4 weeks ago I was admitted to hospital with head pain. I sneezed and then I felt like I had been hit with a cricket bat, I fell to the floor and the awful pain lasted about 15 minutes. I had lots of tests, scans and a lumbar puncture and given the all clear to bleeds, tumours etc. I have had migraine before but nothing as bad as this pain. My consultant said I had a Primary Thunderclap Headache that I may have another and then I may not, to take another month of work and rest. If I have another thunderclap to go back to hospital to go through all the tests again to rule out the bleeds etc. I have had what I call Mini ones after a sneeze and the pain only lasts a minuet and I am left with a bad headache. I take paracetamol and sleep it off but I am fed up with this now. My question is how long do you think this will go on for and do you know any one who has anything similar? I have looked on the internet when my head is not too bad but could not find any information rega...
I have Intermittent sharp pain on left side of my head. The pain is left side, near back of head. It started 6 days ago, I have tried several over counter meds. Excedrin Migraine, to BC Powders. Nothing has worked.
I have made appointment with my Doctor, next week. What do you think this pain could be. I have never suffered with Migraine Head aches before. Thank You, Joann.
The pain you describe could be any number of things. You don't mention how long the pain lasts. If it lasts just seconds, it could be ice pick headaches, but only your own doctor will be able to confirm a diagnosis. You can find some information on ice pick headaches in Ice Pick Headaches - The Basics .
Are you having any other symptoms? If not, these are unlikely to be Migraines because Migraines have other symptoms in addition to head pain. See Anatomy of a Migraine for more infor...
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Risks immediately after surgery
Possible risks include:
bleeding or infection
scar tissue formation , especially if you have abdominal surgery (instead of the minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery). Scar tissue can be painful.
intestinal blockage and/or injury to internal organs , although these are rare
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pain as a result of either the incision(s) or the inflation of the abdominal cavity for laparoscopic surgery
fatigue for 3-4 weeks after laparoscopic surgery and possibly up to 6 weeks for surgery that involves a larger abdominal incision
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