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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Do Mucoram pill and Rhinocort spray interact with each other?

Query: Hi doctor, I took a Mucoram pill along with Rhinocort spray. Then, I had hyperventilating difficulty. I could not swallow and I cannot balance myself and felt more tired and weak. I feel that my brain became numb for a month. After a month, I am good now. But, still I feel some pressure and continuo...  Read Full »

Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan

Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your question and I understand your concern. Mucoram (Ambroxol Hydrochloride) is a mucolytic and Rhinocort is a corticosteroid Budesonide. Together their use with no prior history of some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease like asthma makes it likely eith...  Read Full »

What does popping sound while opening the mouth indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I got facial pain, headaches, popping sound while opening jaw, pressure and sometimes neck pain as well. I got patchy mucosal thickening of ethmoid sinuses from a CT scan. I have attached my dental x-ray. Are my symptoms due to sinuses? Or do I have TMD of right mandible? Most of my sympt...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Menon


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since the symptoms you have mentioned are strongly suggestive of temperomandibular joint disorder (TMD), you will need an advice from an oral surgeon and a neurologist. Avoid chewing anything hard on the right side in the meantime. A popping sound heard is the commonest s...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling frequent jerks in the body?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently met a neurologist as I was experiencing jerks (for atleast 5-6 times) during sleep and also during day time when I used to feel as if I have received a current shock. With family history of epilepsy, he wanted me to take EEG and an MRI. In the MRI, he noticed white patch li...  Read Full »

Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are getting frequent headaches and vomitings please consult a neurologist/neurosurgeon at the earliest. Watch for visual symptoms like blurring or double vision. We might be dealing with two different problems here like epilepsy and an incidental finding of DVA. ...  Read Full »

Is Arava taken for inflammatory arthritis likely to cause headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a low-grade inflammatory arthritis. I have awful joint pain but minimal swelling and occasional slight inflammation in blood tests. The RA test is negative. Systemic steroid injection gives massive improvement. My consultant started me on Arava recently. At the same time, I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Catherine Bevington


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The headache is likely to have been caused by a combination of the Arava (Leflunomide) and your raised blood pressure. Although we cannot know how much each of these contributed? Anyway, if your blood pressure rose a lot on Arava it is probably best not to have this a...  Read Full »

Why do I get headache and runny nose with blood when I sneeze?

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 »

Why does my have wife have headaches near the left ear?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 35 years old. She is 5 feet and weighs 50 kg. She is having a peculiar pain for the past six to eight months. The pain is located just above the left ear and 2 cm beside the left eye. Earlier, the pain use to occur once in one to two months. Usual timing for this pain is bedti...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Bansal

Paediatrician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Headache which you have described could be migraines. I would need to know answer of few questions which would help me in getting to the right diagnosis. Any history of headache (HA) in your wife's family or your children? How does the headache feel - throbbing, pulsati...  Read Full »

What causes intermittent frontal, occipital and parietal upper sinus pain with dizziness?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother, 72 years old, is having intermittent frontal, occipital and parietal upper sinus pain and pressure with dizziness. I took her to the ER last week because she was having dizziness with blurred vision and the pain. They did a CT scan and it came back negative of any lesions. Wha...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am giving you some suggestions in the wake of the conversation we had. The symptoms are not classical of ENT sinus headache. It appears more towards neurological. Meclizine is a strong antihistaminic with anti-vertigo properties based on its central nervous system...  Read Full »

Can I use nicotex while taking treatment for psychosis and depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from psychosis, anxiety, depression and panic disorder which used to be at its peak before few months. I used to smoke seven to eight cigarettes a day. I visited a psychologist counselor and she told me to quit smoking by using nicotex every two hours. But I am scared ...  Read Full »

Dr. Akanksha Sharma


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Now, have you been diagnosed with psychosis, anxiety, panic disorder, and depression? What were the other medicines apart from nicotex gums which were prescribed to you? Was any improvement noted after taking those medicines? Now, solving your doubt. Nicotex can be ...  Read Full »

I have constant headaches with fatigue and eye strain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, For about four months I have had painful facial, sinus headaches, fullness and fluid in both ears and bouts of vertigo and blurred vision. I have no mucus from the nose and had no recent colds or URI. My doctor prescribed antibiotics for ear infection and Flonase and Cetirizine for aller...  Read Full »

Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Jonnalagadda

ENT Otolaryngologist, Allergy Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem you are suggesting is facial headaches which may be due to many reasons: 1. Is this headache on one side of the face or on both the sides of face? Usually, sinusitis is presented on both sides and migraine presents on one side. 2. Please upload the scan to...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for frequent headache, watery eyes and pressure on nose and ears?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few days, I am getting frequent headaches. Last week my BP was 140/90 mmHg. Yesterday it was 140/80 mmHg. Now again I have a headache, eyes are watering and I am feeling pressure on my nose and ears.  Read Full »

Dr. Med, Özlem Karabuda

Paediatrician, Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normal blood pressure level is 120/80 mmHg. Your blood pressure exceeds these limits and it seems as you are suffering from stage one to two hypertension. Hypertension is a very important problem as it causes other serious illnesses over time. You are very young and ...  Read Full »

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