Migraine

A severe, recurring, and throbbing headache, usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound, is called a migraine. It generally affects only one side of the head. Hormonal changes, stress, depression, anxiety, insufficient sleep, dehydration, and strong smells can trigger a migraine.

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What causes L4 and L5 disc problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I have chronic, worsening migraines with pain, tingling, and numbness all over, including the scalp, back of the neck, mid-back, and all over the lower body. I have migraines with light, sound, and smell sensitivity, insomnia, irregular bowel, and visual muscle rippling. I do have a h...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain in your lower back and both legs is from the disc problems, as mentioned in the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the lumbar spine review. The cause for the migraine and sensitivity symptoms is not clearly understandable from the images. It is possible...  Read Full »

Why does the left side of my head hurt, and I cannot sleep properly?

Query: Hi doctor, I am not able to sleep properly for the past two days and it seems like a migraine headache. I also have pain on the left side of the head and my left eye hurts a lot. When I get up fast, everything becomes dark for 3 to 5 seconds in front of my eyes.   Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are correct about migraines. I need to know some more details about your headache. Please mention the duration of having a headache and how long it stays. Please mention whether you have vomiting along with it. Please mention whether it seems to be a throbbing type....  Read Full »

What can cause one-sided headaches and a blackout with urination?

Query: Hi doctor, My head hurts a lot on the right side especially around the area of the temple. Sometimes, I have headaches spreading to my right eye. It is tolerable but when I lay down, it becomes more painful. My stomach hurts a lot. I feel nauseous too. In the morning, I experienced a weird thing. D...  Read Full »


Dr. Peter Grutas

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your headache seems to be of migraine type. I suggest you take tablet Celecoxib 200 mg twice a day for pain and Topiramate 25 mg at bedtime for a week. Have a follow-up after a week of taking Topiramate. I suggest you check your CBC (complete blood count) for anemia and...  Read Full »

How are headaches, vomiting, and dizziness treated?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old male, and I want to help my girlfriend, who is also 18 years old. She suffers from headaches, vomiting, dizziness, and sometimes forgetfulness. Two years back, she checked for her head and also had a CT scan, and the result was that she was negative for a brain tumor...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. I need to know more about the symptoms. I need to know how frequently she gets a headache, how long she gets a headache, whether it is continuous or intermittent. Any precipitating factors are present such as too muc...  Read Full »

My husband gets frequent headaches thrice a week. Please help us.

Query: Hello doctor,My husband is having very frequent headache problem for at least twice or thrice in a week. We have consulted eye specialist as well as an ENT specialist, but in the test everything is good. Now, we are worried about his problem. Can you suggest or guide us about the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to ask a few questions related to your husband's headache. Since how long he have these headaches? For how much time the episode of a headache will last? Is there any associated nausea or vomiting during headaches? How is his sleep? I suggest you get an MRI of th...  Read Full »

I get headaches with intermittent vertigo and dizziness due to light sensitivity. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. For the past three months, I have been experiencing daily headaches, intermittent dizziness and vertigo, tinnitus and light sensitivity. I have received a diagnosis of a vestibular migraine and my neurologist reports down beating nystagmus while using Frenzel go...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Your symptoms are suggestive of a migraine only. The new symptom that you have noticed also is in favor of a migraine headache. In such case, I would recommend you not to worry as all your investigations are within normal limits. Migraine headac...  Read Full »

Why do I hear whooshing blood flow sound in sync with heartbeat in my ears and head?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male who is an athlete, never smoked or used any drugs or alcohol. No medical history. For the past year, I have been experiencing pulsatile tinnitus (a whooshing blood flow sound in sync with my heartbeat, in my ears, or head). It is also accompanied by chronic migrai...  Read Full »


Dr. K. Murali

Interventional Radiologist, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The findings you have described do not usually cause any problems you have now: Vertebral artery ending as PICA (posterior cerebellar artery syndrome) is a normal variant. Developmental venous anomaly is also asymptomatic. If there is an associated cavernoma in the sa...  Read Full »

What could cause throbbing pain on the right side of the head?

Query: Hi doctor, It started with a throbbing pain on the right side of my head. It was there for a couple of days and decreased on its own. After a few days, it was back at the same place along with pain around the right eye and temple. Please help me. I am a 24 year old male.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. Pain on the right side of the head, which lasted for a few days and now has recurred, could be due to a tension headache, migraine or decrease vision in the eye. You should relax and try to take less stress as this also result in a headac...  Read Full »

Why is my migraine pain not getting better with Paracetamol?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a terrible migraine now and I have taken Paracetamol. But it has not subsided even after the tablet before two hours. I am working from home and I sit in front of the computer for nine hours a day for seven days. I need to log out from my shift today as I have terrible pain. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the query.   Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy while sitting or standing?

Query: Hello doctor, Seven months ago, I started having dizzy spells and frequent headaches. I then discovered I had BPPV, so I treated it with the Epley. The spinning is now gone, but I still feel dizzy all the time. I also get ear fullness in my left ear, tinnitus and when I get a migraine, it feels lik...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to migraine with vertigo area, which is a common type of migraine. It would be exceptional to have MS with a normal brain MRI. The strange feeling in your occipital can be...  Read Full »

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