Patient Comments: Headache - Symptoms

What symptoms do you experience with your headaches?

Comment from: lindaparr27, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 09

I have had a headache going on about four months. It starts at the front of my head and goes down to my spine. It is a hard pressured head ache it hurts all the time. I get dizzy and sometimes I even pass out from the dizziness. I have had some tests but I haven't heard any results yet.

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Comment from: 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 04

I experience an aura with my migraines. The aura last no more than 20 minutes but it's the scariest thing ever. It has been like a halo vision, and recently a zigzag rainbow. I'm only 26 but it has happened 3 times my whole life. I get nervous thinking it's a brain tumor when it Happens which usually triggers anxiety.

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Comment from: kiran, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: February 04

I get my headache when the weather changes or because of my weak eye sight even when I eat things like spinach or cabbage. I have been getting headaches since 6 years but no cure.

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Published: January 31

I have what feels like a permanent headache in the back of my neck (where there is a knot floating around--my doctor said it was a muscle) and around my eyes. I also get migraines. I know I am under a lot of stress so I suppose this is the cause. For my migraines I take Fiornal tablets. I sure would like to get rid of these headaches.

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Comment from: 35-44 Female Published: January 28

I have had headaches since my early twenties. I believe they are hormonal as they last through the entire time I am on my period. At times they only last a few days but this time it has been a week.

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Comment from: Energy89, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: January 24

It's on one side of my head behind my eye and down my neck. It started a month ago and it won't go away I have tried every over the counter drug and nothing works.

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Comment from: 65-74 Female (Caregiver) Published: January 18

My headache is daily or at least 4-5 times a week. It is mainly in my temple and around my eyes. Sometimes it is the back of the head and neck. My sinuses are clear.

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Comment from: Debra502, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 18

I woke up in the middle of the night with a stabbing pain in my head on the left side. It felt like a knife being stabbed quickly into brain and then right back out, no pain in between what felt like thrusts.

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Comment from: 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

Worst headache of my life across my forehead. I have been docs twice as headache has been constant for over a week. I was told it was viral infection took codine for 5 days every four hours then it stopped working. I went back to docs was told I have blocked sinuses I was given antibiotics. I am now in severe pain being sick no medicine is helping.

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Comment from: Lizeth, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

I had pain on the left side of my head. The area feels tender to the touch. It usually happens in the morning when I wake up. I had this on and off for approximately 5 years.

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