Wife dizzy with headache for 3 days. See a doctor?

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The other day my wife was driving ad she got so dizzy she had to pull over twice. She also had numbness on one side of her body. She since has had a bad headache for the past 3 days. Ibuprofen is not helping. She is 36 and in relatively good health. Should she see a doctor? George.

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Dear George;

Unexplained headache should always be checked out, so yes, your wife should definitely see a doctor. Statistically, it's unlikely to be anything harmful or dangerous, but it's just not worth taking chances, and she needs relief.

Here's an article you may find helpful - When to See a Doctor for a Migraine or Headache.

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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