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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Can I get a prescription for Lyrica and Viagra?

Query: Hello doctor, My psychologist wants me to get a prescription for Lyrica tablets for my anxiety and migraines, which I am frequently getting from stress. Also, I want to be prescribed Viagra or something similar.  Read Full »

Dr. Md Shamim Reza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lyrica is a very commonly used drug for different kinds of pain and neurological problems. I am not sure why you need to use it for your stress. Please elaborate on your question. Unfortunately, I could not open the attached file. Please write your problems in detail...  Read Full »

Does localized pain in the head on movement and straining indicate a brain tumor or migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, In short, I have a baby who is now 9 months old. I have started having a visual aura (fortification spectrum) and migraine around two months ago. The aura was almost always on the left side of the vision and the headache (which was quite mild), was on the right side of my head, at the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like it is related to a subconscious anxiety and stress. It does not look like a migraine. However, the aura and the previous headache are classical of a migraine. A migraine and tension-type headache can co-exist. As your baby is 9 m...  Read Full »

I am feeling discomfort on the back of my head. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling discomfort on the back of my head for some time, which lasts from 1 to 6 seconds. It happens 3 or 4 times a day. But it is not exactly pain. It is not just in one place. My baby is 10 months old. It has been about four months. What is the reason for this? I have had...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. In my opinion, we should rule out hypertension, vitamin D3, vitamin B12 deficiency, and anemia for your symptoms because these conditions can cause similar symptoms. I suggest you the following tests: 1) Blood pressure monitoring. 2...  Read Full »

Can I take Ibuprofen when already on Flunarizine drug for my migraines?

Query: Hello doctor,I have currently been prescribed to take tablet Flunarizine 5 mg. I just started taking this medicine three weeks ago (after two years of not taking it, I do not have headache problems), so the full effects may not be fully here yet. The doctor suggested taking it for five days then two...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is too early for tablet Flunarizine to completely prevent headaches, so it is pretty common to have headaches at a lower frequency and intensity. I would suggest that it is fine to take tablet Acetaminophen or tablet Ibuprofen during heada...  Read Full »

I have terrible migraine, and I get tired easily. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had terrible migraine pain, and I have been feeling tired. I feel like my head is going to explode. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The medicines you have tried for migraine are old and low strength medicines. There are much better treatment options for controlling migraine. For now, I will suggest you tablet Propranolol 40 mg at night daily and tablet Topiramate 25 mg once a day for one week, th...  Read Full »

Can an acoustic neuroma cause headaches?

Query: Hello,I am a 52 year old female with a 2 mm acoustic neuroma on the right side. There is no hearing loss, but I do have dizziness, imbalance, pulsatile tinnitus. Also, an essential tremor developed seven years ago. I get migraines with aura occasionally. Ten months ago, I developed a coccyx pain whi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. You need to ask your neuro-ophthalmologist the following questions: What he suspects about the nature of the acoustic neuroma? Is there an involvement of the ophthalmic nerve or of any other nerve supplying the eye m...  Read Full »

My baby is suffering from headaches for a month now. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,My baby has been complaining of headaches for more than a month now. It is on both sides of her eyes, and it aggravates in the morning when she wakes up and at night when she lies down. We have got the following tests done for her: 1. MRI. 2. Blood tests for iron, vitamin B12, vitamin D...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.As per your description, this seems to be a migraine. However, vision defects may also cause the above complaints. It is best to get the child evaluated for any vision defects and get the appropriate glasses made for the same. If no vision defects are noted, it would be ...  Read Full »

Is it true that highly-polluted particulate matter is a contributing factor to OSA?

Query: Hello doctor,I am diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. The sleep study test was done to confirm the same. I am usually exposed to highly polluted particulate matter, which I have read in multiple medical studies as a contributing factor to OSA. I am also diagnosed with Odontoideum, straightening ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). The symptoms that you have already mentioned are the typical features of OSA. Several studies have shown the linkage between OSA and exposure to the chemicals and fumes of burn pits. Toxins from burn pits may relax t...  Read Full »

My daughter is having headaches for the past 10 days even after taking medication. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter, of age 24 years, has symptoms of headaches and dizziness. She was prescribed tablets Z-pack and Prednisone. She was not feeling better, so she went back, and the doctor said that her ears were red and she had pus pockets in her throat. He prescribed tablets Augmentin and ...  Read Full »

Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This could be a case of vestibular migraine as there are headaches associated with dizziness. Some major inciting factor always triggers migraines. This major factor has to be identified and avoided as much as possible. Please try to see t...  Read Full »

What is the reason for severe chronic right-sided vibrating pain in my head?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from severe pain on the right side of my head from several years. The pain is especially in the area between the frontal lobe and parietal lobe, probably in the area of the motor strip and sensory strip. The pain is in the form of vibrations of low frequency. The painful vibrati...  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have unilateral discomfort over head and face, which is intermittent. It does not fit into migraine or trigeminal neuralgia. It looks like stress related probably. I would suggest tablet Amitriptyline 10 mg, once a day at night for a month. Meditation along with this ...  Read Full »

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