Stress Headache

Tension-type headaches are otherwise known as stress headaches. It is a common type of headache, and it causes pain in the head, scalp, or neck with muscle tightness. It occurs in response to stress, injury, depression, and anxiety. The triggering agents of tension headaches are caffeine, alcohol, excessive eye strain, cold, and fatigue. It is treated by taking pain relievers and managing triggering agents by reducing them.

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I need help with headaches and excessive coughing that made me vomit.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 24-year-old male with a weight of 70 kilograms and a height of five feet ten inches. I have a headache especially in the afternoon on my backside of the head. I also have a cough. Today, I had vomiting after excessive coughing. How to control it?  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Shah Alam

General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have persistent headaches on the backside of the head, then it can occur due to high blood pressure. Please mention your blood pressure and please say whether you are taking any medication for any illness. There are many reasons to have a headache and the mos...  Read Full »

What are the other causes of headaches than stress?

Query: Hi doctor, I am almost 18 and ever since I was little I have had horrible headaches or migraines. Before, I used to get at least once in a week. If I sit in my dark closet, I feel like I am going to vomit or just bad enough. So, I do not want to get out of bed. I tried talking to my doctor about it ...  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to exclude the physical causes of headaches. You might have an error of refraction, so you need your eyes checked. You need to measure your blood pressure, as you might have irregularities of blood pressure. You should get your blood sugar measured as hypoglyc...  Read Full »

How to get rid of headache, lower back pain, and knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I started experiencing very bad lower back pain followed with knee pain. Initially, I felt the pain only when I walk, but now I feel it all the time. Three days ago, my stomach hurt so bad that I had to go home early. The same night, I got an excruciating headache. I went ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you have been overstressed and have taken your friend's incident too seriously. However, if you are sexually active, then get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample. Headache could be because of stress, strain, anxiety, work pressure, ch...  Read Full »

What causes sharp headaches and abrupt vision shifts?

Query: Hi doctor, For a week or two, while walking around, I have had the feeling that I was lightheaded or unsteady on my feet. It was not like the room shifting. Today, I have had a sharp headache above one eye. While sitting at my desk, my field of vision shifted abruptly. What does that sound like? I...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms could be due to ocular migraine, brain lesion, vasculitis, hypertension and stress. I would suggest you to consult a neurologist and have yourself examined. You need to carry out MRI brain to exclude any brain lesion as the cause for your symptoms. Also, ha...  Read Full »

The back of my head feels heavy. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I always feel that my head is heavy, most of the times in a day it feels uncomfortable as if my brain lacks oxygen. I did a master health checkup recently, and all reports were normal. I am on BP medication only. I feel fine some days, but when I start feeling the heaviness, things becom...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your problem. Since when you started to have these headaches? Do you have vomiting, diarrhea, redness in the eye, watering from the eye, nasal congestion, or fever? Which part of your head do you feel these headaches? Behin...  Read Full »

Is headache a symptom of HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, Before 14 days, I had an encounter with a female escort. We had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal sex. I am worried about the possibility of HIV as I am experiencing headaches. From day 4 or 5 post exposure, I have had a general malaise feeling in my head, feeling spaced out and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your anxiety, which is quite obvious in this situation. However, transfer of the HIV virus through oral sex is low. But, it depends on any cuts, abrasion on your penis and any ulcer in her mouth. If this is possible, then get a blood sample of her, b...  Read Full »

What can be done to relieve intermittent headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a headache and feel like head is spinning for about two to three times in a day. I have weakness. I have no gallbladder and have acidity. I am currently on homeopathy medication.  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. To help you better I need to know the following, Since when are you having these symptoms? Is a headache continuous or intermittent? How is your sleep? Ever got your blood pressure checked recently? Any visual issues? Revert with more information to a neurolog...  Read Full »

I have severe right-sided pain in the head, which feels like a vibration. Please help.

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. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

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 »

I have recurrent headaches from the last nine years. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I have been having headaches for more than nine years now. I am an internet entrepreneur. So, I use computers a lot, though the usage has reduced significantly since I hired people to help me. However, it is important to note that my headaches started way before...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The headache you are experiencing is a chronic daily headache of chronic tension-type headache. This happens due to being overworked and overstressed in life. Wearing even the best quality glasses are not going to help you. This is because your headache is due to exh...  Read Full »

I have a constant headache after a head injury. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a head injury last week. I started doing normal activities after five days, but now I have a constant headache. I have an exam later this month. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The presence of a headache after head injury is present in 20 to 30 % of individuals, but most often it is related to stress and other factors rather than the head injury itself. The possibility of stress causing this sort...  Read Full »

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