Q. I am having severe headache. I am having teeth clattering with cramps all over the body. Why is this happening?

Answered by
Dr. Sugandh Garg
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Oct 31, 2014 and last reviewed on: Dec 17, 2018

Hello doctor,

I am having a severe headache on the right side and on the back side of the right ear. Also same time, I am having teeth clattering with cramps all over the body. Why is this happening?

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetology General Medicine Internal Medicine Toxicology


Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • What is your age?
  • Any past or family medical history?
  • Any surgical history?
  • Any history of medication?
  • Any history of allergic reactions?
  • Any toothache?

Please get the following investigations done:

  1. Complete hemogram.
  2. Blood sugar levels.
  3. Blood pressure.
  4. Serum calcium.
  5. Serum electrolyte levels.
  6. Serum potassium.
  7. Thyroid profile.

There can be various causes which need to be ruled out.

It can be a deficiency of vitamin B12 or calcium which is a very common cause for such a problem. Get CT head to rule out any brain-related problems.

Follow these instructions as of now:

  • Lie down straight.
  • Do not place your arm under your head while sleeping.
  • Use a low-height cotton pillow.
  • Take a painkiller to get relief (like tablet Combiflam SOS).
  • Take a healthy balanced nutritional homemade diet.
  • Take plenty of fresh fruits, fresh juices, salads, and soups.
  • Take multivitamin supplements like tablet Becosules once daily.
  • Drink a lot of water and fluids.

Revert back with the reports to a general medicine physician online for further follow up --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician

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