRI and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I developed tinnitus all of a sudden last year. I am attaching the last year MRI images for your evaluation. Of late, I have some muscle pull in my calves. I am waiting for your evaluation.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have analyzed your MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are age-related minor changes in the scan. But nothing is alarming in the scan. The tinnitus which you have can be because of isolated eighth nerve or inner ear involvement. Do...  Read Full »

Can meningitis lead to severe headaches with light sensitivity and neck stiffness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old girl. I have been experiencing a headache and pain around the spinal region for the past three days. I have light sensitivity and neck stiffness. I took Nuberal Forte, Panadol and Ponstan. And also tried muscle relaxants and massage, but it has not worked as of yet. Ki...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajendran R Nayar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq.com. I understand that you have a headache in the cervical area, light sensitivity, and neck stiffness. Muscle relaxants and analgesics that you have taken for the last three days do not seem to be giving you relief. You could be suffering from a number of conditions t...  Read Full »

I got a severe headache while flying. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a brain scan, as I had a severe headache when flying recently. The CT scan revealed the following images that I have attached. My GP is not sure what it is and has referred me to a specialist. The waiting period is a few weeks, so I am obviously concerned and stressed. Please, can ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The CT scan (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is suggestive of sinusitis. The images you have sent are not complete. Kindly send more images. With present images, you seem to have a frontal, maxillary, and sphenoid sinusitis, which is giving you headac...  Read Full »

Are my headache and eye twitching related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 5'9" and weight is 205 pounds. For the past 10 days, my right eye has been twitching non-stop. It is almost like a pulse where the bag of my eye is. When I blink really fast, it usually stops for about a minute and then starts again. My head started to hurt...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Eye twitching could be due to myokymia. It is benign, and the most common cause is stress. It usually resolves without treatment in a month. Your headache is not related to myokymia. Having said that, kindly consult a local ophthalmologist if it persists. For further i...  Read Full »

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