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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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I am suffering from twitching, congestion, and migraine. Please suggest a solution.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 64-year-old male. I have been experiencing the following symptoms:Recently, a little muscle on the side of my chin started twitching several times a day.Seasonal allergies at the moment.Feeling my head heavy.Brain fog.Fell congested high in the nose (breathing not impaired).Soar thr...  Read Full »

Dr. Murari. M.

Answer: - Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern and will try to help you with it. I am sorry to hear about your troubles, and certainly, this seems to be multi-factorial. Most of your symptoms can be attributed to chronic rhinosinusi...  Read Full »

Why do I get symptoms like weight gain, fatigue and altered taste with negative HCG test?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female. I have been experiencing worsening symptoms over the past three months. I was thinking pregnancy but that was tested negative with a gynecologist and PC, two blood labs for HCG and one CBC, as well as a thyroid and hormone test. My symptoms are: frequent ...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms apart from migraines are due to nerve involvement causing parosmia (altered taste sensation) most probably due to Vitamin B12 deficiency. Methylcobalamine (or vitamin B12) supplement 1500 mcg per day for a few weeks is usually advised and you are already t...  Read Full »

What causes a severe migraine for hours after sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female with a weight of 47 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have severe migraine after sex and it lasted for four hours. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Afifa Nighat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems to be a sexual headache. It usually lasts for 24 to 72 hours. It usually occurs in the occipital area and it is unilateral. You can take Zolmitriptan nasal spray 5 mg. If you have repetitive attacks, then you need to take preventive therapy. If it lasts for mor...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, migraine, and hot flashes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old female, and my weight is about 160 pounds. I have bad nausea, vomiting, the urge to vomit, and stomach pain. Migraine and hot flashes with one-minute freezing. What is wrong? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are two possibilities- 1. It can be a sign of ongoing minor stroke as weakness is limited to the upper part of the body (localized). A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that lasts only a few minutes. It happens when the blood supply to part of the bra...  Read Full »

I am experiencing throbbing, pulsating, and tightening headaches, along with hearing faint noises in my ears. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor,Since elementary school, I have had a history of severe migraine attacks with aura, accompanied by nausea and vomiting. In high school and college, the attacks occurred yearly, sometimes monthly, and even weekly or thrice a week. During these attacks, I experience intense throbbing and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your detailed description of your headache, and I understand that such chronic suffering has deeply affected your quality of life. Your headache exhibits all the manifestations of chronic migraine with aura. However, there are two notes in your history that w...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from migraine, high pitch ringing in my left ear, and dizziness. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis a year ago. Woke up this morning with a migraine, high pitch ringing in my left ear, and dizziness. I did put peroxide in my ear in case it was wax build up but nothing came up. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details of your headache: Since when are you having a headache? Is it a single episode? In which areas of your head is the headache present? What kind of headache is this heaviness, throbbing, stretching, bursting, shooting pain, elect...  Read Full »

How can I manage my migraine while having nausea and vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a migraine for seven days. It is so severe that I cannot stand light or noise. I have been unable to sleep. I have been nauseated and vomiting. I cannot handle anything. I am a female. I am 35 years old, 5'4" in and weigh 260 lbs.  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Medication right now you are using is more than effective. But medication like Tryptons (Sumatriptan) is most effective. Metoprolol, Propranolol, Gabapentin, Pregabalin are more effective medication to prevent recurrence. You have to reduce weight which may useful to...  Read Full »

Migraines, acid reflux, pain. Can they trigger each?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible for laryngopharyngeal reflux to cause migraines that hurt the eyes, neck, and shoulders? I get these migraines frequently, and they flare up in association with symptoms of acid reflux, so I suspect one of these things is causing the other. Although, I have never had hea...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your query and understand your concern. The lump in the throat, postal nasal drip, and small hiatal hernia can be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease. This can be treated with a few lifestyle modifications, such as: Do not fill your stomach whil...  Read Full »

I have had a one-sided headache for a week. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female suffering from migraine for a week. Although there was slight relief after taking painkillers, I am unable to get rid of the migraine pain. I often suffer from one-sided headaches after working on the computer for ten hours and it repeats two or three times a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to, I understand your concern. Mostly there are no major underlying health issues that can cause the migraine headache. One-sided recurrent migraine can usually occur due to the following reasons: Wrong sitting posture. Disturbed sleep posture. Lack of exercise. La...  Read Full »

I suffer from migraines due to molar eruption. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have wisdom teeth erupted in the mandible. I suffer from severe migraine, and my doctors say it is from a tooth problem. I am afraid to do the surgery, but the pain persists. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. There are three main urgent problems with your teeth. After going through your reports and X-rays (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity) following are my suggestions for your problem: 1. ...  Read Full »

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