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Tension Type Headache

A tension-type headache, otherwise called tension headache, is a mild, moderate, or severe pain in the head, neck, and behind the eyes. It is caused by contraction of the muscle in the head and neck regions and can be triggered by eye strain, fatigue, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, poor posture, skipping meals, and bad posture.

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I have had a continuous headache for the past 3 months. Help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had continuous headaches for the past three months. I underwent an MRI scan, and the reports were normal. The doctor told me it was a migraine, but tablets did not relieve the headache.Currently, I am on the following tablets,Amitone plus.Ciplar LA - 20.Sibelium - 5.Pantosec - 40...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your headache: Since when did you start to have these headaches? Is it since three months only or they used to occur intermittently before also? In which part of the head do you feel headaches? (You can attach your p...  Read Full »

I have constant headcahe where no medicines helped. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having constant moderate to severe headaches for the past four years, and I mean every single day, all day long, from the time I wake up to the time I fall asleep. Nothing OTC medicine has helped, nothing prescribed has helped. I have been told it is just a tension headac...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your headache. What is your age? Since when you started to have headaches? Is it four years only or even before that? Where do you feel that headache, in which areas of head? What kind of headache do you feel heavy, throbbing,...  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 and...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

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 »

I have been experiencing frequent headaches. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old and weigh 132 pounds. Last month, I had headaches every day. When I take a painkiller, the headache goes away, but it comes back again. My blood pressure is slightly elevated, but I also have headaches when it is normal. I am not taking any medication regularly. Kindl...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, I appreciate that you have chosen icliniq.com for your medical needs. I am here to give you the best care possible. I would like to know some further details about your headache: When did you start experiencing these headaches? In which part of your head do you feel the headaches? (You...  Read Full »

Why am I having pressure in head with pain, dizziness and weakness in legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old female. My symptoms are triggered by any physical exertion even just walking to the bathroom. I have pain and pressure in the head, weakness in the legs, dizziness, and pain in the center of the chest. It lasts for thirty minutes to three hours. I have done an MRI of th...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your symptoms. Please mention about the duration of headache, kind of headache whether it is heavy or stretching or squeezing or throbbing, part of the head where you feel headache, do you have nausea or vomiting during he...  Read Full »

How do I get rid of my tension headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. My height is 5 feet and 10 inches. I have been suffering from tension headaches for weeks. It stops now, but it has been on and off for months. I received stronger painkillers as well as a stronger muscle relaxer. The last painkiller I had earlier has not helped...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask few details about your headaches : 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? 2. Does this severe headache occur in episodes, too? Or some persistent headache only? 3. If episodic, do you also feel nausea or vomiting during headaches? 4. ...  Read Full »

I have tension-type headaches. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had occasional headaches since September, which usually last a few days. The first time was just before I was diagnosed with COVID-19, so I attributed it to that. However, it has happened three to four times since and I have always tested negative. This time, I have had the headach...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details of your symptoms. 1. How frequently have you had those headaches? How many times in a month approximately? 2. One episode of headache usually lasts for how long duration? Is it associated with any nausea or vomiting or fever or nasal ...  Read Full »

I have been having a tension headache and migraine. I have pressure while standing. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a tension headache for a full day. When I lay down I can hear my heartbeat in my ears. Almost like my hearing is pulsating. I do have pressure in my head. Is this normal? I feel pressure in my head when I stand and I am suffering from migraine. Kindly suggest.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. I would like to know some details of your problem: 1. Since when have you started to have headaches? 2. Do you feel that headache in which areas of your head? 3. Does this headache happen persistently or episodic...  Read Full »

Even after taking treatment for cerebral venous thrombosis, I still have headaches. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, eight months back, after suffering severe headaches. I have never had headaches in my life, except very occasional tensions headaches. I have been taking Warfarin ever since, and I had a follow-up Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some more details about your problem. 1. Since when you started to have headaches? 2. Which part of the head do you have these headaches? Is it same headaches as you had before, or are they different? 3. What kind of headaches are these, heaviness...  Read Full »

Do I need to consult a doctor for my constant headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old male, for the last month and a half, I feel a pressure on the back of my head. It sometimes causes mild pain in different parts of my head, like the sides of my head. It makes me feel hot sometimes as well. I also have some neck pain, but it is not much. This headache...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your problem. 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? Did it start 1.5 months back or you had these headaches previously also? 2. Which parts of the head do you have pain? 3. How long does one episode of this headache...  Read Full »

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