The post-traumatic headache usually occurs after a brain injury. The affected individuals experience sensitivity to noise. The headache usually resolves in three months.
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I hit my head and had a headache along with nausea after working on the computer. What could be the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, I hit my head on saturday. No sign of concussion. However, yesterday, after working at the computer, I had a headache and little nausea. At the emergency helpline, they told me not to go to the emergency room and that I needed to rest. I am not able to see my family doctor. Is it possible... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. In online consultation, we doctors can not give official prescriptions or certificates. We can only suggest or advise medications. You can take a simple painkiller like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen twice a day after some food for three days... Read Full »
I feel foggy, my vision is hazy, and have pain across my head and behind the ears. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor,I hit the back of my head against the wall 48 hours back. I did not feel dazed or lose consciousness and felt fine with minimal headache. Since yesterday I started feeling foggy, eyes hazy, headache across the top of the head and behind ears. Clears with the tablet Tylenol. After sleeping ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have read your query.I am sorry for such discomfort you are having due to the hit on the head.A concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function or level of consciousness, that results from mechanical force such as a hit.The ... Read Full »
How to manage the pain present in the back of my head after a concussion?
Query: Hi doctor, I got a concussion a month ago. The most painful symptoms such as head throbbing and difficulty concentrating have gone away. But still, I am experiencing some pain in the back of my head. It often occurs on the top left and right portion of the back of the head. I am taking Ibuprofen ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about headaches. 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? since a month after concussion only? 2. In which part of the head you had a concussion and what hit your head? how many days of concussion pain lasted... Read Full »
Does a concussion result in one-sided pain in the head, temple, and jaw?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 4 inches, and my weight is 188 lbs. 15 days back, I fell and have a mild concussion on the top of my head. My brain and cervical spine CT scan results were clear. Now I have a consistent headache since then, ranging from mild to severe, main... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It most likely seems to be a post-traumatic headache. Although the CT scan (computed tomography) was normal, I feel an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) needs to be taken to re-confirm there are no extradural bleed or subdural hematomas that may form after some time. If ... Read Full »