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 could be the reason for my one-sided headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. My height is 160 cm and I weigh 55 kg. I have a severe one-sided headache. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a headache which is located on one side only. According to me, you are having a cluster headache which can be due to many causes of stress, migraines etc. If you can tell me whether it is right or left sided and whether you have any associated symp...  Read Full »

I have headaches, eye pain and vomiting. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old female. I have a cluster head ache for the past five years. I feel severe pain behind my eye, which normally ends with vomiting. This happens for three to four days at a stretch. I do not want to undergo any surgery immediately. Hence, kindly advise me medications t...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I want to inform you that a cluster headache is a type of a migraine and it needs to be managed like one. The guidelines suggest that if you have two or more days lost in a month due to a headache, t...  Read Full »

Can degenerative disc disease cause daily headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is a 38-year-old male who smokes and has degenerative disc disease from several car accidents. No real treatment has been given to him aside from chiropractic visits to reveal tension in his lower back. He does have many stresses with work and home life and is seeing a counsel...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your husband having intermittent headaches which are more looks like migraine then cluster headache from your description. Hence I want to clarify some points. Is that headache is very very severe? Please rate the severity from 0 to 10 where 0 is no headache and 10 i...  Read Full »

Why do I have a sharp pain on right side of the head?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I started having intense, sharp, constant pain behind my right eye, right temple area and backside of the right side of my head. It started before three months for once a week for the first three weeks. Then, I started having the sharp pain the every other day. An...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your symptoms well. Actually, what you have is cluster headache only. Your symptom profile fits into the classic description of cluster headache. The relief with antibiotics was a mere coincidence. The pain of sinusitis has totally different pattern than ...  Read Full »

I have a continuous headache from the past two months. Is it Migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old woman. I am getting a headache continuously for the past two months. I went to an eye specialist and changed my spectacles. I took medicines for sinusitis, but the headache did not stop. Kindly advice what to do.  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I can see, you have already checked for refractive error in your eyes and there is no sinus problem too. It seems that you are suffering from migraine. Associated symptoms of migraine are as follows: 1. The headache increases with a loud noise. 2. An intermittent ...  Read Full »

When lying on my stomach and propping my head up with my elbows, I experience intense head pressure. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,When lying on my stomach and propping my head up with my elbows, I experience intense head pressure. I feel like my head will explode and pass out. I also get a whooshing sound in my ears and tunnel vision. This occasionally happens when standing up from a seated position. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1. Since when did you start to have these headaches? 2. What type of headache do you feel? For example- stretching, heaviness, bursting, burning, pinprick, or something else? 3. What is the intensity of headac...  Read Full »

Why do I have constant headaches after a head injury?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a head injury last week. I started doing normal activities after five days, but now I have a constant headache. I have an exam later this month. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The presence of a headache after head injury is present in 20 % to 30 % of individuals, but most often, it is related to stress and other factors rather than the head injury itself. The possibility of stress causing this ...  Read Full »

How to treat headache post brain clot?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has brain clot problem and he was admitted to a hospital for eight days and now discharged. Physically his body is working properly but sometimes he is having a painful headache and most of the time he is taking a long sleep and his memory is affected due to the clotting. Yes...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your father's tests (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would explain that he has suffered a venous infarct of the brain, associated with hemorrhagic transformation. A headache is quite common and it will need a long time to recover (weeks...  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,...  Read Full »

I had pulsating headache, watery discharge from nose and pain in the ear. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I had pulsating headaches in the temples of my head, and I often felt light-headed headaches. When I use a steamer, a thin watery mucus discharges from my nose, and I feel relaxed after steam inhalation. Also, when I close my eyes, I feel watery substances in my ear and ear pain. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Probably you are suffering from a sinus headache with a eustachian tube block. So use steam inhalation thrice a day for five days. I would suggest the following: Nasivion (Oxymetazoline) nasal spray when required. ...  Read Full »

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