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Dr. Brims
Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Experience:  U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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I have had a headache for a week. I take a prescription for

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I have had a headache for a week. I take a prescription for headaches, but it didn't help.
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: today I felt better but now I have a pain on the left side of my neck and pain at the top of my head and about my left eye.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no, I take thyroid medication for about 20 years
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

I'm Dr Brims and will be happy to help

How old are you?

ANy blurry vision?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
63yrs old, no blurry vision.
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

What do you take for headaches?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
firocet
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

So you have migraine headaches?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have never been told they were migraines.
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

Have you ever tried maxalt?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

Okay, is this the worst headache you've ever had?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no, it is the worse in a long time.
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

I would recommend you have your physician try you on Maxalt, it is useful in treating these type of headaches when other medication fails to work

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
ok, thanks
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 months ago.

You're quite welcome, if you have no other questions on this topic you may click a rating button to end the chat session