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All day freaking migraine

Nov 13, 2015 5:34 PM

Sorry I've been posting a lot lately, but I've got a lot going on recently. Started out early this morning(about 4:30 am) with what I thought might be a sinus headache. Nope, apparently that's not it. It's definetly a migraine, but the weird thing is, it feels like it's coming from my neck already(C4-5 possibly). Nauseous as hell, but minimal pain(between a 3-4). Just can't make heads or tails of it already. Going to try another hot bath, take an Advil PM and hopefully sleep tonight. Oh and it feels like my neck is stuck in one position. No fever, just weird.

Nov 13, 2015 7:17 PM

So sorry your hurting right now. If it does not get better please call your doctor. Try to rest in the meantime

Nov 13, 2015 11:02 PM

New, I'll have pain management take a look at it. Don't trust anybody else to touch it.

Nov 13, 2015 11:11 PM

Good girl! You have great body awareness. Hope you can get in Dr soon

Nov 14, 2015 9:48 AM

Amanda, if you start running a fever get to a hospital asap, as that is a sign of meningitis. Prayers to you!

Nov 14, 2015 9:51 AM

Mopar, the worst of it is over. I think the weather changes just got to me yesterday, but will keep an eye on it. Thank you.

Nov 14, 2015 10:45 AM

I can understand that, the weather has got me in all kinds of pain. Praying that your migraine goes away soon and stay away.

Nov 14, 2015 11:04 AM

Yep, I think I'm going to just medicate with Advil and go back to bed. It's becoming a nuisance now.

Nov 14, 2015 12:16 PM

@mopar, hasn't stayed away. Going back to bed already. No can deal.

Nov 14, 2015 12:37 PM

Does a cold pack on your forehead help? I've got a headache too since yesterday but mine is more of a head cold, I think. It's hard to do much with a headache. I hope you feel better soon!!

Nov 14, 2015 3:29 PM

Susie, normally that does help but mine is coming from my neck. Might try the cold pack there in a bit.

Nov 14, 2015 5:25 PM

Amanda, I am so sorry, I hate migraines that won't go away! I once had one that lasted 12 day's! If it stays around much longer I would go to the er and get looked at and see if they can do something. They usually have a cocktail mix they put together to try and help to get rid of it. Praying for you!

Nov 14, 2015 5:40 PM

Mopar, yes if it gets to that point, I will go. Right now, Advil and Benadryl seem to be keeping it at bay.

Nov 14, 2015 5:40 PM

I have headaches on and off my rheumatology doctor said if you suffer from fibromyalgia you will have headaches to I have one now just don't wanna go away

Nov 14, 2015 7:38 PM

Glad to hear Advil and Benadryl seem to be working. Prayer's they continue to work.

Nov 15, 2015 5:35 AM

Hey guys, could this be a cervicogenic headache rather then a true "migraine"?

Nov 15, 2015 7:08 AM

Ice your head and put your feet in the warmest water you can stand, benedryl and advil, and I take Relpax

Nov 15, 2015 8:13 AM

Amanda, what is a certain cervicogenic headache?

Nov 15, 2015 8:42 AM

Susie, from what I understand, a cervicogenic headache is one where the headache is caused by a neck disorder or "lesion".

Nov 15, 2015 10:30 AM

Amanda I am sorry that you are having to deal with this new problem. Since it is coming from your neck try a hot pack. When I have my headaches and they are in the back of my head I use a rice pack heat I up and it seems to help with the moist heat. Sending prayers and hugs.

Nov 15, 2015 10:48 AM

Thanks Weezie, will give that a go. Hopefully, I can break the cycle today. Have an appointment on Wednesday with PCP and will definetly bring this up. This is not really usual for me to have 3 back to back days of headache/neck pain. If that doesn't work, I'll have pain management check it on Thursday. Signing off for now. Peace, love and light.

Nov 15, 2015 3:06 PM

Amanda, this doesn't sound like Migraine but rather tension headache or cervicogenic headache. Migraine typically is one-sided, pulsatile, goes along with aversion to light and sound and nausea. It builds up over time and lasts up to three days. Sometimes vision is disturbed and tingling can be felt ("aura"). It's good you're going for an physical examination. Sometimes in chronic headaches become medication-induced and continues because of medication. Then you need a withdrawal. Pain in the neck can be due to muscle spasm/tension, facet joints or the intervertebral disc. Signs for a herniated disc are numbness, weakness in the arm and radiation of pain into the arm. The course of the pain over the days should make a discrimination possible. Good luck with your doctor!

Nov 15, 2015 3:27 PM

Thanks Marc, it wouldn't surprise me if it's the facet joints. Having issues with L4-S1 as well. Thank you for the help. There isn't any numbness, weakness or radiating pain.

Nov 15, 2015 9:28 PM

I oppose you'll feel better tomorrow Amanda! 🙏🌼

Nov 16, 2015 5:06 AM

Flappys, woke up without a headache/neck pain this morning. Still going to bring it to my PCPs attention, cause that was completely out of the ordinary for me.

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