12/3/07 #1- Three-week headache - Migraine?

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  • Full Question:
    I am on my 3rd week with this headache. I take preventatives, but this broke through and seems to be primarily on the left side. I ended up in the emergency room and 2 shots of Demerol later still had the headache although it was dulled. I am also experiencing a varied pain in the left side of my neck. Does this sound like a migraine, or something more? Patty





    Dear Patty;


    Your description doesn't disclose enough to really tell whether this is a Migraine, a headache, or a symptom of something else. It's likely a continuation of your Migraine, but it's time to call your doctor. Whenever you have a Migraine or headache that doesn't break, please don't take chances. See your doctor.

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    Last updated December 3, 2007.

Published On: December 03, 2007