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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I have been experiencing fuzziness in my left eye, brain fog, and a tingling sensation in my left arm. Why does it happen?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with this for years and have been too scared to talk about it. About four years ago, I was at a friend's house and noticed my left eye started to go fuzzy, followed by brain fog. I could not remember anyone's name. Then I had a tingling sensation in my left arm. After ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. What is the character of the headache you experience? Is it causing heaviness, stretching, bursting, hammering, or any other type? Please explain. What is the duration of the headache? Do you experience nausea or vomiting when you have a h... Read Full »
Is it safe to undergo surgery for subdural hemorrhage in a 65-year-old male?
Query: Hello doctor, My father in law is 65 years old. His weight is 70 kg, and his height is 5 feet 7 inches. He had a headache for the last week and he thought it was due to a bad tooth. On further checkup with the dental doctor, it was suggested to go for a CT scan in the head as during the discussion ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the CT scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), a subdural hemorrhage has a thickness of 29 mm and a midline shift of 10 mm. Surgery seems to be an appropriate treatment option. Along with surgery, medications will also be required to red... Read Full »
I have a sensation of tightness in the center of my head and dizziness when I stand. Can this be due to a tumor?
Query: Hello doctor,I have a sensation of tightness in the center of my head. I feel dizzy when I stand. I have had dizziness throughout the day for the last three weeks. I am not taking any medication except the Panadol tablet. I have taken blood tests and a CT scan. The CT scan report is normal. I am wor... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you answer the questions mentioned below to assist you further: 1. Since when have you started having these headaches or tightness? 2. Is it only a tightness sensation or some other feelings like heaviness, bursting, pulsating, ... Read Full »
I have recurrent shooting headaches five years after a traumatic brain injury. Kindly help me.
Query: Hi doctor, I have had persistent, recurrent headaches and shooting head pains due to a concussion from a traumatic brain injury, that I acquired five years back. The doctor has described my headaches as tension-type headaches, I have pain behind the eyes mainly, but it can be on the top of the head... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know few more details about your problem. Since when you started to have this problem? Did it start immediately after the accident? Or it started after some gap? In which part of the head do you have headaches mostly? Is it only behind the eyes? ... Read Full »
Does my MRI explain as to why am I feeling lost and confused?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old woman who has been experiencing mental confusion, concentration problems, memory loss, blurry vision, burning sensation in my head, personality change, and short-term memory loss. I forget conversation, repeat questions over and over, zone out when people are talking t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI of the brain is normal, except some sinusitis. I would like to ask a few questions. Since when are you experiencing these symptoms? Do you have a headache or vomiting? Is there any history of seizures or loss of consciousness? How is your sleep? Are you tak... Read Full »
My 36-year-old physically active husband developed a right-sided headache that relieves on running. What could be the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, My husband is 36, 5 feet tall, and 180 pounds. He is healthy, with no history of medical issues or headaches. He is an avid runner and runs an average of miles daily. He has recently gained weight due to a poor diet in the last two years. His blood pressure comes in around 120/80 mmHg bef... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. As you described, he has a mild persistent unilateral headache and does not have intermittently severe intensity headaches associated with some anxiety issues (which are still not addressed). And an MRI (magneti... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from localized tenderness in scalp. I also have left thigh numbness. My doctor diagnosed it as mild meralgia paresthetica. He prescribed Pregabalin, but I did not take due to concern of dizziness and drowsiness. I always have a fear that antidepressant medicine can cause ca... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for giving such an elaborate information and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Scalp tenderness is a common symptom of migraine headache. It can be associated with hemicranial headache or it can be a sole symptom of migraine. Thoug... Read Full »
I was diagnosed with subdural hematoma two years back and have headaches since then. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I am in my forties with type 2 diabetes. I was also diagnosed with subdural hematoma due to CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) leakage two years back and have had constant migraines since then. I have taken multiple CT (computed tomography) scans and show no sign of brain bleed, but I have t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I would like to know some more details about your symptoms: Did you undergo any surgery for the subdural hematoma, or did it resolve on its own? Since when did you start to have headaches or migraine? Which part ... Read Full »
What are the reasons for a morning headache?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old male. I have been experiencing morning headaches for 10 years, I wake up with a headache and tired feeling when I sleep for less than eight hours, but I do not get headaches when I sleep for more than eight hours; I just have a tired feeling. The headache occurs only on ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. I would like to know more about your headache. Please answer the questions below; 1) Since when did you start having these headaches? Is it for 10 years only, or has it occurred before that? 2) Does the headache ... Read Full »
What are the risks of taking tablet Topiramate?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 57-year-old male in good health. I have suffered from severe headaches for several years, and recently they have got worse. Sumatriptan taken with Asprin, Acetominophen, and Cafein will help in reducing the pain, but they do not prevent them. I am attaching a headache log. I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your headache. 1) Since when you are having headaches? 2) In which part of the head do you feel pain? 3) What kind of headaches have you felt? 4) What is the duration of one episode of headache? 5) Do you have any ... Read Full »