Migraine is a recurring one-sided headache. Some people experience an aura before a migraine. The headache may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and nose block. Irritability due to migraines can last for up to two days. During migraines, people become sensitive to light and sound. Sometimes these can also be a trigger. Other triggers include caffeine, menstrual period, birth control pills, alcohol, chocolate, stress, etc. Triptans, antiemetics, and pain relievers are implicated in its treatment.
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Query: Hello doctor,I have complicated migraines and simple partial seizures which are controlled by Lamictal. I have a long time of pain from sound intake and it has worsened in my face. Other sensory triggers the pain. It has become just way too much to handle. I sought advice from friends groups and nur... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, we need to be sure if your pain is really Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) as there can be other causes of facial pain like idiopathic facial pain and post-herpetic neuralgia. Sometimes dental causes of facial pain can mimic TN. Trigeminal neuralgia has sharp... Read Full »